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February 6, 2017 LTC Meeting | First Nations & the Gulf Islands Presentation - CANCELLED - TO BE RESCHEDULED
On February 6, 2017 at 2 pm, during the LTC meeting at the South End Hall, Fiona MacRaild with the Islands Trust will provide a presentation that will help lend some clarity to the many First Nations claims on Galiano Island. Fiona has a 2 year position with Islands Trust to help with our First Nations and Marine issues. The regular LTC meeting commences at 11 am.
Dock Review Project & Telecommunication Strategy Project Surveys
The Galiano Island LTC is canvassing Galiano Island residents and property owners in order to obtain community input on two of its Top Priority Projects. Surveys close on January 2, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. More information about projects can be found here >>>
Dock Review Project online survey www.surveymonkey.com/r/galianodockreview
Telecommunication Strategy Project online survey www.surveymonkey.com/r/galianotelecom
December 5, 2016 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The Galiano Island LTC referred the Commercial Vacation Rental Update staff report to the Galiano Island Advisory Planning Commission. The APC will also review a TUP application (GL-TUP-2016.11) and the TUP Guidelines in the OCP. A Commercial Vacation Rental Review was also placed on the Project’s List. The Housing Agreement Bylaw No. 261 received First, Second, and Third Reading as amended. Galiano Green Bylaws (No. 233, 234, & 261) will be forwarded to EC for approval, and Bylaw No. 233 to the Minister for approval.
November 7, 2016 | LTC Meeting Highlights
Four Temporary Use Permits were approved for Commercial Vacation Rentals. Third Reading was given to proposed Bylaw Nos. 233 & 234 for the Galiano Green (GL-RZ-2011.1) rezoning and direction was given to revise the housing agreement and s.219 covenant. Direction was also given to complete a survey for the Telecommunication Strategy Project.
October 19, 2016 | News Release - District Lot 79 Rezoning
The Galiano Island Local Trust Committee has approved a rezoning application that protects forest and shoreline, provides a community park, adds to BC Parks, and supports affordable housing on the island.
The rezoning allowed subdivision of the parcel of land known as District Lot 79 into five rural residential lots...read more here >>
October 1, 2016 | LTC Meeting Highlights
At the regular business meeting on October 1st, the Galiano LTC approved GL-DVP-2016.2 (Coburn). The Public Hearing for Bylaws 233 & 234 was completed but no further steps were taken.
September 15, 2016 | Advisory Planning Commission Appointments
The Galiano Island Local Trust Committee is requesting expressions of interest for two (2) positions on the Advisory Planning Commission. Expressions of interest are due by 4:30 pm on October 21, 2016. The full advertisement can be seen here >>>
September 19, 2016 | Notice of Special Meeting - Galiano Local Trust Committee
Notice of a Special Meeting of the Galiano Island Local Trust Committee to be held at 12:30 PM on Monday, September 19, 2016, at the Lions Park Society Hall, 992 Burrill Road, Galiano Island, BC for the purpose of holding a Public Hearing. View the notice here >>>
September 19, 2016 | Notice of Public Hearing
NOTICE is hereby given that the Galiano Island Local Trust Committee will hold a community information meeting and public hearing within a Local Trust Committee Special Meeting on the following proposed bylaws:
No. 233 – “Galiano Island Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 108,1995, Amendment No. 15, 2011”
No. 234 – “Galiano Island Land Use Bylaw No. 127, 1999, Amendment No. 4, 2011”
for the purpose of allowing the public to make representations to the Local Trust Committee respecting matters contained in the proposed bylaw at 12:30 pm, Monday, September 19, 2016, at the Lions Hall, 992 Burrill Road, Galiano Island, BC. View the full notice here >>> and the application can be viewed here >>>
September 15, 2016 | Galiano Minute Taker Contract Opportunity
The Islands Trust has a contract opportunity for a backup minute taker on Galiano Island. To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: email@example.com. Applications will be received until October 21, 2016, at 4:30 pm. The posting can be viewed here >>>
August 29, 2016 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The Galiano LTC approved bylaws for the Cottage Review, Secondary Suite, and Contractor Yards projects. GL-TUP-2016.4 and GL-DP-2016.2 were approved and First Readings were given to draft Bylaw Nos. 259 & 260 for GL-RZ-2016.1 (Wolstenhome). A CIM and Public Hearing will be scheduled for July 4th for proposed Bylaw Nos. 259 & 260. Direction was given to prepare a housing agreement bylaw and schedule a CIM & Public Hearing for GL-RZ-2011.1 (Galiano Green) and proposed Bylaw No. 234 was given Second Reading.
July 17, 2016 | Special Advisory Planning Commission - Telecommunication Strategy
The Galiano Island Local Trust Committee (LTC) is accepting expressions of interest for volunteer TELECOMMUNICATION STRATEGY Special Advisory Planning Commission (SAPC) position(s). The appointment notice can be found here >>>
More information about the project can be found here>>>
July 4, 2016 | LTC Meeting Highlights
A Community Information Meeting and Public Hearing was held for GL-RZ-2016.1 (Wolstenhome) and staff were requested to report back with comments regarding water management options. Draft bylaws were presented for the Crystal Mountain rezoning (GL-RZ-2014.1). The LTC endorsed the project charter and Special Advisory Planning Commission’s (SAPC) terms of reference for the Telecommunication Strategy Project. Expression of interest for the SAPC will be placed in the Active Page and Island Tides. The LTC also endorsed the project charter for the Dock Review Project.
July 4, 2016 | Notice of Public Hearing
NOTICE is hereby given that the Galiano Island Local Trust Committee will hold a community information meeting and public hearing within a Regular Local Trust Committee Business Meeting on the following proposed bylaws:
No. 259 – “Galiano Island Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 108,1995, Amendment No. 2, 2016”
No. 260 – “Galiano Island Land Use Bylaw No. 127, 1999, Amendment No. 2, 2016”
for the purpose of allowing the public to make representations to the Local Trust Committee respecting matters contained in the proposed bylaw at 12:30 pm, Monday, July 4, 2016, at the South Community Hall, 141 Sturdies Bay Road, Galiano Island, BC. View the full notice here >>>
April 25, 2016 | Contract Minute Taker Posting
The Islands Trust has a contract opportunity for a minute taker on Galiano Island. The deadline for applications is May 26, 2016. For full information please click here.
February 1, 2016 | LTC Meeting Highlights
The LTC addressed the following applications: GL-RZ-2013.1 (Landworks) - staff were requested to schedule a meeting between GCA, PMFL, and applicant to facilitate a resolution; staff were requested to amend bylaws and organize a cost recovery for GL-RZ-2011.1 (Galiano Green); and The Crystal Mountain (GL-RZ-2014.1) rezoning was discussed and staff will report back with further information and options to proceed. Telecommunication Strategy was also added to the Top Priorities List.
2016 LTC Meeting Schedule Posted
The business meeting schedule is now posted on the island bulletin boards which are located at the South Community Hall, 141 Sturdies Bay Rd; North Community Hall, 20925 Porlier Pass Rd; Trustee Office, 25 Madrona Rd; Activity Centre, 1290 Sturdies Bay Rd; Daystar Market; Corner Store, and the Marina Bulletin Board. Please check the Galiano meeting calendar for updates.