Tuesday April 3, 2012
BC Gov't News
Preserving the Police
Chilliwack City gets a half-million dollars to help cover inflationary increases in public safety
Released by Jordan Simmons, BC Gov'ernment Caucus
he City of Chilliwack will receive $549,937 as part of the Province's $65-million funding infusion to help communities across B.C. with their policing costs. This funding represents the latest installment of the Strategic Community Investment Fund (SCIF).
"This funding is great news for Chilliwack and will benefit the entire community. The Strategic Community Investment Fund will help local governments manage their policing costs and invest effectively in their communities," said Chilliwack MLA John Les in a release Tuesday.
The SCIF was established
to stimulate local economies, create jobs and encourage overall
growth. It distributes $30 million in Small Community and Regional
District Grants and $30 million from the Traffic Fine Revenue
Sharing program to communities across B.C. to support investments in
basic local government services.
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