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Communities in Bloom Judges are Coming & We Need Your Help!

Castlegar is competing in Communities in Bloom’s Grand Champion Category this year – the best of the best – and we’re asking for your help before the judges arrive July 19. The Communities in Bloom program inspires communities to enhance the quality of life and environment through people and plants, to create community pride. Castlegar’s ......

Notice of Weed Control – Hard Surfaces & Sidewalks Starting July 14, 2022

As per its Pest Management Program, the City will be undertaking weed control on hard surfaces and sidewalks. Areas will be treated anytime on or after July 14, 2022, weather permitting. Weed control in these areas will be completed with a product called Mungers Horticultural Vinegar (acetic acid).  No signage will be posted on treated ......

Castlegar Cooling Centres Ready for Warmer Temperatures

Three cooling centres in Castlegar are ready to open if Interior Health Authority activates its community heat response plan. Last year, the City signed Memorandums of Understanding with Kinnaird Church of God, New Life Church, and Way Out Shelter to offer places for Castlegar residents to go when the temperature outside reaches extreme highs. “These ......

2022 Water Restrictions Begin June 15

For Residents of Castlegar, Blueberry & Lucas Road Please be advised that the City’s water restrictions will be in place effective June 15, 2022 until September 15, 2022. Be Water Wise!...

Castlegar & WildSafeBC Urge Residents to Secure Bear Attractants

With more bears active than normal in Castlegar, the City and WildSafeBC remind residents to manage attractants to avoid the preventable destruction of bears. To help, garbage bin tagging will begin next week. Bin tagging is an educational activity performed by the WildSafeBC Community Coordinator on behalf of the City of Castlegar. It consists of ......

Property Taxes Due July 4, 2022

All Castlegar homeowners should have received their property tax notice by now. All property taxes are due on July 4, 2022 and residents are encouraged to pay on time to avoid a 10 per cent penalty which is automatically applied to unpaid taxes after the deadline. The City offers the following property tax payment options: ......

Updated Dates – Water Conservation Requested

DATES UPDATED – Mercer Celgar has delayed its work scheduled for June 16/17, 2022 until June 19/20, 2022. This means water conservation is not necessary June 16/17, 2022 but will be restricted to essential use only June 19/20, 2022. The City is asking residents to limit water consumption to essential use only on June 7/8, ......

Council Highlights – June 13, 2022

Community Events Council received an update from Deb McIntosh of the Castlegar & District Heritage Society, regarding the 2022 Canada Day event, sponsored by the City. The event will take place Friday, July 1 downtown Castlegar and includes a market, BBQ and cake, live music, and games for kids, young and old. Stay tuned for ......

2021 Annual Report for Public Review

The City of Castlegar’s 2021 Annual Report is now available for public review and comment. The Annual Report includes: 2021 Audited Financial Statements Messages from the Mayor, Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Financial Officer A progress report on strategic objectives & accomplishments Key facts & highlights 2022 priorities The report can be viewed online or ......

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