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REPORTING · 21st February 2011
Walter McFarlane
Kitimat City Council meets tonight and it’s gong to be another long one. There are 7 presentations 7 reports, 5 communications and three motions.

The first presentation is by Nancy Wells, the Superintendent of Schools representing the Coast Mountains Board of Education. Following her is Staff Sergeant Steve Corp with the Monthly Police Report.

Alannah Sivyer is next with a TECUP application for a home occupation on Meldrum Street. Then comes Jack Oviatt and Allan Hewitson, both with presentations on the Tamitik Sound System. Mary Monteiro follows with a presentation on the Stand Alone Commission for Persons With Disabilities. Finally, Sean O’Driscoll, Gary Warren, Cam Wiebe representing CAW 2301 present their snow clearing petition to the District.

After approving minutes, three motions come forward. The first is on sidewalk repair as a 2011 budget item, the second is a KLNG intervener and the third is on the Halibut Allocations.

Remuneration returns to Council as a bylaw followed by the Flat Tax Amendment Bylaw. The Final Bylaw is the Advisory Commission For Person’s With Disabilities with an amendment by Corinne Scott.

The TECUP Application from earlier has a report has a report. There are also reports on a building permit, a Silent auction, Grants and Council Travel Policy. Notably in there is an invitation to host the Senior Games. Finally, the statement of accounts for January.

There are 5 communications, the first from the board of education on the school transition committees, from Mary Monteiro on the Stand Alone Commission for Person’s with Disabilities, a call for nominations for the NCLGA Executive and from Brian Lennox on the BC Hydro Outages.

In addition, later this week, on Thursday and Friday, Kitimat City Council goes into all day budget deliberations.