Monthly Archives: February 2017

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Water interuption

There will be a one hour interruption to our water system today starting at around 1 p.m. The interruption shouldn't last more than one hour and will effect the entire community. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

By | February 24th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Water interuption

Digging out of a snowstorm

Keeping the Office open has been a team effort this winter, with some areas of the Island seeing several feet of snowfall followed by freezing rains. Chanea and Kim from the Events team were more than happy to help out with clearing snow from walkways to ensure Band Members and clients could access services. Dealing [...]

By | February 15th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Digging out of a snowstorm

Notice of Nomination Period

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Chief & Council, Elections & nominations|Comments Off on Notice of Nomination Period

Community update, weather forecast and areas to avoid

Our local area is expecting a period of warming with additional rain and 60-80 kilometre an hour southern winds. Staff are monitoring problem trees, but Community Members should watch for tree branches breaking from the weight of ice and high winds. Be prepared for possible power outages if trees fall on power lines. Staff have [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Tags: |Comments Off on Community update, weather forecast and areas to avoid

Band Office open Friday, SICS, College, Daycare and Preschool closed

Seabird Island has decided to close Seabird Island Community School, Seabird College, Daycare and Preschool Friday, February 9, 2017. They will reopen on Tuesday, February 14 after the Family Day holiday. This decision is in line with our neighbouring school districts. Chilliwack and Fraser Cascade have both cancelled school. The Band Office and Doctors Office [...]

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February 9 Update- Essential Services Only

Update: Staff are advised to only come in to work if absolutely necessary. Only our essential services are currently running. The Dental Clinic, Employment Centre, Doctors Office, Fitness Center and Youth Centre will also be closed today. The Pharmacy will be open 9:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.   If you are a staff member, you [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on February 9 Update- Essential Services Only

SICS, Seabird College, Preschool and Daycare closure Feb. 9

Seabird Island has decided to close Seabird Island Community School, Seabird College, Daycare and Preschool today, Thursday, February 9, 2017. This decision is in line with our neighbouring school districts. Please check back after 7:30 a.m. for additional information regarding the Band Office.

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One step at a time… mock exercise tests emergency preparedness

“Take it one step at a time. Look after making the Band safer, making the community safer, and know that you’ll get through it – no matter what it is,” said trainer Lynn Orstad when asked what she hoped staff learned from her emergency preparedness training. Over the last few months, staff from Seabird Island [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Public Works & Housing|Tags: |Comments Off on One step at a time… mock exercise tests emergency preparedness

Snowfall update

Snow has started falling in all areas of the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland. Some areas are seeing a stronger snowfall than others. Check Environment Canada and DriveBC websites for updates on conditions. They are reporting that we can expect between 5 to 10 cms of snow. Seabird Island Security and Public Works staff will [...]

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on Snowfall update

School, College, Daycare closures tomorrow

After meeting this afternoon, Seabird Island’s Emergency Team has decided to close Seabird Island Community School, Seabird College, Daycare and Preschool tomorrow Tuesday, February 7.  This decision is in line with our neighbouring school districts.

By | February 6th, 2017|Categories: Announcement|Comments Off on School, College, Daycare closures tomorrow