March 25, 2019 City Council Meeting Highlights

Check out all the highlights from the City of Fernie Council Meeting on March 25, 2019.

Director of Community Services appointed to the Fernie District Arts Council Jury for their 2019 Public Art Project as a non-voting member. For more information on the Public Art Project, visit www.theartsstation.com.

Letter of Support to the RDEK for a collaborative application to the Organics Infrastructure Program. The Program will facilitate the investment of $30 million towards organics processing infrastructure in British Columbia. To read about the Grant Application process, visit www.gov.bc.ca.

Adoption of the Five-Year Financial Plan Bylaw. The Plan provides a summary of revenues, operating and capital expenditures, along with information on funding sources and distribution of taxes between property classes. You can review the Plan at www.fernie.ca/budget.

Flooding Bylaw Amendment to clarify the exemptions section of the Floodplain Management Bylaw clarifying what is exempt on a new build vs. renovations / additions to existing buildings.

Approved purchase of Grader and Loader which will provide the City with more efficient / reliable street cleaning and lower GHG emissions.