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NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING OF COUNCIL

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
Council Chambers, City Hall 5:15 PM

There will be a Special Council meeting regarding:

  • Development Permit 14-18, 501 Highway 2 – Aviator Hotel
  • Wall of Fame Achievement Corner 2014 Nominations – Memorial Arena
  • Dawson Creek Art Gallery Request for Special Occasion Permit

Brenda Ginter
Director of Corporate Administration

September 15, 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.

  • The Royal Canadian Legion was offered lease space in the Youth Care Centre.
  • The Dawson Creek Disc Golf Club has been given permission to set up a temporary disc golf course.
  • Council cancelled plans for a 2015 Energy Conference and will make plans to meet with key industry stakeholders during the Fall Fair instead.
  • Smoking Regulation Bylaw 4240 was given first two readings. This is an outdoor smoking bylaw which will be brought to the next Council meeting for further considerations. The staff report is here and the bylaw can be found here.

September, 2014 Council Agenda is Posted

The agenda  for the Council meeting on September 15th  is posted.

A few highlights of the agenda include:

  • A lease request from the Royal Canadian Legion.
  • A discussion on Sure Water.
  • A discussion on the disposition of Grandview School and the old Centennial Pool buildings.

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

Fall Leisure Programs

The Community Services Department is exploring the best ways to communicate programs to the public. This Fall the Leisure Guide has not been published but all programs are listed on the City website. Programs will also be advertised in the newspaper and on the City Facebook page. Registration is available on line for some programs and by phone at 250-.784-3604

Nomination Packages for 2014 Election

If you are experiencing any difficulty with downloading the Nomination Packages for the 2014 election, please try opening the documents in a different browser. Google Chrome and Mozilla should open the documents as Internet Explorer is experiencing technical difficulties. Alternatively, documents are available for pickup at City Hall in Administration.

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

It’s Election Time! Nomination Packages for a position on Dawson Creek City Council or the School District Board (Area 3) are now available for pickup at City Hall, or you can download a nomination package and read more information on the Election page.

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.