Tag Archives: Union of BC Municipalities

Sparwood Council Facts

Official Community Plan Photo Contest winners announced A photo contest ran from June until September asking the public to submit a photo of Sparwood to tell us what they love about Sparwood, and what they would like to see in … > Read More

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No additional deer cull in 2013

Residents of the City of Cranbrook will not see an additional urban deer cull in the city in 2013. That was the decision of city council Monday night, following a recommendation made by the Urban Deer Management Advisory Committee (UDMAC). … > Read More

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It’s been a busy month

Mayors update – Sept. 2013 By Mary Giuliano September has been a whirlwind of meetings, convention, conferences, the Lieutenant Governor’s visit and many more interesting events. Two days of meetings at the Regional District of East Kootenay and Mine Rescue … > Read More

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Councillor took in Fire Ops 101 event at UBCM

The British Columbia Professional Fire Fighters (BCPFF) conducted a half-day fire ground operations orientation (Fire Ops 101) for elected public officials, administrators or MLAs during the recent Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) convention with a City of Cranbrook councilor taking … > Read More

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Getting a political education at the UBCM

Perceptions by Gerry Warner Have you ever wanted to get a political science degree, but didn’t have time? Well, there’s a way of doing it in less than a week! It happens every year, but you’ve got to have a … > Read More

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Local government election rules changing

The provincial government is moving ahead with making changes to the rules regarding local government elections, Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, announced today (August 21). The intended changes are the most significant to local elections legislation in … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Area A ALC Delegation of Authority Agreement extended The Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) delegation agreement with the Agricultural Land Commission that allows the regional board of directors to make decisions with respect to certain types of ALR non-farm … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Application to be submitted for fuel treatments B.A. Blackwell and Associates Ltd. will submit an application to the Union of BC Municipalities for funding to complete operational fuel treatments in the Baynes Lake area. If funding is received, the project … > Read More

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SD5 and city celebrate opening of new tennis courts

School District No. 5 (SD5) and the City of Cranbrook celebrated the reconstruction of The Mount Baker Tennis Courts at a grand opening celebration this afternoon, Tuesday, June 11. The tennis courts, owned by SD5, operate under a Joint Use … > 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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