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Garbage costs delay RD budget

A regional district budget decision has been put off until later this month. The board of the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George was presented with a final budget proposal on Thursday afternoon.

A regional district budget decision has been put off until later this month.

The board of the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George was presented with a final budget proposal on Thursday afternoon. But instead of the usual formality of accepting the document - all its components had already been pre-debated at public meetings before getting to this stage - they voted overwhelmingly in favour of setting a new decision day.

The uncharacteristic move was suggested by RDFFG director and Prince George Mayor Dan Rogers so more calculations could be made on the issue of garbage fees.

For more on this story read Friday's edition of The Citizen.

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