School district facilities plan to be released Tuesday

Public invited to attend meeting where revised plan will be unveiled

Where should new schools go, should there be more reconfiguration to K-5 at elementary schools, and what kind of programs should be offered at schools? Answers to these topics will be revealed in the much-anticipated long-term facilities plan for Langley School District.

The public is invited to attend a special meeting of the Board of Education which will reveal the district’s Long Term Facilities Plan on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 7 p.m.

The plan will help formulate the board’s five-year capital plan submission to the Ministry of Education for funding for new schools. The board said it hasn’t decided the format of the special meeting yet, so it isn’t known if they will be taking comments from the audience on the plan.

The board had already seen the report at a Sept. 20 in-camera meeting, and sent it back to the consultant with several recommendations.

Once those recommendations are implemented, the report will be ready for the public to see.

It was in the spring that the district held numerous community consultations, asking the public, mainly parents, what they would like to see at their schools and where improvements could be made. They asked if there should be more middle schools, and where they should be located. Those roundtable discussions were documented and that information, along with feedback through e-mails and letters, was included to form the report.

The meeting takes place at the board office, 4875 222 St.

 

 

 

o

Just Posted

Championship action kicks off tonight at Langley Events Centre

Giants prepare to do battle in Game 1 of the Western Conference finals Friday on home ice

PHOTOS: Langley RCMP volunteers ‘represent the best of our community’

Dozens were honoured Thursday night during the 27th annual Langley RCMP’s volunteer dinner

Langley MP describes most recent diagnosis as a ‘miracle’

Tory Member of Parliament Mark Warawa doesn’t have pancreatic cancer, but operable colon cancer

Aldergrove Easter event line-up for families staying local

Easter egg hunts in apple orchards, bouncy castles, facepainting, bunny-petting and more.

Young ukulele players wow Langley audience

The performance highlights several upcoming concerts.

VIDEO: Alberta man creates world’s biggest caricature

Dean Foster is trying to break the world record for a radio show contest

Parents of 13 who tortured children get life after hearing victims

One of their daughters fled their home and pleaded for help to a 911 operator

Crews battle Burnaby blaze; 2 people sent to hospital

Emergency Support Services helping residents displaced by fire

Flooding, climate change force Quebecers to rethink relationship with water

Compensation for victims of recurring floods limit to 50% of a home’s value, or a maximum of $100,000

Storms blast South, where tornadoes threaten several states

9.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia at a moderate risk of severe weather

Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

There are three Americans two Russians and one Canadian living on the space station

Notre Dame rector: “Computer glitch” possible fire culprit

The fire burned through the lattice of oak beams supporting the monument’s vaulted stone ceiling

Man driving wrong way on Highway 17 ‘seriously’ injured after crash: Surrey RCMP

Police say the driver hit a transport truck, then another car after merging from the off-ramp onto highway

Should B.C. lower speed limits on side roads to 30 km/h?

Vancouver city councillor wants to decrease speed limits along neighbourhood side roads

Most Read