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NCMA Conference in Dawson Creek

Hundreds of municipal representatives are attending the annual North Central Municipal Association. The conference started on May 6th, and will go until May 8th.

Several communities submitted resolutions to the conference, so it can be voted on by members and taken on at a provincial level.

Fort St. John submitted an Amendment to the Community Charter, which would reflect the supplementary assessment rolls completed after July 1 will be the properties’ assessment for the subsequent year.

The Peace River Regional District submitted two resolutions, one on the establishment of a paleontological research facility, the other on the inadequacies of the BC product stewardship recycling program.

Tumbler Ridge also has a resolution on using the pine beetle affected timber in construction of homes within the province, and that BC mills be utilized in the strategy.

In addition to these resolutions, former Premier Mike Harcourt will be the keynote speaker at the EnCana Events Centre on May 7th.

Several Fort St. John Councilors, including Lori Ackerman and Dan Davies will be attending the conference.

For more information, visit, http://ncma.enorthernbc.com