Successes & Highlights 2016

Regular monthly board meetings by teleconference and/or in person

Liaison with the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, BC Parks, BC Highways, and the Government of British Columbia on matters concerning our community and region

April and November community visits by BC Parks and CSRD Parks staff regarding area park plans and improvements

November community visit by CSRD Area F Director Larry Morgan and and CSRD CEO Charles Hamilton in association with parks group

Successful grant applications:
Gaming Grant from the Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development grant: Seymour Arm fire hall structure build
CSRD  Grant in Aid: Community Wharf

Successful grant completions and disbursements:
CSRD Grant in Aid for Community Infrastructure: Upper ball diamond bleacher repairs, Community Hall repairs
CSRD Grant in Aid: First Responders (disbursed to the Seymour Arm First Responder Group)
CSRD Grant in Aid Fire Prevention: firehoses, water keys and fireboxes

Planning and support towards community initiatives including the Summer Sizzler weekend, the New Year’s Eve celebration as well as other community events
The Summer Sizzler weekend was successful and enhanced with addition of “Seymour Saturday Night” designed for families

Completion of the Seymour Arm Fire Hall Structure

Coordination with the First Responders Society to store the First Responder vehicle