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Review of June 16, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement and a moment of silence in honour of William Davis Miners' Memorial Day.

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Pride Flag to fly June 14 - June 30

The Municipality of Cumberland has raised the Pride Flag to acknowledge the acceptance and support of the LGBTQ2+ community.

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William Davis Miners’ Memorial Day

Mayor Murray Scott, and members of council made quiet, personal reflections on a pandemic-Davis Day. 

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Review of June 9, 2021 COW Meeting

Committee of the Whole (COW) met via zoom on Wednesday, June 9, 2021. Council now holds COW meetings the second Wednesday of every month with delegations, presentations and petitions a major focus of these meetings.

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Shinimicas Vol Fire Department on the way back from fire

Municipal Council approved two major tenders this week to support the Shinimicas Volunteer Fire Department in rebuilding and reinstating their fleet following a major fire in April 2020.

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Review of June 2, 2021 Public Council Meeting

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland met via zoom for a Public Council Meeting on Wednesday, June 2, 2021. The meeting opened with a territorial acknowledgement and a moment of silence in honour of the 215 indigenous children whose remains were discovered at the Kamloops Residential School.

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Flags at half mast May 31

Flags at our municipal buildings will be flown at half mast starting May 31st in memory of the 215 children whose bodies were found buried at the site of a former residential school in British Columbia.

Municipality of Cumberland Council approves capital budget

Council of the Municipality of Cumberland has approved the first capital budget of their four-year term. The $6.7 million budget for 2021/22 is funded with a combination of general revenues and reserves, area rates, and provincial and federal funding such as the Canada Community Building Fund (CCBF) formerly known as the Gas Tax Fund.

“Our capital budget focuses on investing in critical infrastructure while being fiscally responsible,” said Mayor Murray Scott. “We see projects focused on maintaining our infrastructure so that residents can continue to depend on the services their municipality provides.”

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