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Update - Public Meeting with SNC Lavalin

Update Public Meeting, August 23, 2017 Banquet Room at the Wells Community Hall, 5:30 pm 

PUBLIC MEETING (copy of notice here)

 A number of property owners in Wells – including the District of Wells – have been contacted by the BC Ministry of Transportation (MOTI) & Infrastructure, BC Ministry of Environment (MoE), and SNC Lavalin regardingEnvironmental Contamination of Properties near the former Highways Yard property located at 2520 Gardner Street, Wells, BC.

 SNC Lavalin has booked the Banquet Room at the Wells Community Hall for August 23, 2017 in order to meet with property owners and other stakeholders in the community who have, or may have, been impacted by contamination coming from the former Highways Yard.  A presentation is being organized by SNC Lavalin and the Ministries to provide background information to the general public.

 Representatives from the District of Wells will be attending the August 23rd, 2017 meeting.  A formal response from the District of Wells will be prepared following the meeting.

 For more information about the meeting, please contact Rob Wilson, A.Sc.T., Project Manager at SNC Lavalin (contact details follow):

Tel:  604-515-5151 extension 55164    Email: rob.wilson@snclavalin.com


In advance of next week’s meeting on Wednesday (August 23rd) a copy of the response received from SNC Lavalin regarding environmental contamination of District of Wells properties arising from the former MOTI Highways Yard located at 2520 Gardner Street, Wells, BC has been posted to the Distirct’s website.

Also attached is a copy of the letter which the District sent to in mid-July.

Copy of District Letter Here

Copy of SNC Lavalin Response Here