OFFICE OF THE MAYOR PRESS RELEASE SEPTEMBER 24, 2018 The District of Fort St. James has long enjoyed a respectful and supportive relationship with their employees, appreciating the hard work they undertake daily in moving our District forward. Mayor and Council look forward to reaching an agreement with CUPE Local 4951 that is fair and equitable, but also balances the present fiscal climate and needs of our taxpayers. Rob MacDougall Mayor Joint Press Release_2018-09-24
The fall edition of the Fort Flyer is now available. Fall NEWSLETTER 2018 The Fort Flyer is published twice a year and is included with Utility Bills. If you have any questions about anything in the flyer or would like more information please do not hesitate to contact the District Office 250-996-8233. Reminder that all Utility Bill payments are due by 4:30 on October 31st 2018.
District of Fort St. James Municipal Council is considering an amendment to Zoning Bylaw No. 738, 2001. The amendment affects Division Two-Definitions and Division Three-Regulations. The amendment to Division Two-Definitions includes the addition of a definition for Cannabis, Cannabis Production Facility and Cannabis Retail Store. The amendment to Division Three-Regulations adds a subsections allowing the sale and production of recreational Cannabis in certain zones. The proposed amending bylaw may be viewed at the District Office, 477 Stuart Drive West, Fort St. James, from September 10 through September 21, between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. It is also available online at (https://bit.ly/2MTQKPo). A public hearing on the proposed amendment will be held in Council Chambers at the District Office at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday September 26, 2018. All persons who believe their interest in property will be affected by the proposed amendment will be given an opportunity to [...]
Regular Council Meeting scheduled for tonight Wednesday Aug. 15th has been postponed.
September 3, 2018 09:20 While the Evacuation Alert has been rescinded, outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and harvesters are reminded that an “area restriction” order is in place for Crown land in the vicinity of the Shovel Lake wildfire. This area restriction is being implemented to protect public safety - due to this wildfire's behaviour and potential impacts on forest service roads (such as fire-damaged trees and nearby fire activity) - and to avoid interference with firefighting activities. This order will remain in place until noon on Sept. 15, 2018, or until it is rescinded. This order applies to Crown land within the geographic boundaries shown on the map that is posted online at: http://ow.ly/EYaT30lyPvw Under this order and Section 11(2) of the Wildfire Act, a person must not remain in or enter this restricted area without prior written authorization of an official designated for the purposes of the Wildfire Act, unless [...]