At their meeting Tuesday night Flin Flon City Council passed a resolution to approve an agreement with Northern Bus Lines for the operation of a Municipal bus service and for the purchase of the bus garage on Golf Road as well as three buses at a cost of 1.25 million dollars. The city will own the service but it will continue to be operated by Northern Bus Lines for now.
In other business Council passed on final reading an amendment to the Traffic bylaw that will allow for three drop off and pick up zones on Main Street which will benefit the operators of the Handi-van.
They also passed an amendment that will extend the no parking zone on the west side of Channing Drive near the Vocational Training Center south to the corner due to the hazard created by people parking too close to the corner.
Mayor George Fontaine and Councilor Colleen McKee thanked all the candidates who let their names stand for the October 22nd election for Mayor and Council and congratulated the candidates for School Board who were elected by acclamation.