City of North Battleford - Saskatchewan

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Council Agenda for Oct. 15 October 15, 2019

Here is the agenda for tonight's Council meeting.
https://www.cityofnb.ca/mrws/filedriver/Agendas_and_Agenda_Sheets/C63-2019.pdf

Council meetings are open to the public. The meeting starts at 6:15 pm, at Council Chambers in City Hall.

New Bus for the Battlefords Handi-Bus October 11, 2019

This morning the Battlefords Handi-Bus unveiled a new addition to its fleet, bus #61. This addition was possible by co-operation between the Province, the City of North Battleford and the Town of Battleford. This new bus will ensure safe and reliable transportation that is vital to improving the quality of life of those with mobility issues.

Present for the event was The Battlefords MLA Herb Cox, City of North Battleford Mayor Ryan Bater and Councillor Greg Lightfoot, Town of Battleford Mayor Ames Leslie and Councillor Gordon Yarde, Transit Manager Paul Robertson, Transit board member Debbie Logan, individuals from Battlefords Trade & Education Centre and riders of the Handi-Bus.

The Handi-Bus is an important means of connecting individuals to economic opportunities, public services and opportunities to become active in the community. Accessible transportation for people of all abilities builds a stronger and more inclusive community.

The Province of Saskatchewan through the Transit Assistance for People with Disabilities (TAPD) provided $55,000 in funding. In a 70/30 split, the City and Town provided $38,500 and $16,500 respectively. The Kinsmen Foundation through Telemiracle also contributed to the bus purchase by providing a grant for $10,000.

For more information:

Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-17
13 | dmacdonald@cityofnb.ca

Water Pressure System Check October 10th October 9, 2019

The City of North Battleford Water Works Department will be performing a water pressure system check on Thursday, October 10th, 2019. This system check will isolate the water distribution system in the Northeast area of the City. The water pressure system check is scheduled to start at 9:00 am and will continue for several hours.

This water pressure system check will allow for the preparation for upcoming work on the primary distribution line from the Territorial booster station.

Throughout the entire process, the water will be safe for consumption. Pressure fluctuations, pressure reductions and water disturbances may be experienced by residents in the Northeast area of the City.

We appreciate your patience and understanding during this time.

For more information:

Tammy MacCormack, Assistant Director of Utility Services
306-445-17
38 | tmaccormack@cityofnb.ca

Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-17
13 | dmacdonald@cityofnb.ca

Water Tower System Check October 1st September 27, 2019

On Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, the water tower will be isolated from the water distribution system. The City of North Battleford Water Works Department will be performing a system check on the water tower. This proactive diagnostic testing will provide useful information to understand the performance of the water tower. Identification of possible performance and maintenance issues allows for strategic maintenance decisions to be made, ensuring the longevity of this iconic asset.

During this system check, the water will be safe to consume. Pressure fluctuations, pressure reductions and water disturbances may be experienced throughout various areas of the City while the system check is performed.

The water tower is scheduled to come out of isolation and reconnected to the distribution system on Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019.

For more information:

Tammy MacCormack, Assistant Director of Utility Services
306-445-17
38 | tmaccormack@cityofnb.ca

Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-17
13 | dmacdonald@cityofnb.ca

Council Agenda for Sep. 23 September 23, 2019

Here is the agenda for tonight's Council meeting.
https://www.cityofnb.ca/mrws/filedriver/Agendas_and_Agenda_Sheets/C62-2019.pdf

Council meetings are open to the public. The meeting starts at 6:15 pm, at Council Chambers in City Hall.

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