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Rossland council voted to go with RDKB choice of critter resistant bins, and revisit the communal bins recommended by Bear Smart Task Force in future. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland council makes decision on RDKB Curbside Organics Project

Bear Smart Task Force advises against curbside pick up, asks for communal bins

 

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: 46-storey campus housing tower gets green light in Kelowna

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

 

Rossland CAO Bryan Teasdale received the Long Service Recognition Award from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators. (File photo)

Rossland CAO recognized with service award

CAO Bryan Teasdale has been in senior government in BC for more than 15 years

 

Rossland council met at the Miners Hall on March 14.

Rossland Council Briefs: sign of the times

Rossland council and city staff met March 14 at Miners Hall

Rossland council met at the Miners Hall on March 14.
Rossland city council passed a motion to review the mayor and council pay scale for upcoming election.

Potential pay increase coming for Rossland councillors and mayor

Rossland council carried first reading for an increase in remuneration for next election

Rossland city council passed a motion to review the mayor and council pay scale for upcoming election.
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Rossland council reconsiders tax for police fund

Rossland council directs city staff to cut tax on police fund by .5 per cent

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Rossland council meet at the Miners Union Hall. (File photo)

Council briefs: Arts council accesses support fund

Redstone development hearing receives backlash on Queen’s St. secondary access road

Rossland council meet at the Miners Union Hall. (File photo)
People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

B.C.’s capital bucking up for legal challenge of Quebec’s religious symbols ban

Victoria among number of Canadian cities commiting cash, encourage other B.C. cities to do the same

People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
Rossland Arena Society received grants from the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the 
COVID-19 Community Support grants. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland non-profits benefit from community grant funding

Groups accessed the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the COVID-19 Community Support grants

Rossland Arena Society received grants from the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the 
COVID-19 Community Support grants. (Jim Bailey photo)
The virtual meetings are over, but since returning to in-person council at Miners Hall, due to poor quality, Rossland city council will no longer provide recordings of their meetings online, or allow virtual attendance.

Rossland city council briefs

City suspends recordings and virtual participation of council since in-person meetings resume

The virtual meetings are over, but since returning to in-person council at Miners Hall, due to poor quality, Rossland city council will no longer provide recordings of their meetings online, or allow virtual attendance.
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

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

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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

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