City council has agreed to a two-year fee for service agreement with the Williams Lake and District Chamber of Commerce in the amount of $125,000 a year. The chamber runs the Tourism Discovery Centre as part of the agreement.
City council will host its next community budget meeting Thursday, April 2, in city hall at 6 p.m. “We are finalizing things here this week and anticipate getting the budget out,” Coun. Scott Nelson said.
Council approves appointments
Heritage Advisory Committee two-year appointments: Cody William, David Abbott and Rick Magnell
Accessibility Advisory Committee one-year appointments: Current members Margaret Waring, Barbara Doedel, Brenda Gordon, Laura Klassen, Arlene Gilmour, George Atamanenko and new appointments Brice O’Neill, Sheila LeGoffic and Shirley Robbins.
City awards janitorial contract
Council has awarded Pact Commercial and Specialty Clinic Ltd. a two-year janitorial contract for services at city hall, the fire hall and the works yard for the bid price of $78,381, as well as $25 an hour for the Tourism Discovery Centre.
Lakers Car Club 21st Annual Spring Round-Up Show and Shine
City council has given the Lakers Car Club approval to host the annual show and shine on Sunday, May 24, from 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the city’s downtown. City staff will help with barricading the area on Third Avenue between Oliver and Proctor Streets and Borland Street between Second and Fourth Avenues.
Aboriginal Day mural project in Boitanio Park
Council has approved the second annual Aboriginal Day mural project, proposed by the Community Arts Council of Williams Lake. In 2015, the council is proposing the mural be created on the stage of the Gwen Ringwood Amphitheatre in the park.