City Council is still reviewing its smoking bylaw. The proposed bylaw would ban smoking on Main Street and adjoining streets and within 15 feet of the front of any commercial establishment. Mayor Cal Huntley says they are still looking at the distance from business entrances where smoking will be banned and a possible designated smoking area on or near Main Street.
Council received the Fire Chiefs report for August indicating three incidents during the month.
Councilor Ken Pawlachuk reminds motorists with school back make sure you obey the 30 speed zones which are now in effect in school areas as the students are out and school buses are again running and obey the rules regarding school bus safety. The Citizens on Patrol Program will have their speed monitoring sign in school zones.
Community Futures Greenstone advised Council they will again be hosting the Celebrating Communities Awards Evening October 25th. The evening recognizes the important contribution of community volunteers and successful businesses in our communities. Council will submit the names of two volunteers they would like to recognize that evening.