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Hope Council preview for Feb. 22 meeting

Full agenda available below

 

District of Hope flag (Photo/Adam Louis)

Hope Council preview for Feb. 8 meeting

Station House, Landstrom Road among topics of discussion

 

The highlighted land was proposed to be a 20-unit temporary worker housing lot off the Trans-Canada Highway. The temporary permit was denied by council during its Jan. 25 meeting. (Screenshot/District of Hope)

Hope council denies permit for Landstrom Road temp worker housing

The three-year temporary permit would’ve allowed for 20 RV units on the site

 

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)
Langley City council voted to appoint councillor Gayle Martin (R) to the Metro Vancouver board of directors in place of mayor Val van den Broek (L). The decision was made at a closed-door meeting of council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (file)

Langley City mayor says her removal from Metro board of directors is example of continued in-fighting

‘I’m not the mayor they wanted’ Val van den Broek says of the council members who voted against her

Langley City council voted to appoint councillor Gayle Martin (R) to the Metro Vancouver board of directors in place of mayor Val van den Broek (L). The decision was made at a closed-door meeting of council on Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (file)
Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)

Barring public from open council meetings exceeds authority: B.C. Ombudsperson

Orders affected the public attending council meetings

Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)
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District expands home business opportunities

Kent approves bylaw in first-ever online broadcast meeting

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The District of Hope is asking the public to stay home from its meetings unless they have direct business on the agenda, to encourage social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. (File photo)

Business as usual in Hope council chambers, but public asked to stay home

District asking only those with direct business on agendas to attend during coronavirus pandemic

The District of Hope is asking the public to stay home from its meetings unless they have direct business on the agenda, to encourage social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic. (File photo)
Allison Patton says she ‘promptly’ removed advertising suggesting vitamins and treatments around COVID-19. (File photo)

Surrey councillor under fire for allegedly advertising naturopathic COVID-19 treatments

College of Naturopathic Physicians warns against ‘potentially harmful’ claims

Allison Patton says she ‘promptly’ removed advertising suggesting vitamins and treatments around COVID-19. (File photo)
White Rock Coun. David Chesney has received an apology for censures imposed by the previous council. (File photos)

White Rock councillor gets apology for past accusations of defamation, confidentiality breach

Retroactive pay, legal fees for David Chesney, for pair of reprimands during 2014-2018 council term

White Rock Coun. David Chesney has received an apology for censures imposed by the previous council. (File photos)
Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash

There was significant backlash to the proposed $25,000 and $70,000 wages

Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)

Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise

Council approved a 134 per cent raise for the mayor of Revelstoke

Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)
Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

A group of voters claim conflict of interests should see them removed from office

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers
The Hope Museum has over 3,000 items in its collection, all of which are still stored in a building where mould was discovered in October 2017. “If there is a concern about the safety of the items, we are monitoring them and they are under care,” says operations manager Sarah Brown about the condition of the collection. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)

District council ponders future of Hope’s existing visitors’ centre and museum

Latest report suggests facility needs at least $163,000 to bring it up to standard

The Hope Museum has over 3,000 items in its collection, all of which are still stored in a building where mould was discovered in October 2017. “If there is a concern about the safety of the items, we are monitoring them and they are under care,” says operations manager Sarah Brown about the condition of the collection. (Emelie Peacock/Hope Standard)
Peter Robb, Victor Smith, Scott Medlock, Dusty Smith, Craig Traun, Heather Stewin, and Bob Erickson were all elected to the District of Hope Council on Oct. 20, 2018. (Hope.ca)

Newly elected Hope politicians took part in the Local Government Leadership Academy

The three-day event is aimed at helping new mayors and councillors navigate municipal politics

Peter Robb, Victor Smith, Scott Medlock, Dusty Smith, Craig Traun, Heather Stewin, and Bob Erickson were all elected to the District of Hope Council on Oct. 20, 2018. (Hope.ca)