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Public Meetings

The holds its monthly Trustee's meeting on the third Monday of every month; please see below for upcoming Trustee and Committee meeting dates and locations.

Unless otherwise noted, meetings start at 7:00PM and the Public is welcome to attend.

Upcoming meeting details, as they become available, can be found on our Calendar.

Upcoming District Meeting Dates



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Review of documents within the Trustees' collection of public files will require a prior appointment. You can setup an appointment by calling the Corporate Administrator 250-537-2531.

This will help ensure that the documents in question will be available and that someone will be on hand to help facilitate the request.

Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District - Recent Notifications

Please note that meeting minutes and related documents are archived for meetings that have already taken place. This information can be accessed through the "Meeting Minutes" link near the top of this page.

Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District - 2016 Approved Operating Budget

At its meeting on October 26, 2015 the Board of Trustees approved a Fire Protection Taxation Bylaw 2016 to fund its 2016 Operating and Small Capital Items Budget. The budget draws on Operating Reserves carried over from earlier years in order to avoid raising property taxes above their 2015 level.

There has been some account re-coding for the 2016 fiscal year budget, so comparison of individual detailed lines with 2015 can be problematic. Please referred to the linked document Material Changes (2015 figures in brackets).

Board of Trustees,
Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District       November 23, 2015

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Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District (SSIFPD) adopts an updated Freedom of Information policy.

According to the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) "all records in the custody or under the control of a public body are accessible to the public".

It is the position of the Salt Spring Island Fire Protection District Board of Trustees to make readily available all records unless the information is required or authorized to be withheld under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (Sections 12-22). Some parts of a document may be redacted if the information is deemed to be of a private nature, or is in draft or developmental state. Access to records is regulated by the Act and illustrated by, but not limited to, the following examples:

  • Correspondence containing the personal identifiers of individual complainant;
  • personal information of electors or employees; any reports, studies, correspondence or other items dealt with in camera;
  • information related to negotiations for contracts or the purchase of property, while in process, or in some cases, after the process is completed;
  • and, any legal advice from the improvement district's solicitor.

All due diligence will be exercised to provide information in a timely manner ...

The complete document is available here.