City council Highlights

Lemonade stand coming to Millennium

  • Jun. 18, 2015 12:00 p.m.

Betsy Kline

 

Castlegar News

 

Castlegar city council approved a licensing agreement Monday for Valhalla Lemonade to operate a stand at Millennium Park, providing the operator meets prescribed conditions set in the agreement. This is intended as a temporary arrangement until the concession at the new pavillion opens.

 

 

Life rings to be installed

 

 

Council approved the installation of two public access life rings at the Millennium Ponds. The idea was presented to the city by the Lifesaving Society whose goal is to place cabinets containing a life ring on public, unsupervised waterfronts to serve as lifesaving equipment available in the case of emergency.

 

 

Canada Day celebrations set

 

 

Canada Day celebrations will be held at Millennium Park from 4 to 11 p.m. There will be free birthday cake, games, activities and live entertainment.

There will also be a barbecue and food vendors. To finish off the evening the movie E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial will be shown on a 40-foot (12 m) outdoor screen.

 

 

City will sponsor tournament

 

 

Council passed a motion to sponsor the Castlegar Hospice Society Golf Tournament. The $300 will be allocated from the advertising budget.

 

 

Council supports

extended hours

 

 

The City of Castlegar will support the Element Club Bar and Grill’s application to the Liquor Control Board for a change of hours for Wednesday, October 14. The club plans to bring in a hip hop group for a special event. They are asking for the extension to help justify the expense of the event.

 

 

Audit of occupational

health and safety planned

 

 

 

Approval was given for the BC Municipal Safety Association to perform a gap analysis on the city’s occupational health and safety program. The purpose is to identify any gaps in the program and find potential areas for improvement.

 

 

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