Support for the Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance

Year
2016
Category
NCLGA Ref#
B19

Status

NCLGA Executive Recommendation: No Recommendation

Details

WHEREAS all 21 local governments in northwest BC have come together as the Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance to seek from the Provincial Government an equitable share of benefits arising from future economic growth in the region;

AND WHEREAS these local governments are endeavouring to create viable, healthy, sustainable communities but are severely challenged by substantial services and infrastructure deficits, yet are not conferred the financial capacity to provide these services and infrastructure:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the North Central Local Government Association call upon the provincial government to commence revenue sharing negotiations with the Northwest BC Resource Benefits Alliance.