CCRD Grant in Aid funding awarded, design work proceeds on new transfer station at Thorsen Creek


On Thursday February 11th, the CCRD Board of Directors held their regular meeting.

On Thursday February 11th, the CCRD Board of Directors held their regular meeting.  The next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on March 10, 2016 at the CCRD boardroom.  As always, the public is welcome to attend.

There were seventeen applications for CCRD Grant in Aid funding totalling $35,545. A total of $17,445 was allocated to 8 applicants.  The following organizations were successful with their 2016 applications: Bella Coola Valley Festival of Arts, Bella Coola Valley Ridge Riders, Bella Coola Community Support Society, Denny Island Community Development Association, Bella Coola Music Festival, Dogtown Bella Coola, Lobelco Community Club, and the S.H.E.D Society of Bella Coola.

Some additional highlights from the February 11th board meeting include the following: The regional district’s auditors, PMT Chartered Accountants, will begin their field work on February 21st and the year-end results will follow in March.

Partnership/contribution agreements was supported as a planning tool and delivery strategy to assist with the administration of the Economic Development Services function of the CCRD.

Design work for the new recycling depot at the Thorsen Creek Waste and Recycling Centre is proceeding as scheduled.

Did you know earthquakes, floods, tsunamis and wildfires are just some of the potential hazards in B.C. Take the time to familiarize yourself with the ones that could occur in your community.  The Emergency Program Coordinator for the Central Coast Regional District is Darla Blake, she can be reached by e-mail at epc@ccrd-bc.ca or by phone at 250-799-5291.