City of Surrey

Politicians want Surrey’s Civic Distinction Awards done ‘virtually,’ not postponed

City staff recommended they be put off to the fall of 2021 because of the pandemic

 

Volunteers counted 644 homeless people in Surrey over 24 hours in March

Data collected helps governments and community agencies help the homeless

 

Crescent Beach pier closed over long weekend due to COVID-19 ‘non-compliance’

Pier re-opened on Wednesday, according to City of Surrey officials

 

Surrey councillor calls for ward system

‘Surrey is ripe for a ward system now,’ Councillor Doug Elford says

First Police Board meeting Thursday a ‘pivotal moment’ in Surrey’s history, mayor says

The 10 a.m. “virtual” meeting Aug. 6 will be live-streamed and details on tuning in will be available at surrey.ca/policeboard

BC ACORN report calls on Surrey to help renters

Report contains steps on how the City of Surrey can “ease” the city’s housing crisis

Surrey firefighters battle truck, trailer fires in Brownsville

One man was take to Surrey Memorial Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation

City attempts to address parking woes in East Clayton

Clayton resident says the approved measures won’t solve anything

Truckers shouldn’t sleep in their rigs on Surrey’s streets if RV owners can’t, council hears

‘What’s good for the goose is good for the gander,’ resident tells public hearing

Surrey council gives nod to 131-townhouse project for Guildford

‘For me it’s just too much density,’ Councillor Steven Pettigrew said

Surrey Homelessness and Housing Society to distribute COVID-19 grants in September

The amount of money has not yet been determined, Councillor Laurie Guerra says

Surrey’s mayor and eight councillors raked in $1,020,072 last year

‘We’re talking about a very large amount of income that we’re pulling in here,’ Councillor Steven Pettigrew said

Surrey’s 2020 budget shortfall forecast drops to $29.6M from$42.1M

Mayor says it’s a ‘tremendous achievement’

Surrey major industrial companies alarmed at 2020 property tax hikes

The Surrey Board of Trade is calling for a review

Patton, Nagra, Guerra named directors of homelessness and housing society in closed meeting

The 11-member board was dissolved in June, also in a meeting that was closed to the public

Surrey councillor wants ‘major’ accounting firm to review city’s land portfolio

Linda Annis seeking recommendations that ‘leverage’ Surrey’s land through leasing rather than selling it

Surrey council approves on-street truck parking program

City also increasing street parking spaces in East Clayton

Surrey council gives nod to office tower at southeast corner of Central City mall

The 25-storey office tower is proposed for 10045 King George Boulevard

Surrey council rejects motion to speed up permit process

‘More than ever cash is tight for our businesses,’ Councillor Linda Annis said

South Surrey mom frustrated by city’s response after son, 10, has severe reaction to park grass 

City of Surrey parks manager says ‘potential steps’ to address concern under review