Posted: June 12, 2019
The District of Tofino is pleased to present the 2018 Annual Municipal Report to the residents of Tofino. The report provides an overview of key initiatives and accomplishments in each department of the District, and presents the 2018 year-end financial statements.
This year's report also spans the year of a general local election, and provides residents with an overview of progress made on the priorities and goals of the previous Council's term.
The 2018 Annual Municipal Report is now available online at www.tofino.ca/reports-plans-strategies.
Projects and initiatives highlighted in the 2018 Annual Municipal Report include:
- Housing initiaves, including the coordination of the first sale of a price-restricted, resident-restricted unit in the Sea Otter townhouse development with the Tofino Housing Corporation
- Collaboration with our First Nations partners including a Protocol Agreement with Ahousaht First Nation and acceptance of a C?iinu? (Totem Pole) in honour of the stewardship of the ?a?uuk?iath Ha’wiih (Tla-o-qui-aht Hereditary Chiefs).
- Overview of programs such as the “Free Shuttle” which saw a 35% increase in ridership, and new recreation offerings like Youth Night and Seniors Lunch Box.
- 2018 emergency operations centre activations and training exercises.
- Capital projects such as Gibson Street road paving and water looping, Tofino Community
Hall renovations, Main Street upgrades and more.
- Planning and assessments including consultation for a Multi-Modal Transportation Plan, water saving audits, a MUP condition assessment and the completion of Tofino’s Arts,
Culture and Heritage Strategic Action Plan.
New to the report this year is a page dedicated to indicators taken from the 2018 Vital Signs report compiled by the Clayoquot Biosphere Trust.