City council highlights

At Tuesday evening's regular meeting, council unanimously approved amending a covenant to allow for an additional 40,000 square feet.

  • Mar. 12, 2015 10:00 a.m.

At Tuesday evening’s regular meeting, council unanimously approved amending a covenant to allow for an additional 40,000 square feet of commercial development at Platform Properties. It was set at 75,000 and will now be set at 115,000 square feet.

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Third reading was given to amending a zoning bylaw to allow secondary suite use at 222 Woodland Drive. It will now go to the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure for approval.

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Council rescinded a September resolution and will now permit the connection of the property at 266 Woodland Drive to the city’s water system, provided the connection design is done by a professional engineer. All costs will be covered by the property owner.

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Mayor Walt Cobb’s travel expenses to attend the 2015 Council of Forest Industries Convention on April 8 and 9 in Prince George were approved by council.

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Three people were interviewed for the position of Inspector of the Williams Lake RCMP detachment Tuesday at city hall.

Mayor Walt Cobb who was on the interview committee said all three applicants were strong.

The position has been vacant since Insp. Warren Brown left to work with the Prince George RCMP in December.

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