Fort St. John launches revamped website

The City of Fort St. John has launched a revamped website.

The redesigned site, at, went live Tuesday morning, and city staff are continuing to test its features.

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Key among the changes to the homepage of the website are more prominent links highlighting public notices and engagement opportunities, as well as a list of ongoing capital works.

Quick links to job opportunities, recreation schedules and the leisure guide, reporting problems, and a form to invite mayor and council to special functions have also been emphasized.

“The new website is much more visually appealing and user friendly. In addition to improving transparency, the new site will help ensure our citizens receive the best service possible,” Mayor Lori Ackerman said in a statement.

The city says the new website has been updated to be compatible with all major web browsers, and improves both search and navigation functions. Residents can also view active development applications and a community events calendar. Residents can also subscribe to news updates.

The city budgeted $75,000 for the redesign.

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