While its regular meeting held Tuesday, Aug. 16, only lasted about 25 minutes, council approved the following items.
Council approved a front canopy encroachment agreement with Thomas and Ulrike Wittal for the property at 28 Broadway Avenue North.
Buchanan street name approved
Council accepted a street naming application from Don Buchanan and approved adding the name Buchanan to the list of approved names for consideration in future street naming processes.
“Buchanans are a long-time family in the city,” Mayor Walt Cobb said.
October 1, 2016 will be proclaimed as International Day of Older Persons, as requested by the Old Age Pensioners Williams Lake Branch 93.
October 5, 2016 will be proclaimed as World Cerebral Palsy Day at the request of the Cerebral Palsy Association of B.C.
October 10, 2016 will be proclaimed as World Mental Health Day at the request of the World Federation of Mental Health and Amanda Todd Legacy Society.
Mountain Biking Community Partnership Agreement
The City of Williams Lake has agreed to renew its community partnership agreement with the Cariboo Regional District and the Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium and the Williams Lake Cycling Club.
In the past the agreement has been used by the parties to help obtain external funding and grants that have helped undertake a large number of mountain bike related projects, as well as to attract large events to our community.
These include hosting symposiums, races, trail development, and partnerships with First Nations.