On November 30, 2017, the Town named its new Director of Planning. Lesley-Ann Staats will join the Town on January 2, 2018. She replaces Andre Boel, who held the position for nearly five years. For more information, please refer to the Press Releases below:
Town of Gibsons Announces Resignation of Director of Planning
Town of Gibsons Names New Director of Planning
In November 2017, the Town announced the creation of the Department of Infrastructure Services, which unites the Departments of Engineering, Public Works and Parks and Recreation. Additionally, the Town announced that Ian Poole, it's long-time Director of Finance would be retiring and that Dave Douglas would be taking his place. For more information about these changes, please refer to the Press Releases below:
Open Letter to Residents from Mayor Rowe
re: Proposed Shaw Road Long Term Care Facility
The recent decision of your elected Council to sell Town land on Shaw Road to Trellis Senior Services for the development of a seniors care home has understandably generated some interest. Any meaningful discussion of this topic should be based on an understanding of the background facts. Read the full letter here.