Tag Archives: Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Fernie Council Connection

The following is a break down of what occurred during the April 13 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. AGREEMENTS, LICENCES PERMITS & POLICIES 1.1 Temporary Use Permit Application No. TUP-001 – LTS Infrastructure Services Limited Partnership  Council authorized the … > Read More

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Sparwood Council Facts

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the April 7 District of Sparwood council meeting. DVP – Spardell Mobile Home Park A development variance request for 100 Industrial Road #1 (Spardell Mobile Home Park) to vary … > Read More

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Highway 95 resurfacing to begin next month

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has announced that 39 kilometres of Highway 95 will be resurfaced in a project valued at $8.54 million. The repaving will take place between Brisco and Parson and is scheduled to begin May 5. … > Read More

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Cycling infrastructure funding available

As part of B.C. on the Move, the Government of B.C.’s new 10-year transportation plan, the ministry is committing $6 million in BikeBC funding this year to expand and build cycling lanes, trails and paths for B.C. families. During consultations … > Read More

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Highway 3 work approved

As part of B.C. on the Move, the Government of B.C.’s new 10-year transportation plan, a new high-tech wildlife detection system will be piloted in the East Kootenay. This project is part of government’s plan to invest $75 million over … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a break down as to what occurred during the Feb. 23 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. OTHER INFORMATIONAL ITEMS 1.1 Backyard Mechanical Request for Exemption – Floodplain Setback Provision of Floodplain Management Bylaw No. 1780 Council … > Read More

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Fernie Council Connection

The following is a breakdown as to what occurred during the Feb. 10 City of Fernie council meeting. 1. BYLAWS 1.1 Bylaw No. 2271, Zoning Bylaw No. 1750 Amendment Bylaw No. 174, 2014 was given third reading and referral to … > Read More

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Westside Legacy Trail push continues

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A multi-organization represented Columbia Valley group is working hard to create a paved trail down Westside Road, from Invermere to Fairmont Hot Springs. Mark Halwa of Columbia Valley Greenways Trail Alliance and Richard Haworth, Haworth Development Consulting … > Read More

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Mayor’s report for December

By Mayor Mary Giuliano I want to thank everyone for the opportunity to keep working as not being challenged in the election allowed for me to continue on as usual. The election showed the lowest percentage of voters ever remembered. … > Read More

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The time to act is overdue

Letter to the Editor Re: Mainroad Contracting and East Kootenay highways.
 This week the weather conditions are milder, the roads clearer, and the Christmas shopping season is in full swing. Therefore many local residents are not thinking of how deplorable … > Read More

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