Structure changes

Structure changes

Armstrong appointments made, support for fire training centre

As he does every year the end of November, Armstrong Mayor Chris Pieper announced committee structure changes.

Count. Gary Froats was given a pass on heading up any committees last year, as he had been recently voted onto council via a by-election.

“Gary has had his interim year and I’ve made him the chair of the finance committee,” said Pieper. Outgoing chairperson Steven Drapala remains on the committee, as does Coun. Shirley Fowler, who takes over the community services committee and remains the city’s regional district representative.

Frost and Pieper have been appointed as the city’s reps to the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Services Commission with Pieper replacing Coun. Paul Britton, who still heads up the city’s planning and development committee.

Count. Lance McGregor remains the head of the public works committee.

All other appointments stay the same.

Training centre share supported

Armstrong council has given approval to the inter municipal fire training centre’s 2018 budget.

Cost allocation is based on the revised hospital assessment roll each year.

“The 2018 requisition is $3,965 which is up slightly from last year at $3,760,” said Coun. Steven Drapala, chairperson of the city’s finance committee. “These amounts represent the cost base. Training costs are incremental to the base amount.”