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 read more click heading)
 

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!

Water Quality Advisory:  UPDATE

POSTED: July 18, 2017

The District is aware that parts of town are experiencing murky or discolored water and are working to resolve this.Public Works crews are flushing the water mains in all neighborhoods today so you may notice some discoloration throughout the day.

It is recommended that residents let the water taps run to flush household water lines.

The Water Quality Advisory from February 2017 is still in effect, and is below for your convenience:

The District of Stewart received water sample results today from the lab and there is no bacteriological contamination. The water continues to be safe to drink. However, due to ongoing construction and maintenance work in and around the wells, the District has decided to keep a Water Quality Advisory in place. The Water Quality Advisory is the lowest-level notification and is used in situations where the public health threat is modest, and actions can be taken to reduce the risks. If you are a member of a high risk population, or you have concerns, you may choose to boil the water (roiling boil for one minute). Sampling will continue to be conducted periodically to assess the condition of the water. We will advise further if there is any change.

Public Notices, Information and Job Opportunities

POSTED: July 13, 2017

View District of Stewart Job Opportunites, Public Notices & Information here

Information Bulletin Update:  Outdoor Burning

POSTED: July 6, 2017

The Northwest Fire Centre's jurisdiction, the BC Wildfire Service has issued a release prohibiting open fires in the Northwest effective Monday, July 10th.  Read the attached Information Bulletin for more details.

Job Opportunity

POSTED: June 21, 2017

Please see the link regarding a job opportunity with the Stewart Public Library.

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