Listen Live
Home Tags City Council

Tag: City Council

Campbell River council nixing roundabout art project an ’embarrassment’: arts council

An arts community representative is floored the City of Campbell River pulled the plug on an art installation at the Rockland roundabout on South Island Highway. “I don't have anything good to say about it,...

Three sports fields at Willow Point Park will be lighted

Campbell River councillors have decided to go all in on lighting the three sports fields at Willow Point Park. City council agreed recently to light the two baseball/slo-pitch fields as well as the rugby/soccer pitch. The...

Changes to ‘controversial’ Birch Street apartment complex on hold

A controversial Campbell River apartment complex is on hold as the city looks to address the possible future effect on the neighbourhood. Coun. Claire Moglove asked last week to defer a decision on changing the...

Housing development approved for Willow Point

A housing development for the southern end of the Willow Point neighbourhood of Campbell River has been approved. City council gave the go-ahead last week for the development plan at 387 Arizona Drive at the...

Cost concerns over baseball relocation to Willow Point Park

Some Campbell River city councillors are concerned the cost to temporarily move minor baseball to Willow Point Park is approaching $1 million. City council deferred a decision last week because of a lot of confusion...

New Habitat for Humanity build gets permit

Campbell River city council has approved a new Habitat for Humanity build. The 477 Hilchey Road project’s development permit was passed at Monday’s meeting. The project includes 11 units in four duplex buildings and one...

City adopts gender-inclusive washroom signage policy

Washrooms in Campbell River are getting new, gender-inclusive signage. This comes after council adopted a new policy at Monday’s meeting. The policy allows for people to choose the washroom of the gender they identify as,...

Mayor Adams not surprised about weed legalization delay

Not surprising. That’s what Campbell River Mayor Andy Adams calls the news recreational marijuana won’t be legalized in Canada by July 1st. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made that announcement last month during an interview with Quebec’s...

New four-way stops near new hospital

Traffic around the new hospital in Campbell River is getting slowed down. Council has approved two new four-way stops near the facility. They’re going in at Birch and Evergreen and Evergreen and Alder.  The stops...

City holding budget deliberations this week

The city is holding the first of three 2018 budget deliberations today. Some of the highlights of next year’s budget include roughly $71 million for operations and another $33 million for capital projects, as well...

Council approves utility fee increase

Campbell River residents are going to see higher utility bills. Council approved the rate increases at last week’s meeting. They apply to water, sewer, and garbage and recycling. Council also approved a parcel tax for...

Campbell River fire truck getting donated to less-developed country

An old Campbell River fire truck is being donated to Firefighters Without Borders Canada. City council approved the move at its meeting on Monday. The truck is a Mack from 1986. In Canada a fire truck...

Council approves waterfront plan

City council has approved the Waterfront Task Force’s plan. The proposal for the downtown Campbell River site came after six months of work including public consultations. The 3.5 acre property is at the corner of...

Council approves funding for local organizations

Campbell River council has approved about $590,000 in funding for local organizations. The 2018 grant-in-aid recommendations were made by the Community Partnership Committee. The total amount actually comes in below council’s grant-in-aid cap of 1.7...

Long awaited pedestrian light to be installed downtown

Campbell River residents are getting a long-sought after flashing crosswalk light. The new, pedestrian-activated light, is being installed at Ironwood and 14th. Councillor Colleen Evans put a motion on the table to get the light...

Storey Creek Golf Club among 87 approved for tax exemption

Campbell River city council has approved Storey Creek Golf Club’s property tax exemption. Its application was passed at last week’s meeting under the annual Permissive Tax Rate Exemption Bylaw. Last month Mayor Andy Adams had...

Council dissolves Rivercorp

The Campbell River Economic Development Corporation is no more. Council dissolved the organization at Monday’s meeting. The company, known as Rivercorp, had been inactive since mid-2015. Council first began the process to dissolve the corporation earlier...

Survey shows slight decline in homeless population

They are fewer homeless people in Campbell River compared to two years ago.  That’s according to results from a city survey given to council at Monday’s meeting. This year’s homeless count ran from September 1st...

Sixth property approved for downtown tax exemption

The city has approved another project for the downtown revitalization tax exemption. Campbell River council passed the approval at Monday’s meeting. The property is owned by Cronk Holdings Ltd. and West-Jensen Chiropractic at 1241 Dogwood...

Remedial action approved for five Campbell River properties

City council has approved remedial action to clean-up 5 properties. The properties are in violation of the Public Nuisance Bylaw. City Clerk Peter Wipper says three properties involve hedges that have overgrown into intersections...
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -