REPORTING · 22nd March 2013
Mayor Joanne Monaghan started the Regular Meeting of Council for Monday, March 18th with her customary good news.
“Council had a luncheon with RTA and we were informed of their Sulphur Dioxide Emissions, among other emissions for their modernization plant,” said Monaghan.
She explained Council had several inquiries regarding the real-estate regarding apartments. She thanked George Baker from the CBC for doing a Broadcast from Constant Cravings on issues in Kitimat.
Monaghan expressed she was privileged to speak at the Multicultural Potluck Dinner and share a message from the Minister of Multiculturalism. She dropped the puck at the Coy Cup.
Council met with Provincial Minister Rich Coleman, Provincial Minister of Energy, Mines and Housing. They spoke about the West Side Road and Housing issues.
“An open meeting was held in regard to the issue of escort services, and they want to come to Kitimat. About 60 individuals came and many raised their issues and opinions on this business. It was brought to their attention that it is a legal business. However, hopefully, we can put some restrictions on it,” said Monahan.
She stated Council met with the college about the future of Kitimat.
“Finally, a new coffee shop is to open soon in the mall,” said Monaghan.