Onichuk to run for RRDMA helm

Council made its nominations for the Rainy River District Municipal Association (RRDMA) boards at Monday night’s meeting.
Mayor Dan Onichuk was nominated for president of the RRDMA while Tannis Drysdale was nominated for vice-president. These are one-year terms.
Mayor Onichuk also was appointed as the Fort Frances rep on the Rainy River Valley Agricultural Society board while Coun. Drysdale was nominated to sit on the Northwestern Ontario Municipal Association.
The RRDMA will hold elections at its annual general meeting slated Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Devlin Community Hall.
Meanwhile, council passed a motion Monday night approving citizen appointees for the committees under the Planning and Development division.
Trevor Boles was appointed to the Planning Advisory Committee while Dan Belluz, James Brow, Steve Maki, Doug Kitowski, and John Albanese were named to the Committee of Adjustment.
These appointments are for a three-year term running Dec. 1, 2003-Nov. 30, 2006.