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Water Survey

David Nairne + Associates Ltd. (DNA) is completing a water survey for Nak'azdli Whut'en and the District of Fort St. James. Follow the link to complete the survey and have your say. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DDRZJ29 If you have any questions about the project or the survey please contact: John Bergese, P.Eng. – jbergese@davidnairne.com

By | 2018-04-30T14:00:40+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flood Information for Residents in the Regional District

FRIDAY, APRIL 27, 2018, 8:30 hrs  PUBLIC NOTIFICATION IS HEREBY ISSUED BY THE REGIONAL DISTRICT OF BULKLEY-NECHAKO REGARDING SPRING FRESHET As temperatures rise and snow continues to melt throughout the region, the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako is advising residents to prepare for an increased risk of flooding. If you live in an area that may [...]

By | 2018-04-30T11:22:18+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT CONCERNING NON-MEDICAL CANNABIS, April 26, 2018

At the Regular Council meeting of April 25, 2018 Council adopted “Zoning Bylaw Amendment No. 34, Bylaw No. 989, 2018.” This bylaw adds a definition for Cannabis to the Zoning Bylaw and also prohibits the sale, production and distribution of commercial cannabis within the District of Fort St. James. Council made a late amendment to [...]

By | 2018-04-27T11:22:54+00:00 April 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Noise Regulation Bylaw

Council is proposing changes to the Noise Regulation Bylaw. Changes were recommended by the Bylaw Review Committee. The new bylaw updates and clarifies language, removes non-enforceable actions (or those covered by other legislation) and increases fines. Click here to see the new proposed bylaw.   If you have any comments or concerns please do not [...]

By | 2018-04-26T15:02:48+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spring Snowmelt

Annual snowmelt is beginning throughout the region. When temperatures rise above 20 degrees and it remains warm for a few days, freshet or spring snowmelt starts. Above average snow packs indicate that spring runoff could be vigorous and may last for many weeks. Localized flooding may occur which has the potential to affect any number [...]

By | 2018-04-23T13:44:10+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council’s Corner- April 2018

April 18th, 2018 First Quarter The District of Fort St. James had a snowy start to 2018 with lots of snow clearing from January right through to April. The Economic Development department has been applying for grants and participating in training. With summer in sight the District is looking forwards to another season operating the [...]

By | 2018-04-20T15:14:27+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Business Facade Improvement Program

The District of Fort St. James is pleased to facilitate a workshop on the Business Façade Improvement Program  on Monday April 30th from 9 – 12 Noon 477 Stuart Drive West (Council Chambers). We will work as a group to complete the application forms that can provide monetary assistance as an incentive to buildings/ business owners, [...]

By | 2018-04-18T09:23:49+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Media Release on Recreational Cannabis – April 12, 2018

COUNCIL’S COMMENTS ON ZONING BYLAW AMENDMENT CONCERNING RECREATIONAL CANNABIS The Regular Council meeting of April 11, 2018 was attended by a record number of members of the public. While most people were patient and respectful, Council was forced to adjourn the meeting when one person was disruptive and refused to leave the meeting when asked [...]

By | 2018-04-13T09:00:32+00:00 April 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments