At their meeting Tuesday night Flin Flon City Council approved funding for three local groups that applied to the City under the Municipal Funding Program. The city will sponsor the Flin Flon Junior Bomber Hockey Club for the 2016-17 season with a gift in kind of 75 hundred dollars related to the Whitney Forum, the Royal Canadian Legion will receive 25 hundred dollars for Cenotaph landscaping and the Flin Flon Arts Council will receive a gift in kind of $683 plus GST to offset the expense of renting the Community Hall for Culture Days.
In other business Council accepted the Whitney Forum rate schedule for 2016-17 with rates frozen for the year. Council accepted the Fire Chief report for July indicating three calls including a smoke alarm, bush fire and recovery assistance. Council approved the payment of 25 dollars to Saskatchewan Crime Stoppers which is ten cents per capita for residents who live in the Saskatchewan part of the city and Councilor Colleen McKee congratulated the organizers and participants in the Roller Goodwin hockey tournament held over the weekend. She says they have people who play in the tournament who have had connections to the community and they come back and re-connect with the community.