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Board Meeting Agenda – June 22

The agendas for the Committee of the Whole and Regional Board meetings to be held on Thursday, June 22nd at the Regional District Office Boardroom, Dawson Creek are now posted to the website and are available for viewing, downloading and printing. 

Committee of the Whole (5 pgs)
Regional Board (338 pgs)

Committee of the Whole – 10 am
Regional Board – immediately following

Upper Halfway Transfer Station Closed Today

The Upper Halfway Transfer Station will be closed today – Wednesday June 14, 2017. It will reopen for regular hours Friday June 16, 2017 (7am to 1pm)

LOAD RESTRICTIONS within the Peace District, Service Area 21, South Peace

PEACE DISTRICT
SERVICE AREA 21 – SOUTH PEACE
PUBLIC NOTICE # 8 (FULL RESTRICTIONS)

Pursuant to Section 66 of the Transportation Act the following load restrictions will be imposed, on the following Provincial Highways and Roads until further notice:

LOAD RESTRICTIONS within the Peace District, Service Area 21, South Peace

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Effective 10:00 pm PST on Friday, May 26th, 2017
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North Peace Looks to Horticulture Sector for Economic Growth and Diversity

FORT ST. JOHN, British Columbia, May 25, 2017 – The North Peace region has long been recognized for its ranching and agricultural production in grain and seed crops. This spring, the North Peace Economic Development Commission (NPEDC) is leading a business case and marketing strategy to support this tradition and expand on opportunities for horticulture businesses in the region. For more information, read the full Media Release.

Chetwynd Public Library Feasibility

Library Planning Consultants, on behalf of the Peace River Regional District, is conducting a facility feasibility study for the Chetwynd Public Library. The purpose of this study is to analyze the library’s current use and to determine its future space requirements and programming. (more…)

Supreme Court of British Columbia Order prohibiting dumping on property neighbouring the Chetwynd Landfill

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Update – Boil Water Notices for the Feye Spring, Blackfoot Water System and Boundary Water System are still in effect.

All boil water notices are still in effect.

The boil water order posted at the Feye Spring Water System, the Blackfoot Water System and the Boundary Lake Water System sites remains in effect.  Northern Health has issued these advisories as the systems are at risk of containing pathogens. All notices will be in effect to August 31, 2017.

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New Societies Act: A Guide to the Transition Process

BC’s new Societies Act comes into affect on November 28, 2016.   Go to our Community Groups page to learn how to prepare for the transition. 

Public Health Advisory – Charlie Lake Area

A blue-green algae (cyanobacteria) bloom is suspected in the Charlie lake area. Blue-green algae can cause illness such as diarrhea, stomach cramps, eye and skin irritation. For more information please contact the Fort St. John health unit at 250-263-6000 and ask to speak with an Environmental Health Officer.  See the attached advisory