Sooke council

Sooke councillor pitches another way to improve transit

Coun. Jeff Bateman wants free passes for youth on local routes


Sooke jumps on board to ban use of rat poison

City staff will educate residents on harmful effects of rodenticides


MAYOR’S REPORT: Sooke moves smoothly through B.C. Restart Plan

Many projects moving forward in district

  • Sep 15, 2020


Sooke launches online budget survey

Citizen Budget is an interactive tool

So far, Sooke is weathering pandemic’s economic storm

District has not dipped into reserve funds

Food truck pilot project begins in Sooke parks

Several operators have been pushing the district to cut the red tape surrounding food trucks

Sooke eyes talks with CRD for Lot A development

Discussions could focus on housing, resources and public amenities

MAYOR’S LETTER: Sooke delivers on helping the homeless

But there’s been a few hiccups along the way, says mayor

  • Jul 13, 2020

New ECG will diagnose life-threatening emergencies in ‘timely manner’ in Sooke

Machine funded by the Sooke and Juan de Fuca Health Foundation

Sooke council members receive nearly $146,000 in remuneration and expenses

Pay details included in Statement of Financial Information for 2019

Is your local intersection or road slated for improvements?

Sooke’s $3.4-million road improvement program heads into third year

Sooke council repeals firearms regulation bylaw

Other levels of government already have rules in place for firearms

MAYOR’S REPORT: SEAPARC, pandemic and taxes come to forefront

No tax increase expected for most taxpayers in Sooke

  • Jun 8, 2020

Sooke to allow restaurant patios on streets and in parking lots

The virus has had major impact on local businesses, says Sooke mayor

Sooke council approves new funding for chamber of commerce

A $16,000 service agreement to be created

Sooke council delays vote on Whiffin Spit memorial wall

Sooke district council has again delayed a decision to erect a memorial…

Former Sooke councillor Sheila Beech dies

District of Sooke pays tribute

  • May 14, 2020

MAYOR’S MESSAGE: District steps up to help during pandemic

Mayor Maja Tait says local government offers 0% tax increase and other programs during COVID crisis

  • May 4, 2020

Sooke eyes more budget cuts due to COVID-19 pandemic

District staff suggests a zero percent property tax increase

COVID-19: Sooke eliminates community grants program for 2020

‘We need to find savings for our constituents and our community rights now,’ mayor says