Electoral Area E, Woodpecker-Hixon
Covering 629 square kilometres, Electoral Area E is located south of Prince George and contains the rural communities of Woodpecker and Hixon. The area has 526 rural residents and is represented by Director Art Kaehn. Region-wide services provided include solid waste management, 9-1-1 emergency response, fire services coordination, regional parks, land use planning, building inspection and heritage conservation.
Hixon (pop. 220) has a volunteer fire department and a community hall operated by a non-profit society.