TNRD Board highlights from Apr. 7

The Board adopted TNRD Utility Rates Amendment Bylaw No. 2565, 2016

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District Board of Directors’ Meeting held Apr. 7, produced the following highlights.

Kathy Humphreys, Executive Director of the Kamloops Symphony Society, provided information about the shows, music school, and numerous community projects created by the Kamloops Symphony Society. Upon request, the TNRD Board provided $5,000 towards the Symphony’s 40th anniversary season, which begins in September 2016.

Clyde Gillespie, Project Manager for KGHM’s Ajax mine, provided information to the Board about the current status of the mine development.

Mr. Gillespie also reviewed which applications would be submitted to the TNRD in the near future for a temporary non-farm use within the Agriculture Land Reserve (ALR) and exclusion of land from the ALR. Mr. Gillespie also responded to questions from Directors.

The Board appointed Eileen Clark and Jeannie Norlander to the Vavenby Fire Protection Committee Department.

The Board adopted TNRD Utility Rates Amendment Bylaw No. 2565, 2016. It amends Bylaw No. 2507 by removing reference to a per-parcel rate for each parcel within the utility service areas and introduces a metered rate for high commercial users in the Vavenby Community Water System.