By Meribeth Deen
Bowen Island Undercurrent
Jan 30, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Monday, Council heard from both the theatre community and the gymnastics community about potential uses of community lands in Snug Cove. Another perspective, brought to council in the form of a letter written by the Bowen Island Caring Circle, was put on hold until the letter’s authors might be available to present their perspective in person.
In December 2012 a committee made up of councillors Daron Jennings, Cro Lucas andTim Rhodes took the lead on planning for a community centre initiative. This committee came up with a vision for a “Community Campus” that would incorporate arts and recreational space into a building that would also house a Municipal Hall, saving the Municipality the $100 thousand per year it currently plays in rent for its offices and town hall. Councillor Tim Rhodes says the other aspect to the Community Campus plan was that if a group could get the money together to build something, then the municipality would give them the land they needed to make it happen.
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