At its last meeting, the Cariboo Regional District Board of Directors agreed to support three central Cariboo applications to the Northern Development Initiative Trust.
The Cedar Point Class “C” Provincial Park Board is proposing to undertake improvements to the boat launch and dock system and construction of a shower house at Cedar Point Provincial Park. The request is for $30,000 in grant funding from the Community Halls and Recreation Facilities Program.
The Likely and District Chamber of Commerce is proposing to install a billboard on Highway 97 near Hixon to promote the back road from Likely to Barkerville to raise awareness of the scenic route and increase tourism in Likely. The request is for $2,400 in grant funding from the Marketing Initiatives Program.
The Williams Lake Indian Band is constructing three mountain bike recreational trails on Fox Mountain, connecting the Chief Will Yum Campground on the northern boundary of the Williams Lake Indian Reserve No. 1 (Sugar Cane) and Asahal Lake Indian Reserve No. 2. The project will be a collaborative partnership between the Williams Lake Indian Band, the Williams Lake Cycling Club and the Cariboo Mountain Bike Consortium.
The next CRD meeting is Feb. 18.