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REPORTING · 20th January 2014
Walter McFarlane
MEETING DOMINATED BY PLEBISCITE

Kitimat City Council Meets tonight for a regular meeting of Council, Monday January 20th in the Council Chambers of Northwest Community College and oh what an agenda it is.

The meeting begins with two public hearings for zoning amendments. The first relates to the Baxter Townhouses, the second relates to the Dadook Avenue Hotels.

There are nine presentations. The first two are from Staff Sergeant Phil Harrison with the monthly policing report from December and John Sorenson with a presentation on an Educational Tour to Costa Rica.

It is followed by seven presentations concerning the upcoming plebiscite. On the agenda are Glenn Stenson, Sylvia DeSousa, David McRae, Murray Minchin, Dennis Horwood and Walter Thorn, Peter Ponter and Jack Riddle.

Councillor Corinne Scott has two motion. The first is to ask Staff to bring back the items in the minutes of the November 20th person’s with disabilities commission. The second is to attempt to change the plebiscite question.

The first report concerns the Plebiscite questions. It is followed by one about the educational tour proposed by MEMESS. The next report concerns the Plebiscite question. Report number four is a request by West Coast Amusements for use of Public Land on April 28th and 29th.

The budget comes up again with a request for Pre-Approval of Hirsh Creek and Radley Park. There is a request for Temporary Building Permit for a trailer structure from the KMP Construction Village, a letter to invite Minister Rich Coleman to meet with Council and the Statement of Accounts for November.

Finally, the Councillors will have a chance to report on their weekly activities.