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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|

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|