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Current Feedback Opportunities

Future use of Oak Bay Lodge

The Capital Regional Hospital District (CRHD) is seeking community input on the future use of the Oak Bay Lodge property. The CRHD is responsible for a comprehensive planning and consultation process for the future use of the property, and the first round of consultation is now open for public participation.

The CRHD is planning two online open houses on January 21 and January 26, 2021 to outline elements of the project and seek input from the public on regional healthcare-related priorities for the property. This consultation period will run until February 4, 2021.

Visit Oak Bay Lodge Redevelopment to read the discussion guide, register for an online open house and submit your feedback online.

Solid Waste Management Plan

The CRD is developing a new solid waste management plan to reduce how much material is sent to Hartland Landfill and guide how the region's waste is managed in a safe, secure and sustainable way now and in the future.

Public engagement is a key part of developing the region's solid waste management plan and the CRD is welcoming feedback from residents on the draft plan until February 15.

Capital region residents are invited to review the draft plan and FAQs, learn what the CRD has heard so far and provide feedback on this draft.

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2021 Provisional Financial Plan

The Capital Regional District (CRD) prepares a financial plan each year outlining resources required to deliver services, initiatives and capital programs while adjusting to current conditions. The provisional plan impact is unique for each municipality, electoral area and First Nation as each participates in a different set of services.

The CRD Board approved a provisional 2021 Financial Plan on October 28, 2020. The plan is subject to change prior to final budget review and approval by the Board in March.  Review budget documents and complete the online form by January 31 to share your feedback with the Board as part of the process.

Program Initiatives

CRD Campgrounds

Regional Parks Nature Programs and Centres

Tell us how we are doing! We would like your feedback on some of the nature outings and programs offered through CRD Regional Parks.

Volunteer with the CRD

Gain experience, share your passion, meet new people, give back to the community...no matter what your reason for getting involved, we have a range of volunteer opportunities that may suit you. Read more >>

Current Opportunities

The CRD is seeking individuals to serve on the Arts Advisory Council (AAC). This volunteer body adjudicates funding programs and provides advice to the CRD Arts Commission on issues relating to the arts in the capital region. The application deadline is Thursday, January 14, 2021. For details on how to apply and responsibilities for AAC applicants, please visit Arts Funding.

Board and Committees

Address the Board

As a member of the public, you may communicate with the CRD Board, Committees and Commissions in two ways:

  • Submit your comments in writing to the Corporate Officer
  • Speak to an agenda item

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Participate on a Committee

Business is typically brought to the CRD Board through Committees or Commissions. Committees and Commissions provide advice and recommendations to a number of CRD services and initiatives and are often comprised of volunteer members. The membership is selected to reflect a wide range of experience and interest in the specific service area and other professions.

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Capital Projects

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Throughout different stages of capital projects initiatives, the CRD may seek input on infrastructure, facility upgrades and construction, and community projects through open houses, workshops, surveys, online tools and social media. View a listing of current projects and subscribe to receive notice of new capital projects.

Current Initiatives

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Throughout different stages of initiative planning, the CRD may seek input on policy and bylaw changes, plan and strategy development, remediation processes, or public consultation opportunities through open houses, workshops, surveys, online tools and social media. View a listing of current initiatives.