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
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.
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
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
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
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,
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.
The Corporation of the Village of Clinton Properties Involving
Controlled Substances Bylaw No. 484, 2011 was adopted by council.
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.
The next regular council meeting is June 8.