Lasqueti Island Volunteer Fire Department Asset Management Survey

The qathet Regional District asked for feedback from residents and property owners on Lasqueti Island to determine the needs and expectations regarding the Lasqueti Island Volunteer Fire Department. The survey was open for responses up until April 15, 2022 and is now closed. Click here for survey results. The data collected from this survey will give a sense of the public’s expectations for the LIVFD and their desire to pay for this service. The survey results is one of the tools used to review and identify opportunities for service adjustments and to inform the qRD’s capital planning priorities for the LIVFD. The survey will also gauge levels of public support for following insurance grading recognition guidelines.

 

Background Information

The Lasqueti Island Fire Protection State of Assets Report provides a ‘snapshot’ of the current state of assets for the community’s fire service. Click on the above report link to get a better understanding of the current state of  buildings, vehicles, and equipment needed to operate the Lasqueti Island Fire Protection Service also known as the Lasqueti Island Volunteer Fire Department (LIVFD).

 

Fire Underwriters Survey Information

The Fire Underwriters Survey provides an objective, national standard that helps fire departments in planning and budgeting for facilities, equipment, and training. With the objective of securing lower fire insurance premiums for communities with better public fire protection, the PFPC program provides incentives and rewards for communities that choose to improve their fire protection levels and thereby the community PFPC classification. Click the above link for more information on the PFPC program.

 

Reports Minutes Webcasts
Finance Committee Report, January 22, 2020

– Fire Services Capital Asset Management

Finance Committee Report, January 22, 2020

– Fire Services Capital Asset Management

Finance Committee, January 22, 2020 – Minutes
  Finance Committee Report, February 16, 2020

– Fire-Services Capital Asset Management

  Finance Committee Report, February 16, 2020

– Fire-Services Capital Asset Management

Finance Committee, February 16, 2022 – Minutes
Finance Committee Report, May 18, 2022 –

Fire Services Capital Asset Management

Finance Committee Report, May 18, 2022 –

Fire Services Capital Asset Management

Finance Committee, May 18, 2022 – Webcast

Sustainable Service Delivery

Asset Management is a priority for the qathet Regional District’s Services. The land, land improvements, buildings, vehicles, and equipment (collectively called “assets”) used to provide these services must all be operated, maintained, replaced and disposed of appropriately in order to ensure sustainable service delivery, to adhere to regulatory requirements, and to meet the needs and expectations of our citizens. Click here for more information on sustainable service delivery.

 

Drop us a Line
Contact Ryan Thoms, Manager of Emergency Services at emergency@qathet.ca or by calling 604-485-2260. Please check this page for regular project updates.