Council Notebook: Dust program rates see increase

Lisa Goudy
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Mayor Deb Higgins, Coun. Candis Kirkpatrick, Coun. Don Mitchell and Coun. Dawn Luhning are seen at the Jan. 27, 2014 council meeting.

; The Moose Jaw Music Festival received $400; Saskatchewan Shuffleboard received $160 for their floor shuffleboard tournament; Motif received $700; the Moose Jaw Cultural Centre received $240 for Pride Week for Sexual and Gender Diversity; YaraCentre received $1,200 for Let’s Get Healthy Moose Jaw; the Moose Jaw Skating Club received $80 for their annual fun fest; the South Hill Community Association received $1,400 for the block party; the Cosmo Senior Citizens Centre received $200 for the mini polka fest; and the Canada Day committee received $400.

For Base I, the grants were allocated as follows: The Community Association Directorate received $18,000 for the playground program, $6,000 for youth activity centres, $9,000 for recreation guides, $1,000 for the sports equipment library and $1,500 for the bicycle recycle program; The Minor Ice Arena Organizations received $15,000 for the winter extension program; Wakamow Valley received $600 for horse drawn wagon and sleigh rides and $2,500 for kids day; the Moose Jaw South Central Drug Strategy received $10,000 for the free teen swim; the Healthy Active Living Committee received $10,000 for the free family swim and free public swim and $3,000 for free skates; and Mosaic Place received $1,000 for free public skates.

Base II-IV grants were allocated as follows: RuBarb Productions Inc. received $1,037.50 for their summer theatre camp; The association communautaire fransaskoise de Moose Jaw (ACFMJ) received $2,819.60; and the Saskatchewan Festival of Words received $2,319.60.

Two $500 Base V grants were allocated. One went to the Moose Jaw Aqua Otters and the other went to the Moose Jaw Skating Club.

The grants for target were allocated as follows: Moose Jaw and District Seniors Association and Cosmo Senior Citizen Centre received $26,486.20; the Moose Jaw Special Olympics received $1,675 for swimming; the Moose Jaw Museum and Art Gallery received $3,500 for their program for disadvantaged and intellectually challenged persons; the North West Community Association received $1,000 for women and children only swim and $1,454.05 for their senior caravan program; the South Hill Community Association received $1,160 for their shinny program; and YaraCentre received $3,000 for adaptive programming and $1,454.05 for Walk the Golden Mile.

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