Fernie BC Council Connection - September 10, 2012


Regular Meeting of September 10, 2012

1) Disposal of City Property

Council approved the Lease Agreement between the City of Fernie and the Creative Energy Arts Factory for a portion of the Max Turyk Community Centre comprising 734.64 sq.ft. The Lease term is from September 1st, 2012 – April 30, 2013 with a specified monthly lease payment of $612.20.

2) The Potato Project – Kokanee Movie
The City of Fernie was contacted by representatives of the production company to provide support in the form of road closures, use of City parking lots, access to City facilities Hall for the purpose of filming etc…

Council authorized their support for the above noted requests as well the use of staff time and resources subject to availability of personnel and equipment to support the production provided that the costs are covered by the production company.

3) Design Review Panel – Appointment of Members
Council appointed the following persons to serve a one year term on the Design Review Panel (DRP):
Michael Clark, Robert G. Holmes, Michael Pennock, Stephen Robertson, Arthur Sombrowkski and Laura Weckman.

4) Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Campaign
The Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Campaign gets underway October 1, 2012. To support the local efforts associated with the Campaign, Council declared that the week of October 1, 2012 be proclaimed Operation Christmas Child Week in the City of Fernie.

This year’s goal is to collect 6000 gift-filled shoeboxes to be sent to needy children around the world.

5) Monday, September 24, 2012 - Regular Meeting of Council and the Committee of the Whole Meeting have been cancelled.

The majority of Members of Council will be attending the UBCM Conference (September 24-28, 2012).

The most recent news taking place at the City of Fernie from its last council meeting this week.