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Burn Prohibitions

PRINCE GEORGE – Effective at noon Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, all open burning will once again be allowed throughout the Prince George Fire Centre.

Information Bulletin

Board Meeting Agenda – September 21

The agendas for the Committee of the Whole and Regional Board meetings to be held on Thursday, September 21st 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 Agenda (157 pgs)
Regional Board Agenda (187 pgs)

Committee of the Whole            10 am
Regular Board Meeting Immediately Following

Tate Creek Community Centre Assent Voting

The official final results of the assent voting is that it has passed.  For more information, read the attached Final Results and the Declaration of Official Results. 

YRB – Taylor Bridge Welding

This to notify you that, starting next week, YRB will be commencing deck welding on the Taylor Bridge.

The welding will take place Tuesday, Sept. 5th – Saturday, Sept. 30th. The repairs will be carried out Monday – Saturday during the hours of 7:00 PM – 3:30 AM.  The first week of welding will be from Tuesday – Saturday as Monday is a holiday. 

The bridge will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic with delays of up to 20 minutes. A pilot vehicle, along with traffic control personnel, will be in place to control traffic. Drive with caution while on the bridge as there will be a large number of personnel and equipment working.

If you are aware of any wide loads (3.6m or wider) scheduled to cross the bridge during the welding, please contact our office. We will work to accommodate the passage of any wide loads as quickly as possible.

YRB apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause. Remember to check DriveBC for updates.

For questions or concerns, please contact our office toll free at 1-888-883-6688. You can also follow us on Twitter for updates!

Highway 29 – Road Work

YRB be starting work August 28, 2017 on Highway 29 7.5Km South of the Halfway River bridge. 
The road will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic from 7:00am to 5:30pm Monday to Friday with up to 20min delays. Construction is scheduled to continue until the end of September, YRB apologizes for any inconvenience this way cause.

For updates please check DriveBC and follow them on twitter @YRBNORTHPEACE or please contact them toll free at 1-888-883-6688.

Campfires Allowed in the Peace Region.

Effective Wed, Aug. 23, 2017 at noon – Campfires ONLY will be once again be allowed in Peace Area of the Prince George Fire Centre. Still PROHIBITED are CATEGORY 2 & 3 open fires, use of sky lanterns, binary exploding targets, and burning barrels or burning cages of any size or description.   Info Bulletin

PRRRDY Dayz in the Region

Come join the Regional District, NEAT, Recycle It, and DC Recycling for a free BBQ, to learn about recycling and prizes!

September 16 at DC Campbell Recycling from 11 am to 2 pm.

September 23 at Recycle It in Fort St. John from 11 am to 2 pm.

There will be a grand prize draw both days and lots of fun prizes to win for both kids and adults!

View the poster here.

DC Campbell Recycling – 925 100 Ave, Dawson Creek, BC

Recycle It – 10095 85 Ave, Fort St. John, BC

NPEDC Grants

Is your organization looking for funding for upcoming projects?  Check out the North Peace Economic Development Commission’s Grant Writer’s Newsletter for some great funding opportunities!

More info here.

Road Work Advisory

Associated Engineering will be doing work along Highway 97 between Tumbler Ridge and Chetwynd. The highway will be reduced to single lane alternating traffic. The work will be ongoing between now and the end of November.

For questions or concerns visit their website at https://www.ae.ca or email inquiries@ae.ca

Public Meetings: West Peace Fringe Area Official Community Plan

The PRRD is updating the WPFA OCP and would like your input! 

Visit the Engage Page to find out more.

If you live or work in the area surrounding Chetwynd (Dokie, Wildmare, Wabi, Jackfish, Twidwell, Moberly Lake, Big Lake), please visit us at one of these events.

OPEN HOUSES: Stop by any time during the open house

HARVEST FESTIVAL: Visit our booth!

PUBLIC MEETING: This will be a presentation style event, beginning at 7pm

Have a photo of the West Peace Fringe Area?
Submit it for a chance for it to be featured in the OCP!