Jun 21, 2021

Applegate Trail runs behind Dressler Road from Wishart Road to the Painter Trail, as shown on the map below.

As part of the Royal Bay development, GableCraft Homes will be upgrading this trail connection. Work is expected to begin on July 5 and be complete by September 1, 2021.

Applegate Trail provides a link from Wishart Road to the Painter Trail which connects to Royal Bay...

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Jun 15, 2021

The trail that connects the sidewalk above Royal Bay Secondary to the Painter Trail at Murray's Pond will be closed from 9am Wednesday, June 16 to Friday, June 18th at 10am.

An alternate route is available through the Royal Bay Secondary School parking lot or Ryder Hesjedal Way; please use caution accessing the parking lot.

Contractors are conducting invasive species management...

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Jun 15, 2021

The City of Colwood is excited to be creating a Waterfront Improvement Plan to provide the community with a master plan for this highly valued area and guide Council decision-making for the next 10 years.

The plan will provide concepts for a multi-use pathway along the length of the Lagoon Beach and beyond to Royal...

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Jun 7, 2021

Join Colwood's Prosperity Roundtable to discuss how the City can leverage new technology to improve customer service.

As prioritized through the City’s Economic Recovery Plan, Colwood is implementing Tempest, which is land management software that will make the review and approval process more...

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May 27, 2021

In November of 2019, Colwood Council directed staff to work toward implementing the BC Energy Step Code.

Through the BC Energy Step Code, the Province has set performance requirements for new construction to increase building energy-efficiency. BC's goal...

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May 25, 2021

On May 25th Colwood Council Council directed staff to proceed with the award of contracts for three significant capital projects beginning in June 2021:

  1. Allandale/Veterans Memorial Parkway Road Improvements: Road improvements on Veterans Memorial Parkway and Allandale Road to enable the Allandale District development, including a new signaled intersection,...
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May 13, 2021

On Thursday evening, Colwood Council unanimously passed the City's 2021-2025 Financial Plan Bylaw and Tax Rate Bylaw resulting in an overall property tax increase of 5% over 2020.

While that 5% impacts properties differently depending on assessed value and whether they are residential, commercial or industrial, the average residential household in...

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May 12, 2021

The mens washroom at the Lagoon Beach is in need of some TLC and will be closed for four to seven days beginning Thursday, May 13.

The womens washroom will remain open as it received upgrades more recently. A temporary accessible washroom as been set up for use while work is being completed.

Work will include installation of new stall partitions, stripping and refinishing the...

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May 11, 2021

Colwood Council will meet this week for a final Financial Plan review

At this week's meetings Council is expected to finalize the 2021-2025 Financial Plan which will determine Colwood's 2021 property tax rates for both residents and businesses.

Like any business or household, the needs and expectations of a municipality are often greater than what can be afforded at one time....

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