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School bus service on Fridays

Effective October 28, 2016, school bus service is for both elementary and high school students is provided on Fridays for Bowen Island students.

West Vancouver-Sea to Sky MLA Jordan Sturdy announced last week, on behalf of Education Minister Mike Bernier, that the West Vancouver school district will use new funding to expand bus service on Bowen Island to 5-days a week and continue to maintain high-service bus levels and safety standards.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Join a BIM committee

Economic Development Committee seeking new members 

The Economic Development Committee (EDC) aims to facilitate economic development on Bowen Island and provide advice to Council on such matters. The Committee is seeking energetic members committed to working toward this goal. Volunteer responsibilities include:

Friday, November 18, 2016

Pedestrian safety on Bowen roads

As the weather changes and daylight hours decrease, pedestrians become increasingly vulnerable. Whether it's yielding the right of way or taking extra care to be seen, sharing our roads safely is everyone's responsibility.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Have your say on TransLink's 10 Year Vision

TransLink is seeking public input on Phase One of the 10-Year Vision.

Public consultation on the Phase One plan runs from October 11-31, 2016. Your input will inform the final Investment Plan that's presented to the Mayors' Council and TransLink Board for consideration in November 2016.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Municipal water main flushing

As part of its regular water system maintenance program, the Municipality will flush water mains in Bowen Bay, Blue Water Park, Cove Bay, Eagle Cliff, Hood Point, King Edward Bay and Tunstall Bay from October 14 to November 30, 2017. Flushing will take place seven days a week from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm and will rotate through each neighbourhood. This procedure does not pose a health hazard, and is necessary to remove sediment that gradually deposits in the pipes.

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Appointment of Emergency Social Services Director

We are pleased to announce that Carolyn McDonald has been appointed Volunteer Emergency Social Services Director for Bowen Island.

Emergency Social Services (ESS) provides short term assistance to British Columbians who are forced to leave their homes because of fire, floods, earthquakes or other emergencies. Assistance may include food, lodging, clothing, emotional support and family reunification services.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Information about filming in the Cove Oct 12-16

A production company will be filming a movie in the Cove from October 13 - 16. Trucks will arrive the evening of October 12.

The filming will take place on public roads and private property as follows:

Public roads: Miller Road between the Cove and Melmore and on Senator and Lenora Roads. Traffic will not be stopped for more than 3 minutes, and will not be stopped within 10 minutes of ferry loading and unloading. Please follow the direction of traffic control personnel.

Friday, October 7, 2016

Take the survey on Detached Secondary Suites

If you didn't make it to the Open House on Detached Secondary Suites, you can still take the survey.

Bowen Island Council is considering changes to the Official Community Plan (OCP) and the Land Use Bylaw with to allow owners of residential properties to construct a detached secondary suite.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Ferry schedule to change on October 11

The seasonal BC Ferries schedule will change as of October 11, 2016. Please make sure to check the schedule when planning for travel.

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Request for on-call ice patrol and snow removal services

Bowen Island Municipality is requesting applications for interest in the following:

Ice Patrol 
(Temperature Dependent)

Snow Removal
(Weather Dependent)

Those interested in either or both of these services are asked to provide a driver’s license abstract directly from ICBC (1-800-663-3051) to BIM by fax at 604 947 0193 and to provide a written response by email, regular mail or in person before Friday, October 28, 2016 at 4:00 PM to:

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

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