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REPORTING · 1st May 2014
Walter McFarlane
Mayor Joanne Monaghan began the Regular Meeting of Council on Tuesday, April 22nd with her customary good news.

“We have had several housing committee meetings for affordable housing and hopefully, we’ll have some news soon on that item,” said Monaghan.

She said the Spring Craft and Business Fair was a success, the Council met with NHA when they were in Kitimat and Northern Development Initiative trust is giving the District of Kitimat for their planning department.

Council met to discuss budget on Wednesday, April 16th leading to a 3% increase in taxes. Monaghan stated Feldhoff and herself wanted a 2% increase but the rest of the Council were against them.

Monaghan announced the results of the Plebiscite and she promised to recognize them. She had sent a letter to the Provincial and Federal Government outlining the results.

Councillor Mary Murphy chaired an age friendly meeting. Monaghan had a Photo Op with the Hospice Society and Janet Monroe for a proclamation of Meningitis Week. Monaghan attended the 40th Anniversary of the transit system.

Finally, Monaghan and Administration met with the BC Ambulance Service and there was nothing to report on it.