City Likely To Set Date For First Input Session On Plastic Bag Ban

The City of Salmon Arm is set to take another step towards its ban on single-use plastic shopping bags.

Monday's agenda will see a motion for the first public input session on the matter.

Mayor Alan Harrison says he expects it go ahead, saying "I'm pretty sure Council will agree.. we're going to have a public input session on April 23rd, 6pm at City Hall. We're hoping that lots of people will come out - businesses, retailers, consumers - and let us know what they're thinking about as far as our proposed bylaw."

The City is also encouraging comments through email, via

The Mayor says that formal input on the issue has been a bit slow, but that informal input has been regular, and positive.

You can check out more on the bylaw via this link.