Sooke council earmarks $29,500 for conventions

Sooke council members expect to attend four conferences in 2016

  • Nov. 25, 2015 6:00 p.m.

Sooke council members have earmarked $29,516.50 to attend four conferences next year.

The conferences include: the Local Government Leadership Academy in Richmond, Feb. 3 to 5; Association of Vancouver Island Coastal Communities convention in Nanaimo, April 8 to 10; Federation of Canadian Municipalities convention in Winnipeg, June 3 to 5; and the Union of B.C. Municipalities convention in Victoria, Sept. 26 to 30.

Last year council’s conference and education budget was $27,591.

 

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