Dixon earns seat on new FVRD electoral area

Fraser Valley Regional District: Taryn Dixon will be the first director of the newly created Area H in the Fraser Valley Region District.

Taryn Dixon will be the first director of the newly created Area H in the Fraser Valley Region District.

The area, which encompasses the Columbia Valley outside of Cultus Lake Park, was split from Electoral Area B that included Columbia River Valley.

Dixon garnered 171 votes overall, beating Maxwell Newhouse, who earned 131.

Finishing third was Rolf Soth with 109 votes.

In Area B, meanwhile, Dennis Adamson was acclaimed, as was Bill Dickey in Electoral Area D.