Tag Archives: Local Government Act

MLA decries Jumbo funding request as “ridiculous use of public money”

By Ian Cobb Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald March 25 decried the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality’s (JGMRM) recently tabled five-year financial plan during an exchange in the Legislature with Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. Noting … > Read More

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Notice to motorists regarding pothole damage claims


It is that time of year again when potholes begin their annual appearance on the streets of Cranbrook and become the hot topic of discussion for many residents. Potholes are weather-related and can occur at any time of the year. … > Read More

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Flooding related projects continue in Elk Valley

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) continues to deal with the aftermath of the Elk River flooding last summer and is currently focusing on a dirt berm project in the Cokato Road area. “Staff are working with a private … > Read More

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City recruiting advisory committee members

There are numerous opportunities for public participation and involvement on City of Cranbrook advisory committees, the city noted today (Nov. 6). From planning to transportation to economic development to wellness and heritage to families, deer and more, there are 21 … > Read More

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Invermere voters face two questions

This Saturday, Nov. 2, District of Invermere voters are being asked two questions in a referendum/poll that will provide answers on two pressing issues. The referendum question is asking voters to provide their views on whether the district should borrow … > Read More

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Notice to motorists regarding pothole damage claims

It is that time of year again when potholes begin their annual appearance on the streets of Cranbrook and become the hot topic of discussion for many residents. Potholes are weather-related and can occur at any time of the year. … > Read More

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DOI asking UBCM to push its stand against Jumbo municipality

The District of Invermere wants the Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) to stand by a resolution passed last September that in part states opposition to “the concept of an unelected body making land use decisions for an area with … > Read More

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EcoSociety to challenge Jumbo Municipality in court

The West Kootenay EcoSociety is today (Feb. 18) submitting an application for a Judicial Review of the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality at the B.C. Courthouse in Nelson. The application argues that the appointment of municipal councilors without any electors … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

DVP – Whiskey Jack Resort District of Sparwood Council Feb. 4 authorized sending out notices to surrounding property owner’s who may be affected advising them that council will, at the regular meeting on Monday, February 18, consider a Development Variance … > Read More

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District holding public hearing on zoning bylaws revamp

The District of Elkford is holding a public hearing March 4 so the public can have their say on a zoning bylaw revamp. Pursuant to Section 890 and 892 of the Local Government Act, the Council of the District of … > Read More

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