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2014-37B Library Flooring

The City of Dawson Creek invites lump sum price Bids for removal and replacement of the existing interior flooring and rubber base and installing new flooring and new rubber base to the Ground Floor and Upper Floor of the Dawson Creek Public Library located in Dawson Creek B.C. with work to take place between January 15 and February 15, 2015.

All documents are available through BC Bid.  The Proponent is solely responsible for ensuring any addenda are downloaded, reviewed, and included in their bid.

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Proposed Policy Amendments

At the Regular Meeting of Council held November 17, 2014, Council passed the following motion:

“That Report No. 14-236 from the Director of Corporate Administration re: Fee for Service Policy be received; further that the policy be amended to remove the Beautification Committee fee and to add the South Peace Historical Society as shown within the policy revision be approved pending the thirty day review period.”

For a complete copy of the report Click here.

Any member of the public, who feels they may be affected by the proposed changes to the City of Dawson Creek’s  USER FEES AND CHARGES FOR PUBLICLY PROVIDED PARKS AND RECREATION SERVICES, may submit comments regarding these proposed amendments, in writing to:

Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration, email: bginter@dawsoncreek.ca or fax 250.782.3203 or drop them off at City Hall at 10105 12A Street no later than December 19, 2014.

Council Meeting Highlights from November 17th

  • Free swim on November 20th, 2014 to recognize National Child Day. The pool will be open from 6:30 am – 1:00 pm and 3:00 – 9:00 pm to accommodate free admission.
  • In an effort to encourage local shopping for downtown business, Council approved the request for waiving bus fares for the week of November 22nd until the 28th.
  • The SPCA agreement has been renewed for a three year period.

To download a complete agenda for the November 17th, 2014 agenda Click here.

Program Changes for Rink Activities

Public Program Schedule Changes
PUBLIC SKATING
Nov 19th 10:30am-11:30am – IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 19th 6:30pm-7:30pm – IS CANCELLED
Nov 21st 5:30pm-7:15pm – *Special Time* IN KIN ARENA
Nov 23rd 5:00pm-6:00pm – *Special Time* IN KIN ARENA
Nov 26th 10:30am-11:30am – IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 26th 6:30pm-7:30pm – IS CANCELLED
Nov 30th 5:00pm-6:00pm – IS IN KIN ARENA

PARENT & TOT
Nov 19th 9:45AM-10:30AM- IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 26th 9:45AM-10:30AM- IS IN KIN ARENA

FREE PLAY
Nov 21st 5:15pm-6:45pm – IS CANCELLED
Nov 28th 5:30pm-7:00pm – IS IN KIN ARENA

DROP IN HOCKEY
Nov 18th 11:00pm-12:15am – IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 19th 11:45am-1:00pm – IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 21st 11:45am-1:00pm – IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 23rd 10:00pm-11:15pm – IS CANCELLED
Nov 25th 11:00pm-12:15am – IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 26th 11:45am-1:00pm – IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 28th 11:45am-1:00pm – IS IN KIN ARENA

DROP IN HOCKEY 55yrs +
Nov 18th 10:00am-11:15am – IS IN KIN ARENA
Nov 25th 10:00am-11:15am – IS IN KIN ARENA

Official Election Results

Elections Results are now posted on Civic Info at the link below.

Civic Info Election Results

Report to Council re: 2014 Official Municipal Election Results

 

Memorial Arena and Curling Rink Update November 12, 2014

Arena Closure Update – November 12, 2014

The City of Dawson Creek wishes to advise that the Dawson Creek Memorial Arena and the Dawson Creek Curling Club facilities will remain closed until further notice due to the ammonia contamination that was discovered in the brine mixtures in the ice cooling systems on Wednesday, November 5th.   Read more…

Arena Closure Update

Arena User Group Information Meeting – November 10, 2014

 

Please see the following press release regarding updates on the arena closure.

Arena Closure Update

 

City Program & Public Program Schedule Changes

PUBLIC SKATING

Nov 9th 5PM-6:30PM – CANCELLED

Nov 12th 10:30am-11:30am – IS IN KIN ARNEA

Nov 12th 6:30pm-7:30pm – IS CANCELLED

Nov 16th 5PM-6:30PM – CANCELLED

PARENT & TOT

Nov 12th 9:45AM-10:30AM- IS IN KIN ARENA

FREE PLAY

Nov 7th 5:15pm-6:45pm – IS CANCELLED

Nov 14th 7:30pm-9:00pm – IS CANCELLED

DROP IN HOCKEY

Nov 9th 10:00pm-11:15pm – IS CANCELLED

Nov 11th 10:15pm-11:30pm – STAT HOLIDAY

Nov 12th 11:45am-1:00pm– will be in the Kin Arena

Nov 14th 11:45am-1:00pm– will be in the Kin Arena

Nov 16th 10:00pm-11:15pm – IS CANCELLED

DROP IN HOCKEY 55yrs +

Nov 11th 10:00am-11:15am – STAT HOLIDAY

 

Memorial Arena & Curling Club Closure

The City of Dawson Creek wishes to advise that the Dawson Creek Memorial Arena and the Dawson Creek Curling Club facilities are closed until further notice. Ammonia contamination has been discovered in the brine mixtures in the ice cooling systems in both facilities. The City is working closely with the BC Safety Authority to ensure that services can be restored in the fastest and safest way possible. At this time, it is not possible to provide any estimate of when the facilities may re-open.

For further information please contact Jim Chute, Chief Administrative Officer, at 250-784-3600.

View the full Press Release

The following schedule changes are in effect for the facilities:

Public Skating – Cancelled Sunday November 9th

Free Play – Cancelled November 7th

Drop in Hockey – November 7th, 11:45am – 1:00 pm – Moved to Kin Arena

Drop in Hockey – Cancelled November 9th

 

November 3rd Council Meeting Update

At its Regular Meeting held Monday, November 3, 2014,  Council gave first two readings to two significant zoning amendment bylaws:

Zoning Amendment (14-17) Bylaw No. 4243, 2014 which proposes to add regulations for the Comprehensive Development 2 Zone; and

Zoning Amendment (14-18) Bylaw No. 4244, 2014 which proposes the changes recommended to Council by the Residential Development Committee and affects most residential properties in the City.

Public Hearings regarding both bylaws will be held on Monday, November 17, 2014 at 8:30 am regarding the proposed changes.

Council approved the 2015 Budget Timeline and also the assumptions and principles that are to be used by staff when preparing the draft budget documents for Council consideration.

Council also gave third reading to the Smoking Regulation Bylaw No. 4240 as amended. Changes were made from the bylaw initially proposed in response to comments received from the public.

Further details on these items may be found in the online meeting agenda or by calling City Hall at 250-784-3600.

November 3, 2014 Council Agenda is Posted

The agenda  for the Council meeting on November 3rd  is posted.

A few highlights of the agenda include:

  • A presentation of People’s Choice Awards by the Alasksa Highway Daily News
  • A staff report on 2015 budget timelines and assumptions
  • The Smoking Bylaw for consideration of third reading (as amended)
  • A proposed Zoning Bylaw as suggested by the Residential Development Committee

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