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Notice of Public Hearing: Bylaw No. 970 and Bylaw No. 971

Please click this news item to be taken to the Notice of Public Hearing and a copy of the Malcolm Island Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 708, Amendment Bylaw No. 970, 2019 and Malcolm Island Zoning Bylaw No. 725, Amendment Bylaw No. 971, 2019. The Public Hearing will be held on November 19, 2019 at 1:45pm in the boardroom of the Regional District of Mount Waddington located at 2044 McNeill Road, Port McNeill, BC.

RFP Emergency Coordinator

The Regional District invites proposals for Emergency Coordinator Services for 2020. Please click this link to be taken to the Emergency Coordinator RFP

Job Opportunity - Planning & Operations Assistant - Closing date: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at 4pm

The Regional District of Mount Waddington is seeking a person to assist the Manager of Planning & Development Services and the Manager of Operations with various tasks related to the delivery of the RDMW's planning and land use, development, building, bylaw enforcement, water treatment and distribution, sewage collection and disposal, solid waste, fire protection and related services. The position is based in the RDMW's administrative office located at 2044 McNeill Road in Port McNeill on northern Vancouver Island. This is a union position with a 35-hour work week and includes a generous benefit plan. Please submit your cover letter, resume outlining qualifications and related experience and a list of references by 4:00pm on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 to: Jeff Long, Deputy CAO / Manager of Planning and Development Services; Regional District of Mount Waddington; PO Box 729, 2044 McNeill Road, Port McNeill, BC V0N 2R0. Please click this link to be taken to a detailed description of the job duties and qualifications and skills.

To all Residential Recyclers - Do you have questions about where your recycling ends up?

September 30, 2019 - This past weekend, CBC Marketplace aired a story exposing challenges related to plastics recycling in British Columbia. The Regional District of Mount Waddington has heard from concerned residents and would like to address (and celebrate) the outcome of the Marketplace investigation. The RDMW delivers all Printed Paper and Packaging collected from residences (curbside and depots) to Recycle BC who then sends 99% of the plastic it collects to Merlin Plastics in Canada, and as confirmed by CBC Marketplace, Merlin Plastics recycles the materials appropriately. Please click this link to read the response from the RDMW Manager of Operations and Recycle BC's response to the Marketplace story and to read about the 1% of densified polystyrene that is shipped to Malaysia and how it is responsibly used. While North Island communities have achieved an enviable low contamination rate (less than 3%) there is room for improvement and the attached document addresses how residents can help reduce the contamination even more.

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