COUNCIL DECISIONS – October 18, 2016

Stefanie Poisson

For background information on the following Council Decisions, please review the October 18, 2016 Regular Council Meeting Agenda (which is posted on the website the Friday afternoon prior to the Tuesday Council meeting) here.

  • Council agreed to amend Resolution #16-182 that directed staff to install 30 km/hour signs on the existing playground signs located along Old North Thompson Highway adjacent to Dutch Lake Beach to reduce the speed only between the months of May and September
  • Council directed staff to set up an Open House for public feedback to determine public interest in proceeding further with the following parkland disposal:
    • Fawn Road
    • Grizzly Heights
    • Lake Summit
    • Ogden Road
    • Wildwood/Hydro Road
  • Council agreed to participate in the development of a performance management and reporting framework for sustainable service delivery pilot project hosted by Grand Forks and sponsored by UBCM for the 2016/2017 fiscal year
  • Council directed staff to amend the District of Clearwater Fire Safety Inspections Policy No. 1200 “Schedule of Occupancies” to reduce the frequency of inspections for offices and retail/stores from “Annually” to “every 2 years”
  • That the District of Clearwater Places of Worship Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 91, 2012 Amendment Bylaw No. 159, 2016 be adopted – a bylaw to remove the permissive tax exemption for the year 2017 for Lot 1, Plan 4889, DL 2620 – 24E Old North Thompson Highway, as the property status has changed
  • Council agreed to support a “three-tier system” regarding the future of the Auxiliary Constable Program of the RCMP
  • Council approved in principle to direct staff to submit an application to the “Clean Water and Wastewater Fund” for the design and construction of a third well for the District known as Well No. 3
  • Council approved in principle to direct staff to submit an application to the “Clean Water and Wastewater Fund” for an upgrade to Cell No. 1 aeration lagoon accompanied by installation of a headworks system
  • Council authorized the submission of an application in the amount of $240,000 to the BC Rural Dividend Program (Partnership) for the “Park Drive Multi-Use/Candle Creek Mountain Bike Trail system” and supported the submission of this application in partnership with Wells Gray Outdoor Club and supported the project through its duration


                                                                   Leslie Groulx, CMC

                                                                   Chief Administrative Officer

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