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!

National Missing Children’s Month & Missing Children’s Day

POSTED: May 15, 2017

Council of the District of Stewart, at the regular meeting of May 8, 2017 made a motion to proclaim May as National Missing Chiildren's month, and May 25th as National Missing Children's Day.

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

Regional District Solid Waste Management Plan

POSTED: March 23, 2017

The District of Stewart is a member of the Regional District Solid Waste Management Plan. This Plan is a new approach that will help make waste management safer and more cost efficient by sharing resources. All communities will contribute to the plan based on their population. This means that Stewart’s taxpayers will contribute approximately 7% of the cost.

You will be receiving an informational flyer in your mailbox that provides more information. We encourage you to read the flyer and be informed about the changes that will be taking place with the closure of our landfill and the construction of a transfer station.

Community meetings will be arranged in the coming months so that you can provide your input into this process.

If you have questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me.

Jennifer Larson, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer

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