SIRRA letter to IT - David Osborne - September 24, 2020

September 24, 2020 By email only Islands Trust Attention: Warren Dingman, Bylaw Compliance and Enforcement Manager Re: 198 Cliffside Road, Saturna, B.C. Dear Mr. Dingman Thanks for your email and letter of September 10, 2020 to me for SIRRA in response to ours of August 17, 2020 to the Trust. We did not receive it until September 17th as you know. We appreciate your information and will post it on our website for our members and the community. The question you have not addressed, #6 in our letter, is important.

SIRRA letter to IT re Jasco - David Osborne - August 17, 2020

August 17, 2020 Sent by email and post Peter Luckam, Chair, Islands Trust. Russ Hotsenpiller, Chief Administrative Officer, Islands Trust. 200 – 1627 Fort Street, Victoria, B.C. V8R 1H8 Dear Sirs: Re: 198 Cliffside Road, Saturna Island, B.C. We are the Saturna Island Ratepayers and Residents Association (SIRRA), a B.C. Society incorporated to represent the collective interests of residents of Saturna with government bodies.

SIFPS 2019 Grant Application Support Letter October 2019- October 11, 2019

PO Box 27 Saturna BC VON 2Y0 11th October 2019 
email: info@sirra.ca 
In reference to: Application by Saturna Island Fire Protection Society to the Community Emergency Preparedness Fund (CEPF) 
To whom it may concern, 
On behalf of Saturna Island Ratepayers and Residents Association (SIRRA)1 write in support of the Saturna Island Fire Protection Society's application for funding. 

2018-2019 Trust Budget Feedback - Michel Chaisson - February 11, 2019

Islands Trust Council Re: Feedback on the 2019/20 Proposed Budget The Saturna Island Ratepayers and Residents Association (SIRRA) writes to provide comment on the proposed Islands Trust budget for fiscal 2019/20. SIRRA was established in 2006 to provide a forum for property owners and residents to discuss, and to challenge, when needed, legislation, regulation, taxation and policies of governments and government services relating to Saturna Island.

Cover letter for Adam Olsen - Foreign Buyers Tax- November 16, 2018

November 16th 2018.
Communication re Foreign Buyers Tax as it applies to Saturna Island.
Saturna Island Rate Payers and Residents (SIRRA) has been moved to raise awareness
of the issue of application of the Foreign Buyers Tax to Saturna.
As you may know the Gulf Islands were subsequently exempted from the
Speculation Tax brought in under the February 2 2018 provincial budget. However, a
remaining consequence to the February budget that continues to affect the Gulf

Letter to Adam Olsen MLA - SIRRA Speculation Tax Letter - David Osborne - March 7, 2018

Adam Olsen, MLA 215-2506 Beacon Avenue Sidney, BC V8L 4T9 Re: BC Budget 2018 – Speculation Tax Dear Adam, On your website you state that “The goal of the BC Greens' housing policies is to help British Columbians struggling amidst the housing crisis, especially in cities like Vancouver and Victoria." While that is an admirable goal that we support, the Saturna Island Ratepayers and Residents Association (SIRRA) Board takes the position that the Speculation Tax is ill-founded in concept, and most certainly in its planned wide-spread application within the diverse Capital Regional District (CR

Letter to David Howe re Galiano Conservancy Association application for Gas Tax Funds to support the Renewable Energy Education Centre- October 22, 2017

We at the Saturna Island Residents and Ratepayers Association (SIRRA) are pleased to hear that the Galiano Conservancy Association is applying for Gas Tax Funds to support the Renewable Energy Education Centre and are writing to lend our support to this application.