ABC Communications Presents to Board
Falko Kadenbach, Vice President of ABC Communications, presented to the Cariboo Regional District Board about their projects and operations throughout the region. Their current 4G LTE projects are in Quesnel, Horsefly, Lac La Hache, Deka Lake and Horsefly and they have a pending application for 150 Mile House.
Community Funding Approved
The Electoral Area Directors approved the following funding requests:
Business Façade Improvement Program
Northern Development Initiative Trust approved the CRD’s application for $20,000 towards facilitating a Business Façade Improvement program in 2019.
The Business Façade Improvement program provides grant funding to business and property owners to improve rental and commercial buildings frontages. Eligible businesses can receive a 50 per cent reimbursement, up to a maximum of $5,000, to complete exterior improvements such as building façades, signage, murals, architectural features, siding, lighting and awnings.
Funding is open to all commercial businesses located within the rural areas of the Regional District and is committed on a first-come, first-serve basis (subject to project eligibility and availability of funds).
Learn more and download applications forms at cariboord.ca/BFI.
Search and Rescue Funding Applauded
The CRD Board of Directors expressed their appreciation for the Province’s funding announcement providing $18.6 million to ground search and rescue groups throughout the province over the next three years.
The Board resolved at its March 22 meeting to take a resolution to NCLGA advocating for more provincial funding for search and rescue. Following the Province’s announcement, the resolution was deemed no longer necessary.
VFD & SAR Chiefs appointed for three-year term
Over the last two Board meetings, the CRD Directors appointed the Chiefs for the regional district’s 14 volunteer fire departments and Central Cariboo Search and Rescue for the next three-year term. Four of the Chiefs are new to the role and the remainder are returning for another term.
Thank you to the outgoing Fire Chiefs, as well as our returning and incoming Chiefs for their dedication and service to their communities. Read more: bit.ly/2v0hcvc
McLeese Lake FireSmart meeting
A FireSmart meeting will be hosted at the McLeese Lake Community Hall in early May. The Board approved $300 from the Electoral Area D Initiative fund for the event.
CCRHD & CRD Boards – Friday, May 3, 2019
See the full CRD agenda at cariboord.ca/agendasminutes.
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