Update: May 31, 2021: Council has postponed reading of the bylaws for item #2 noted below. It is anticipated that a special meeting will be scheduled on June 14, 2021. Agenda forthcoming for June 14 and Minutes forthcoming for March 31 meetings. On May 17, Saanich Council approved multiple improvements related to dogs in Cadboro… Continue reading Dog Park Pilot in Saanich, on-leash paths at Gyro, Approved
Today Saanich posted the agenda for the May 17th Council meeting and it includes multiple recommendations related to dogs in Gyro Park. The recommendations flow from the Parks, Trails & Recreation Advisory Committee Chaired by Councillor Judy Brownoff, and from Saanich Parks Staff. All recommendations relate to the park areas (not the beach), though they… Continue reading Dogs At Cadboro-Gyro on Saanich Agenda, May 17
CBRA is experiencing an increase in letters from the public, sparked by recent news reporting about the potential for a dog park pilot in Saanich. Letters posted to our website can be read here. Likely Saanich Council is also noticing an uptick in letters. Although news reporting has focused on the dog park pilot discussed… Continue reading Letters flowing with media attention on dog parks
The owners of the property at 2345 Queenswood have submitted a development proposal to Saanich and have provided the attached information disclosures for CBRA and the public. The proposal is to rezone a Split RS-14/RS-12 to RS-12 Single Family Dwelling Zone, for the purpose of subdivision. It would create two additional lots, for a total… Continue reading 2345 Queenswood Development Proposal
Saanich is proposing a summer research project that will test out temporary enclosed areas for dogs to play, rotating through several Saanich Parks -- including Cadboro-Gyro Park. A report from Saanich Staff will be brought forward to Saanich Council later this month. It will be posted on the CBRA website as soon as it is… Continue reading Saanich may test dog park options in “Roving Pilot” this summer
Saanich Council unanimously approved the Food Truck Pilot Program at Cadboro-Gyro Park and two other Saanich Parks. Councillors recognized Cadboro-Gyro as a “natural gathering place, an exciting place,” and a good test case for the two month pilot that will run from July to Labour day. Learn more about the program here.
Read the agenda here. Meeting starts at 7pm. The agenda provides instructions on how to listen in or contribute input. More information on Food Trucks in Cadboro-Gyro Park is available at this CBRA link, including the latest letter to residents from Saanich staff.
Read the bi-weekly update from local Provincial MLA’s: here.
In our ongoing efforts to keep Cadboro Bay free of derelict or adrift boats we have established a network of residents to work with and be the “eyes” of the Cadboro Bay Residents Association/ Cadboro Bay Dead Boats Society. Ninety Three letters were delivered delivered to Cadboro Bay view or waterfront residents in both Oak… Continue reading Dead Boat Watch – How to Report