Job Opportunity

The District of Fort St. James invites applications for the position of Grant Writer. The Grant Writer will research and prepare funding applications for projects beneficial to the District and the community of Fort St. James. Part-time term position, 14 hours/week. Wage dependent upon experience. Term December 1 2017 to December 30, 2018. Interested individuals [...]

By | 2017-10-12T15:19:57+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council Update

Council for the District of Fort St. James had the pleasure of meeting with Sonia Furstenau, MLA for Cowichan Valley on July 26th. Ms. Furstenau is the first Green Party MLA to visit Fort St. James. Ms. Furstenau was travelling along Highway 16 with her family, she took this opportunity to meet with mayor’s and [...]

By | 2017-08-21T15:40:30+00:00 August 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance

The Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance (RBA) is a group of 21 local governments across the Northwest from Masset to Vanderhoof, committed to achieving a resource revenue sharing agreement for the region through negotiations with the provincial government. Over the past five years more than $13 billion has been spent on major capital projects in the [...]

By | 2017-05-16T13:56:06+00:00 May 16th, 2017|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Fire Chief on the Move

Fire Chief Michael Navratil has tendered his resignation, to pursue other career opportunities.  He will continue to lead the Fort St. James Fire Department until the end of May, and is now actively assisting the municipality with the transition to new leadership. Mr. Navratil began working as Fire Chief in November of 2013.  Since then [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:33+00:00 May 12th, 2017|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council’s Corner April Update

Council jumped right into the New Year with budget deliberations, a community forum held February 7th, new bylaws and new policies. Council is excited to announce that in January they passed a resolution on the right to a healthy environment. This declaration is part of the national Blue Dot movement sponsored by the David Suzuki [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:33+00:00 May 11th, 2017|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Council’s Corner- Year In Review

The District of Fort St. James had a busy year in 2016 with lots of exciting projects and programs taking place. Council was able to support the community with $15,000 in Grants in Aid. These grants went to diverse community groups and individuals pursuing exciting opportunities around the world. Grants ranged from $100 to $5,000. [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:33+00:00 February 8th, 2017|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Official By-Election Results

Judy Greenaway has been declared the elected Councillor in the December 10 by-election. Official results of the by-election were announced at 9:00 a.m. on December 13, 2016. The total votes received were as follows: 71 - Judy Greenaway 45 - Hallan Mtatiro 41 - Bev Playfair 30 - Allan Howell Ms. Greenaway will be sworn [...]

By | 2017-05-12T13:47:33+00:00 December 13th, 2016|Recent News, Uncategorized|0 Comments