-4.5 C
Fort St. John
Tuesday, January 22, 2019
9924 101 ave Fort St. John, B.C.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Home News Area C residents vote on dog control Saturday

Area C residents vote on dog control Saturday

Advertisement

Voters in Area C will have more than one decision to make this Saturday. Aside from electing a new representative to replace outgoing director Larry Houley, residents will also have to vote on whether or not to create a dog control service in the district. Current area C director Larry Houley says in his nine years in the position, dog control has been one of the most frequent requests from the public. 

Houley cites 2 incidents in the past few years where dangerous dogs at large in the Charlie Lake area threatened children at the elementary school and patrons at the nearby general store. These incidents had to be dealt with by the RCMP.

Houley says he’s personally in favour of the service, but he also understands that others in less populated areas may not feel the same way. [asset|aid=615|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=e2734180daf25482b380b962381989e9-Houley – kids_1_Pub.mp3]

- Advertisement -

The service would come at a price—a fee assessed at a function of property tax. However, Houley says this average cost per household for the service would be just under $20.

get the latest news in your inbox

Author

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Local Events

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement

Must Read

LNG Canada approves $937 million in contracts and subcontracts to First...

VANCOUVER, B.C. - LNG Canada has recently announced the value of contracts and subcontracts approved as of December 2018, following the first three months of...