CCRD Minutes in a Minute for September 2015

On Thursday September 10th, the CCRD Board of Directors held their regular meeting.

On Thursday September 10th, the CCRD Board of Directors held their regular meeting. The next regular meeting of the CCRD Board will be October 8th and as always the public is welcome to attend.

Highlights from the September Board Meeting include: The Central Coast Regional District will officially request that the Province undertake and fund a governance study for the Central Coast.

The CCRD supports the Hagensborg Waterworks District in their application for an Infrastructure Planning Grant to complete a comprehensive Asset Management Plan.

Reduce, reuse, recycle – logs from the new Thorsen Creek Waste & Recycling Centre were locally milled and will be used in the construction of the Walker Island concession building and the new storage facility at Thorsen Creek Waste & Recycling Centre.

In partnership with Northern Development Initiative Trust , the CCRD is working to bring a grant writing workshop to the Bella Coola Valley this fall.

The Bella Coola Airport Rates and Charges Bylaw review resulted in an increase to 2016 revenue.  The airport has never been taxed and has always been 100% operated on user fees.

For anyone interested in further information please visit the CCRD website at www.ccrd-bc.ca, our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/centralcoastregionaldistrict , or stop by the office to talk with a CCRD staff member.  CCRD regular scheduled Board Meetings take place the second Thursday of every month, excluding August and January.

Did you know?  In the Bella Coola Valley weather-related events, including flooding can be a common occurrence in the fall and winter.  Residents are responsible for having a plan, as well as the tools and equipment necessary to protect their homes and properties.

For more information on Flood Preparedness; Creating a Personal Emergency Kit; Creating a Household Emergency Plan, plus current River Flow Levels from the BC River Forecast Centre, please check out:   www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/prevention-preparation or http://bcrfc.env.gov.bc.ca or Contact the CCRD at (250) 799-5291.