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Saanich Governance Reviews: upcoming town hall meetings

Want to learn about governance in Saanich? Have ideas to share?Local government matters! It touches you directly every day.Join us at a Town Hall:Wed, May 17 | 7 – 9 pm, Saanich Commonwealth Place, 4636 Elk Lake Drive; hosted by Dr. Kimberly Speers | UVic, School of Public AdministrationSat, May 27 | 1 – 3 pm, Garth Home Centre,… Continue reading Saanich Governance Reviews: upcoming town hall meetings

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Have your say online on governance in Saanich

The Saanich Governance Review Citizen Advisory Committee wants to hear what you think about governance in Saanich—the structure, policies and processes, as well as Saanich’s role and partnerships within the region. The SurveyThis survey focuses on governance issues, opportunities, and future enhancements for Saanich and its relationship to other municipal and regional governments.  Your opinions… Continue reading Have your say online on governance in Saanich

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Have your say online on governance in Saanich

The Saanich Governance Review Citizen Advisory Committee wants to hear what you think about governance in Saanich—the structure, policies and processes, as well as Saanich’s role and partnerships within the region. The SurveyThis survey focuses on governance issues, opportunities, and future enhancements for Saanich and its relationship to other municipal and regional governments.  Your opinions… Continue reading Have your say online on governance in Saanich

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Good governance

Public consultation on Saanich’s governance structure and its partnerships within the region runs to May 31, 2017There are many ways to share your opinions:Direct to the Committee by emailComplete our survey at: saanich.ca/governancereviewAttend a meeting and participate in discussionsWed, April 12 7 – 9 pm Workshop Cedar Hill Golf Course ClubhouseSat, April 22 1 – 3 pm Workshop Gordon Head… Continue reading Good governance

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Workshops and town hall debates on Saanich governance structure

From the District of Saanich: SHARE YOUR VIEWS! … as we explore Saanich’s governance structure and its partnerships within the region. Consultation runs to May 31, 2017GOOD GOVERNANCE What Does it Mean to You? Dates:Wed, 12 April, 7 – 9 pm, (Workshop): Cedar Hill Golf Course ClubhouseSat, 22 April, 1 – 3 pm (Workshop): Gordon Head Recreation CentreWed, May 17 7… Continue reading Workshops and town hall debates on Saanich governance structure

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Saanich Public Process Handbook available for download

From the District of Saanich: Did you know that at any given time, throughout Saanich, there are projects underway that require public input? These projects will impact where you live, work and play. Many of the important decisions that affect you, your family and neighbours on a daily basis are made at the local government level.… Continue reading Saanich Public Process Handbook available for download

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BC invites residents invited to give feedback on governance

The Province of British Columbia is asking residents in the Capital Region for feedback on integrating service and governance. To make sure the decisions made meet the current and future needs of the community, your involvement is essential.The deadline to participate is December 15: Visit: https://www.placespeak.com/CISGIThank you in advance, Mary  Mary LeongCommunications Manager, PlaceSpeak Inc.https://www.placespeak.com/

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Saanich governance

Cadboro Bay Residents Association board members Peter Meekison and Eric Dahli were members of the focus group that selected thirteen fellow residents for the Citizens Advisory Committee charged with the governance review voted on in the last Municipal election.Choosing  only thirteen was a difficult task given the quality of the applicants,  said Eric Dahli.For more information, see the Saanich… Continue reading Saanich governance

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CBRA Committees streamlined

Over the years, various CBRA committees have sprung up to deal with a host of issues. Although the intentions behind these were good, with no ground rules, proper oversight or planning, the situation has fallen into some disarray. Of fourteen supposed “Committees“ - five (SCAN, Traffic, UVic Liaison, Website, Membership) are in fact no more than… Continue reading CBRA Committees streamlined