One thing I have to say about the staff at the CVRD, they are prompt answering questions. For the last 4 years UBID staff were always too busy.
This is what I received in Dec. 2020 from the CVRD stating: “The MDA also includes requirements for a system capable of expansion to service the communities of Royston and Union Bay. The MDA does not include requirements related to the discharge of treated wastewater to the environment as this is an area of provincial jurisdiction.”
Sent this to Arbour:
5 months later and… Now it has turned around to be “could include connection to the CVRD’s regional sewer system”. This is backwards, allowing the developer to build exclusively for the development, pumping 1875 cubic meters of treated sewage daily into Hart/Washer Creek while Union Bay landowners wait to pay for a regional sewer system that the developer will hook into.
Arbour had Rutten respond on his behalf and this is my response to Rutten.
With all the digging going on behind the berm, landowners are wondering why the developer is going ahead without a sewage system in place.
Came across this and was surprised at the circular answers provided by our Area A Director, Daniel Arbour. Red emphasis added by me.
So I sent Daniel Arbour this email:
13 minutes later I received this response. Funny, staff is going to explain Da’s circular answers when he states “can not think of a simpler way to state it…” which is pretty condescending. It’s like saying that’s the best I can do because you are too thick to grasp what I have put in simple terms that any idiot would comprehend. And ends it with “Hope that helps” which is like saying that’s it – we’re done here. Conversation over.
Ole slick’s MO is to blame everyone else for the yearly delays since darkening Union Bay’s doorstep. What is it with this developer? It’s pretty clear this developer can’t be relied upon for information – it’s always the same old bullshit.
Hasn’t turned over Parks and Trails, Affordable Housing lots still not turned over (although slick can buy out that option so poor folks don’t live in/around the wealthy) and didn’t bother to submit an application to clear around the borrow pit. Look how much clearing has been done around that pit without an application.
From another individual who has been asking about KIP.
Ole slick has another new name!
This post is a follow up to this one: https://allthingsunionbay.com/2020/04/16/kensington-island-properties-aka-union-bay-estates-providing-another-yearly-belly-laugh/ when KIP sent out bullshit in April 2020 about a marina being approved. Looks like the application was submitted Sept. 2020.
Email I received regarding the application. Note: the application is for drilling only.
NOTE: The time to comment expired – was from Oct. 20, 2020 to Nov. 18, 2020.
Link to the pdf of images below – click on the first one and view as a gallery. https://comment.nrs.gov.bc.ca/api/public/document/5f8f0d6cd43ff8002129df96/download
Has been operating since summer of 2020.