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Mayor’s Column – September 21, 2018

September 21, 2018   From the resort city of Whistler, site of the 2018 Union of British Columbia Municipalities annual convention: I wish I was home. Indeed! Whistler is a beautiful and confusing community designed to grab the visitor’s attention and keep her or him lost as in a maze as he or she moves…

Lifeguard Training

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2019 Community Grant Applications

DISTRICT OF CHETWYND   2019 COMMUNITY GRANT APPLICATIONS   In accordance with the newly revised Community Grant Program Policy, the District of Chetwynd is accepting applications for 2019 grants until October 31st, 2018.   All grant applications must be submitted to the Director of Financial Administration. Applications are available on the District’s website at www.gochetwynd.com/municipal-office/forms/…

Mayor’s Column – September 14, 2018

September 14, 2018   Chetwynd and Tumbler Ridge have just completed hosting the 2018 Coal and Energy Forum and I want thank those who brought it together and ensured a successful conference. It is no small task to assemble such a diverse group of representatives from industry, First Nations, Local Government, and Provincial Government and,…

Below is a Summary of the last day at UBCM – September 14, 2018

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Below is a Summary of the Fourth Day at UBCM – September 13, 2018

UBCM September 13, 2018   Below is a Summary of UBCM on September 13, 2018 from Councillor Deck Good morning. We have had a busy morning already. CAO Carol Newsom, Councillor Galbraith and myself had a meeting with BC Hydro reps in regards to controlled railway crossings. With increased railway traffic and more whistles going day…

Below is a Summary of the Third Day at UBCM – September 12, 2018

UBCM September 12, 2018   Below is a Summary of UBCM on September 12, 2018 from Councillor Deck I had the opportunity to attend the session earlier this morning discussing marijuana crops and the affects on the ALR. It brought forward some very good questions such as security, waste disposal and water use. The Lieutenant Governor gave…

Below is a Summary of the Second Day at UBCM – September 11, 2018

UBCM September 11, 2018 Below is a Summary of UBCM on September 11, 2018 from Councillor Deck The impact on local government has been taken into consideration for the upcoming legalization of Marijuana, which includes financial assistance, community consultation and final approval The Province is looking to work with communities to help provide affordable housing either rental or…

What Mayor and Council learned at UBCM September 10, 2018

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Interested in Running for Council?

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has provided the following informational documents.  Please click on each item to open the link. Thinking About Running for Local Office? What Every Candidate Needs to Know General Local Elections General Local Elections 101   The Province of British Columbia created a four part series to help potential local…