Following is a summary of some of the items that were considered at the April 26 th Powell River Regional District Board and the Special Regional Hospital District Board meetings. This summary is being provided as part of our commitment to transparency. It is our belief that an informed and engaged community results in decisions that serve the common good.



Regional Potable Water Transmission Line Grant

The Board received correspondence from Minister Selina Robinson indicating the success of a grant application to conduct a feasibility study on a potable water transmission line.

Bylaw Revision – Temporary Permits to Sell in Regional Parks

The Board directed staff to bring back a report on amending the bylaw to issue temporary permits that would allow sales in Regional Parks.

Election Officers
The Board appointed Matt O’Halloran the Chief Election Officer and Michelle Jones the Deputy Chief Election Officer for the 2018 Regional District Elections.

Palm Beach Open House

The Board directed staff to prepare a basic open house for the Green Shores Demonstration Project when the professionals for the project are in the community.

Seniors Discount

The Board will write a letter to BC Transit asking that they reduce fare to commensurate with  fare reduction implemented by BC Ferries on April 1 for the Thursday commuter bus on Texada Island.

Organics Collection Pilot Program

The Board directed staff to ensure any further contaminated curbside organic deliveries beyond June 1, 2018 be redirected to be disposed of as waste at the cost of the City of Powell River.

Overview of Coastal Risk Assessment

The Board received the Overview Coastal Risk Assessment Report.

Strategic Plan First Quarter Report

The Board rose and reported on Strategic Plan Progress for the first quarter. You can find a complete report here.  


Need More Information?

If you require any further information regarding any of the summary items listed above, please contact the regional district office at 604-485-2260 or  The draft minutes for this meeting will be posted to this website under Meetings, Minutes and Agendas as soon as possible.