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Emergency Services Manager's responses to my questions

Received this Tuesday afternoon:

Soils for Spring

The herring have spawned and the fisherman are out. History has shown it blows and snows while they are out there but Spring arrives when they are finished. Get your soil ready!
Next order arrives March 12.
Pre-order and get it to the ramp for easy pick up.
Call or email to place your order. 240-7307 islandbluff [at] hotmail 

Fire department budget - last chance

Thursday afternoon the PRRD Committee of the Whole accepted the Lasqueti fire department budget as it was proposed in the agenda package (page 231 at


PRRD Contact information

Here are the names, phone numbers and email addresses of the directors of the PRRD board, and the Chief Administrative Officer and Emergency Services Manager:

Regional directors:  (I understand that director Gisborne is ill, and Merrick is away.)

letter to board and CoW members

I sent this email to PRRD board and Committee of the Whole members, asking them not to approve the budget as it is proposed, but instead to approve a budget on the level of 2016, which would permit our fire department to continue to function and improve.

from Manager of Emergency Services report to PRRD CoW

Thursday the PRRD Committee of the Whole meets, and on its agenda is our fire department's proposed budget.

The latest proposal is on page 211 at 

On page 207 is Ryan Thom's four page report.  Here are some items from it:

Derelict vessels

Hi all,

This fellow is trying to create an inventory of derelict boats in the area, with an eye to securing funding to clean them up.

If you know of derelict vessels and want to help, please follow his guidelines (below), and forward the information to him.