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Outgoing North Battleford City Manager Jim Puffalt gives his report to council at Monday's meeting.
Outgoing North Battleford City Manager Jim Puffalt gives his report to council at Monday's meeting. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

City manager recounts highlights at his last council meeting

By Angela Brown
April 26, 2018 - 10:10am

City Manager Jim Puffalt took to the podium Monday night at North Battleford City Hall to bid adieu to council, after giving a report of the many projects he has worked on since starting with the city four years ago.

North Battleford council carried a first reading of its proposed cannabis land use zoning bylaw on Monday. The city will have a public information session regarding cannabis land use May 9.
North Battleford council carried a first reading of its proposed cannabis land use zoning bylaw on Monday. The city will have a public information session regarding cannabis land use May 9. File photo/The Canadian Press

N.B. planning information session on cannabis land use

By Angela Brown
April 26, 2018 - 8:00am

The City of North Battleford is planning a community information session on its proposed cannabis land use regulations May 9.

Administration will be preparing to establish new mill rates for council's meeting in May.
Administration will be preparing to establish new mill rates for council's meeting in May. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

City not planning to re-work budget after $4,000 loss

By Angela Brown
April 25, 2018 - 5:00pm

The City of North Battleford won’t have to readjust its 2018 budget this year since the new provincial budget didn’t have a significant impact on the municipality, with only about a $4,000 loss overall this year.

Firefighters were on the scene of a blaze at the city's waste management facility near Wearing Rd. Friday morning. The landfill was closed to the public in the morning but was set to reopen at 12 p.m. after the fire was put out.
Firefighters were on the scene of a blaze at the city's waste management facility near Wearing Rd. Friday morning. The landfill was closed to the public in the morning but was set to reopen at 12 p.m. after the fire was put out. Submitted photo/Susanne Abe

Firefighters tackle blaze at city landfill Friday morning

By Angela Brown
April 20, 2018 - 12:00pm

North Battleford firefighters battled a blaze at the city's waste management facility near Wearing Rd. Friday morning.

The Town of Battleford eyed the latest crime statistics at its recent meeting.
The Town of Battleford eyed the latest crime statistics at its recent meeting. Angela Brown/battlefordsNOW Staff

Town sees collisions up, property offences down in police report

By Angela Brown
April 19, 2018 - 2:00pm

Battlefords RCMP reported an overall slight increase in calls for service when it gave its report at the Town of Battleford's council meeting recently, although the town did see decreases in a number of categories.

North Battleford plans to treat consumption of cannabis like liquor, prohibiting it from public areas.
North Battleford plans to treat consumption of cannabis like liquor, prohibiting it from public areas. file photo/battlefordsNOW Staff

Public cannabis consumption could be prohibited in North Battleford

By Greg Higgins
April 18, 2018 - 5:00pm

As official legalization of cannabis in Canada draws closer, North Battleford is deciding where exactly the substance can be consumed and according to the city manager, the rules will likely mirror alcohol consumption.

Council approved an amended zoning bylaw outlining where a cannabis retail outlet or production facility could be located.
Council approved an amended zoning bylaw outlining where a cannabis retail outlet or production facility could be located. file photo/Canadian Press

Town of Battleford approves cannabis zoning bylaw

By Angela Brown
April 18, 2018 - 12:00pm

The Town of Battleford approved a zoning amendment bylaw for any future potential cannabis retail outlets and grow operations at its meeting Monday.

No one objected at a public hearing before council carried second and third reading of the bylaw.

The city will host an open house April 18 at St. Mary School where it will provide information about its many initiatives to improve community safety, including neighbourhood block parties and mural projects.
The city will host an open house April 18 at St. Mary School where it will provide information about its many initiatives to improve community safety, including neighbourhood block parties and mural projects. submitted photo/City of North Battleford

Block parties, street mural incentives some of the highlights at N.B. open house

By Angela Brown
April 17, 2018 - 5:00pm Updated: April 17, 2018 - 5:43pm

The City of North Battleford hopes to make the community safer by helping residents get to know their neighbours better. To make it easier, it is trimming off some of the cost for two popular projects — block parties and street murals.

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