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Change of Council Meeting Location

Until further notice, Council meetings will will be held in the Gerry Morgan Memorial Centre. Follow the posted signage and directions to the community hall where the Council meeting will be held.

Remember that COVID-19 protocols are still in place. The agenda can be found on our website.

Facility Closures for Remembrance Day

The following facilities will be closed on Wednesday November 11, 2020 for Remembrance Day:

  • Gold River Village Office
  • Gerry Morgan Memorial Centre
  • Anne Fiddick Aquatic Centre
  • Comox Strathcona Waste Management transfer station (depot)

All facilities will reopen at their normal scheduled hours on Thursday November 12, 2020.

Notice of Special In-camera Meeting

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Section 127 of the Community Charter, and Council Procedure Bylaw No. 639, 2004, that a Special In-camera meeting of the Council of the Village of Gold River has been scheduled for:

                    DATE:                Monday, November 2, 2020  

                    LOCATION:       Gerry Morgan Memorial Centre, 350 Muchalat Drive

                    TIME:                 4:00 P.M. 

This meeting will be closed to the public pursuant to the Community Charter Section 90(1)(c) labour relations or other employee relations and Section 90(1)(k) negotiations and related discussions respecting the proposed provision of a municipal service that are at their preliminary stages and that, in the view of the council, could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the municipality if they were held in public.

In-camera Meeting Notice

Change of Council Meeting Location

The Council meeting for Monday November 2, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. will be held in the Gerry Morgan Memorial Centre. Follow the posted signage and directions to the community hall where the Council meeting will be held.

Remember that COVID-19 protocols are still in place. The agenda can be found on our website.

Council Meeting Change of Location

The Council meeting for Monday October 5, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. will be held in the Gerry Morgan Memorial Centre. Follow the posted signage and directions to the community hall where both the Council meeting and Public Hearing will be held.

Remember that COVID-19 protocols are still in place. The agenda can be found on our website.

Coastal Fire Centre Rescind Open Burning Prohibitions

Effective at noon on Friday, September 25, 2020, all open fires will again be permitted throughout the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction. (Coastal Fire Centre Information Bulletin)

This rescinding of open burning prohibitions means that campfires will be permitted within the Coastal Fire Centre’s jurisdiction. However, the Village of Gold River’s Open Fire Regulation Bylaw No. 718, 2019 still applies within the Village. This means that no person shall start or maintain an open fire, or cause or allow an open fire to be started or maintained without first obtaining a permit from the Village of Gold River. Please review the Open Burning brochure.

Notice of Public Hearing

Pursuant to Section 464 of the Local Government Act RSBC 2015, the Council of the Village of Gold River gives notice it will hold a Public Hearing:

Date:               October 5, 2020

Time:              7:00 pm

Place:             Gerry Morgan Memorial Community Centre

To consider the proposed Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 705.1, 2020 and the proposed Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 706.2, 2020.

The proposed bylaws will change the zoning for the property being Lot 1 plan VIP54732 District Lot 175 Land District 39 & DL 637.  All persons who believe their interest in property may be affected by the proposed bylaws and wish to register an opinion may do so by:

  1. Appearing before Council at the said Public Hearing;  and/or
  2. Forwarding written submissions for Council’s consideration, prior to 5:00 pm October 2, 2020, to Village of Gold River, PO Box 610, Gold River, V0P 1G0;  Fax:  250-283-7500 or email:  .

The bylaws and other written information pertaining to this matter may be viewed at the Village of Gold River office located at 499 Muchalat Drive, Gold River, BC between the hours of 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday inclusive, excluding statutory holidays, from September 24, 2020 to October 5, 2020.

Any inquiries should be referred to the Village of Gold River, Telephone:  250-283-2202, Fax:  250-283-7500.

Dated this 15th day of September, 2020

Brad McRae,

Chief Administrative Officer

2019 Annual Report

The 2019 Annual Report is available for public viewing at the Village office and the website  The annual report will be on the August 17, 2020 Council meeting and the public will have an opportunity to ask questions.

Road Closure

On July 30 and 31, 2020, Alder Street will be closed between houses numbered from 410 to 360 (on the corner) to do sewer maintenance. Barricades will be set up starting around 8 am on Thursday. The barricades will be removed by the end of day on Thursday and we will have the street fully open overnight and we will close the road again Friday morning, if needed.

There will be no need to shut down any services, other than the road, but will be plugging off the sewer line that comes down from Cedar. Staff will be monitoring this to make sure no backups are experienced during this time.

Please contact the office at 250-283-2202 if you have any concerns.

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