December 4, 2023

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Cariboo-Chilcotin Politics: Quesnel Council Highlights

Cariboo-Chilcotin Politics: Quesnel Council Highlights

Courtesy of the Metropolis of Quesnel:

Exciting News for Quesnel!

The Provincial Govt, in portion leveraging federal funding, is providing $1 billion in immediate grants to regional governments via the Expanding Communities Fund. The principal aim of the funding is to maximize the area housing provide with investments in neighborhood infrastructure and facilities.

Quesnel was awarded $3,217,000!

Surplus & Deficit Report 2022

The standard surplus for 2022 is $584,273 ahead of the adjustment for the landfill liability.

Council approved allocation of the 2022 surplus as follows 50% to the Tax and Group Stabilization Reserve and 50% to the Capital Reinvestment Reserve.

Development Products and services Update

Council permitted the pursuing development permits:

  • 2023-51 for a proposed single detached property in the Riverfront Walks growth (140-1702 Dyke Road) positioned inside the floodplain, and riparian region.
  • 2023-52 for a proposed hydro shed at Quesnel Toyota (201 Anderson Drive) found in the floodplain, and riparian area.
  • 2023-53 for 3 new single detached properties in the Riverfront Walks growth (#137, 142, and 144-1702 Dyke Street) which are found within just the floodplain and, riparian area.

Council permitted the following short term use permit to Icon Houses Ltd.:

  • Great deal 1 District Good deal 346 Cariboo District Approach 6073 (Freeway 97N) for use of refurbishing and/or rebuilding modular business office units like income and rentals of these units.

2022 Façade Enhancement System

For 2022, the North Growth Initiative Belief Façade Improvement grant funding was allotted to 5 firms, on the other hand a few tasks ended up not accomplished for a variety of causes.  NDIT has declared that application funding is on maintain for 2023.

The done tasks provided:

  • Petro Canada (205 McLean St) – painting and installation of new mural on northern going through façade. The mural depicts the municipal corridor which was once sited on the very same great deal where Petro Canada sits now. 
  • Downtown Tire Autocraft (2011 Dragon Hill Rd) – timber framing wrap was put in on canopy posts, bay doorways were being painted, and a new concrete sidewalk beneath the canopy was completed. 

Observe on Title

Council directed Employees to file a Observe on Title, for contravention of the Town of Quesnel developing polices, for the next property:

Fraser River Footbridge Landing & Path Lights Job

Archaeological permitting issues, the pandemic, inflation and offer concerns contributed to a prolonged delay on this job, ensuing in new spending plan issues.

Council permitted allocation of $418,000 from Gasoline Tax funds, to leading-up the Northern Growth Initiative Belief Strategic Initiatives Fund grant, to comprehensive the task as tendered and, that the agreement be awarded to Fresno Design.

Grant Update

Council authorized software to the Union of B.C. Municipalities for the $50,000 Poverty Reduction & Action Method grant, to make it possible for the Metropolis to operate with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) on a a single-year undertaking to teach and raise recognition all over poverty in our community.

Correspondence – Requests for Assistance

Council permitted resolutions of assistance for the following non-gain corporations, to aid with their foreseeable future grant funding requests:


  • Bylaw 1941 – City of Quesnel Parks and Community Destinations Bylaw 1941, 2023 – Next & 3rd Readings Bylaw 1942 – City of Quesnel Formal Community Approach Amendment Bylaw 1942, 2023 – 1st & Second Readings, Established General public Hearing day for April 25, 2023
  • Bylaw 1943 – City of Quesnel Zoning Amendment Bylaw 1943, 2023 – Very first & 2nd Readings, Set Public Listening to day for April 25, 2023
  • Bylaw 1935 – Metropolis of Quesnel Downtown Quesnel Small business Enhancement Place Bylaw 1935, 2023 – Remaining Adoption
  • Bylaw 1936 – Metropolis of Quesnel South Quesnel Enterprise Enhancement Region Bylaw 1936, 2023 – Ultimate Adoption