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Police

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) are responsible for law enforcement in the Municipality.
Phone: 250 692‑7171
Address: 147 Hwy 35
Mailing Address: PO Box 759 Burns Lake, BC V0J 1E0

Fire

Fire Chief: 250 692‑7587
In case of a wildfire contact the Ministry of Forests, Protection Branch
Call toll free 1 800 663‑5555 or *5555 on most cellular networks.
www.bcwildfire.ca

Medical

Lakes District Hospital and Health Centre 250 692‑2400
Burns Lake Medical Clinic 250 692‑3111

Manage Council Meetings

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Council Meetings:

Council Meeting – May 11 2021

Public Hearing Bylaw no. 1031, 2021 Rezoning application

Council Meeting – May 11 2021

7:00 pm Regular Meeting. 5-year financial plan bylaw, tax rate bylaw and council remuneration bylaw. Presentation by RDBN – Hazard, Risk, Vulnerability Analysis project.

Council Meeting – April 27 2021

Virtual meeting April 23, Five Year Financial Plan, Tax Rate Bylaw, grant and zoning reports. Letter received.

Council Meeting – April 20 2021

Budget Meeting

Council Meeting – April 13 2021

Council meetings continue to be offered via Zoom. Interested in attending? Please email vanderson@burnslake.ca or call the office 250-692-7587. April 13, 7:00 pm regular meeting includes a rezoning application, property tax due date, mural project location options, fire department march call-out numbers and letters from the RDBN and UBCM.

Council Meeting – March 30 2021

Regular Meeting of Council – 7:00 pm Request an invite by emailing vanderson@burnslake.ca or by calling 250-692-7587

Council Meeting – March 30 2021

Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss Home Based Business Zoning – 6:00 pm to 6:40 pm via Zoom

Council Meeting – March 23 2021

Administrative Services, Legislative Services, Finance and Planning and Zoning budgets Virtual Meeting starting at 5:45 pm on March 23.

Council Meeting – March 16 2021

March 16 at 6:00 pm Special meeting with representatives from CNR

Council Meeting – March 16 2021

Regular council Meeting at 7:00 via Zoom RCMP Update, Accelerator Program report, Tourism Committee TOR, and other Village information

Council Meeting – March 8 2021

2021 Budget Meeting – Monday, March 8 at 5:30 pm via Zoom

Council Meeting – February 22 2021

2021 Budget Meeting – Fire and Recreation budgets 7:00 pm Virtual Meeting

Council Meeting – February 23 2021

7:00 pm – BC Assessment, Foundry Project, Council Committees, correspondence.

Council Meeting – January 5 2021

DVP 2020-04, Fees & Charges Bylaw, RDBN Parks and Trails Establishment Bylaw, Carroll St. Signage

Council Meeting – January 19 2021

Meeting with SD #91

Council Meeting – January 19 2021

5-Year Financial Plan Bylaw, Cross Roads Cannabis Application, Fire Training Grounds Report, VIC Update

Council Meeting – February 9 2021

7:00 pm Public Hearing – Crossroads Cannabis Application

Council Meeting – February 9 2021

6:00 pm Presentation by FLNRORD regarding the Lakes Timber Supply Apportionment

Council Meeting – February 9 2021

February 9 at 6:45 pm – Inaugural Meeting for Kristy Bjarnason to take the Elected Official Oath of Office to become the Village of Burns Lake’s newest Councillor.

Council Meeting – February 9 2021

7:00 pm Regular meeting of Council. Topics include the Fire Department’s Annual Report, CNR Property Report, Homebased Business Report, and other topics.

Council Meeting – January 7 2020

MOTI Update

Council Meeting – January 7 2020

Five-Year Financial Plan Bylaw No. 1013, 2020, Fees and Charges Bylaw No. 1014, 2020, Northern Capital and Planning Grant Reserve N. 1015, 2020, Water and Sewer to the Industrial Park, Liquor Licence Royal Canadian Legion Branch 50,

Council Meeting – January 7 2020

RDBN Voyent Mass Communication System demonstration

Council Meeting – January 21 2020

Adoption of Bylaws No. 1013, 2020, No. 1014,2020 , No. 1015, 2020, No 1016, 2020, and No. 1017, 2020, Creation of Northern Capital and Planning Grant Reserve, Joint use Agreement with SD 91, Dog Control Policy, 7th Ave Lift Station Upgrade Report, Splash Park Construction

Council Meeting – January 21 2020

Public Hearing for Royal Canadian Legion Liquor and Cannabis Application

Council Meeting – January 23 2020

LBN Foundation Agreement Update

Council Meeting – February 4 2020

Delegations – Chinook Community Forest and Lakes District Credit Union, Recreation Facility Study, Watson Island Land Redevelopment Report, Snow Removal And Maintenance Policy PW2 amendment, Sewage Treatment Facility Improvements grant authorization, 2020 Committee Appointments

Council Meeting – February 18 2020

RFP for two shops and one fire training shop, Sidewalks and Storm Drains report, Active Transportation Infrastructure Grant, Communication Policy GG12,DVP 2020-01

Council Meeting – February 18 2020

Public Hearing Liquor Cannabis Licence Application

Council Meeting – March 10 2020

Water and Sewer to the Industrial Park

Council Meeting – March 17 2020

Branding Project Presentation, Burns Lake Tourism Plan RFP and Contract Award, 7th Av. Lift Station, Policy GG12 revisions, VBL Office Renovation, NCLGA resolutions for submission

Council Meeting – March 3 2020

Splash Park Contract Award, DVP 2020-01, Mojo Cannabis proposed non-medical cannabis retail store, Photo Display Policy GG22

Council Meeting – April 7 2020

Rebranding update, Concession Contract, COVID-19 Business Impact Survey report, DVP 2020-02 and DVP 2020-03, BC Hydro Level 3 Charging Station Update, Tourism Plan funding announcement, Citizens of the Year,

Council Meeting – April 21 2020

Contract award for curling rink stairs, COVID-19 roundtable, T-shirt sale update

Council Meeting – April 21 2020

2020 Budget Meeting

Council Meeting – May 21 2020

Logo Option Presentation, Pandemic Work Procedures PE 13

Council Meeting – May 5 2020

2020 Financial Plan, 2020 Tax Rate Bylaw, Northern Capital and Planning Grant expenditure bylaw, Logo and Branding Update, Multiplex Sprinkler Repair and Roof Modification, Business Facade Improvement Program update, Economic Recovery and Development Committee.

Council Meeting – May 19 2020

The Great Chicken Survey report, train derailment east of Burns Lake, COVID readiness Burns Lake Public Library, COVID-19 roundtable update,

Council Meeting – June 9 2020

Industrial Park Development presentation by FLNRORD Regional Economic Development

Council Meeting – June 23 2020

DVP 2020-06-15, COVID-19 Small Business Relief Fund, application to Northern Housing Incentive Program, UBCM Groundwater extraction resolution B154, funding for BL & District Chamber of Commerce for tourism brochure,

Council Meeting – June 9 2020

DVP 2019-10-15 amendment, DVP 2020-05, Fire Department Annual Report, Splash Park Update, Essential Services Mutual Aid Agreement, meeting dates set, crosswalk update form MOTI

Council Meeting – July 15 2020

RDBN Parks and Recreation Service Study presentation.

Council Meeting – July 15 2020

Traffic Control Review and Speed Study

Council Meeting – July 14 2020

Chinook Community Forest – Annual Budget Presentation and Update

Council Meeting – July 14 2020

Delegations, RDBN Cardboard Recycling, Office Pub and Grill, and BL & District Chamber of Commerce, Asset Management, UBCM virtual meeting requests, St. John’s Anglican Church

Council Meeting – July 14 2020

Moose and Caribou Management

Council Meeting – August 31 2020

Public Hearing for Zoning Bylaw Amendment No 1024, 2020

Council Meeting – August 11 2020

Draft Tourism Plan Presentation

Council Meeting – August 11 2020

Zoning Bylaw Amendments 1024, 2020 and 1023, 2020, 2020 budget amendments, meeting date with Northern Health

Council Meeting – September 15 2020

Technology in Chambers, presentation by Tech North Solutions

Council Meeting –

Public Hearing for Rezoning Bylaw No. 1024, 2020

Council Meeting – September 1 2020

Public Hearing for Rezoning Bylaw No. 1024, 2020

Council Meeting – September 1 2020

Zoning bylaw Amendment No. 1024, 2020 and 1023, 2020, DVP 2020-06, Rio Tinto and Village of Burns Lake Accelerator Program support letter request from CNC for Indigenous Speaker series,

Council Meeting – October 20 2020

Permissive Tax Bylaw No. 1026, 2020 adopted, Northern Capital and Planning Grant expenditures, The Link, donor Day request,

Council Meeting – October 13 2020

Water and Sewer to the industrial park, preliminary design

Council Meeting – October 6 2020

Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 1026, 2020, amendment to curling rink stair project, receiving of Recreation Equipment Assessment Report, water and sewer to industrial park, RDBN regional project, appointments for ERDC, confirmation of participation in the RDBN Parks and Trails Service,

Council Meeting – November 17 2020

DVP 2020-07, 2020 Business Walk Summary, Anti-Racial Discrimination and Anti-Racism Policy PER 14 and revisions to PER 8, discussion of ticketing bylaw

Council Meeting – November 17 2020

2021 Budget Presentation from the Lakes District Museum Society and the Burns Lake Library

Council Meeting – November 3 2020

Presentation of Facility Lifecycle Assessment report, 2021 Business Facade grant application, appointment of election officials, adoption of the 2020 Village of Burns Lake Marketing Strategy

Council Meeting – December 8 2020

Presentation to Council of the Housing Needs Report – Village of Burns Lake

Council Meeting – January 7 2020

Approval of application to Canada Infrastructure Progrm-COVID-19 Resilience, Tourism Plan Report, Ministerial Order M-420, setting of Council Meeting dates, Centennial Celebration Committee, RDBN evacuation route plan, election funding, support letter for BLNDC application to NDIT.

Council Meeting – January 19 2021

Crossroads Cannabis Application, Visitor Information Update

Council Meeting – January 7 2020

January 07, 2020 Regular Council Meeting

Council Meeting – January 5 2021

First meeting of the New Year.

Council Meeting – January 19 2021

Regular Meeting of Council