Clinton Council Briefs

From the May 18 Council meetine.

Notes from the regular meeting of May 18.

In Attendance: Mayor Roland Stanke and councillors Daniella Dyck and

Marian Nelson. Councillors Margaret James and Bonnie Stanke were both

absent.

Interior Roads Update

Phil Doddridge of Interior Roads attended to update Council on current

and future plans. He started out by stating what a challenging winter

this past one was. Coun. Dyck commented on how difficult it was to see

the lines on the highway again this winter. Mayor Stanke commented on

the number of drivers who seem to think that there is a four-lane

highway through town. Doddridge said he will speak to Ministry of

Highways Michelle Schilling about that.

Kamloops Foundation

Paddy Harrington presented the Kamloops Foundation Annual Report to

Council. He advised that the Village of Clinton had come on board and

set up their Community Fund in 1999 with $500. The Clinton Millenium

Community Fund now has $3,600 in its endowment and has existing income

of $2,441.50.

Harrington explained how there is an opportunity to use matching

dollars from Northern Trust to build an Endowment Fund with a Public

Foundation. The minimum they will consider is $10,000 for each year.

Council voted to bring this topic to future budget workshops for

further investigation.

Summer Student Grant Approved

The Village of Clinton received a notice that the museum summer

student grant had been approved. They may now proceed with hiring a

student to work in the museum for the summer.

Community Forest Invitation

A letter from Steve Thomson, Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural

Resources Operations advised the Village that the Minister was

directing the Regional Manager of the Southern Interior Forest Region

to invite the Village of Clinton to apply for a CFA for up to 20,000

square meters of allowable annual cut.”

Clinton VFD Report

In addition to their regular monthly report, the Clinton volunteer

fire department presented parental consent forms for two junior

firefighters. Council voted to accept Bryce Dube and Kaitlan Hansen as

junior members of the Clinton VFD. That brings the numbers to 20

members.

Filming in Clinton

Council passed a recommendation that the Village of Clinton send a

letter of approval to Orion Multimedia allowing their film crew to

film the parade and other events in the Village of Clinton on May 28,

2011.

Orion Multimedia will have a production crew in Clinton at that time

to film a hunt with Bruce Ambler of Ambler’s Bighorn Country Guiding

for the television series Winchester Legends and they want to showcase

some of the town and events.

Bylaw Adopted

The Corporation of the Village of Clinton Properties Involving

Controlled Substances Bylaw No. 484, 2011 was adopted by council.

Procedures Bylaw

Council took to third reading Procedure Bylaw No. 487, 2011 which

repeals in their entirety: Highways and Sidewalks Bylaw No. 9, 1963;

Sunday Sports and Entertainment Bylaw No. 72, 1969; Curfew Bylaw No.

74, 1969; Pool Room Regulation Bylaw No. 83, 1971 and Holiday Shopping

Act Bylaw No. 180, 1981.

Next Meeting

The next regular council meeting is June 8.