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Public Notice - June 21, 2018 – 1330 hours

The RDBN is monitoring numerous fire starts due to a severe lightning storm that passed through the region.  RDBN staff are working closely with the BC Wildfire Service as public safety is of the utmost priority.  Please report wildfires to the BC Wildfire Service at 1-800-663-5555.

For the most up-to-date and accurate information, visit the following links.

Information on wildfires

Information on fire bans and restrictions

 “Fire Danger Rating”

Evacuation Alerts and Orders

 

 

For public inquiry, please contact:

Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako

at www.rdbn.bc.ca or call 250-692-3195 or 1-800-320-3339

BC Wildfire

 at https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/wildfire-status

 

 

 

 

 

BUSINESS FAÇADE IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM


2018 Funding Now Available nditrdbnlogo

Many municipalities in our region have, or are currently , participating in the Building Façade Improvement Program.

The RDBN is pleased to partner with NDIT to ensure that unincorporated communities along Highway 16 will also be eligible.

If you have a business in a commercially zoned building in Topley, Fort Fraser or Endako, funding is now available for improvements to your building façade. Grants for projects meeting the eligibility criteria are available on a first come– first served basis.

Grants for up to $5,000 are available

For up to 50% of the budget for projects that increase the appeal of your business.

Q: Does my business qualify?
A: Give us a call, we can certainly let you know.


Q: What kind of improvements can I make?
A: A complete list can be found in our guidelines, but projects can include new siding, paint, awnings, and other architectural features.


Q: What about accessibility projects, will they qualify?
A: Yes, accessibility projects can qualify for this funding if they are part of a larger improvement project.

If you  have any questions please email corrine.swenson@rdbn.bc.ca 

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