Council extends temporary permit for log business
A log-peeling company has another two years to use its Dallas property.
City council approved a temporary use permit Tuesday for Fuso Enterprises to run its debarking and chipping operation at 8120 Dallas Dr. for two more years.
The company has already had one two-year permit. The maximum it can get is two.
Parks plan unveiled
The City has released its plan for its parks in a 94-page document.
The parks master plan is now available online on the City’s website as well.
City parks manager Mike Doll said there a still a few wanted items that aren’t in the report, including a modified marina along Riverside or Pioneer parks. But for the most part, the plan maps out the overarching focus for parks in Kamloops for the coming years.
Be kind, Kamloops
This year’s Cool to be Kind Week is slated for Oct. 7 to 12, but the organizers behind the event were early in getting City council’s proclamation.
On Tuesday, Kelly Kelland, Laurel Scott, Am Fournier, Leslie Harpauer and Idris Marican appeared before council for the proclamation.
They plan to promote kindness and hand out kindness cards during the week.
Have you hugged a Big today?
September is Big Brothers Big Sisters Awareness month and the Kamloops branch wants everyone to know how important the program is.
Executive director Terri Axani told council Tuesday the program is important to children in the community who need a mentor or friend.
The agency will be gearing up for its annual Strikes For Tykes fundraiser in February or March, but there are no dates yet, she said.