August 2023

Design Consultant Selection

The City selected McElhanney Ltd. as the multi-disciplinary design firm to undertake the detailed design, tendering, and contract administration.

August 2023

Design Refinements

Council directed staff to incorporate feedback on the design from the Committee of the Whole.  This includes 12 design considerations and refinements.

June 2023

Committee of the Whole Meeting

The Committee reviewed the concept plans and provided feedback to staff on potential refinements and adjustments to the concept plan to be taken into consideration in the detailed design.

April 2023

Funding Approved by Province

The Government of B.C. announced approval of $1 million in funding for the Project under the Rural Economic Diversification and Infrastructure Program. Read PRESS RELEASE

November 2023

Detailed Design Drawings

The City received detailed design drawings from the consultant. 

February 2024

Construction Tender Issued

The tender for was posted to BC Bid. 

March 2024

Tender Closes

The City received bids from qualified contractors, but all bids came in over budget. The City will need to redesign elements of the plan to reduce costs, and then retender the project.

April 2024

Detailed Plan Redesign

The City will work on a redesign to achieve a comparable result while bringing costs down.