Community voted for projects to receive funding

Four hundred voters turned out to the community vote in Nakusp on Sunday, April 22, 2012.

Four hundred voters turned out to the community vote on Sunday, April 22, 2012. Their votes determined which community projects would receive CBT funding; here are the results.

For projects under $10,000, the final break down was as follows: Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services Food Bank, with 359 votes; Cultural Community of Nakusp Serving kitchen completion, 340 votes; Nakusp Ski Club Association Backpack Project, 320 votes; Bayview Residents Association Fire equipment, Siren, Pump, 299 votes; Arrow Lakes Running Group 5K/10K Run, 277 votes for $700 in partial funding.

Projects over $10,000 were very close in results: Nakusp Public Library’s ten projects to modernize the Library, 277 votes; Arrow Lakes Search and Rescue Emergency response equipment, 275 votes; Nakusp Ski Club Association Foundation to Phase 1 rental shop, 255 votes; Arrow Lakes Historical Society Complete two-storey addition to Centennial project, 242 votes; Halcyon Assisted Living Senior’s life enhancement project, 242 votes; Nakusp Branch 71 Senior Citizens Association Heating System Upgrade to Senior Centre, 237 votes; Arrow and Slocan Lakes Community Services Kuskanax Mountain Trail Expansion Project 228 votes for $17,407 in partial funding.