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Municipalities seek more funding options

Financial tools, resort development major issues at UBCM

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• Exempting local governments from paying the Provincial Sales Tax.

• Allowing municipal governments to share revenues from commercial recreation tenures, while giving local governments more say over tenure applications to protect watersheds.

• Lobbying the provincial government to maintain the Bear Aware Program and provide funding to communities with Bear Smart programs.

• Requesting that the provincial government remove parking fees from provincial parks.

A complete list of resolutions is available online at the UBCM Web site, www.civicnet.bc.ca.