Category: muni-news

  • Additional Garbage Decals Available

    From the municipality: Additional single use garbage decals and annual garbage decals are now available for purchase. Please call Bowen Waste Solutions at 604-947-2255 to make your purchase and to arrange for a contactless pick-up at the recycling depot. Bowen Waste Solutions is accepting e-transfer payments. The municipality no longer sells decals.

  • Muni Updates available through our Emergency Operations Centre

    The Municipality’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) has been providing up-to-date information on their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. To follow along and stay in the loop: Subscribe to the EOC updates via email: https://www.bowenislandmunicipality.ca/subscribe Follow the Municipality on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/bowenislandmunicipality Read the EOC updates online: https://www.bowenislandmunicipality.ca/eoc There is also a helpful FAQ section within the EOC updates, that includes what… Continue reading "Muni Updates available through our Emergency Operations Centre"

  • Council Considering State of Local Emergency

    On Monday, Mayor & Council will be discussing declaring a “State of Local Emergency” and they are looking for comments from the public. If you have thoughts on the topic, feel free to drop them an email at: mayorandcouncil@bimbc.ca If they declare a State of Local Emergency, it will allow them to implement their local emergency plan. You can find… Continue reading "Council Considering State of Local Emergency"

  • Tourism Bowen Press Release

    To read the press release, visit: Bowen Island Municipality & Tourism Bowen Island Press Release – March 20, 2020 Additional Info: “Tourism Bowen Island is not encouraging visitors at this time. We are all members of this community and we care deeply. Please know that ongoing criticism and blame is really not helpful at this time.” Vancouver Sun Article can… Continue reading "Tourism Bowen Press Release"

  • Burn Ban in Effect

    All category 2 and category 3 open burns are prohibited until further notice. The Fire Chief has banned all yard burns and machine burns to protect community members who may have breathing difficulties during the COVID-19 outbreak. https://www.bowenislandmunicipality.ca/alerts Additional information: Category 2 includes: A small pile of material to burn No larger than 2 m high x 3 m wide Can be stacked… Continue reading "Burn Ban in Effect"