At their meeting last night Flin Flon City Council received a letter from Sharon Robert requesting permission to operate a taxi company in Flin Flon. She notes they are looking at starting with two taxis increasing to five as demand warrants. Letters of support from local hotels noted at present there is a lack of service particularly late at night. The letter was referred to the committee of the whole council.
In other business Council approved the awarding of a contract for a feasibility study to learn the cost of replacing or refurbishing the Aqua Center so they will have the numbers ready when money becomes available to move ahead on the project.
In honor of Poetry Awareness Month local poet Glenda Hobbs attended the meeting and read several poems about Flin Flon including City on the Rocks, The Hundred Stairs, Flinty’s Reflections and one called Rumors that was about Johnny’s Confectionary.
Council approved funding of one thousand dollars for the Fire Works Committee and 475 dollars in lieu of Community Hall rental for Habitat for Humanity to hold their Celebrity Auction in November.