Council Highlights - February 16, 2021

Council Highlights - February 16, 2021
  • Council adopted the City’s 2021-2025 Five-Year Financial Plan Bylaw No. 1344. The City’s Five-Year Plan and annual budget set collective goals for building a great city, determine levels of service, and guide decisions on what City infrastructure will be built and repaired. The budget serves as an outline for how money that comes into the City should be spent to maintain and improve the City.
  • Mercer-Celgar presented to Council on its upcoming maintenance shut-down scheduled to take place March 6-26. The shutdown is required to carry out the inspections, cleaning and maintenance required by Technical Safety BC to remain permitted to operate. Any questions can be directed to
  • Nomination packages for the 2021 By-election are now available at City Hall and on the City’s website. The Chief Election Officer has requested a Ministerial Order to allow for mail-in ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Council considered a Development Variance to legalize an encroachment of an existing accessory building to support the Regional District of Central Kootenay’s construction of a new child care facility at 2111 6th Avenue. When the property was surveyed during the project planning phase for the child care facility, it was found that the existing public washroom encroaches into the rear lot line setback area.

For more information, contact:

Bree Seabrook

Communications Manager or 250.304.8133


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