Village council to look at important bylaws

BOTHA -- Congratulations go out to all the winners at the last Bingo game of the year held Dec. 9.

BOTHA — Congratulations go out to all the winners at the last Bingo game of the year held Dec. 9. There will not be a Bingo evening now until Jan 6. 2016, so the committee would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and all the very best of everything in 2016.Hope to see everyone back after the beginning of next year.

The quilting club also will be ending now until Jan. 11, so they to would like to wish everyone a very merry holiday season, and hope to see everyone back on the 11th.

Usually the coffee hour continues through the festive season every Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at the seniors’ centre and they would like to see everyone join them.

This coming Tuesday, Dec. 22 is the first day of winter, so hopefully everyone that loves winter can get out and enjoy themselves.

The monthly village meeting which is usually held the last Thursday of each month will be held tomorrow, Dec. 19, due to the festive season, please attend.This important meeting will include several important items such as the third and final

reading of the Water and Sewer Bylaw 412/15, the first reading to the new Land Use Bylaw 413/15 and the Subdivision Appeal Board Bylaw 414/15.

Also the council will hold a committee meeting to prepare a 10 year capital plan as part of the Visibility Review Requirements.So please plan to attend this important meeting tomorrow starting at 7 p.m.

The Botha School has really been a hustling and busy place this month, which also includes their Christmas Concert, which will be held tonight, so please come on out to the Botha Hall and support all the students.

CAO Eric Jerrard will be sadly missed as under his doctor’s recommendation, he is forced to give up his position as CAO to our little community. Eric has done a great job leading the administration and advising council, so he will be truly missed in this profession.The village members would like to wish Eric all the very best in the future.

All the students and staff at the school plus all the village council would like to wish everyone a very merry Christmas and all the very best to you and yours in 2016.

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