UNFC seeks proclamation
The United Native Friendship Centre is asking council to proclaim 2013 as “The Year of the Friendship Centre” in the Town of Fort Frances.
In a letter council will receive at its regular meeting tonight, UNFC executive director Sheila McMahon explained the UNFC will be celebrating its 40th anniversary on Jan. 23.
“For the past 40 years, our Friendship Centre has provided numerous services to aboriginal and non-aboriginal people in Fort Frances and your support would help us celebrate our success,” wrote McMahon.
The public portion of the committee of the whole meeting is scheduled to begin at 5:40 p.m.
It will be followed by the regular meeting of council at 6:10.
Other business on the agenda includes:
•a report re: Hydro One Small Business Lighting Program at Sunny Cove Camp;
•a report re: the town’s return to work policy;
•the September, 2012 Drinking Water Systems Monthly Summary Report;
•a report re: renewal of municipal insurance policy for 2012-13;
•a report re: Friends of the Fort Frances Museum fundraiser gala;
•a report re: Infrastructure Stimulus Fund (ISF) project agreement amendment;
•a per diem claim for Coun. Rick Wiedenhoeft for attendance at the OAPSB Zone 1 Conference here Oct. 1-3;
•a report re: Rainy River District Social Services Administration Board agreement;
•an update on capital projects;
•a request from F. Morelli re: a request for an accessibility ramp at 122 Scott St.; and
•a notice of a Committee of Adjustment decision re: File No. A6/2012—708 Thompson St. (Beaulieu).