Saanich Municipal Hall closed Tuesday

Saanich Municipal Hall closed due to power outage

  • Nov. 17, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Due to high winds and power outages, the Saanich Municipal Hall and Annex are closed to citizens. Both buildings are scheduled to reopen at 8 a.m. Wednesday pending power is resumed. BC Hydro predicts power should return by approximately 8 p.m. Tuesday.

At this time, G.R. Pearkes Recreation Centre, Saanich Commonwealth Place, Gordon Head Recreation Centre, Cedar Hill Recreation Centre and the Arts Centre at Cedar Hill all have power and are operating as usual. Cedar Hill Golf Course will be closed November 17 and 18 due to extreme weather.

Residents are encouraged to help prevent flooding by ensuring area drains and gutters are clear of debris. Saanich’s Storm and Wastewater division can be reached at 250-475-5597.

Flooding? Call the Public Works After Hours Emergency Line at 250-475-6190.

911 and Police Non-Emergency (250-475-4321) are both online.

For updates on the power outage, contact BC Hydro at www.bchydro.com or 1 888 POWERON (1 888 769 3766) on a corded landline, or *49376 (*HYDRO).

 

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