TNRD supports Sheep Classic and Agriplex

The Blackpool Community Hall received $10,000 from Federal Gas Tax Funds through the Community Works Fund

At the Apr. 18, Board Meeting of the Thompson Nicola Regional District the Board approved the following:

On behalf of the BC Purebred Sheep Breeders Association, Mr. Dave Ellison appeared before the Board to request sponsorship funds for the upcoming All-Canada Sheep Show and Sale. The Show and Sale will take place in Barriere at the North Thompson Agriplex. A total of $2,000 from the Electoral Areas Arts and Culture funds was approved for sponsorship.

Through Gas Tax funds, the North Thompson Economic Development Fund, and EA Discretionary Funds, a total of $12,000 will be provided to the North Thompson Fall Fair & Rodeo Association for the continued construction of the Agriplex.

The Dangerous Dog Control Service Establishment Bylaw No. 2379, 2013, was given three readings and once the bylaw receives Ministerial approval, the bylaw will be considered by the Board for adoption.

The Blackpool Community Hall received $10,000 from Federal Gas Tax Funds through the Community Works Fund component to upgrade their washrooms by installing waterconservation and energy efficient components.