Regular Council Meeting scheduled for tonight Wednesday Aug. 15th has been postponed.
August 20, 2018 12:00 hrs EOC Update - The District office is providing ESS Services Monday to Friday 8:30-4:30 for pre-registration and information. Please contact the District Office at 250-996-8233. The EOC continues to be active facilitating local communication and emergency planning in collaboration with other stakeholder agencies. The EOC will remain open until further determination as the situation changes. The Latest Update from BC Wildfire Update - Crews continue to make good progress on the east flank of the fire, and the risk to the community of Fort Saint James has not increased in several days. The Large sprinkler system along Sowchea Road will be demobilized starting today. Structural protection crews, including engines, water tenders trucks and personnel will remain present in the area. A cold front is expected to pass through the area in the next few days which may cause windy conditions and an increase in fire behaviour. Crews [...]
NOTICE OF ANNUAL MEETING AND ANNUAL REPORT FOR THE YEAR 2017 The District of Fort St. James Annual Report for the year 2017 will be presented at the Regular Meeting of Council on June 27, 2018 at 7:00pm, pursuant to sections of the Community Charter. The Annual Report is available for public inspection at the District of Fort St. James Municipal Office, 477 Stuart Drive West, Fort St. James, during office hours, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. https://fortstjames.civicweb.net/filepro/documents/12426?preview=43227
June 20, 2018 On Tuesday June 19th, 2018 Mayor and Council welcomed The Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia to Fort St. James for a productive meeting. Premier Horgan spent three days touring and visiting the area with The Honourable Scott Fraser Minister for Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation. Mayor and Council sat down with Premier Horgan, Minister Fraser, and their team on Tuesday to discuss several issues. Council touched on five priorities. These were health, cannabis legalization, housing, forestry, and the North Road. The meeting with Council was followed up by a reception at The View jointly hosted by Nak’azdli Whut’en and the District of Fort St. James.
Take a walk through Cottonwood Campground to see all the new trees! These trees were made possible from a generous grant from BC Hydro/ Tree Canada!