Kamloops council briefs: Of land title documents and ghost motions

Kamloops council will request a meeting with Connie Fair, CEO and president of the Land Title and Survey Authority of British Columbia, and Forests Minister Doug Donaldson.

The meeting is being requested to discuss government plans to move thousands of documents from Kamloops to Victoria.

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Coun. Mike O’Reilly made the motion on Tuesday, which council supported. The Thompson-Nicola Regional District last week also voted to send a letter to the province, requesting a halt on the documents leaving the city.

Kamloops MLAs Todd Stone and Peter Milobar first raised the issue earlier this year.

• Another notice of motion, more crickets around the horseshoe at city hall.

A notice of motion by former city councillor Donovan Cavers to review the city’s commercial tax rates failed to gain traction on Tuesday.

Cavers, who was not re-elected in the fall civic election, filed 11 notices of motion during his final council meeting.

Each so-called ghost motion will arise each month, one after another None of them have elicited change at city hall.

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