The District of Kitimat paid tribute to the ordinary citizens who give up their time and energy to serve on the town’s various committees.
DoK mayor Phil Germuth said the dinner, held at the Luso Canadian Club on Thursday, June 15, was a small token of the District’s appreciation for the committee members for their commitment and willingness to serve the community.
The members thanked serve on the Advisory Planning Commission, Board of Variance, Advisory Leisure Services Commission, Advisory Commission for Persons with Disabilities, Traffic Committee, Kitimat Public Library Board of Directors, Kitimat Museum and Archives Board of Directors, Housing Committee, Kitimat Emergency Plan, Council Camera Volunteers, as well as members of the media.
In his speech Germuth also recognized and thanked those members who served a full term and retired from a commission.
Those retirees not in attendance were Jim Young and Mark Gravel from the Advisory Planning Commission, Kerri Weightman from the Advisory Leisure Services Commission, Joneen Flaherty from the Advisory Commission for Persons with Disabilities, and Cam Marleau from the Kitimat Museum and Archives board of directors.