Friday, February 24, 2017

Local Gov't Mtgs - Wk of Feb 27 - March 3rd

The following local governments of the Cariboo-Chilcotin are meeting next week as follows:

Quesnel - First, a meeting of the Executive Standing Committee will take place at 9am on Tuesday, Feb 28th in Quesnel Council Chambers (4th Floor - 410 Kinchant St).  On the Agenda:

* Strategic Plan Review
* Community Engagement Calendar

View the full Agenda here

Then, a meeting of the Policy/Bylaw Review Standing will take place at 1:15pm on Tuesday, Feb 28th in Quesnel Council Chambers.  On the Agenda:

* Draft 2017 Annual Meeting Schedule
* Draft Shipping Container Bylaw
* Council Initiatives Policy

View the full Agenda here

Finally - a Regular Meeting of Quesnel City Council will take place at 7pm in Quesnel Council Chambers.  On the Agenda:

* Presentation: Skateboard Park Planning
* Proposed NCLGA Resolution from Councillor Ron Paull (Disposition of UBCM Resolutions)
* Co-Op Community Spaces Skateboard Park Grant Application
* South Hills Park
* 2016 Fourth Quarter Report for the City of Quesnel
* Proposed Amendments to Political Campaign Sign Bylaw
* Business Improvement Associations Levies
* Changes to Homeowner Protection Act - Owner Builder Project
* Bylaw of the Month - Dog Licenses

View the full Agenda here

Wells - Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, Feb 28th at 7pm in Wells Council Chambers (4243 Sanders Avenue, Wells).  On the Agenda:

* Delegation: Herb Roodenburg, Natural Resource Officer's Report
* Request for the renewal of partnership with the Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium(CMBC)
* 2017 Budget
* Proposed Development Variance Permit for 12383 Barkerville Highway, Wells BC (DVP 01-16)
* Staff Reports
* Consent Calendar

View the full Agenda here

School District #27 (Cariboo-Chilcotin) - Regular Meeting of the Board of Education for SD27 on Tuesday, Feb 28th at 3:30pm (Swearing In of New Zone 7 Trustee) and 7pm (Regular Meeting) in the SD27 Boardroom (350 2nd Avenue North, Williams Lake).  On the Agenda:

* Presentation: Professional Learning Communities
* Consent Agenda
* Report of the Secretary-Treasurer
* 2016-17 Amended Annual Budget
* 2017-2018 School Calendars
* Policy 3310 Purchasing
* BCSTA 2017-2018 Budget Planning

View the full Agenda here

Williams Lake - Committee of the Whole Session on Tuesday, Feb 28th at 6pm in the Rick Hansen Boardroom (Basement - 450 Mart St, Williams Lake).  On the Agenda:

* Replacement of a Loader Snow Blade
* Signal Point Gaming Trail Acquisition
* Letter from Cole Turner, Cross Country Ski Racer - Requesting Financial Assistance

View the full Agenda here

100 Mile House - Regular Council Meeting on Tuesday, Feb 28th at 7pm in 100 Mile House Council Chambers (385 Birch Avenue, 100 Mile House).  When available, the Agenda can be viewed here

Cariboo Regional District:

Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel - Meeting on Monday, Feb 27th at 10:30am in 100 Mile House Council Chambers.  The Panel consists of Cariboo RD Area 'A' Director Ted Armstrong, Area 'G' Director Al Richmond and Area 'L' Director Brian Coakley.  The Panel is being asked to confirm/authenticate the 103 Water System and Red Bluff/Dragon Lake Sewer System (Gook Road Extension) Debt Service Parcel Tax Rolls. The Panel will also receive a letter of complaint from 103 Mile property owner Clara Klassen

The Agenda can be viewed here

Cariboo Chilcotin Regional Hospital District - Regular Meeting on Friday, March 3rd at 9:30am in the Cariboo RD Boardroom (Suite D - 180 North 3rd Avenue, Williams Lake).  On the Agenda:

* Hospital Consent Calendar
* Interior Health Projects Report for month of January 2017
* Amend Cheque Signing Policy

View the full Agenda here

Cariboo Regional District - Regular Meeting on Friday, March 3rd at 9:45am in the Cariboo RD Boardroom (Suite D - 180 North 3rd Avenue, Williams Lake):

* Delegation: Todd Doherty, Cariboo-Prince George MP to provide an update to the Board
* Two Planning Bylaws for 3rd Reading -- Area 'G' and Area 'L'
* Temporary Commercial/Industrial Permit application in Area 'A'
* Reappointment of Board of Variance members
* Cariboo Chilcotin Beetle Action Coalition – Community Wildfire Protection Plans Update Offer
* Various NDIT Applications for endorsement
* Consent Calendar
* Receive Committee or Commission Minutes/Endorse Recommendations from Committee/Commission Meetings
* Reports from Director Sorley (CCBAC Board, BC Premier's Natural Resources Forum) and Director Massier re: Feb 2nd Fraser Basin Council Board Meeting
* Requests from Director Forseth (Letter to MOTI re: Free Wi-Fi at Rest Areas Initiative and Presentation on Water Sustainability Act) and Director Coakley (Access Area 'L' Director Initiative Fund - Up to $3,000 to attend the Council of Forest Industries annual convention in Vancouver on April 5-7, 2017

View the full Agenda here

Community Events This Weekend/Next Week in the Region: click here (Quesnel)

100 Mile House -- The 2017 Grad versus teachers hockey game is coming March 1st to the South Cariboo Rec Centre. Game start is at 5:45pm with 2 teams of grade 12 students facing off against their teachers in an entertaining battle for bragging rights. This is a fundraiser for the Dry Grad celebration and tickets are $5 at the door.

Williams Lake --

February 24th
Daybreak Rotary Annual Used Book Sale is happening at Boitanio Mall come on out and find your new read.

February 25th
Canadian Institute of mining Fun spiel is taking place at the Williams Lake Curling Rink all day long.
The Williams Lake Powder Kings snowmobile club is hosting its annual Yank’s Peak Fun Day. There is no entry fee and sign up is at 10am with the event starting at 11am. There will be ladies sprints, kids sprint, snow bike sprints; snowmobile springs poles and a free lunch at Yank’s Peak Safety Cabin. All participants must have chest protector, helmet, and goggles.

Health and Wellness Fair is taking place at the Ramada Convention Centre and begins at 10 am to 4pm. Come and check out this new free event.
Dream Catchers Workshop is open to youth ages 11 to 13 years of age. The youth will produce poetry, music, video and art at this fun workshop to share their vision for the country. These dreams will be transformed into a musical production that will tour the country this summer. This event starts at 10 and runs to 6 pm and it is located at #17 4th Ave south.

Super Hero Skate is taking place at the Cariboo Memorial Complex at 1pm to 2:30pm Come dressed as your favorite superhero.
Halo 2 Tournament at Adventure game is taking place at 4pm to midnight

Mad Child Hip Hop is holding a fundraiser for hunger. Mad Child is holding a concert for the Salvation Army Food Bank. This event takes place at CJ Southwestern Grill at 8pm to midnight.

February 27th
The Williams Lake SPCA is having an open house with cupcakes and canines. Come and visit the shelter for some fun games and cupcakes.

March 2nd
Tales and Trails are happening at Scout Island Nature Centre for children ages 0-5year of age and their parents. It’s a great time to explore the outdoors with child.

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