Area Enhancement & Sustainability

  • Supports and promotes area enhancement in Downtown Surrey
  • Identifies issues and areas of concern that can be addressed through area enhancement projects.
  • Collaborates, partners and works with city in areas of beautification.
  • Identifies and partners with businesses and associations to enhance Downtown Surrey. 

Chair: Michael Wilson

Our Success

  • Initiated a very successful graffiti removal program that is still the standard within Surrey. An average of 1,200 tags are removed or painted each year. The value of this “bulk” purchase program cannot be achieved by individual members.
  • Developed effective process to ensure maximum cooperation & timely response by Bylaw staff regarding unsightly properties within the BIA area
  • Currently contract with Surrey Community Resources to provide the “Clean Streets” Program from April 15-October 15.
  • Work with the City of Surrey Beautification Coordinator to identify projects within Downtown Surrey
  • For three years the BIA had a planter project in the area of 108 Avenue and King George Boulevard. As of January 2009, our 13 planters were gifted to the City.
  • Since 2007, a Clean Streets Program to pick up litter on selected sidewalks has been in place with Surrey Community Services Society.
  • A street banner program for light poles on King George was started in 2006.

 

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