At their Regular Council meeting on January 31, 2024, Lytton Council:

  • Received a presentation about the 2024 TLKemchEEn FireSmart Program from Tawnya Collins, Lytton First Nation’s (LFN’s) Emergency Program Coordinator (See presentationand endorsed the activities in LFN’s application for 2024 UBCM FireSmart Community Funding, which LFN will receive and manage on behalf of the Village of Lytton;
  • Approved the appointment of:
    • Councillor Jennifer Thoss to the Lytton Chamber of Commerce Board; and
    • Counclilor Jessoa Lightfoot to the Lytton Museum Board;
  • Approved an archaeology grant of up to $5,000 for all property owners in the Village of Lytton, based on the terms and conditions of the report to be funded from the $17.6 million grant from the Province of B.C. (See article below);
  • Approved the establishment of a temporary Fire Hall at the Old Mill Site and directed staff to complete necessary upgrades to the site;
  • Approved the 2022 Statement of Financial Information (SOFI) report;
  • Approved staff to proceed with a 2024 Community Emergency Preparedness Fund grant application for $29,978.64 to purchase additional equipment needed to operate an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) and stock the Village’s portable EOC Trailer for emergency response;
  • Approved the Province of B.C.’s contribution agreement and associated monthly reporting;
  • Approved Village staff to request funding from Infrastructure Canada to develop a feasibility study/concept plan for community infrastructure;
  • Gave first three readings to:
    • Council Procedure Amendment Bylaw No. 744, 2024; and
    • Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw No. 743, 2024;
  • Approved the Village of Lytton to enter into a full Gold Country Communities Society Membership agreement.