Tri-Port gets money

Tri-Port communities have a few more dollars in their coffers

Local municipalities have a few more dollars in their coffers. The board of directors for the North Island

Community Forest Limited Partnership issued dividend payments for $35,740.81 to all three shareholders (Port

Alice, Port Hardy, and Port McNeill). “It was nice to get a little bit of money,” said Town of Port McNeill Mayor,

Shirley Ackland, at the Jan. 18 Town Council meeting.At the regular meeting of District of Port Hardy council

Jan. 26, Mayor Hank Bood explained there is a provision in place that “anything over $300,000 needs to be

dispersed at the end of the year.”The District of Port Hardy, Town of Port McNeill and Village of Port Alice hold

a legal licence to manage and operate their own forest. The annual allowable cut for the North Island

Community Forest is approximately 10,000 cubic meters. The tenure is located within the vicinity of Alice Lake,

Marble River and Quatse Lake.

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