Tag Archives: Mayor Gerry Taft

Funding approved for Canal Flats Arena upgrades

But second request denied The Regional District of East Kootenay Board of Directors Feb. 14 approved $140,500 in capital funding for additional insulation and drainage at the Canal Flats Arena. The funds are to be paid by the Canal Flats … > Read More

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Full costs awarded to DOI

The District of Invermere (DOI) has been awarded full costs in a BC Supreme Court challenge against it over its urban deer cull. Mayor Gerry Taft noted on Facebook, “Earlier today (Jan. 31) BC Supreme Court Madam Justice Gropper ruled … > Read More

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Dear Victoria, please deal with your deer

e-KNOW Editorial By Ian Cobb Are you ready for another few chapters in the urban deer control story unfolding across B.C. in 2014? More and more municipal councils across the province are contending with questions about how to deal with … > Read More

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IDPS going to Appeal Court over deer

Just when the District of Invermere thought it was safe to get down to the brass tacks of town infrastructure and management, with the 2014 budget up for discussion, it must again contend with urban deer. The Invermere Deer Protection … > Read More

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MLA supports call for urban deer management funding

Local governments are continuing to struggle with management of urban deer with little help from the provincial government, and this is absolutely unacceptable, says Columbia River – Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald. “For years I have been asking the provincial government … > Read More

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Cull still in district’s deer management toolbox

Victoria can once again expect a cry for help from the distant southeastern fringe of the province over its deer. The District of Invermere, like several East Kootenay communities, is home to more deer than it and its residents are … > Read More

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DOI council ready to act on mandate provided

District of Invermere taxpayers spoke loud and clear during the Nov. 2 community centre referendum. As a result, district council last night (Nov. 12) unanimously approved Borrowing Bylaw No. 1474, opening the door for the borrowing of up to $5.6 … > Read More

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Water vote result best for village

Mayor’s Report By Ute Juras Happy Halloween, everyone! I hope you all had a fun filled and safe fright night. As you are all aware, the vote for the water closed at 4:30 p.m. on September 30 and was passed.  … > Read More

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Invermere supports borrowing and cull

A referendum asking District of Invermere voters if they support borrowing up to $5.6 million to build a new community centre and a poll querying the public’s appetite for another deer cull were conducted last week and finalized yesterday, Nov. … > Read More

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Deer challenge dismissed in Supreme Court

The District of Invermere has been doing it right. A lawsuit filed against the district by the Invermere Deer Protection Society, challenging the process undertaken by the municipality to conduct deer culls, was today (Oct. 25) concluded in BC Supreme … > Read More

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