Harold Monks bequeathed his home and property at Grice Point (also known as Na-chaks, or as Monks Point) in 2008 to The Land Conservancy with the dream that Monks Point Park would be created for future generations to enjoy.
Unfortunately, in October 2013 The Land Conservancy filed for CCAA protection (Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act) to resolve their long-standing financial problems. Therefore, there is some question about the future of this property.
The Mayor and Council of the District of Tofino and the Tofino-Clayoquot Heritage Society seek feedback from members of the Tofino and surrounding communities regarding the future of this property. The deadline for this survey is April 13, 2014
My concern with the District of Tofino getting involved with the Monks property is that it will be neglected like the firehall . The District has shown over the past few years that it is incapable of performing the most basic of maintenance tasks.The railing around the deck at the firehall was removed several years ago and never replaced.It had some red trim paint a couple of years ago but has generally been left to decay.Let's leave the Monks property to a responsible non-profit or even a private owner that will look after it.