NORTH VANCOUVER – North Vancouver is receiving Strategic Community Investment Fund grants worth $1,070,308. Funding is part of almost $74 million being invested into communities across B.C. to help local governments pay for policing services, crime prevention programs, community safety initiatives and new equipment.
The grants are coming from the Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing Program and will be split between the District and City of North Vancouver:
- North Vancouver District – $614,762
- North Vancouver City – $455,546
The Strategic Community Investment Fund includes the Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing Program, Small Community Grant and Regional District Grant Programs. The Traffic Fine Revenue Sharing program directly assists eligible municipalities that pay police enforcement costs. Funding comes from ticket fines and court-imposed fines on violation tickets.
For a complete list of grants go to: http://www.cscd.gov.bc.ca/lgd/policy_research/local_government_grants.htm