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Community Meetings

The Village of Lytton regularly hosts Community Meeting to discuss what’s next in the Community Recovery Planning process. All Lytton residents, business owners and community members are encouraged to attend the virtual meeting to get the latest information from the Village’s Recovery Team, provide feedback and get answers to your questions.

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See archives of past community meetings and open houses.

VILLAGE OF LYTTON YOUTUBE PAGE

The Village of Lytton hosts YouTube Channel. All Village Committee and Council Meeting recordings will be available on this page.  Ensure you click “Subscribe” to be notified when new videos are posted.


Recovery Housing Project Manager

Jack Keough of Yellowhead Community Services Society has been appointed as Recovery Housing Project Manager. Keough will lead the strategic planning of housing development for the rebuild of the Village. housing@lytton.ca

Debris removal and remediation to begin March 8

The Province is commiting a further $18.4 million for the recovery of Lytton. This funding will cover the substantial costs of debris removal, archeological work and soil remediation for municipal and all uninsured and underinsured properties in the village. Read the full media release | See greetings from Fraser-Nicola MLAJackie Tegart

 


Resiliency Centre

The Resiliency Centre is open Monday to Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Personalized Red Cross Support – Lytton

The Canadian Red Cross has arranged personalized supports for Lytton residents. See more at https://lytton.ca/recovery/resources-supports/#redcross

Health Services

Interior Health has provided updated information on health care resources for Lytton residents for the month of May.

Business grant launched

The Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations (CFDC of CIFN) and United Way BC, Emergent Response and Recovery Grant (ERRG) is now available. >> READ MORE

Integrated Design Process

Lytton residents are invited to participate in the Integrated Design Process in their rebuild. The Integrated Design Process (IDP) is a holistic, collaborative approach to sustainable building design. Those interested can contact the Village at communication@lytton.ca indicate “IDP request” in the subject line.

See more in the Integrated Design Process Guide.

TELUS Statement – Village of Lytton

TELUS has provided a written statement for all Lytton residents regarding billing of services and where to contact for further information.

For more information, click here.

Virtual Wellness Exchange:

Are you interested in reflecting and engaging in self-care and building skills for personal development? The Provincial Health Services Authority is hosting virtual wellness sessions for various communities impacted across BC to help increase effective coping, communication and self-advocacy. The wellness sessions will focus on topics such as building problem solving skills, rebuilding healthy connections, managing reactions and promoting positive activities and helpful thinking.

To learn more about the Virtual Wellness Exchange, click here.

If you’re interested in registering for the virtual wellness sessions, please fill out this form.

Payments to the Village of Lytton

Payments for Village of Lytton property taxes, utilities or permits can be completed online using online banking Bill Payment or Interac e-Transfer, or by cheque through the mail.

  • Pay through Online Bill Payment: Please use your Parcel Identifier Number (PID) as the Account Number
  • Pay by E-transfer: All e-transfers should be directed to finance@lytton.ca
  • Send a cheque in the mail: Cheques can be mailed to PO Box 100 380 Main Street Lytton, BC V0K 1Z0

Clinton and District Assisted Living Society Housing Opportunity

The Clinton and District Assisted Living Society would like to offer residents the opportunity to move to the new Clinton Creek Estates Supportive Housing Facility for Low-income Seniors. They have a few apartments still open: over 650 sq. ft. that includes a microwave, small fridge and an induction cook plate, as two meals per day are provided with the rent along with TV and internet. Please contact Shellie Park, General Manager at Clinton Creek Estates, at 250-459-0051 for more information.

INSURANCE PRESENTATION AT CASC MEETING

A representative from the Insurance Bureau of Canada made a presentation and answered resident questions at the Citizens Advisory Select Committee (CASC) meeting. The presentation can be viewed on its own here.

REMOVAL OF DANGER AND DEAD TREES

The Village of Lytton will be undertaking the removal of “danger” and dead trees on public and private property in the coming days in preparation for larger-scale debris removal. This will be done AT NO COST TO THE PROPERTY OWNER.

IMPORTANT: If you would prefer the Village NOT to enter your property to remove dangerous or dead trees, please send an email to sitesupport@lytton.ca. Further details about the debris removal will follow in the coming days.

SHOUT OUT TO THE CHOI FAMILY

Season’s Greetings and a huge shout out to the Choi Family, AG Foods, and members of the Love First Nations Ministry for the substantial donation of 500 gift baskets to the citizens of Lytton and surrounding communities.  A further shout out to those community members, stakeholders, agencies and First Nation Bands that provided donations and pulled this incredible gift-giving together! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU!

Christmas Greetings from Mayor Polderman (December 16, 2021):

The Christmas season is upon us and Council and staff wish to extend to all you the best for the holiday season and we wish you and your families a new beginning for 2022. >> READ MORE

Do Not Consume Advisory Rescinded (December 13, 2021):

Interior Health Authority (IHA) has reached an agreement to remove the Do Not Consume (DNC) Advisory from the section of the water distribution system supplying the east portion of the Village of Lytton, as well as homes on IR#17 and IR#18. >> READ MORE IN THE RESIDENT UPDATE

Extension Request for State of Local Emergency

The Mayor of the Village of Lytton has requested to extend the duration of the declaration of a state of local emergency to Dec. 20. >> READ MORE

Community Futures: Lytton Business Wildfire Impact Report

News Release: Community Futures Sun Country is releasing its report on the impacts to business from the wildfire. For the full report, visit https://www.cfsun.ca/news_events/#latest_news.

Resiliency Centre to Open in Lytton (November 24, 2021)

The Village of Lytton will open a Resiliency Centre in Lytton to support wildfire evacuees and area residents. The Centre will be open beginning Monday, November 29, and will be located at the Kumsheen ShchEma-meet School, at 365 Trans-Canada Highway in Lytton, BC.  >> READ MORE

Lytton Fire Fund Application

The Lytton Fire Fund was set up from funds that were donated to the Territory of the People by Anglicans. To apply for the fund, complete the application.
>> Application – Fillable PDF        >> Application – Word Doc

GHD Report: Summary of Results and Safe Work Considerations

The Village of Lytton has received the final GHD Report concerning the bulk material sampling and air monitoring. This report provides information concerning the particles and toxins that are present within the disaster area, including Village of Lytton, IR17, IR18 and IR22. >> READ THE REPORT

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