City of Quesnel 2012

  1. What have you done in the last 12 months?
    1. Does this action address a recommendation from the Air Shed Management Plan
    2. If yes, please provide the recommendation number.
Action Recommendation Number
City owned parking areas, roads and lanes that are unpaved continue to be treated with dust suppressant. 5.2.3.5 a
City will continue its aggressive spring sweeping campaign, priority on high traffic areas and water truck. 5.2.3.5 a
Tatchell Road hard surfacing. 5.2.3.5 a
11 new wood stove appliances were installed which meet CSA/EPA standards 5.2.5.12
Transit service was added to Westland, Dennis and Gasoff Roads. 5.2.6.19
The City worked with the Ministry of Transportation on the completion of a traffic study to further explore the feasibility of the N-S and E-W connectors. 5.2.6.17
City continues to provide website link to the Quesnel Air Quality Website. 5.2.8.25
Bike racks for the downtown approved in budget. 5.2.6.18
Extended shoulder of Valhalla Road to increase non-motorized vehicle access to underpass and community trail network. 5.2.6.18

 

  1. What are you planning to do in the next 12 months?
    1. Does this action address a recommendation from the Air Shed Management Plan
    2. If yes, please provide the recommendation number.

      Action

      Recommendation Number

      Route improvements for transit to be explored. Possibility of adding 2 lowfloor buses to improve ridership. 5.2.6.19
      Provision of free transit during Clean Air Day June 6th. 5.2.6.19
      Advance social marketing of the recommendations regarding burning in the municipality and advance discussions on the adoption of a Clean Air Bylaw to regulate burning. 5.2.5.12

      5.2.5.13

      5.2.5.14

      5.2.5.15

      Air Quality Recommendations to be considered in all planning including the current Integrated Community Sustainability Planning. 5.2.7.23
      Public Education programs facilitated by BCES will continue to be supported. 5.2.8.25
  2. What are your long term plans for meeting the 2016 Goals?
    1. Does this action address a recommendation from the Air Shed Management Plan
    2. If yes, please provide the recommendation number.

 

Action

Recommendation Number

Upgrade storm drainage on Brownmiller and Macleod Roads. 5.2.3.4
Considering bylaw to require property owners to clean their parking lots and use coarser traction material. 5.2.3.8
The City of Quesnel will continue to work with the Ministry of Transportation to have a truck route included as part of the Cariboo Connector. 5.2.6.17
The City will continue to support the woodstove exchange and vehicle emission clinics on a biannual basis as long as the program is cost neutral and deemed effective. 5.2.5.16
The City will review transportation modes and road design to incorporate bicycles in the review of the subdivision servicing bylaw. 5.2.6.18

 

Overall self Assessment of your progress for this year – High, Medium or Low Success

Medium