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District of Taylor council news in brief

District of Taylor council news in brief

Highlights from the District of Taylor council meeting on June 17, 2019: • Council approved reallocating $85,000 from this year's reserves for a new public works shop to 100 Street road repairs .
Fort St. John students get hands-on with tech and design career fair

Fort St. John students get hands-on with tech and design career fair

Fort St. John elementary students filled the Pomeroy Sport Centre last week to get a taste of applied design and technical trades outside the classroom.
Spirit of the Peace Pow Wow makes grand entry this weekend

Spirit of the Peace Pow Wow makes grand entry this weekend

The 14th annual Spirit of the Peace Pow Wow is set for this weekend, with up to 500 dancers and drummers from Canada and the United States expected to take part. The first grand entry takes place at the Taylor arena on Friday starting at 7 p.m.
Taylor looks to curb Peace Island speeders

Taylor looks to curb Peace Island speeders

The District of Taylor is investigating ways to slow down traffic in Peace Island Park. Councillors are responding to a recent complaint from a camper about lead-footed motorists and concerns for child safety after they visited the park last weekend.
Taylor residents want to see neighbourhood watch program

Taylor residents want to see neighbourhood watch program

The District of Taylor will soon be organizing residents interested in keeping a watchful eye on the neighbourhood. Councillors discussed the idea of helping residents establish a neighbourhood watch program at their meeting Monday night.
Taylor firefighters win regional hoselay competition

Taylor firefighters win regional hoselay competition

It was a first-place finish for members of Taylor Fire Rescue at a regional hoselay competition June 1 in Charlie Lake. The department took top spot in three different events that highlight their response to a simulated situation.
Vivian Krause returns to talk anti-pipeline activism June 14

Vivian Krause returns to talk anti-pipeline activism June 14

Researcher and writer Vivian Krause returns to the Peace region later this month to discuss her findings on the role of foreign funding in landlocking Canada's natural resources.
Province studying three options to fix Taylor Bridge

Province studying three options to fix Taylor Bridge

The provincial transportation ministry has three business cases in hand on fixing or replacing the aging Taylor Bridge. The condition of the bridge was a focal point of discussions at a Chamber luncheon in Fort St.
Ground broken on Jarvis Crescent

Ground broken on Jarvis Crescent

Officials and contractors broke ground on the Jarvis Crescent subdivision in Taylor Friday evening. The district is servicing the land with utilities and infrastructure for 50 lots to stimulate new home construction.
Jarvis Crescent groundbreaking on Friday

Jarvis Crescent groundbreaking on Friday

The District of Taylor will break ground on its Jarvis Crescent subdivision development on Friday. The ceremony will take place at 5:30 p.m. In April, council awarded a $3.39-million contract to S. Young Enterprises to build the subdivision.