Municipal Government Day set for Wed.

first_imgBy Jon Zacks Bring a lawn-chair – Wednesday is Municipal Government Day in Fort St. John.City Hall is spearheading the event, to give residents the chance to learn more about how the City functions on a day-to-day basis.- Advertisement -From 3-8 p.m., each city department will have representatives manning a booth at Centennial Park, showcasing how that departments works, and some new initiatives underway. There will be food vendors on hand, and free hot-dogs and burgers from the City. As well, there will be live bands performing from 4-8 p.m.For those looking to meet (or embarrass) their favourite councilor, there will also be a dunk tank, with Councilors Trevor Bolin and Dan Davies, and Mayor Bruce Lantz each to take a turn on the hot seat. Advertisement There will also be activities for kids from 3-7 p.m., including picnic games (such as three-legged races and a tug-o-war), flower pot painting, and a free fish pond. Kids will also be able to get their photos taken with civic employees, including police and firefighters. center_img The event coincides with Arbour Day, which is an initiative of Communities in Bloom. Organizers will be distributing 200 apple trees, for a fee of $25, with proof of address. For more information on Municipal Government Day or Arbour Day, visit fortstjohn.ca or call 3-1-1.last_img read more