Council Meetings

Council Meetings

Regularly scheduled council meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month.
Meetings are open to public attendance and begin at 7:00pm unless otherwise posted.

Committees of the Whole

  1. Planning/Policy
  2. Budget/Finance
  3. Bylaw
  4. Communications
  5. Community Development

Council Meetings
The District of Stewart holds regular meetings on the second and fourth Monday of the month (excluding statutory holidays). Regular meetings are held at 7:00 pm in the Council Chambers, located within the Municipal Hall at 705 Brightwell Street, Stewart.

In addition to regular meetings, Council members participate in a number of Council Committees. Agendas and Minutes for Council and Committee meetings are available online, as well as information on getting involved with Committees and how to give a presentation to Council.

Agendas
Prior to every Council and Standing Committee meeting, the CAO makes the full agenda package available at the main reception desk in Municipal Hall.  The Council Agenda is also available on our website by Friday afternoon prior to the Monday Council meeting and Council Minutes are also posted on our website once adopted and can be searched using key words or dates.

Meeting Schedule
The District of Stewart Council and Committee meetings schedule can be viewed at Council Meeting Schedule.

Public Input
District of Stewart Council believes in open and accessible government.  Residents are invited to attend Council Meetings, Public Hearings and other public input sessions.  A question period follows each meeting.  As well, individuals and organizations are able to make a presentation and appear as a delegation at a Council meeting.

Quick Links
• Link to Council Procedure Bylaw :   Bylaw #892

Contact
Chief Administrative Officer
250-636-2251
e-mail: cao@districtofstewart.com

UBCM-2016

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | Mayors Blog

The 2016 Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention is focused on the theme “Stronger Together”. Standing together, from far and wide, each region still stands together. Each region has something unique to contribute to the growth and prosperity of BC and is integral to the success of this province.

Water quality

POSTED: September 5, 2016 | Mayors Blog

Lately the District of Stewart has issued few times a boil water advisory.  It's strictly a precautionary measure due power outage. Without power  water pressure at our pump declined below established level. A loss in pressure can result in contamination entering the drinking water distribution system from surrounding soil and groundwater. 
To address the issue Council approve the purchase of new generator for new pump 4, to make sure that water pressure will be rebounded to acceptable levels for the remainder of the outage.  Also, Council approved a purchase of a drinking water quality test kit. 
District of Stewart drinking water undergoes  quality tests monthly to ensure that our citizens are provided with clean and safe water. People of Stewart can take pride in their drinking water - it continually meets  quality standards set out in the BC Drinking Water Protection Act and the Canadian Guidelines for Drinking Water Quality. Detailed water quality reports are available in the District office.

Stewart - the Best Town for Nature Lovers

POSTED: July 7, 2014 | Kids Blog

If you enjoy fresh air, hiking and wild life photography, see why this Bear Valley School student thinks you'll love Stewart!  => read essay

STEWART HAS THE BEST SOIL FOR GARDENING

POSTED: March 3, 2014 | Kids Blog

Read this essay from Lane Hyslop to understand why the soil in Stewart is great for gardeners!

Spring Clean Up Week

POSTED: April 21, 2017

The annual Spring Clean-up Week will be May 8 - 12!
Please see the attached public notice for all of the details

2017-2021 Five Year Financial Plan

POSTED: April 21, 2017

The District of Stewart Council invites public comment on Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw No. 908, 2017.
For more information click on this link:  Public Notice

Special Event Insurance in Municipal Owned Buildings and Parks

POSTED: April 13, 2017

If you are planning an event in a municipal owned building or park and require insurance, for your convenience the District has attached a link for easy access to quotes and payment: CLICK HERE

Public Comments on Rural Education in Stewart

POSTED: February 3, 2017

On February 6, 2017 there will be an Open House in Terrace hosted by Parliamentary Secretary Linda Larson who is seeking feedback from British Columbians on the challenges & opportunities facing rural school districts and communities.
Please visit the Rural Education Website and submit comments.
For more information, please see the District of Stewart's Open Letter on Rural Education.

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: December 20, 2016

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: August 2, 2016

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure