Deka Lake & District
Ratepayers Association
Yearly Commitments Newsletter written and sent out 3 times per year Pancake breakfasts - Deka Lake Summer Fishing Derby Barbeque - Deka Lake Summer Fishing Derby Installing, removing and repairing Deka Channel Marker Buoys since 1998
The Deka Lake and District Ratepayers Association (DLDRA) is a non - profit, independent organization made up of residents and property owners from Deka , Sulphurous, Hathaway and Higgins Lakes who are dedicated to enhancing the general well being of our community. Our objective is to build on established relationships with Cariboo Regional District, various Government Ministries and other Community A ssociations, fundraise to ensure monies are available for community projects and to support area projects that safeguard our environment and enhance our quality of life.
Boat launch, picnic area, designated swimming area and porta potty at Deka Lake Access 8 (2015)
Refurbish Higgins Lakes Accesses 1 & 2 and installed porta potty on Access 1 (2016)
Built and installed Bulletin Boards at all mailbox sites (various years)
Higgins Fishing Wharf Access (2018)
Installing, removing and repairing Designated Swimming areas buoys
Portable & permanent restrooms - provided and maintained on Deka, Sulphurous and Higgins
Maintaining Community Information Boards
Support community infrastructure projects Liaison with Fisheries during the stocking process
Access 2 - Gravel Boat Launch - Located off Burgess Completed 2018
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Access 3 - Picnic Table - Located off Burgess Completed 2019
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Access 4 - Gravel Boat Launch - Picnic Table - Located off Burgess - To be completed 2019
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Access 7 - Gravel Boat Launch - Porta Potty - Picnic Table - Located off Burgess - Completed 2019
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Access 8 - Cement Boat Launch - Round About - Picnic Tables - Swimming area - Portable Bathrooms, Located off Womack, left on Sangster, right on Beazley (2)- Completed 2018
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Access 9 - Picnic Table - Located off Beazley (1) - Completed 2018
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Access 10 - Boat Launch - Located off Womack - Completed 2018
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Access 12 - Cement Boat Launch, Round About, Picnic Tables, Porta Potty - Located off Burgess Rd
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Access Mathura - Boat Launch - Located close to the end of Womack - left on Mathura
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Hathaway Lake Access
Higgins Lake Accesses
Access 2 - Launch for Kayaks and Canoes - Completed 2018
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small boat Launch - picnic table - outhouse - parking - completed 2020
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Access 1- Launch for Kayaks and Canoes - Porta Potty and Picnic table on access 1. - Completed 2018
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Access 3 - Gravel Boat Launch - Picnic Table, Porta Potty, Fishing Wharf - Located close to the end of Higgins Lake Rd - Completed 2018
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Sulphurous Lake Accesses
Rec Site and Trail- Gravel Boat Launch - Picnic Tables - Outhouse - Trail - View Point - Swimming Area - Located on Pettyjohn Rd, just before Laing Rd - Completed 2018
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Access 3 - Gravel Launch for Kayaks and Canoes - Located on Pettyjohn just a short distance off Mahood Lake RdCompleted 2018
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Picnic Tables
Bulletin Boards
Signage Beazely Road signage Purchased and installed weed abatement signage at Deka Lake Access 8 and 12 Purchased & installed the "No Shooting" signs throughout the subdivisions Involved with the ‘Pack it in, Pack it out’ signs at trail heads Higgins and Deka Lake Directional Signs posted on Mahood Directional Signs to off Horse Lake and Mahood Lake Rd for Deka Lake, Hathaway Lake, Mahood Falls, Higgins Lake, Sulphurous Lake and Canim Lake Built and maintain footbridge across the ditch to the Fire Hazard sign Other Community Signage
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Spill Kits Purchased and maintain a Spill Containment Kit (located at Deka access 6, 12 and Sulphurous Lake)
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Street Lights Street Light installed by Hydro at the Mahood/Burgess/ Higgins intersection Street Light installed by Hydro at Blain Road by the mailboxes(Ratepayers pay a monthly user fee) Street Light - Solar installed by the mailboxes on Beazely Road
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Completed Projects Deka Lake Accesses Access 1 - Located off Burgess Completed 2019
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Access 5 - Gravel Boat Launch - Picnic Table - Located off Hurst- completed 2019
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Access 6 - Gravel Boat Launch - Picnic Tables - swimming area - Located off Beazley - completed 2019
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Access 11 - Lake Access - Located off Womack - Completed 2019
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