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September 3, 2018 09:20 While the Evacuation Alert has been rescinded, outdoor enthusiasts, hunters and harvesters are reminded that an “area restriction” order is in place for Crown land in the vicinity of the Shovel Lake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 This order will remain in place until noon on Sept. 15, 2018, or until it is rescinded.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 [...]
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!
The sixth Annual Night Market is taking place in downtown Fort St. James on Tuesday, August 21st from 5-9 p.m. The Night Market provides our local and regional artisans, farmers, and businesses the opportunity to showcase and sell their goods and/or services to the community of Fort St. James and visitors from neighbouring communities. There will be live music and entertainment as well as various activities and games for everyone to enjoy. There are 3 tiers of registration for vendors: Regular vendors and industry booth- $15 Love Fort St. James Businesses -$10, Non-profit groups -$5. Please register by August 17th either by cheque, cash or debit at the District Office, cheques can be mailed. No refunds will be provided. Vendor location will be considered based on facility requirements and first-come first-serve basis. Late registrations will be considered dependent on space availability. Vendors will be allocated a 10x10 space, if a [...]