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    Notice to Amend Board Procedure Bylaw

    In accordance with the Local Government Act, notice is hereby given that the Peace
    River Regional District Board intends to consider adoption of amendments to Peace
    River Regional District Board Procedure Bylaw No. 2200, 2015, at its August 25, 2016
    Regular Board Meeting which starts at 10:00 a.m., in the Board Room at the Peace
    River Regional District office at 1981 Alaska Avenue, Dawson Creek, BC. For more information read the Notice  and Bylaw No. 2256, 2016.

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    Boil Water Notice

    BOIL WATER NOTICE - Feye Spring Water System

    Northern Health has issued an advisory as the system is at risk of containing pathogens. Boil water before using it for drinking, making ice, cooking, washing food or brushing teeth. Use hand sanitizer after washing hands.

    Water must be boiled

    1. Bring water to a rolling boil for at least 1 minute, OR
    2. Use an alternate, safe source of water

    The full order can be read here.

    Off-road Vehicle Registration

    Off-road vehicle (OVR's) registration and safety provisions are mandatory on Crown land.  Off-road vehicles that will be operated in limited circumstances on a highway have been required to obtain registration, a plate, a licence and insurance since November 17, 2014.

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    The 2016 Census, Your Secondary Residence and You

    Where were you during Canada’s census?

    Canada’s 2016 census was held in May this year. Statistics Canada has sent census letters and packages to all Canadian households – including those in recreational communities – providing residents the information they needed to complete the census online or on paper. It is also possible to contact the Census helpline, as noted on the Poster, at 1-855-700-2016 to complete the census over the phone or to request language assistance. 

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    Fire Ban (Category 2) Rescinded in Peace Region

    Effective at noon on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, Category 2 and 3 open fires will once again be permitted throughout the Prince George Fire Centre's jurisdiction, due to a decreased risk of wildfires. This applies to all BC Parks, Crown lands and private lands, but does not apply within the boundaries of a local government that has forest fire prevention bylaws and is serviced by a fire department.

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    Play, Clean and Go in Blackfoot Regional Park

    The Peace River Regional District is inviting you to come out to Blackfoot Park on July 30, 2016 to join us for a day filled with fun outdoor learning and activities (read the Poster). To let us know that you will be attending, please register here

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    The Peace River Regional District Board to meet with the Province about recent emergencies in the region.

    The Board approved the following resolution: “Whereas the region has been hit hard again by fire and flooding that could have been mitigated better with sufficient infrastructure and resources; Therefore, be it resolved that the PRRD Board petitions the presence of the Ministers responsible to tour the region and to attend meetings in the region as soon as possible.”

    Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA)

    B.C.’s Disaster Financial Assistance Program (DFA) helps those impacted by a disaster cope with the cost of repairs and recovery from uninsurable disaster-related property damage.  To be eligible for assistance, the damage must be from an event that is uninsurable including overland flooding and groundwater seepage.  Please note the deadline to apply for Disaster Financial Assistance is September 15, 2016.

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    Grant Information for North Peace Organizations

    Are you an organization operating in the North Peace? Could your organization benefit from grant funding? If so, check out this newsletter written by Andy Ackerman  and give him a call for more information.

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