Thursday, June 30, 2016
Final numbers for 2015 show $1.3 million in Community Grants distributed by the City
Leading the list is the Prince Rupert Library which accounted for close to half of the entire 1.3 million dollars that the city distributed as part of their 2015 listings.
The Library received $566,000 with an additional $9,000 directed towards the Prince Rupert Library Vested Benefit Accrual category.
Tourism Prince Rupert was next on the list of groups that benefitted from the city's financial assistance with the Hotel Tax delivering $210,769 to the organization, while the Visitor's Information Centre received $13,500 from the City.
The Prince Rupert Golf Society received two instalments of funding with the Society gaining $93,000 for its operational uses, while the capital requirements for the Society were assisted by funding of $49,861
The Museum of Northern British Columbia was the recipient of $110,000 while the Lester Centre of the Arts was on the receiving end of a $110,000 grant for 2015.
Fifteen other organizations shared varying amounts of grants and contributions for 2015.
The full list from the SOFI financial review can be examined below (click to enlarge).
Agenda for last night's Special Council Session it begins on page 9.
Further items related to the City's finances and Budget planning can be reviewed here, while an overview of past discussion topics at City Council is available on our archive page here.