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Fee for Service Policy Amended

April 14, 2014 Council voted to rescind its Fee for Service Policy and approve the Amended Fee for Service Policy. This new policy is posted here for a 30 day public review period. Any comments or questions about the policy can be directed to Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration, at 250-784-3614 or bginter@dawsoncreek.ca.

Fee for Service

April 14, 2014 Council Meeting Update

Here are a few brief highlights from the Council meeting. Full minutes will be posted here when they have been approved by Council. You can view the video of the meeting here as soon as it is available.

  • The week of April 20 – 26, 2014 was proclaimed Pitch in Canada Week. Mayor Bumstead urged the community to assist with clean up efforts and the annual spring community clean up as a matter of civic pride.
  • The Annual Operating Agreement with Diversified Transportation Ltd. And BC Transit was approved for 2014/15.
  • Council approved the creation of a Residential Development Select Committee to explore the development of subdivisions within the City.
  • Council approved a Lease and Operating Agreement between the City and the Kiwanis Arts Centre Society for the operation of the Calvin Kruk Centre for the Arts.

April 14, 2014 Council Agenda is Posted

The Agenda for the Council meeting on April 14th is posted.

 A few highlights of the agenda include:

  • Amendments to the Parking Bylaw for consideration of first three readings.
  • Proclamations for Earth Day and Pitch in Canada Week.
  • Report on the Calvin Kruk Centre for the Arts Lease and Operating Agreement.
  • Watershed Stewardship Report on Progress for the Upper Kiskatinaw River.

 Please look at the full Agenda for all items and details. 

March 31, 2014 Council Agenda is Posted

The agenda  for the Council meeting on March 31st is posted.

 A few highlights of the agenda include:

  • Phase II of Sure Water
  • An update from Mile 0 Park Society
  • A work plan for a Residential Development Committee

 Please look at the full agenda  for all items and details. 

Report a Pothole

Please email Public Works at pothole@dawsoncreek.ca  to report a pothole. Please include the address if possible or a good description of the location. It is our goal to repair potholes within 24 hours. However, when the weather thaws and freezes sometimes a repair will need to be repeated. Please report again if you notice a repair that needs to be done again. 

March 17, 2014 Council Meeting Update

Here are a few brief highlights from the Council meeting. Full minutes will be posted here when they have been approved by Council. You can view the video of the meeting here as soon as it is available.

  • The first and second readings of Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 4204, 2014 regarding secondary suite regulations were rescinded. Council voted to form a committee to make recommendations on suite regulations.
  • Council voted to host an energy conference in 2015.
  • Mayor Bumstead proclaimed March 29, 2014 from 8:30 – 9:30 pm as Earth Hour and encourages residents to turn out their non-essential lights during this hour.
  • Mayor Bumstead reported that the Family Friendly Events group is spearheading a meeting to discuss the possibility of a Street Festival in Dawson Creek. Community members are invited to attend March 25th, 7:00 pm at Sudaten Hall. 

PUBLIC NOTICE – LOAN AUTHORIZATION BYLAW 4199, 2014

 Dawson Creek City Council has given three readings to “Loan Authorization (Sewer Trunkline-2014) Bylaw No. 4199 2014”, which will authorize borrowing for the estimated cost of constructing a sewer trunkline serving the City of Dawson Creek.

The estimated cost of the project, including incidental expenses, is the sum of $8,280,000 (Eight Million Two Hundred and Eighty Thousand Dollars). The project is proposed to be funded by $8,000,000 of debt created by this Bylaw and $280,000 from sewer capital reserves.

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Exempt Staff Compensation Policy

March 17, 2014  Council passed the motion to amend the Exempt Staff Compensation Policy. This amended policy is posted here for a 30 day public review period. Any comments or questions about the policy can be directed to Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration, at 250-784-3614 or bginter@dawsoncreek.ca.

Exempt Staff Compensation

March 17, 2014 Council Agenda is Posted

The agenda  for the Council meeting on March 17th  is posted.

 A few highlights of the agenda include:

  • Before the public meeting there will be a Public Hearing on the proposed changes to the secondary suite bylaw. Council will vote on the bylaw at the Regular Meeting of Council.
  • The City Facebook contest winner will be awarded his prize.
  • Earth Hour will be proclaimed.
  • A staff report on a development permit for 436 114th Avenue.

 Please look at the full agenda  for all items and details. 

Northwest Business Magazine March 2014

The March issue of Northwest Business Magazine features Dawson Creek. The City is thrilled with this edition of the magazine and would like to thank the Dawson Creek Chamber of Commerce, Tourism Dawson Creek, Encana Events Centre, MLA Bernier and our local businesses for participating in this special feature which promotes Dawson Creek as the BEST place to live, work and play.

The full pdf is provided here for you with permission:  Northwest Business Magazine “Discover Dawson Creek”