Council for the City of Duncan is pleased to announce that the Province of BC has refunded the $1,351,519 in policing costs paid by the City of Duncan from the period April 1, 2009 to March 31, 2012. This was a result of a change in government policy regarding which population data set to use to determine policing responsibility.
The City of Duncan is honouring one of the Cowichan Valley’s most prolific artists, E.J. Hughes, by renaming the west-end of Station Street, between Government Street and the City Boundary, to ‘EJ Hughes Place’.
The City of Duncan is losing two highly valued senior staff due to retirement. Chief Administrative Officer, Tom Ireland, and Director of Corporate Services, Lynn Ketch, will both be retiring from the City of Duncan effective April 26, 2013.
The City of Duncan is currently conducting a review of its Development Cost Charges (DCC) Bylaw. The study will update the City’s current DCC rates as well as investigate related issues.
The City of Duncan is very pleased to learn that Director Loren Duncan, representing Cowichan-Station-Sahtlam-Glenora, has expressed interest in contributing tax dollars to the operations of the Cowichan Aquatic Centre (CAC).