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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3, 2014
Council Chambers, City Hall
8:30 A.M. 

There will be a Special Council meeting regarding:

  • Development Variance Permit 14-02 (8813 20 A Street)
  • Development Permit 14-17 (2400 Highway 97 – BC Hydro)
  • Municipal Insurance Association of BC Voting Delegate appointment
  • Correspondence re: Geothermal Direct Use Workshops
  • NAR Museum Painting Tender Award
  • City Photo Contest Winner

Tyra Henderson

Deputy Director of Corporate Administration

Dawson Creek is a Finalist to Host the Canada Winter Games Torch Celebration

For Immediate Release
August 27, 2014

Subject:  Dawson Creek a finalist in Illuminate the North, contest to host the 2015 Canada Winter Games Torch Celebration 

Dawson Creek, BC – Tourism Dawson Creek and the City of Dawson Creek are proud to announce that Dawson Creek is a 2015 Canada Winter Games Torch Celebration finalist! Dawson Creek is competing against other northeastern communities including Pouce Coupe, Chetwynd and Fort St. John to host the exciting Torch Celebration. There are two other competitions being held to determine the community host for the northwest and central interior areas.

Voting commences August 27 and runs through to September 12th. Voting exclusively takes place at: http://canadagames2015.ca/vote-now-bring-a-2015-games-regional-community-torch-celebration-to-your-community

Read more…

Water Conservation Measures Under Effect

Reminder – We are still under Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures

Please assist the City by adhering to the important water conservation bylaw and only water according to your address as follows:

Subject to the provisions of section 2.5 of the Water Conservation Measures Bylaw, when Stage 1 measures are in force, a person must not:
(a) water lawns, except:
(i) at premises with even-numbered civic addresses, on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 4:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.; and
(ii) at premises with odd-numbered civic addresses, on Thursdays and Sundays between 4:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.

Election November 15, 2014

Nomination Packages for a position on Council are now available for pickup at City Hall, or you can download the package here: 2014 Nomination Package – Mayor & Council  (PDF Document) .

Please see our Election page for more information.

August 18, 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.

  • Council approved a submission to the Agricultural Land Commission regarding their current public consultation.
  • Council approved the addition of the Bay Tree Hall to the Pioneer Village property as per the 10 year plan presented to Council March 31, 2014.
  • Council directed staff to submit the following Agricultural Land Reserve Exclusion Applications to the Agricultural Land Commission:
    • Diamond J. Farms, 51 & 81 Highway 2, a 117 hectare parcel legally described as the NE1/4 of Section 1, Township 78, Range 15, W6M PRD Except Plan PGP39865, and
    • Loiselle Investments Ltd., 12440 – 8th Street, a 48.7 hectare parcel legally described as Lot B, NW1/4 of Section 2, Township 78, Range 15, W6M, Peace River District Plan PGP 35272.

Notice of a Special Meeting of Council

Wednesday August 20, 2014
Council Chambers, City Hall at 8:30 am

There will be a Special Council meeting regarding:

  • Development Variance Permit 14-02 (8813 20 A Street)
  • Noise Control Amendment Bylaw 4237
  • Consideration of Oil and Gas Conference sponsorship

Brenda Ginter,
Director of Corporate Administration

Election Information for Potential Candidates

Thinking of running for Council?  Click for an information webinar for potential candidates.

 

Fiscal Gap Task Force – Call for Members (Extended)

The City of Dawson Creek has extended the deadline for applications from individuals interested in participating as a member of the City’s Fiscal Gap Challenge Task Force.

The mandate of the Task Force is to develop a policy framework for the City’s long term fiscal sustainability, and the objective is for Dawson Creek to have the capacity to finance services, programs, capital investment and debt obligations in the future without imposing unfair burdens on future generations.  To the extent that downsizing of municipal services in Dawson Creek is necessary, the framework will establish guidelines as to what level of service is required to meet the future needs of the community and its residents.   

Interested citizens are encouraged to contact City Administration at 250.784.3636 for more information about this task force, and are required to submit a letter of application summarizing their background experience along with any additional information that will assist in the selection of candidates. 

Applications marked “Fiscal Gap Task Force” should be submitted no later than 4:30 pm on August 15th to:

Administration Department
City of Dawson Creek
10105 – 12A Street, PO Box 150 Dawson Creek, BC V1G 4G4
admin@dawsoncreek.ca

NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

MONDAY JULY 28, 2014
Council Chambers, City Hall
8:30 A.M.

There will be a Special Council meeting for the purpose of:

  • Consideration of approval of a City Hall Flooring contract
  • Consideration of a Temporary Use Permit at Lakota Agriplex
  • Consideration of a Raw Sewer Discharge Agreement
  • Consideration of adoption of the following bylaws: Read more…

Reminder – We are still under Stage 1 Water Conservation Measures

Please assist the City by adhering to the important water conservation bylaw and only water according to your address as follows:

Subject to the provisions of section 2.5 of the Water Conservation Measures Bylaw, when Stage 1 measures are in force, a person must not:
(a) water lawns, except:
(i) at premises with even-numbered civic addresses, on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 4:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.; and
(ii) at premises with odd-numbered civic addresses, on Thursdays and Sundays between 4:00 a.m. and 9:00 a.m. and between 7:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.