District proclaims January 2011 Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The last District of Barriere Council Meeting of 2010 was nice and short, finishing about 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 20.

The last District of Barriere Council Meeting of 2010 was nice and short, finishing about 8 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 20.

Council members passed the final adoption of the District of Barriere Fire Regulation Bylaw #55.

Several recommendations were also passed, including that Council authorize the submission of an Infrastructure Planning Grant Application for a Sustainable Wastewater Solutions feasibility study for the District of Barriere; and that the District’s share of the cost be funded from Gas Tax reserves.  The feasibility study is required in order to apply for the Grant.

Another recommendation was that Council support the District of Barriere’s participation in, and the expediture of $2100 for Phase 1 of the Joint B.C. Transit Study.

Mayor Fennell also made the following proclamation: “I, Mike Fennell, Mayor of the District of Barriere, do hereby proclaim the month of January 2011 as Alzheimer Awareness Month and do urge all citizens of our community to become more aware and educated concerning the far-reaching effects of this devastating disease.”

The next District of Barriere council meeting will be on January 10, 2011 at 7 p.m.