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Kinsmen Playground Reopens

The City of Castlegar closed a portion of the Kinsmen Park playground last month due to safety issues. The issues have been addressed and the playground has reopened. The washrooms, splash park, jungle gym, swings, large open green space, and picnic tables are ready for the community to enjoy....

Council Highlights – May 16, 2022

May 15 to 21 is Local Government Awareness and Public Works Week. This is an annual initiative with the goals of generating awareness and educating the public about the roles and responsibilities of local government and honoring the contributions public works makes to our communities. Mayor and Council thanked and acknowledged staff for the important ......

City Encourages Residents to Take Action on Invasive Species

The City of Castlegar is encouraging residents to manage the invasive plants on their property in a responsible way. Invasive plants are non-native species introduced into an ecosystem they do not belong. Invasive plants lack natural predators or controls and can easily become well established. These introduced species spread quickly and out-compete native vegetation, which ......

Notice of Weed Control – 1865 Conners Road

As per the City of Castlegar Pest Management Program, the City will be undertaking weed control to the landscaping along 1865 Conners Road near the City’s South Sewage Treatment Plant. Areas will be treated anytime on or after May 20, 2022, weather permitting. Weed control in these areas will be completed with a product called ......

Notice of Work – City Water System on May 13, 2022

On Friday May 13, 2022 the City of Castlegar will be working on its water system to ensure optimum performance, maintain water quality, and increase storage of water for fire fighting. As a result of this work, residents south of 17th Street (the railway tracks near Safeway) may notice a reduction or increase in water pressure. ......

Council Highlights – April 19, 2022

Presentations Council received presentations from a number of community individuals and groups. Presenters included: Kim English, Sandy Wade and Rowyn Mariarity, on behalf of the Phoenix Foundation’s Neighbourhood Small Grant Program Ramaish Shah, on behalf of BC Assessment, regarding the City of Castlegar’s 2021 Assessment Pallavi Shetty and Julie Laffelaar on behalf of the Run ......

Council Highlights – May 2, 2022

Presentations Council received a presentation from Andrea Ryman who provided an update on Destination Castlegar’s activities. Community Support Council approved a $250 donation to Run 4 Refugees. In response to correspondence received from Olga Hallborg on behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian community, Council approved displaying the peace sign and smaller items underneath the Ukraine Flag ......

Notice of Weed Control – Hard Surfaces Starting May 10, 2022

As per the City of Castlegar Pest Management Program, the City will be undertaking weed control starting May 10, 2022 at the following areas: All traffic islands All City sidewalks All City-owned parking lots Areas will be treated anytime on or after May 10, 2022, weather permitting. Weed control in these areas will be completed ......

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