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WOODLOT TIMING

The deadline for bids on a new woodlot licence for 968 hectares (2,391 acres) of Crown land at Timothy Lake has been extended by Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations.

The original deadline of Nov. 27 for submissions has now been extended to Dec. 18.

More information and applications details are available online at www23.for.gov.bc.ca/notices/init.do by entering the notice number, 8180, in the search box.

WINTER ROADS

The Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure contracts highway and rural road maintenance work in the Cariboo-Chilcotin to Interior Roads Ltd.

To report a safety concern or other maintenance issues during regular business hours, call the head office in 100 Mile House at 250-395-2117.

For those calling after hours, its 24/7 hotline is always available at 1-800-842-4122. The website at www.interiorroads.com also accepts feedback and questions from the public.

WATER LICENCES

A streamlined water licence application process will go into effect Dec. 6.

Amendments to the water regulation will provide faster application approvals by allowing applicants to deliver application information to landowners electronically, eliminating the requirement for duplicate signatures, and other changes.

Starting Dec. 6, applications will be online at www.frontcounterbc.gov.bc.ca where more information is also available, linked under News.

100 Mile House Free Press

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