On Monday, Dawson Creek City Council were sworn in, with Mayor Dale Bumstead and councillors Jerimy Earl, Paul Gevatkoff, Amy Kaempf, Blair Lekstrom, Charlie Parslow, and Shaely Wilbur beginning their new term.
“I’m excited about the next four years,” says Bumstead. “I look forward to getting to work.”
Kaempf was designated the library liaison. (Sheila Murray was also named to the library board).
Bumstead was re-appointed PRRD director, with Lekstrom taking over as alternate. This same arrangement goes for the South Peace Economic Development Commission and the Site C Regional and Local Government Liaison Committee, and Bumstead was appointed to the Dawson Creek/Pouce Coupe Fire Management Committee and Sub-Regional Recreation Committee.
Lekstrom was also named the City representative on the Northeast Regional Advisory Committee, with Parslow the alternate.
Parslow, Kampf, and Earl were appointed to the Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel, with Parslow chair, and the other three councillors serving as alternates.
Wilbur was named the City’s voting delegate for the Municipal Insurance Association and Bumstead and Earl were named alternates.
Councillors received various appointments as liaisons to community groups and organizations. Gevatkoff to the Regional Airport; Earl to the City Clean-up Campaign, Dawson Creek Athletic Association, and Northeast Regional Community Foundation; Kaempf Adopt-a-Block, Dawson Creek Watershed Society, and SPCA; Parslow to the South Peace Art Society and South Peace Mile O Park Society/South Peace Historical Society; and Wilbur to Love Dawson Creek.