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YMCA- Recreation Survey

Have your say! Recreation survey by YMCA of Northern BC: 

By | November 29th, 2018|

2018/2019 Budget Meeting Schedule

*All budget meetings are open to the public* ** All meeting date and times are subject to change, changes will be posted at the District of Fort St. James Municipal Office** Dec. 11th 4-6 pm Review Managers Capital Requests for General, Sewer & Water 2019. Discuss Capital 5 year Dec. 18th 5 pm Review Draft Capital Budgets with amendments 2019-2023 Jan. 8th 5 pm Review Draft General Funds Budgets Jan. 23rd 7 pm Budget principles & assumptions are approved (Regular Meeting) Feb. 5th 5 pm Review and finalize budgets with amendments Feb 27th 5 pm Review Draft Financial Plan available for public viewing March 1st March 1-15th Draft Financial Plan (2019-2023) available for public viewing and input April 10th 7 pm First three readings of Financial Plan Bylaw and Tax Rates Bylaw (Regular Meeting) April 24th 7 pm Adopt Financial Plan Bylaw and Adopt Tax Rates Bylaw (Regular Meeting) May 14th Last [...]

By | November 13th, 2018|

OCTOBER 30, 2018 PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Mr. Kevin Crook is no longer with the District of Fort St. James. The Council thanks Mr. Crook for his service and wishes him the best in his future endeavours. 2018-10-30_Press release K. Crook T

By | October 30th, 2018|

Joint Press Release- District of Fort St. James and CUPE

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

By | October 3rd, 2018|

Fall Newsletter

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.

By | September 25th, 2018|

Proposed Zoning Bylaw Amendment

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 ( 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 [...]

By | September 6th, 2018|