COAL RIDES RAIL THRU NEW WEST

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PHOTO: Maureen Albanese Taken July 13, 2017 early am A July 6, 2017 article by Quay Resident and RECORD NEWS Reporter Theresa McManus served to address a Quay concern over coal trains/containers running through our community. In a Q&A format, Theresa invited Mark Allison, the city’s manager of strategic initiatives and sustainability, to answer the question posed by Don Northrup. … Read More

QCB: Penny McIvor Acknowledged

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Local New West business woman, mother and recently grandmother, PENNY McIVOR was recognized by the QCB for her Outstanding Service to the Quay community. Those who have met Penny in person know the high energy she brings to any project she works on. The QCB and Quayside community have benefited from such a powerful energy source. Prior to becoming President … Read More

PSA: Block Watch Bike Registration

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Block Watch and NWPD will be registering bikes with 529 Garage in the Quayside area. There are two dates for July when you can bring your bike and have them tag it as a crime prevention measure. If you have a bike and wish to have it registered, please come to one of these two registrations dates and areas. For … Read More

METRO VAN: Waste Management Public Input Sep. 14th

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The Integrated Liquid Waste and Resource Management Plan sets out the goals and strategies for Metro Vancouver and its member municipalities to use liquid waste as a resource, minimize treatment costs and better protect the environment and public health. Every two years, Metro Vancouver prepares a Biennial Report summarizing progress to date. You are invited to provide comment on the … Read More

CITY: July 20th Urban Solar Garden Public Discussion

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The City of New Westminster, is extending an invitation to all QCB Members (anyone who lives in the Quay community) to attend a Public Information Session on Thursday, July 20th, from 7PM-8PM, at the Anvil Centre Ballroom, to discuss the potential development of an Urban Solar Garden. The Urban Solar Garden will be a city-owned solar photovoltaic (PV) array. Anyone … Read More

CITY: Boardwalk Ash Tree Trimming

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Alanna Claffey; Senior Arborist for New Westminster Parks & Recreation has issued a notice that the long line of Ash trees lining the Southern side of the Promenade will be pruned. This will take place starting June 30th and is expected to continue for approximately 2 weeks. Pruning staff will begin at 7:30am and work until4:00pm until completion. Contact 604.527.4567 … Read More

PSA: Hot Dogs For Guide Dogs [BBQ]

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PAWS for Independence needs funding for Guide Dog Conference and are asking for your help. Contact WENDY at 604.467.9881 to purchase your ticket for this important event THURSDAY, JULY 27 from 5-7:30pm PRINT POSTER HERE FOR YOUR BUILDING & FOR COMPLETE EVENT DETAILS

PSA: New Westminster Police Community Report

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You may not be aware but the QCB has a representative on the New Westminster Police Community Policing Committee (NWPCPC). Your QCB rep on this committee is WENDY BOSLEY. Participating in the monthly meetings, Wendy has provided the QCB with the minutes of their meetings so our community is kept informed and aware of possible situations not beneficial to our … Read More

MEDIA: Why is city ignoring Quayside’s needs?

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Questions regarding the lack of services and amenities in the Quayside Community (Community Centre and Bus Shelters to name a few of the more popular ones) have prevailed for over a decade – if not longer. As you can see from the post below, the disappointment with a lack of basic services provided to other communities in New West continues. … Read More