Sponsors: Village of Burns Lake
WHEREAS BC Assessment reports that 45 of approximately 1,600 First Nations reserves are located within Local Government boundaries;
WHEREAS First Nations Reserves may be situated within local government boundaries and have full service agreements with the Local Government;
WHEREAS Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada funds only select services through a Municipal Type Service Agreement with the First Nation, not including important services such as snow removal and animal control:
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that NCLGA and UBCM lobby Aboriginal and Northern Affairs Canada and the Federal and Provincial governments to provide adequate funding to First Nations to provide full services to their members through agreements with local government.