TNRD Board meeting highlights from Nov. 6

Blackpool, Pritchard and Vavenby Volunteer Fire Departments had their own remuneration scales set by bylaw

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District Board of Directors’ Meeting of Nov.  6, 2014, produced the following highlights:

Funds Provided to Western Canada

Theatre for the

2015-16 Season

Ms. Lori Marchand provided a presentation on behalf of Western Canada Theatre and requested that the TNRD provide funds to support the theatre company’s 2015-16 season. The Board resolved to provide the funding in the amount of $3,200 to be funded from each of the 10 electoral areas.

Consistent

Remuneration for TNRD’s Volunteer Fire Departments

Blackpool, Pritchard and Vavenby Volunteer Fire Departments each had their own remuneration scales as set by bylaw. Amendments were approved to move to equitable and consistent remuneration for the three fire departments.

Bylaws Adopted to

Authorize Borrowing for a New Fire Hall for Paul Lake

Approval has been received from the Inspector of Municipalities for the adoption of the bylaws establishing the Paul Lake fire protection financial contribution service and authorizing borrowing of up to $260,000 for construction of a fire hall. The Board adopted the Paul Lake Fire Protection Financial Contribution Service Area Establishment Bylaw No. 2476, 2014, and Paul Lake Fire Protection Loan

Authorization Bylaw No. 2477, 2014, to move forward with the process.