Council Newswire: August 8

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Town Council August 8, 2016 regular meeting

Significant updates from the regular meeting of Peace River Town Council are below. You can view the agenda and all Council items here.

New Medical Transport Service

Advanced Paramedic Ltd. presented to council regarding their new professional transportation service that will improve the quality of life for Peace River’s senior citizens and those requiring wheel chair accessible transportation.
Their new Non-Emergent Medical Transport (NEMT) program provides transportation and accessible “through the door” service that responds to senior’s individualized needs.

To find out more or to schedule a transport call (780) 624-4911 or visit APL on the web.


Public Hearings on Land Use Bylaw

Two amendments to the Town’s Land use bylaw were given a  public hearing at Monday’s meeting. Amendment 1983 features two key changes the removal of forms and fees from the bylaw as well as the addition of caretaker suite as a defined use in industrial zones. Amendment 1984 adds stripping, filling, excavation, and grading as a defined use within the bylaw.