The Municipal (Village) Office is where the Village’s corporate services are managed, and encompasses two key functions. The first is the overall management of the administrative operations of the municipality. The Chief Administrative Officer ensures that the policies and directives of Council are implemented and advise Council on the operations and affairs of the municipality.
Secondly, the Office oversees Council, as well as legislative services, bylaws, agreements, protocol, land acquisition, legal matters, records management and Freedom of Information requests. The Office is also responsible for the organization of Council’s agenda, keeping minutes of Council/Committee meetings, preparation of bylaws, the safekeeping of municipal records, and the provision of information to the public. In addition, the Village Office is responsible for:
- Processing and coordinating all business relative to Village of Port Alice Council
- Carrying out statutory requirements in relation to the Community Charter
- Providing information and directing inquiries to the appropriate departments
- Providing advice with respect to Council procedures, policies, and functions
- Coordinating and providing sufficient information to Council to support the
Council decision making process
- Providing secretarial service to the majority of Council’s committees
- Administering the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and
processing requests to access records
For information on bylaws, Council agendas and minutes, or other Council related or general issues please contact the Corporate Services department at email@example.com or (250) 284-3391.
Public Works is the department that provides the water you draw from the tap for your morning coffee or shower; the roads you drive or the bus you take; the parks and open spaces you enjoy with your family and friends. The Public Works crew works diligently to keep the community safe and beautiful, providing services that bring our community to life.
Residential Garbage Collection
Mobile home Park
Port Alice Transfer Station Hours
Monday to Friday 8 am – 3:45pm
Tuesday 8 am – 6 pm
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4 pm *Winter Hours
Recycling Depot Hours
(paper, magazines, cardboard, bottles, cans)
Saturday 10 am – 2 pm
Sunday 10 am – 4 pm
Tuesday 2 pm – 6 pm
Recycled Items Accepted
Starting May 19, 2014, changes are coming to BC’s recycling programs which may result in additional recycling categories, such as glass, polystyrene (styrofoam) and plastic film.
Residents will continue to bring recyclable materials to the Port Alice Recycling Depot at the transfer station.
Click here for a list of materials currently accepted> Regional District of Mount Waddington Depot Recycling Guide
The recycling depot accepts #1 to #7 plastics, including plastic bags showing the recycling symbol.
Battery recycling: the Depot is now accepting both Alkaline and Rechargeable Batteries for recycling. Rechargeable batteries eligible for collection and recycling are: Nickel Cadmium (Ni-Cd), Lithium Ion (Li-ion), Nickel Metal Hydride (Ni-MH) and Small Sealed Lead (Pb). Small dry cell portable rechargeable batteries are commonly found in cordless power tools, cellular and cordless phones, laptop computers, camcorders, two-way radios and remote control toys.
Please help keep the outside depot clean and rodent free. Rinse your milk jugs, plastics and tins and remove any caps. NO GLASS please.
Port Alice Fire Department
The Port Alice Fire Department boasts a dedicated crew of volunteers who answer fire calls at any time day or night. Volunteers are the life-blood of the department, which is responsible for an area that includes residential, industrial and commercial buildings, as well as a large forested region.
Port Alice Fire Hall
Fire Chief: Don Rethmeier
Port Alice has taken steps to prepare the community in the event of an emergency. The Village office can provide you with information on how you and your family can prepare, and what to expect in Port Alice in case of an emergency.Emergency Program Coordinator Maria Farrell 250 284-0069
- Bylaw 810 – 7 Mile Solid Waste Fees (PDF)
- Emergency Kit List (PDF)
- Fire Department Membership Application (PDF)
- Making a Family Emergency Plan
- Provincial Emergency Program
- Recreation Facility Rental Agreement
- Recycling Council of British Columbia
- What is a Tsunami? (PDF)
Village of Port Alice
1061 Marine Drive
Port Alice, BC V0N 2N0
Vancouver Island, Canada