Council Meetings Feb 13, 2018

Feb 13, 2018 saw two public Council Meetings

In the morning the Committee Of The Whole had a number of delegations with presentations

The highlights of this meeting were:

You can download the agenda from the button on the right or watch the meeting from the links above or the pie slices below.

At 36 minutes the Regular, evening, meeting did not run as long as the morning meeting.

The highlights of this meeting (links open to that part of the meeting just like the pie slices)


Meetings in complete form

 

Request to submit BikeBC Grant and investigate plowing across Nursery Trestle 2017 Year-End Summary as per Fee for Service Agreement - The Boundary Museum Society Quarterly Update - Grand Forks Art Gallery Society Revision of Policy 1603 – Risk Management City Electrical Cannabis Legalization Critical Path Monthly Highlight Reports QUESTION PERIOD 

 

Learning Garden - Delegation RDKB Report Development Permit for contractor_s shop at 8168 Donaldson Drive FCM Municipal Asset Management Program grant application Third Reading of OCP Bylaw Amendment and Zoning Bylaw replace and repeal

City Council Meeting Jan 29, 2018

Grand Forks City council meeting for Jan 29, 2018

On the agenda in this meeting (links open the meeting video to that topic)

The meeting

 

Whispers of Hope / BETHS Report Presentation REPORTS, QUESTIONS AND INQUIRIES FROM MEMBERS OF COUNCIL British Columbia Conservation Foundation (BCCF) - WildSafeBC Program for 2018 Customer Service Enhancements - Phone System Q4 Financial Summary Report Boundary Country Regional Chamber of Commerce Bylaw 1958 to amend the Fees and Charges Questions From Public and Media  

Police Nab Busy Thieves And Find a Bunch of Booty


Update

2018-01-25
Update from the Grand Forks RCMP

Further to the media release on 2018-01-22 in regards to several break and enters, theft of mail, possession of property obtained by crime, the Grands Forks RCMP are advising that numerous criminal charges have been laid against both suspects. One suspect remains in custody, one was released on court documents to appear in Court in Grand Forks at a later date.

RCMP members, including the Forensic Identification Section, continue to process several hundred exhibits and RCMP have already returned some property to it’s rightful owners. The investigation is on-going and RCMP will be seeking additional charges where appropriate. It is believed the suspects are responsible for other offences in Cranbrook, Nelson and Castlegar.

Please do not attend the Detachment to enquire if we have your items, we are in the process of contacting the owners of the property we have recovered. As this is an active criminal investigation, the property will be returned as soon as we possibly can.

The Grand Forks RCMP are working with Canada Post in regards to the return of the stolen mail.
If you have any information regarding these crimes please call Cst. David Forbes or Cst. Nicki-Jo Wolfram (investigators) at 250-442-8288. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)

Original post

January 22nd, 2018

Acting on a complaint from citizens of Christina Lake members of Grand Forks RCMP responded to a theft in progress from some Canada Post mailboxes. While members were responding to Christina Lake they were able to intercept the suspects in a Dodge truck. Two males have been taken into custody. The Grand Forks RCMP were able to recover extensive amounts of suspected stolen property including a 2014 Dodge pickup.

The investigation is well underway, with members trying to identify who owns the recovered property.

Numerous Break and Enters to sheds and additional thefts from Canada Post mailboxes were subsequently discovered in Christina Lake. The Grand Forks RCMP believe these crimes can be associated to the two suspects that are currently in custody. Members from West Kootenay traffic services and the Forensic Identification section are assisting the Grand Forks RCMP with the investigation. The Grand Forks RCMP are recommending numerous charges of Possession of Property Obtained by Crime, Break and Enter and additional offences. One of the suspects had an active warrant for his arrest out of Cranbrook.

If you have any information regarding these crimes please call Cst. David Forbes or Cst. Nicki-Jo Wolfram (investigators) at 250-442-8288. If you wish to remain anonymous you can call crime stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS)