LRFP consultation

Important planning/consultation sessions are taking place for the SD83 Board’s Long Range Facilities Plan (LRFP). As part of this consultation process the Board is hosting public sessions around the district.

On Thursday, January 16th at 6 p.m. there is a public session at Eagle River Secondary School for the Sicamous/Malakwa area.

An overview of the entire district will be presented, however discussions will mainly focus around the Sicamous/Malakwa region.

SD83 trustees and staff will also be meeting with local government and school staff in the Sicamous/Malakwa area.

On Monday, January 27 a public consultation session will be held at Pleasant Valley Secondary School in Armstrong, starting at 6:30 p.m., for the Armstrong/Falkland region.

An overview of the entire district will be presented, however discussions will mainly focus around Armstrong/Falkland. Again, SD83 trustees and staff will also be holding meeting with school staff and local government to gather input.

On Tuesday, February 4 at Ranchero Elementary at 6 p.m. a public session for rural Salmon Arm will be held. An overview of the entire district will be presented with discussion focussing on rural Salmon Arm schools (Silver Creek, South Canoe, North Canoe, Ranchero).

On Thursday, February 13 at 6 p.m. a public session will be held at the District Education Support Centre (DESC). An overview of the entire district will be presented, with discussion focussing on urban schools in the Salmon Arm area (Salmon Arm West, Hillcrest, South Broadview, Bastion, Shuswap, SAS Jackson, and SAS Sullivan).

A date for another rural Salmon Arm public session (for North Shuswap, Sorrento and Carlin) is being finalized and will be published when determined. It will be held at Sorrento Elementary School.

SD83 trustees and staff will also be holding meeting with local government and school staff to collect input.

Unable to attend the meeting but would like to provide other options or input? Please email vdeacon@sd83.bc.ca. There will also be a survey going out in February.

*Please note “greyed out” options are ones the Board has determined it will not be considering.