RDN News

The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) is now accepting applications for community-level projects that monitor, restore or enhance regional watercourses.
Lisa Grant will begin her tenure as general manager for planning and development on Feb. 22, according to a media release from the regional district.
Residents can provide feedback via a survey open until the end of January, submit questions online and register for an upcoming virtual open house on Jan. 25.
In return for the funding support, SD69 will allow community use of the athletics track and parking lot at Ballenas Secondary School outside of school hours and scheduled school activities.
The RDN asked residents not to put out any extra waste that does not fit inside their recycling and garbage carts with lids fully closed.
The RDN said it will offer free drop off service at the Church Road Transfer Station in Parksville and the Regional Landfill because of the extended pickup delays.
The most recent service interruption was today (Dec. 30), affecting residents in Errington (Electoral Area F) and the Town of Qualicum Beach.
The decision was made in response to the latest provincial public health orders which resulted in New Year’s Eve events being cancelled.
The Regional District of Nanaimo (RDN) has cancelled several upcoming events due to public health officer (PHO) orders and concerns over rising COVID-19 cases.
Five mid-Island organizations will receive grant money to target the recycling of materials not currently part of a stewardship program or an established commercial market and would otherwise end up in the landfill.

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