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Share your thoughts on the emerging plan for Maplewood

Following over a year of consultation with community members and local stakeholders, we are ready to present our emerging vision and key elements of the draft Maplewood Plan. The goal of the draft plan is to bring Maplewood closer to the vision of a complete and balanced community with thriving local jobs and businesses that reflect high environmental and aesthetic standards, complementing the community's outstanding natural setting.

Share your thoughts on Inter River Park turf improvements

We are studying options for providing additional sports field inventory in Inter River Park, while minimizing impacts to the environment, adjacent uses, and neighbours. The park is a regionally significant, multi-venue athletic facility with multiple sports fields, a lacrosse box, and a bike skills park, and is connected by popular trails, with access to adjacent natural features such as Lynn Creek.

Help us build a stronger, more sustainable community

We're looking for volunteer community members from across the District to help us implement our residents' twenty-year vision for our community (the Official Community Plan). You don't need an advanced university degree or a lifetime of community service to be in our working group. You just need a passion for making the District one of the world's best places to live, work, and play, a desire to be actively engaged in your community, and a few spare hours a month to help build a sustainable future for coming generations.

Repairs to Lynn Headwaters access road to start in July

Council has approved funding to repair the access road leading to Metro Vancouver's Lynn Headwaters Regional Park, which has been closed to vehicles since December, 2016. Design work is already underway, and we expect construction to begin in July. We plan to have the road reopened to vehicles in early August. Road access during construction During construction, we will do our best to maintain pedestrian and cyclist access. However, in the interest of safety, there will be times when complete closures are necessary.

Lynn Headwaters access road remains closed to vehicles

In the interest of public safety, we have closed the access road to Lynn Headwaters Regional Park to vehicles. Visiting by car? Enter via Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve.

Metro's Stage 1 water restrictions are now in effect

In the summer and early fall, water use can double from the rest of the year for swimming pools, growing food, maintaining sports fields, and other social and community-building uses. But a lot is also used to green our lawns, wash our decks or driveways, and other lower-priority uses. Metro Vancouver imposes region-wide sprinkling regulations as an effective way to help us use our drinking water wisely. Watering restrictions during Stage 1 Here are the days and times you can sprinkle your lawn during these summer restrictions.

2017 Civic Youth Awards announced

The Civic Youth Awards Program recognizes District youth between the ages of 10 and 24 years and supporters of youth, for their noteworthy achievements and contributions they make in our community. Learn about the winners for 2017.

Applications for community-building grants now being accepted

We provide grants of $50-$500 to help you, your neighbourhood group, or your community group strengthen your community by bringing your neighbours together.

Share your thoughts on the draft backyard hens bylaw

Council is considering a bylaw that would allow you to keep hens (female chickens) in your back yard, and they would like your input.

North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues seeking new members

The North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues provides a forum for discussion of issues affecting people with all types of disabilities. They formulate proposals, respond to requests, and make recommendations to the three North Shore municipalities (the City and District of North Vancouver and the District of West Vancouver,) that will promote, develop, and sustain an accessible community, free of physical and social barriers. The committee is currently looking for new members. 

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