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January 16th, 2016 Street Tree Master Plan
Street Tree Master Plan
February 12th, 2016 Important Utility Update
This year, the City is modernizing its solid waste collection program and implementing a universal water meter program.
March 4th, 2016 Media Release - FortisBC is coming to Castlegar!
The new Fortis BC Kootenay Operations Centre has been approved today by the British Columbia Utilities Commission.
March 8th, 2016 Garbage Can Repurposing
Want to Recycle Your Old Garbage Can?
March 9th, 2016 West Kootenay Regional Airport Media Release
The West Kootenay Regional Airport (YCG), proudly owned and operated by the City of Castlegar on behalf of the West Kootenay region, continues to lead the region in providing the most safe and secure flights in and out of the West Kootenay region in 2016
April 16th, 2016 THE CITY NEEDS YOUR INPUT!
On the Columbia Avenue Street Redevelopment Project
April 18th, 2016 Parcel Tax Frequently Asked Questions
Parcel Tax Frequently Asked Questions.
April 29th, 2016 Fortis Energy Conservation Assistance Program
Are you eligible for free home energy upgrades?
May 4th, 2016 Press release - Turf Management
June 7th, 2016 Recycling Reminders
June 28th, 2016 2016-2018 Strategic Plan
July 7th, 2016 Notice of Weed Control
As per the City of Castlegar Pest Management Program, the City will be treating boulevard weeds and vegetation, sidewalk and traffic islands starting July 15, 2016.
July 18th, 2016 Communities in Bloom Judges Coming to Castlegar
July 22nd, 2016 Request for Comments on Residential Inclining Block Electricity Rates
The BC Minister of Energy and Mines has asked the British Columbia Utilities Commission (Commission) to report to the Government of BC on the impact of British Columbia Hydro and Power Authority (BC Hydro) and FortisBC Inc.’s (FortisBC) residential incl
July 23rd, 2016 2016 Concerts in Park
2016 Castlegar Concerts in the Park, 7pm at Kinnaird Park every Wednesdays June 15-August 31st.
August 17th, 2016 New Navigation Proposal To Increase Safety and Weather Reliability for Landings at West Kootenay Regional Airport
New Navigation Proposal To Increase Safety and Weather Reliability for Landings at West Kootenay Regional Airport Castlegar – Mayor Chernoff, City Council and representatives from the Regional Districts of Central Kootenay and Kootenay Boundary and local
October 18th, 2016 Be Bear Aware!
November 1st, 2016 Communities in Bloom Wins 5 Blooms Bronze Rating at International Competition
The City of Castlegar received a 5 Blooms Bronze rating and a special mention for Blooming of Spring Bulbs during the 2016 National/International Symposium and Awards Ceremonies in Regina, SK. The community also received an Outstanding Achievement Award f
November 18th, 2016 Trail airport runway limits now equivalent to Castlegar
Castlegar City Council is pleased to hear of the City of Trail success in reaching new approach limits for their runway 34 approach into the Trail Airport. These new lower limits at the Trail airport will now be equivalent to the West Kootenay Regional Ai
November 24th, 2016 Castlegar Spotlight - Waste Collection Program
November 30th, 2016 Castlegar Spotlight - Snow Plow
December 9th, 2016 Castlegar Spotlight - LED Streetlight Conversion Savings
December 22nd, 2016 Regular Council Meeting of Jan 3 2017 has been Cancelled
January 4th, 2017 2017 Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program (CIP/AAP) Funding
January 27th, 2017 City of Castlegar Strategic Plan 2016-2018
The City’s Strategic Plan outlines Council’s priorities for 2016-2018. This plan is designed to ensure that Council’s vision for the future remains clearly visible, accountable and achievable.
February 10th, 2017 Beekeeping Pilot Project
February 10th, 2017 Urban Hen Pilot Project
February 16th, 2017 RDCK 2017-2021 Budget Presentation plus Q&A
February 20th, 2017 Toilet Rebate Program 2017
Replace your existing toilet with a low-flush toilet for a Utility Tax Rebate.
February 21st, 2017 City of Castlegar Sandbags
Did you know that the City of Castlegar has a healthy supply of sandbags for use in the event of flooding? If residents or business owners in the city require sandbags, please contact either the fire station or Castlegar public works.
March 13th, 2017 Media Release - City of Castlegar receives 3.21M Build Canada Small Communities Fund Grant
The City of Castlegar is extremely pleased to have received a grant for $3.21M from the Build Canada Small Communities Fund for the rehabilitation of Columbia Avenue from 17th Street to 11th Street.
March 16th, 2017 Notice of Property Sale
March 20th, 2017 NOTICE OF HYDRANT MAINTENANCE WORK
March 28th, 2017 NOTICE OF NEW YARD WASTE CURBSIDE COLLECTION DATES
March 28th, 2017 NOTICE OF UPDATED Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste Collection Calendar
March 28th, 2017 Recycling In Our Community
The City of Castlegar continues the drive toward environmental sustainability through recycling.
March 28th, 2017 SNOW BUSTER AWARD NOMINEES
Lend a hand in your community - Win 250!
March 31st, 2017 2017 BUDGET and the 2017-2021 FIVE YEAR FINANCIAL PLAN
The City of Castlegar is undertaking a public consultation process in preparing the City’s 2017 Budget and Five Year Financial Plan.
April 6th, 2017 Castlegar Spotlight - Solid Waste Management Program
Recycling volumes have jumped over 130% in the first year of the new Solid Waste Management Program!
April 10th, 2017 Adopt-a-Road Program
BE A SUPER HERO IN YOUR COMMUNITY!
April 10th, 2017 Pitch-In Week Canada - Be a Super Hero!
April 18th, 2017 NOTICE - WATER MAIN FLUSHING
April 20th, 2017 NOTICE - MISSED RECYCLING COLLECTION
April 21st, 2017 Castlegar Spotlight - UDF Program
April 28th, 2017 NOTICE - WEED CONTROL
May 3rd, 2017 Castlegar Spotlight - New Fire Truck
The City of Castlegar’s Fire Department has received its new 100 Foot platform/pumper truck.
May 5th, 2017 NOTICE - MISSED RECYCLING/GARBAGE COLLECTION
May 5th, 2017 NOTICE - WEED CONTROL
May 11th, 2017 Contract to Develop Columbia River Waterfront Master Plan Awarded to Lanarc Consultants
At the May 1, 2017 Council meeting, Council awarded a contract to Lanarc Consultants to work with the City to develop a master plan to act as a guide and overall vision for the future development of recreational amenities along the Columbia River waterfro
May 18th, 2017 Tips for Composting in Bear Country. Compost doesn't have to be a bear attractant.
By following a few simple steps, you can reduce compost odours, speed up decomposition and ensure bears are not attracted your compost.
May 19th, 2017 FREE COMPOST!
May 25th, 2017 PUBLIC NOTICE - WATER SHUT DOWN
Water System Shut Down - Saturday, June 3rd from 8am to 2pm
May 26th, 2017 EmergencyPreparedness, Response & Recovery
May 26th, 2017 Kinsmen Park Splash Park Now Open!
May 27th, 2017 UPDATE Castlegar Flooding / Bloomer Creek
Emergency officials and local government staff have responded to localized flooding on Bloomer Creek, near Meadowlark Lane, in the Oglow subdivision of the City of Castlegar.
May 31st, 2017 Celgar Pavilion Concession Summer Hours
June 1st, 2017 2016 Carip Report
June 2nd, 2017 Waterfront Master Plan Visioning Workshop
June 6th, 2017 Back Yard Composter Rebate Program
June 6th, 2017 Media Release - Christine Archibald
Lawrence Chernoff, Mayor of the City of Castlegar, has issued the following statement on behalf of Castlegar City Council.
June 6th, 2017 Millennium Park Memorial Dedication Program
Millennium Park Memorial Dedication Program wants you!
June 9th, 2017 Media Release - Maglio Installations Ltd. v. Castlegar (City).
June 13th, 2017 Columbia Ave Redevelopment Info Session June 27th
June 30th, 2017 Tips for Preventing Garbage-Bear Conflict
July 7th, 2017 Campfire Ban Now In Effect
Effective at noon Pacific time on Friday July 7th 2017, campfires will be prohibited throughout the City of Castlegar.
July 18th, 2017 Interface Wildland Media Release
In this time of severe dry weather conditions, the Castlegar Fire Department would like to remind all property owners to ensure all grass and vegetation on their property is trimmed and disposed of properly.
August 1st, 2017 FREE Water Assessment for Castlegar Residents!
August 3rd, 2017 Fire Safety Media Release
August 4th, 2017 NOTICE OF WATER RESTRICTIONS 2017
August 15th, 2017 New Navigation Study To Increase Safety and Weather Reliability for Landings at West Kootenay Regional Airport
New Navigation Study To Increase Safety and Weather Reliability for Landings at West Kootenay Regional Airport
August 17th, 2017 Appointment of New City of Castlegar Chief Administrative Officer Announced
Mayor Chernoff and City Council are pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Chris Barlow as the City’s new Chief Administrative Officer due to the upcoming retirement of the City’s current Chief Administrative Officer John Malcolm.
September 7th, 2017 Castlegar Firefighters Receive Award
Muscular Dystrophy Canada is pleased to announce the Castlegar Firefighters Association with the 2016/17 Up and Coming Department of the Year Award
September 15th, 2017 NOTICE OF FALL YARD WASTE CURBSIDE COLLECTION DATES
September 18th, 2017 NOTICE - Millennium Ponds Closed for Season
September 22nd, 2017 Giving Thanks Community Potluck Dinner
The City of Castlegar is hosting a giving thanks community potluck dinner on October 7, 2017.
September 22nd, 2017 NOTICE: Campfire Ban Rescinded
September 25th, 2017 NOTICE OF WATER INTERRUPTION
October 6th, 2017 Keep Our Community Safe By Being Responsible With Your Garbage & Fruit
October 10th, 2017 Good Samaritan Award
October 10th, 2017 Public Open House
Do you have suggestions or questions about City services; do you have ideas for the future of Castlegar? Stop by and share with us at the public open house Thursday, October 26, 2017 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at the Castlegar Community Forum / 445 13th Avenue.
October 11th, 2017 Castlegar Spotlight - Irrigation
In 2016, the City of Castlegar invested in new “Weathermatic” Irrigation Controllers to ensure efficient, sustainable City irrigation and reduce overwatering.
October 13th, 2017 NOTICE OF TRAFFIC DETOUR - 18th Street
18th Street Rail Crossing Closure & Detour
October 13th, 2017 Notice of Work at Yard Waste Facility
October 18th, 2017 Castlegar Spotlight
Did you know innovative Upgrades to the City’s SSTP translates to an estimated cost savings of $125,000 annually!
October 18th, 2017 City invites your feedback on proposed water and sewer rates
Residents and businesses are invited to an OPEN HOUSE Wednesday, November 1st from 3:00-8:00 pm. at the Castlegar & District Community Complex to learn about and provide feedback on the City of Castlegar’s proposed water and sewer rate structure.
October 18th, 2017 NOTICE OF WATER INTERRUPTION - NORTH CASTLEGAR - UPDATED TO OCT 20TH
October 23rd, 2017 Interactive Online Budgeting Tool
The City of Castlegar is planning for the 2018 budget process and is encouraging residents to have their say by using a new, interactive online budget tool. Members of Council and staff will be showcasing this new tool at the Community Forum, 445
October 24th, 2017 PUBLIC NOTICE - CITY WIDE WATER INTERRUPTION
November 3rd, 2017 Council Appointments - Volunteers
The City of Castlegar invites applications from persons interested in volunteering to serve on a Council appointed Board or Committee. This could include the Board of Variance, Advisory Planning Commission or other committee deemed necessary by Council.
November 3rd, 2017 SNOW CLEARING PRIORITY ROUTES
November 3rd, 2017 Snow Dump Permits
November 3rd, 2017 Winterfest Parade Application
The Annual Winterfest event including the parade of lights will be held downtown Castlegar on Friday, December 1, 2017. Parade applications are now available.
November 8th, 2017 Media Release - Water and Sewer rates online feedback form
Still Time to Provide Feedback on Proposed Water and Sewer Rates.
November 14th, 2017 Speed Readers Installed On City Streets
November 20th, 2017 Winterfest Celebration 2017
The annual Winterfest Celebration and parade of lights will be held downtown Castlegar on Friday, December 1, 2017.
November 22nd, 2017 Columbia Avenue Infrastructure Phase 1 information update.
Columbia Avenue redesign project is now proceeding, including full replacement of underground water, sewer, and storm infrastructure from 17th to 11th Street.
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