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Proposed Policy Amendment – Ice Allocation Policy

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: bginter@dawsoncreek.ca 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.

Ice Allocation Policy

NOTICE TO PROPERTY OWNERS

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 tax_dept@dawsoncreek.ca.

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.

Dawson Creek Survey Deadline May 16th!

The deadline for the survey is quickly approaching. Your feedback is important to us! Let us know what you think should be the City’s priorities that will make the biggest difference in the future of our community!

Dawson Creek Online Survey

DC Community Survey Printable

CUPE Agreement

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

250.784.3613 or

CUPE Local 2403

Ron Regnier, President

250.784.5145

New Proposed Policy – Special Events Policy

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.

Special Events Policy

Temporary Road Closure Policy and Event Manual (to be repealed)

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: bginter@dawsoncreek.ca or fax 250.782.3203 or drop them off at City Hall at 10105 12A Street no later than June 8, 2016.