Band, village sign protocol agreement

Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band and Village of Clinton sign protocol agreement

Village of Clinton Mayor Jim Rivett, left, and Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band Chief Michael LeBourdais display the protocol agreement they signed in the South Cariboo Historical Museum on Nov. 21. The declaration will see the village and the band continue working together on a number of mutually beneficial programs.

Village of Clinton Mayor Jim Rivett, left, and Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band Chief Michael LeBourdais display the protocol agreement they signed in the South Cariboo Historical Museum on Nov. 21. The declaration will see the village and the band continue working together on a number of mutually beneficial programs.

On Nov. 21, Chief Michael LeBourdais of the Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band and Clinton Mayor Jim Rivett met at the South Cariboo Historical Museum in Clinton to sign a protocol agreement on co-operation and communication.

The Village of Clinton and the Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band have shown a commitment to continuing a working relationship built on co-operation and trust between the two parties.

Chief LeBourdais and Mayor Rivett say they hope to strengthen this relationship over time by the implementation of joint actions and partnerships on economic growth, servicing facilities, and exploring future options for the betterment of the broader community of the greater Clinton area and the residents of both parties.

Those present at the proceeding from Whispering Pines/Clinton Indian Band were Chief LeBourdais, Councillor Ed LeBourdais, Councillor Jack Bones, Viola LeBourdais from administration, and family members Charlotte LeBourdais and Tiffany Dick.

Mayor Jim Rivett, Councillor Diana Guerin, Councillor Susan Swan, and Village of Clinton administration staff CAO Tom Dall and office assistant June Bourgo attended on behalf of the village of Clinton.

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