Each year representatives from communities in the NCLGA meet to pass resolutions that the organization will petition the Union of B.C. Municipalities and the Province to enact. Some of the proposed resolutions this year include lobbying the provincial government to further support the development of a reliable air ambulance service, and urging the provincial and federal governments to work with community partners to develop solutions to the lack of seniors’ housing.
The Peace River Regional District has brought forward resolutionsto request that the province continue to look into factors that Norway employs in managing its resources, and to enact changes to legislation/regulation that would require dam permit holders to prepare all encompassing emergency management plans.
Christensen, who is currently the FirstVice President of the NCLGA, is expected to be elected President at this year’s meeting. The 2013 AGM and convention runs from May 1 to 3. Fort St. John will host next year’s AGM.