Park Place Lodge

2016 Board Chair and Vice Chair Elected
The Board has re-elected Area C Director Rob Gay as Chair for 2016. This will be his fifth term as Chair. Area F Director Wendy Booth was re-elected as Vice Chair for a fourth term.

Michel Creek Coking Coal

Director Appointed to Advisory Group for Coal Project
Area A Director Mike Sosnowski has been appointed to represent the RDEK on the environmental assessment advisory group for the Michel Creek Coking Coal Project.

Funding for Surgeon Recruitment
A grant in the amount of $10,000 from the Electoral Area A portion of the Elk Valley Mine Tax Sharing Funds will be paid to the City of Fernie for recruitment of a surgeon to the Elk Valley.

Discretionary Grants in Aid (DGIA)
The Fernie Chamber of Commerce will receive $3,000 from the Electoral Area A DGIA account for the 2016 Griz Days Festival. The Fernie Alpine Ski Team will receive $1,000 from the Area A DGIA account for its New Year’s Eve Fireworks event at the Fernie Alpine Resort.

Public Hearings:
Monday, December 21, 2015—7:00pm
Fernie Family Centre 521—4th Avenue, Fernie
Bylaw No. 2649—Regional District of East Kootenay – Elk Valley Zoning Bylaw No. 829, 1990 – Amendment Bylaw No. 78, 2015 (Cunliffe Rd. / Canning)
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Bylaw No. 2661—Regional District of East Kootenay – Elk Valley Zoning Bylaw No. 829, 1990 – Amendment Bylaw No. 80, 2015 (McDonald Ave. / Botrakoff)

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