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Recent News 2019-05-06T15:15:33-07:00

Spring Utility Notice

Spring Utility Notices are now available and are being sent in the mail. Utility notices are due April 30 2019. Look for the Fort Flyer included in your utility notice, or available online (click here). Important Information Seniors may be able to receive a 50% discount on utility bills if they are paid on or before the due date, complete form (click here) and return for senior's discount. The discount is not available after the due date- no exceptions. The discount will be applied to the total invoice amount at the time of payment. We can answer your questions at the municipal office, 477 Stuart Drive West, phone 250-996-8233. All unpaid utility accounts will be subject to a 5% penalty charge after the due date. As of December 31st of each year, unpaid utility accounts will be transferred to your property taxes, where interest will accrue daily. To avoid missing [...]

By | March 27th, 2019|

Feb 27th Budget Meeting

Tonight's budget meeting has been cancelled. Sorry for any inconvenience. The draft budget is available March 1, 2019 for viewing at the District Office.

By | February 27th, 2019|

Winterfest 2019

Winterfest 2019 is in full swing providing community members lots opportunity to get outdoors and join in the incredible recreation opportunities available to them. Make sure you take in the Sled Dog races, get out on the ice for some skating, or visit the En Plein Air Art show! Schedule of Winterfest events 2019 Public Skating 2019 Schedule Family Skating at the Fort Forum Arena will begin February 1, 2019 and continue until the arena closes for the season. Costs 5 and under or Over 65 - Free6-64 - $3.00

By | February 8th, 2019|

Chief Administrative Officer Job Posting

The District of Fort St. James is a Historic and Resourceful community of approximately 1200, serving a local area of approximately 4500 people.  Located on the shores of beautiful Stuart Lake, we offer an outstanding outdoor playground and quality of life.  Please check us out at The District is seeking applications for the position of Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) The CAO is responsible for the overall management of the District’s daily operations. Reporting to Mayor and Council, you are responsible for the utilization of staff, finances, and physical resources. In addition, the CAO will help build and continue strong relationships with other local and indigenous governments, the not-for-profit sector and the business community. Preference may be given to candidates with the following qualifications, skills and experience: A Senior Local Government Management Diploma \ Certificate,  Bachelors Degree in Business Administration,  or an equivalent combination of experience and education. A minimum [...]

By | January 28th, 2019|

Visitor Information Centre

The Visitor Information Centre located at 115 Douglas Avenue is open April 1 to October 31. The kiosk at the Municipal Office is open year round, week days 8:30 to 4:30. 477 Stuart Drive West, 250-996-8233

By | December 14th, 2018|

Community Forest Committee

NOVEMBER 29, 2018 EXPRESSION OF INTEREST Select Committee The District of Fort St. James is accepting applications from qualified individuals with experience in forestry or wood lot stewardship who are interested in holding a seat on the Fort St. James Community Forest select committee. We anticipate work to commence January 2, 2019 with the request for proposal to be approved and published February 2019 with a decision on the successful proponent made by the committee and forwarded to the Council by March 8, 2019. Duties will include (but may not be limited to):   Coordination with various Departments to collect information and documentation required to make informed decision on a request for proposal (RFP) to deliver the community forest servicesCompletion and submission of final draft of the RFPFinal recommendation to Council on the successful proponent   This is a volunteer position with terms from December 15, 2018 through March 31, 2019. [...]

By | December 10th, 2018|