TNRD ‘O’ and ‘P’ pledge $10,000 gas tax funds for Barriere Curling Club repairs

Barriere Curling Club building will be receiving a chiller upgrade through $10,000 from Federal Gas Tax Revenues

The Thompson-Nicola Regional District Board’s Jan. 30, meeting included the following:

Gas Tax funding The Barriere Curling Club building will be receiving a chiller upgrade through $10,000 from Federal Gas Tax Revenues – Community Works Funds from Electoral Areas “O” (Low North Thompson) and “P” (Rivers and the Peaks).

Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2452, 2014

First reading was given for Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 2452, 2014 BA 30. The purpose of the application is to rezone lands contained in the subject property from RL-1 Rural and P-2: Industrial Zones to a new Comprehensive Development (CD-3) Zone. Rezoning the property will allow further development of Fountainview Academy, a mixed agriculture and residential use secondary school. The bylaw will be taken to public hearing at a future Regular Board meeting.

Letter of support

A letter of support will be provided for the Literacy in Kamloops program (LinK), specifically in support for the Literacy Outreach Coordinator Positions and LinK’s community literacy work.

Gas Tax Funding Tree Canada Program

Director Pennell requested and received the support of the Board for a Tree Canada Grant application toward funding landscaping of the newly renovated Vavenby Community Hall.