Highlights from the Thompson-Nicola Regional District Board of Directors’ Meeting of October 21, 2021

The TNRD Board of Directors held its regular Board Meeting in-person at the Valley First Lounge of the S

The TNRD Board of Directors held its regular Board Meeting in-person and via Zoom at the Norkam Mechanical Lounge at the Sandman Centre in Kamloops, in adherence with the guidelines for organized gatherings as part of Step 3 of BC’s COVID-19 Restart Plan. The meeting was recorded and uploaded to the TNRD’s YouTube channel, view the recording here.

Contract Awarded for Pritchard Community Water System Filtration Project

The Board approved a contract for the supply and delivery of membrane filtration equipment for the Pritchard Community Water System to be awarded to H2O Innovation Inc. for a price of $760,368. Read the report here.

Canada Community Building Fund (formerly called Gas Tax Fund)

The Board approved the following requests for allocation for Federal Canada Community Building Funds:

  • $44,100 for infrastructure improvements at Smith Pioneer Park in Lower Nicola
  • $24,000 for the Candle Creek Mountain Bike Trail expansion
  • $49,000 to install new irrigation at the Spences Bridge Improvement District Fire Hall

Board Supports Village of Clinton Wildfire Resiliency Plan Funding Request

The Board voted to provide a Certified Resolution to the Union of BC Municipalities to support the Village of Clinton funding request for the Community Wildfire Resiliency Plan in the amount of $70,000. The program is intended to reduce the risk of wildfires and mitigate their impacts on BC communities. Read the report here.

Changes Approved to Policy 5.2.1 Disposal of Assets

The Board approved changes to Policy 5.2.1 Disposal of Assets which have been added to the Board Policy Manual. The disposal of assets in excess of $100,000 dollars must now be brought to the Board for approval.

The next Regular Board Meeting is on November 4, 2021 at 1:30 p.m.

Click here to view The Current on our website.

Please note that The Current is not a substitute for the TNRD’s Board meeting minutes, found on our website: