City Council

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Kent Council, residents to collaborate on combating climate change

Residents propose forming environmental advisory committee

 

Forest fire hazard levels are extreme in Harrison Hot Springs right now. The Fraser Valley Regional District states East Sector Park has been closed due to the high fire risk. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Hot Springs Council clears fire department to assist with B.C. wildfires

Fire department would send four members, one engine if required

 

A Phase 3 chart hangs on the door of the District of Kent Municipal Hall in Agassiz. Both the district and village of Harrison Hot Springs are opening in-person public meetings once more while urging the public to continue respecting provincial health recommendations. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Amid Phase 3, Kent, Harrison resume in-person council meetings

Broadcast options are still available

 

A drone’s-eye view of the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge. (Screenshot/Shutter Speed Network)

Kent Council advocates for a wider Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge

Council voted unanimously to send letter of concern to transportation ministry

A drone’s-eye view of the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge. (Screenshot/Shutter Speed Network)
A multi-angle rendering of what a potential wayfinding sign would look like. The village is working with several local organizations to create the sign, designed to help tourists find their way around Harrison. (Screenshot/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)

Harrison Council approves wayfinding signs for tourism

Signs to be located at corner of Esplanade and St. Alice

A multi-angle rendering of what a potential wayfinding sign would look like. The village is working with several local organizations to create the sign, designed to help tourists find their way around Harrison. (Screenshot/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)
District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

District of Kent staff considering steps toward a safer Ashton Road

Residents in the Agassiz neighbourhood have a number of safety-related concerns

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Kent council greenlights dike improvements

Four dike sections to be worked on in first phase

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
District of Kent Municipal Hall (Adam Louis/Observer)

Kent council temporarily loosens patio regulations for restaurants

Allows for expanded outdoor dining while third wave COVID-19 restrictions in place

District of Kent Municipal Hall (Adam Louis/Observer)
Former Pitt Meadows city councillor David Murray was convicted of sex assault, and is now being sued by the victim. (files)

Former Pitt Meadows city councillor sued for sex assault

David Murray was convicted in 2017 of sexually assaulting a teen 25 years earlier

Former Pitt Meadows city councillor David Murray was convicted of sex assault, and is now being sued by the victim. (files)
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District of Kent council: Agassiz vaccine clinics successful

About 700 people vaccinated in two clinics, district officials say

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Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Hot Springs Council notes: April 19, 2021

The next meeting is scheduled for May 3

Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Screen shots from Tuesday night’s Zoom meeting show Coun. Kiersten Duncan holding up a sign. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge councillor ejected from online meeting

Kiersten Duncan held up sign saying “Let Me Speak #Censured”

Screen shots from Tuesday night’s Zoom meeting show Coun. Kiersten Duncan holding up a sign. (Special to The News)
Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

‘I should not have gone:’ Victoria councillor takes holiday trip to Africa

Two Greater Victoria municipal politician admit to traveling in December

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
Mayor Leo Facio and Councillor Michie Vidal appear on camera during Harrison Hot Springs' first village council meeting via Zoom. The meeting largely went without glitch until a power outage disrupted the meeting for approximately 10 minutes. (Screenshot/YouTube)

Harrison Council nixes proposed tech reimbursement

The reimbursement would have used grant funding to compensate for business use of personal devices

Mayor Leo Facio and Councillor Michie Vidal appear on camera during Harrison Hot Springs' first village council meeting via Zoom. The meeting largely went without glitch until a power outage disrupted the meeting for approximately 10 minutes. (Screenshot/YouTube)
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District of Kent Council’s first broadcast council meeting a success

District officials deliver COVID updates, approve upgrades for the fire department and more

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Harrison Hot Springs village council appears here in their Memorial Hall YouTube setup during their meeting on Monday, Dec. 7. Under ammended orders from Dr. Bonnie Henry, the council’s most recent meeting had to be closed to the public but was recorded and archived on YouTube. (Screenshot/YouTube)

Harrison Council approves Zoom meetings for council and public

Meetings can host up to 500 participants, tech upgrades on the way

Harrison Hot Springs village council appears here in their Memorial Hall YouTube setup during their meeting on Monday, Dec. 7. Under ammended orders from Dr. Bonnie Henry, the council’s most recent meeting had to be closed to the public but was recorded and archived on YouTube. (Screenshot/YouTube)
Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)

UPDATE: COVID-19: Changes coming for public meetings in both Harrison and Kent

Harrison, Kent responding to ammended orders from Dr. Henry

Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. The next scheduled meeting is Dec. 7, 2020. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Council to consider moving meetings to Zoom

With Restart Grant funding, HHS council ponders investing in online instead of in-person meetings

Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. The next scheduled meeting is Dec. 7, 2020. (Adam Louis/Observer)
District of Kent Municipal Hall (Adam Louis/Observer)

Kent Council examines housing issues, future prospects

Urban Matters presented a housing study to District of Kent council on Monday

District of Kent Municipal Hall (Adam Louis/Observer)
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District officials urge wearing masks amid second wave

Mayor Sylvia Pranger delivers timely reminders

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