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Council Meeting Highlights for November 2, 2015

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Council Meeting Highlights for November 2, 2015

Click on either button to watch the video of the Committee of the Whole and the Regular Open meetings.

Committee of the Whole Regular Open

-Resolutions from October 26, 2015 Special Closed meeting to be released to open meeting:
-Council approved awarding of the fire hall contract to Greyback Construction
-CAO authorized to negotiate the removal of identified deferred items from the List of Potential Items to Reduce Costs in order to maintain the integrity of the budgeted amount
-Mayor McKortoff expressed that the fire hall project will start in November 2015.
-Council resolved that the Town enter into a contract for insurance services with Capri Insurance (Frank Cowan Company) for a 5 year term with the possibility of a 5 year renewal clause and general coverage as well as Marina Liability. Town continues to obtain airport Liability Insurance from AON at the expiration of the current policy.

-Council approved accepting the Water Conservation and Metering Strategy Assessment as a key strategic planning document to action budgeting requisitions to achieve the BC Water Smart Initiative targets. Town has achieved 70% of the BC Living Water Smart Initiative targets, universal water metering may be an implemented project.

-Reminder about November 11th and encouraged everyone to attend the Remembrance Day service held at Sonora Centre at 10:30 am
-Area 27 has signed a lease with province and OIB to break ground on new race track
-Business Walks – Council completed visits to all businesses.  Contact DO if you would like a visit.

Copies of reports are available within the Council Agenda packages located on the Town’s website.

The public is encouraged to attend the Committee of the Whole meetings which take place in Council Chambers at 9:00AM on the morning of the Regular Open Council meetings at 2:00 PM to learn additional in-depth information regarding upcoming business.


Event date: 
Monday, 02 November, 2015
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