Public survey to review library hours

The hours will be adjusted to suit the needs of the different communities

During its regular meeting on Thursday, Nov. 5, the Thompson-Nicola Regional District board of directors approved a public survey to review library hours of operation for the library branches in Lytton, Barriere and Clearwater.

There will be no change to the number of hours the branches are open, but rather the hours will be adjusted to suit the needs of the different communities.

Agriculture commission to be created

On the recommendation of the TNRD’s committee of the whole, an agriculture advisory commission will be created to comment on applications and matters directly relating to the regional agriculture industry.

Staff have been asked to draft a terms of reference and gauge industry support as well as potential board appointments.

Tagline chosen for TNRD vignette

“The Region of BC’s Best” was chosen as the tagline message at the end of the TNRD vignette, as per the recommendation of the committee of the whole.

Policy amendments approved

The following policies received minor amendments and were approved for inclusion in the Board Policy Manual:

1.1.1 Orientation Education Seminars and Strategic Planning Sessions

1.1.2 Correspondence from Directors

1.1.4 Remuneration for Accommodation Prior to and Following Meetings

1.1.9 Board of Directors Meetings Throughout the Region

1.2.1 Anonymous Correspondence to Directors and Staff

1.3.1 Volunteer Recognition Program

3.1.2 Computer and/or Portable Devise Usage and Social Media

5.1.2 Bursaries

6.1.2 Recovery of Public Asset Process Costs

7.2.1 Exempt Staff Lieu Time

 

14.1.2 Local Assistants to the Fire Commissioner Policy