News & Announcements
At the Regular Meeting of Council held April 18, 2016, Council proposed to amend the Ice Allocation Policy to extend the regular ice season. The proposed change will end the summer season the Thursday prior to Labour Day Weekend and commence the regular season the Friday prior to Labour Day Weekend.
Any member of the public, who feels they may be affected by the proposed changes to the City of Dawson Creek’s policy, may submit comments regarding these proposed amendments, in writing to:
Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 250.782.3203 or drop them off at City Hall at 10105 12A Street no later than 4:30 pm on June 20, 2016.
2016 Property Tax Notices Were Mailed Out May 16, 2016
Taxpayers, especially NEW OWNERS, who have not received their Tax Notice should contact City Hall Tax Department immediately at 250.784.3608 or email@example.com.
Property Owners are encouraged to pay their property taxes and claim the Provincial Home Owner Grant, if eligible, by July 4, 2016. A simplified online grant is available online at www.dawsoncreek.ca.
We will accept cheques that are POST DATED to July 4, 2016. Remember to complete and sign the Home Owner Grant application, if eligible.
NEW COLLECTIVE AGREEMENT SIGNED
The City of Dawson Creek and CUPE Local 2403, representing City workers, have reached a new collective agreement which will be in effect until December 31, 2019.
The agreement calls for 1.75% wage increases in 2016 and 2017, followed by 2.0% increase in 2018 and 2019. New language to align the use of family leave with the employment standards act was also included.
The City of Dawson Creek is pleased with the results of this most recent round of negotiations and looks forward to a continued positive working relationship with the employees who deliver the services to the citizens of Dawson Creek.
For more information, please contact:
City of Dawson Creek
Jim Chute, Chief Administrative Officer
CUPE Local 2403
Ron Regnier, President
At the Regular Meeting of Council held May 9, 2016, Council proposed to add a Special Events Policy, which will repeal and replace the current Temporary Road Closure Policy and Event Manual. Please see the current and proposed policies below.
Any member of the public, who feels they may be affected by the proposed new policy for the City of Dawson Creek, may submit comments in writing to:
Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration, email: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax 250.782.3203 or drop them off at City Hall at 10105 12A Street no later than June 8, 2016.