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Public Hearing and Public Consultation February 20, 2017

A Public Consultation will be held at 8:30 a.m., immediately followed by a Public Hearing in Council Chambers, City Hall, Dawson Creek, B.C. on Monday, February 20, 2017.  Any member of the public who feels they may be affected by the proposed changes to the City’s Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 4042 or Zoning Bylaw No. 4115, or by the transfer of land to the Notre Dame Parish may comment at that time.  Written comments received before noon on February 10th will be included on the meeting agendas.

 

OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 4339, 2017 proposes to re-designate the properties located at 913 – 104th Avenue and 908, 912 and 916 – 105th Avenue from Residential to Institutional.  Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 4340, 2017 proposes to rezone the properties located at 913 – 104th Avenue and 908 – 105th Avenue from RM-2 (Residential – Medium Density Multiple Family) to P-1 (Institutional – Public Zone).

 

The City also intends to sell the 390.1 sq. m. portion of lane to Notre Dame Parish in exchange for the 222.9 sq. m portion of lane plus $14,300, which is the value of the loss of City owned land. A portion of lane is proposed to be designated as Institutional and zoned as P-1 (Institutional – Public Zone).

 

The purpose of OCP Bylaw Amendment Bylaw 4339, Zoning Amendment Bylaw 4340, and Laneway Closure and Removal of Dedication Bylaw 4341 is to allow the amalgamation of the following lots with the current property commonly known as Notre Dame School.  

 

Follow the links below to access the full Agenda Package:

Public Consultation – 20 Feb 2017 – Split-screen

Public Hearing – 20 Feb 2017 – Split-screen

Budget Meeting – February 20, 2017

If you have questions and are wondering how your hard earned tax dollars are spent and would like to express your thoughts, this is a great forum for information and to ask questions. Mayor and Council are poised to hear what you think. 

A Special Council Meeting will be held Monday, February 20, 2017 and will discuss the 2017 Financial Plan.

Follow the links below to access the full Agenda Package:

Budget Meeting – 20 Feb 2017 – Split-screen

Regular Meeting of Council February 20, 2017

A Regular Council Meeting will be held Monday, February 20, 2017 and will include:

  • Letter from Brenda McAuley, CPAA National President (January 23, 2017) re: Request for Support for the Resurrection of Postal Bank

  • Letter from Aleen Torraville, Corporate Officer, District of Tumbler Ridge (January 26, 2017) re: Support for Gwillim Lake Upgrades.

  • Letter from Toni Hall, Canadian Fallen Heroes (February 9, 2017) re: Youth Remembrance Initiative Canadian Fallen Heroes Foundation.
  • Lynn Washington, Anne Haycock & Janice Hansen, Peace Country Roots Group in attendance re: Heritage Week Proclamation.

  • Blain Massee and James Cox, Mile Zero Cruisers in attendance re: Request for support for the 2017 Summer Cruise.

  • Keith Sones, Valard Group of Companies in attendance re: Request for letter of support for electrification.

  • Report No. 17-020 from the City Building Inspector re: Building Code and CIty Bylaw Infractions 1137 – 105th Avenue.

  • Report No. 17-021 from the Director of Development Services re: SPCA Vicious Dog Assessment.

  • Report No. 17-022 from the Director of Development Services re: Proposed Shared Building Inspection Service with Peace River Regional District
  • Report No. 17-023 from the Deputy Chief Financial Officer re: RFQ 2017-02 – Supply of Fuel and Lubricant
  • Report No. 17-011 from the Director of Development Services re: Northeast Inter-Community Business Licence Bylaw No. 4342, 2017.

Follow the links below to access the full Agenda Package:

Regular Meeting of Council February 20, 2017

Infrastructure Upgrades to Alleviate Risk in Times of Flooding

To answer questions posed at the Regular Meeting of Council regarding Infrastructure upgrades. Since the floods in 2011, the City of Dawson Creek has invested approximately $8,000,000 in upgrading City’s sanitary infrastructure and $2,000,000 in upgrading the City’s storm sewer infrastructure:

Sanitary Sewer

Sewer Mater Plan(2011-29)                   Kerr Wood Leidal                                  $134,739

Sewer Trunk Main(2014-06)                  Timbro Construction                              $5,725,549

99Ave&17St Sewer(16-034)                  C. Chandler Contracting                        $984,577

108Ave Pump Station(16-082)              Hegge Construction                               $1,154,900

 

                                                                                              Total                      $7,999,765

 

Storm Sewer (Drainage)

Fairgrounds Drainage(2014-24)            Dar- Ex Excavating                                   $106,000

Culverts & Drainage Ditching(2015-34) Bill Jacobsen Trucking                             $124,630

Drainage Master Plan(2016-15)            Opus/Dayton Knight                                 $110,905

Drainage Ditching & Culverts(2016-26) SCS Ltd.                                                   $221,430

Creek  Corridor Assessment                 Urban Systems Ltd.                                   $70,000

15th Street Bridge                                  Surespan Construction                              $1,212,657

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Total                      $1,845,622

Special Meeting of Council February 6, 2017

A Special Council Meeting will be held Monday, February 6, 2017 and will discuss the 2017 Financial Plan.

Follow the links below to access the full Agenda Package:

Budget Meeting – 06 Feb 2017 – PDF
Budget Meeting – 06 Feb 2017 – Split-screen