Highlights of the RDCK board meeting from Dec. 14, 2017

Round-up of discretionary grants for West Kootenay communities.

NAKUSP AND PORTION OF AREA K PROPOSED MUSEUM GRANT-IN-AID SERVICE

The Board directed staff to initiate the process to establish the Nakusp and Portion of Electoral Area K Museum Grant-in-Aid Service by preparing the necessary service establishment bylaw. The board further directed that elector assent be sought via the alternate approval process (AAP). The Grant-in-Aid service is intended to provide funds to Nakusp and District Museum for operating expenses.

AREA A TOURISM EDUCATION PROJECT GRANT

The Board authorized the transfer of $16,000 from the Area A Enhanced Tourism Education Project Rural Dividend fund to the South Kootenay Lake Community Services Society — $13,650 for project management and $2,350 for program administration — for the initial stage of the project implementation.

DISCRETIONARY GRANTS

AREA I

Castlegar & District Minor Hockey Association $500

Tarrys Volunteer Fire Department $985.60

AREA J

Castlegar & District Minor Hockey Association $500

SLOCAN

The Corporation of the Village of Slocan $200

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

AREA E

Nelson Curling Club $1,000

City of Nelson Hydro $300

AREA F

Taghum Community Society $2,000

AREA G

Selkirk College $2,080

AREA H

Castlegar Friends of Parks & Trails Society (2001) $1,500

Slocan Valley South Recreation Commission No. 8 $5,000

AREA I

Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce $250

Castlegar & District Hospital Foundation $1,000

Castlegar Hospice Society $500

Castlegar Park & Trails Society $1,500

Community Harvest Food Bank $500

Castlegar & District Community Complex $226.18

Shoreacres Neighbourhood Community Association $250

Stanley Humphries Secondary School $2,000

AREA J

Castlegar & District Chamber of Commerce $250

Castlegar & District Hospital Foundation $3,000

Castlegar Friends of Parks & Trails Society (2001) $1,500

Castlegar Hospice Society $500

Community Harvest Food Bank $500

Ootischenia Doukhobour Community Cemetery $2,200

Castlegar & District Community Complex $226.18

AREA K

Hummingbird Community Gardens $1,000

KASLO

Kaslo Bay Marine Club $3,820

SLOCAN

The Corporation of the Village of Slocan (Charger Station) $1,000

The Corporation of the Village of Slocan (Economic Development Strategy) $2,795

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