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Keremeos council notes
Keremeos Village Council heard from three delegations at the Monday, March 17 regular meeting of council.
Corporal Mike Gallagher Detachment Commander at the Keremeos RCMP detachment reported to council.
Fortis Generation representatives, Project Manager Joseph Sukhnandan and Community and Aboriginal Affairs Manager Ruth Sulentich, spoke to council about Fortis Generation’s proposed Similkameen dam project.Carrol and Stan Neville also approached council in a request to have April proclaimed “Daffodil Month” in support of the Canadian Cancer Society.
Council approved the appointments of Chief and Deputy Election Officer for the upcoming municipal election later this year. Electoral terms will be extended to four years from the present three, following this year’s election, and the next election will occur in October of 2018.
Council also approved the budget and letting of contract for construction of the Pine and Memorial Park washrooms. Staff were forced to make budget adjustments after contract bids for the projects came in much higher than anticipated.