REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS-Regional Emergency Coordinator-UPDATED
The RDMW is inviting proposals for a service contract for a Regional Emergency Coordinator to administer the North Island Regional Emergency Program. The successful proponent will possess excellent communication skills and be able to effectively liaise with and coordinate appropriate agencies, management staff and volunteers. Previous experience in emergency management ICS and BCERM would be an advantage. Proposals should, at a minimum, meet the requirements set out in the RFP information package which is available at the Regional District of Mount Waddington office or by clicking this link. Proposals must be received by the Regional District by 4 pm on Friday, May 9, 2014.
Rural Tourism Action Grants 2014-DEADLINE APRIL 30, 2014
The 2014 application packages for the RDMW Rural Tourism Action Grants are available for download now. The deadline is April 30, 2014. Remember that this program is only open to organizations and communities in Electoral Areas A through D and the Village of Port Alice. Please click this link to be taken directly to the 2014 Grant Guide and Application Form.
PHONE SCAM WARNING - FEBRUARY 4, 2014
To All North Island Residents: Recently some scam phone calls have been made to local residents which appear to have been made by the Regional District of Mount Waddington office in Port McNeill. We wanted to warn you that these calls are fraudulent and do not come from the Regional District - we do NOT ever make sales calls and we do NOT handle vacations, cruises, etc.
If you receive a call which appears to be from the Regional District of Mount Waddington and the caller is offering/selling anything that seems too good to be true or requesting credit card or personal information:
1. DO NOT PROVIDE YOUR CREDIT CARD, OTHER FINANCIAL OR PERSONAL INFORMATION!
2. Contact the Port McNeill RCMP Detachment at 250-956-4441 to report the incident.
3. If you are unsure about the nature of the call, please end the call and phone the Regional District of Mount Waddington at 250-956-3301 or 250-956-3161 and speak
to either Liette or Melissa to discuss your concerns.
Regional District declared Carbon Neutral in 2012!
Climate change is a global challenge. The RDMW has committed to reduce and offset our corporate emissions and in recognition of this effort we have been awarded Level 3 recognition - "Achievement of Carbon Neutrality" by the joint Provincial-Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Green Communities Committee (GCC).
Launching the Hornsby Appeal
In 2013, after nearly a decade of difficulties concerning the final fate of the artefact due to its condition and known significance, the Regional District of Mount Waddington, local government and owner of the artefact, will move the Hornsby Steam Crawler to a piece of public land in Coal Harbour, a community close to its historical area of operation around Holberg Inlet. While many steam aficionados understandably wish to privately own and restore this piece of history at another location, it belongs to the people of the Mount Waddington region and needs instead to be affordably and appropriately housed, protected and interpreted for future generations. To achieve this, donations and sponsorship are required.