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O’Brien said he bought his 4th Street property with the intention that he’d stay there until he died. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

Grand Forks starts expropriation measures at city properties

The homes were eligible for a buyout program after the historic flood of May 2018

 

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Trail council votes to release findings and recommendations of code of conduct report

Coun. Robert Cacchioni makes motion to release parts of damaging report

 

Helping Hands President Kimberly Feeny holds one of 17 kittens now staying at the cat shelter. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

West Kootenay cat shelter needs new home following council vote

Grand Forks city council gave the shelter a three-month lease in March

 

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

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
City council believes proceeding with the new city hall development is the best option at this time. Photo: Chelsea Novak

Restoring and reopening old Rossland City Hall not a good option: City council

In a newsletter, council said old city hall lowered work productivity and made it harder to keep city staff

City council believes proceeding with the new city hall development is the best option at this time. Photo: Chelsea Novak
Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)

Barring public from open council meetings exceeds authority: B.C. Ombudsperson

Orders affected the public attending council meetings

Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)
The City of Rossland is introducing new fees for many permits and services. (File photo)

City of Rossland introduces new fees for some permits and services

City adopted bylaw to introduce the fees on June 1

The City of Rossland is introducing new fees for many permits and services. (File photo)
The City of Rossland is introducing new fees for many permits and services. (File photo)

City of Rossland introduces new fees for some permits and services

City adopted bylaw to introduce the fees on June 1

The City of Rossland is introducing new fees for many permits and services. (File photo)
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Rossland city councillors adopt new ticketing bylaw

Authorities can now enforce certain bylaws without having to lay charges through court system

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Not all Rossland businesses will be getting a business license refund in 2020. File photo

City councillors decide not to waive business license fines in Rossland for 2020

Instead, the city will try to issue business license refunds for business struggling financially due to COVID-19

Not all Rossland businesses will be getting a business license refund in 2020. File photo
Trail council presented the 2020 municipal budget during the Monday night meeting. (Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash)

City of Trail provides budget overview

“The 2020 budget serves to balance the needs of the municipality … ” says Mayor Lisa Pasin.

Trail council presented the 2020 municipal budget during the Monday night meeting. (Photo by Fabian Blank on Unsplash)
Trail council bumps up pay

Trail council bumps up pay

Yearly pay increase corresponds with Collective Agreement of municipal employees

Trail council bumps up pay
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