City Council

Williams Lake city council decided at its regular meeting Tuesday, Aug. 17, that it will continue to also have its COW meetings live streamed and held in council chambers. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City of Williams Lake will continue to livestream committee of the whole meetings

COVID-19 restrictions saw the meetings livestreamed while the public could not attend in person

 

Loraine Brisebois, sales clerk at Mason & Daly General Merchants at Barkerville Historic Town & Park welcomes visitors. 2020 was the second season at Barkerville for Brisebois who is from Quesnel. Barkerville limited the site to 200 visitors per day during the COVID-19 pandemic, and is encouraging visitors to wear masks.(Rebecca Dyok photo - Quesnel Cariboo Observer)

Barkerville trust says historical town is underfunded by $600K

The trust asked Quesnel city council to support their bid to the province for increased funding

 

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

‘I should not have gone:’ Victoria councillor takes holiday trip to Africa

Two Greater Victoria municipal politician admit to traveling in December

 

Williams Lake Insp. Jeff Pelley provided a crime report during the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, Dec. 8. (File photo)

Property crime offences on the increase in Williams Lake

RCMP Insp. Jeff Pelley 1880 property crime calls for service in 2020 so far

Williams Lake Insp. Jeff Pelley provided a crime report during the committee of the whole meeting Tuesday, Dec. 8. (File photo)
Due to provincial health guidelines city council meetings will not be available for the public to attend in person, the city announced Monday, Dec. 7. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake city council meetings closed to public, available through livestream

City will continue to live stream its regular council meetings on YouTube

Due to provincial health guidelines city council meetings will not be available for the public to attend in person, the city announced Monday, Dec. 7. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Downtown Williams Lake whale mural goes ahead without blessing of city council

Downtown Williams Lake whale mural goes ahead without blessing of city council

Williams Lake First Nation steps up to fund City’s portion of the cost

Downtown Williams Lake whale mural goes ahead without blessing of city council
City council deferred Downtown Williams Lake’s request to approve and fund a new mural downtown. (DWLBIA image)
City council deferred Downtown Williams Lake’s request to approve and fund a new mural downtown. (DWLBIA image)
Williams Lake mayor and council received 2019 audited financial statements and report during Tuesday’s regular meeting. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City of Williams Lake continues to chip away at debt load

In five years the total owing has been reduced from $14.1 million to $9.3 million

Williams Lake mayor and council received 2019 audited financial statements and report during Tuesday’s regular meeting. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
South Lakeside water and sewer parcel tax is on the agenda for the Williams Lake City Council meeting Tuesday, July 14. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

City overcharged South Lakeside residents on water and sewer tax, says Judy Albin

City staff are seeking direction from city council on how to proceed at Tuesday meeting

South Lakeside water and sewer parcel tax is on the agenda for the Williams Lake City Council meeting Tuesday, July 14. (Angie Mindus photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Blair Camille comes out of the gate for his first junior steer riding competition at the Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo.                                Blair Camille comes out of the gate for his first junior steer riding competition at a past Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
Blair Camille comes out of the gate for his first junior steer riding competition at the Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo.                                Blair Camille comes out of the gate for his first junior steer riding competition at a past Williams Lake Indoor Rodeo. (Williams Lake Tribune photo)
The City of Williams Lake’s chief administrative officer Milo MacDonald and Coun. Scott Nelson were happy to announce their efforts to ensure more prolific offenders are monitored by GPS bracelets are beginning to see results. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Williams Lake City Council and community advocacy leads to GPS monitoring of six prolific offenders

Counc. Scott Nelson said he is happy at this result and hopes to build on momentum

The City of Williams Lake’s chief administrative officer Milo MacDonald and Coun. Scott Nelson were happy to announce their efforts to ensure more prolific offenders are monitored by GPS bracelets are beginning to see results. (Patrick Davies photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash

There was significant backlash to the proposed $25,000 and $70,000 wages

Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)

Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise

Council approved a 134 per cent raise for the mayor of Revelstoke

Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)
Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

A group of voters claim conflict of interests should see them removed from office

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers