Council Meeting Highlights

Archived Council Meeting Highlights

The Council Highlights posted here are simply a high level summary of items raised at the regular meetings of Council. They don’t contain all items and aren’t official minutes or records of business.

Webcasts of the full meetings can be found here, and full meeting minutes and agenda packages can be found here.

Council Meeting Highlights – February 4, 2019

WildSafe BC 2018 Update Caitlin Mellow of WildSafeBC provided Mayor and Council with an update of the 2018 WildSafeBC program. The presentation included   included details of the program outreach, results from their educational initiatives, a wildlife conflict...

2019 Preliminary Budget Highlights

2019 Budget Overview For 2019, Council is considering an increase of $1,461,253 to the General Operating Fund Budget. This represents a tax increase of 4.62% or $90.49 in additional municipal tax to the average home (based on the 2018 average home value...

Council Meeting Highlights – January 21, 2019

BC Aware Days January 28 to February 5, 2019 has been proclaimed as BC Aware Days. This initiative is led by the ISACA and is intended to raise public awareness and foster the growth and development of the security and privacy professions with a focus on information...

Council Meeting Highlights – January 7, 2019

Investing in Canada Infrastructure Grant Application Staff will apply to the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program for funds to support upgrades and improvements to the Sports Park. Tennis Court Upgrades An additional $80,000 for upgrades has been approved by...

Council Meeting Highlights – December 18, 2018

Mission Outreach Support Team The Mission Outreach Support Team (MOST) was recognized by Council, District Staff, and the RCMP for their outstanding achievement in receiving the 2018 Premier’s Award.  MOST was formed in 2015 with the goal of creating relationships...

Council Meeting Highlights – December 3, 2018

International Day of Disabled Persons December 3, 2018 has been proclaimed as the International Day of Disabled Persons in Mission. Firesmart Grant Endorsed Council endorsed an application from the Mission Fire Rescue Service to the UBCM Community Resiliency...

Council Meeting Highlights – November 19, 2018

Forestry Q3 2018 Financial Results The Forestry Department reported a Q3 2018 net loss of $301,752. That loss is greater than the $227,635 projected for Q3 due to a longer shutdown period casued by the extended fire season. Net profit for the year remains positive at...

Council Meeting Highlights – November 5, 2018

Veteran’s Week Following a special ceremony where Royal Canadian Legion Branch 57 President, Pauline Mann, recited the Act of Remembrance and presented poppies to Council, Council proclaimed November 5th to 11th, 2018 as Veteran’s Week within the District of Mission....

Council Meeting Highlights – October 15, 2018

Special Recognition - Councillor Stevens Council thanked Councillor Jenny Stevens for her many years of service to the District of Mission. Councillor Stevens has sat on Council from 1999 to 2018, and is the recipient of numerous community and provincial awards. 2018...

Council Meeting Highlights – October 1, 2018

Fire Prevention Week October 7 to 13, 2018 This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme focuses on three basic but essential actions people can take to be fire-safe: LOOK for potential fire hazards around your home. LISTEN for the smoke alarms in an emergency. LEARN two...

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