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June 1st, 2017 2016 Carip Report
July 23rd, 2016 2016 Concerts in Park
2016 Castlegar Concerts in the Park, 7pm at Kinnaird Park every Wednesdays June 15-August 31st.
June 28th, 2016 2016-2018 Strategic Plan
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.
January 4th, 2017 2017 Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program (CIP/AAP) Funding
April 13th, 2018 Adopt-a-Road Program
BE A SUPER HERO IN YOUR COMMUNITY!
January 4th, 2018 Apply for CBT Community Initiatives Grants
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.
March 15th, 2018 Back Yard Composter Rebate Program
March 23rd, 2018 Be Bear Aware!
February 10th, 2017 Beekeeping Pilot Project
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.
April 25th, 2018 Canada Day Celebration - Vendor Application
The City of Castlegar is accepting applications from vendors and local service groups to sell food items at Canada Day 2018.
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
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 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.
December 9th, 2016 Castlegar Spotlight - LED Streetlight Conversion Savings
May 3rd, 2017 Castlegar Spotlight - New Fire Truck
The City of Castlegar’s Fire Department has received its new 100 Foot platform/pumper truck.
November 30th, 2016 Castlegar Spotlight - Snow Plow
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 21st, 2017 Castlegar Spotlight - UDF Program
November 24th, 2016 Castlegar Spotlight - Waste Collection Program
March 15th, 2018 CBT CIF/AAP meeting schedule.
CBT Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Program Public Meeting schedule.
May 31st, 2017 Celgar Pavilion Concession Summer Hours
November 27th, 2017 City Hall Holiday Hours 2017
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.
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 15th, 2018 City of Castlegar Seeking To Grow Local Arts Scene
The City of Castlegar is open for business and offering an open door to musicians and artists seeking affordable studio space. Artists and musicians are being hit particularly hard in major cities like Vancouver where studio space is becoming increasi
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.
May 4th, 2018 Columbia Ave Complete Street Notice of Project
June 13th, 2017 Columbia Ave Redevelopment Info Session June 27th
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.
July 18th, 2016 Communities in Bloom Judges Coming to Castlegar
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
February 27th, 2018 Community Outdoor Ice Rinks are CLOSED
Bring Out Your Skates for Family Fun!
March 16th, 2018 Community Response Network (CRN) Age Friendly Castlegar Questionnaire
Community Response Network (CRN) Age Friendly Castlegar Questionnaire Age Friendly Castlegar is a project of the City of Castlegar and the Community Response Network (CRN). The goal is to create a more "age friendly" Castlegar through consultation with
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
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.
May 26th, 2017 EmergencyPreparedness, Response & Recovery
August 3rd, 2017 Fire Safety Media Release
April 29th, 2016 Fortis Energy Conservation Assistance Program
Are you eligible for free home energy upgrades?
May 4th, 2018 FREE COMPOST!
May 22nd, 2018 FREE Water Assessment for Castlegar Residents!
March 8th, 2016 Garbage Can Repurposing
Want to Recycle Your Old Garbage Can?
March 15th, 2018 Good Samaritan Award
May 18th, 2018 GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY - Columbia Ave Complete Streets Project
February 12th, 2016 Important Utility Update
This year, the City is modernizing its solid waste collection program and implementing a universal water meter program.
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
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.
October 6th, 2017 Keep Our Community Safe By Being Responsible With Your Garbage & Fruit
May 26th, 2017 Kinsmen Park Splash Park Now Open!
May 22nd, 2018 Local Government Awareness & National Public Works Week
April 17th, 2018 Media Release - Bloomer Creek April 17, 2018
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.
May 8th, 2018 Media Release - City of Castlegar names new Director of Public Works and Development Services
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.
February 16th, 2018 Media Release - City of Castlegar Sells Municipal Lands
City of Castlegar Sells Municipal Lands -$1.35 Million, Two Parcel Sale Advances Economic Development and Housing Agenda
May 16th, 2018 Media Release - City Wants Feedback on Local Regulations Related to the Legalization of Cannabis
City Wants Feedback on Local Regulations Related to the Legalization of Cannabis
April 13th, 2018 Media Release - Fire Smart Project
Columbia Basin Trust recently announced that the City of Castlegar was successful in their application for the 2018 Wild Fire Grants. In its application, the City of Castlegar reported that a partnership with the Selkirk College Forestry Program was estab
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.
June 9th, 2017 Media Release - Maglio Installations Ltd. v. Castlegar (City).
November 8th, 2017 Media Release - Water and Sewer rates online feedback form
Still Time to Provide Feedback on Proposed Water and Sewer Rates.
April 18th, 2018 Millennium Park Memorial Dedication Program
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
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
September 18th, 2017 NOTICE - Millennium Ponds Closed for Season
April 20th, 2017 NOTICE - MISSED RECYCLING COLLECTION
May 5th, 2017 NOTICE - MISSED RECYCLING/GARBAGE COLLECTION
April 18th, 2017 NOTICE - WATER MAIN FLUSHING
April 27th, 2018 NOTICE - WEED CONTROL
April 27th, 2018 NOTICE - WEED CONTROL - PARKS
May 24th, 2018 NOTICE OF ASSENT VOTING (REFERENDUM)
NOTICE OF ASSENT VOTING (REFERENDUM) Castlegar and District Regional Facilities, Recreation, Parks and Leisure Service
September 15th, 2017 NOTICE OF FALL YARD WASTE CURBSIDE COLLECTION DATES
March 20th, 2017 NOTICE OF HYDRANT MAINTENANCE WORK
March 16th, 2017 Notice of Property Sale
April 27th, 2018 NOTICE OF SPRING YARD WASTE CURBSIDE COLLECTION
October 13th, 2017 NOTICE OF TRAFFIC DETOUR - 18th Street
18th Street Rail Crossing Closure & Detour
March 28th, 2017 NOTICE OF UPDATED Garbage/Recycling/Yard Waste Collection Calendar
September 25th, 2017 NOTICE OF WATER INTERRUPTION
October 18th, 2017 NOTICE OF WATER INTERRUPTION - NORTH CASTLEGAR - UPDATED TO OCT 20TH
August 4th, 2017 NOTICE OF WATER RESTRICTIONS 2017
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.
October 13th, 2017 Notice of Work at Yard Waste Facility
April 13th, 2018 NOTICE OF YARD WASTE FACILITY CLOSURE - APRIL 19-22nd
September 22nd, 2017 NOTICE: Campfire Ban Rescinded
March 28th, 2018 Open burning is prohibited within the City
This is a reminder that open burning is prohibited within the City of Castlegar.
April 18th, 2016 Parcel Tax Frequently Asked Questions
Parcel Tax Frequently Asked Questions.
April 13th, 2018 Pitch-In Week Canada - Be a Super Hero!
May 4th, 2016 Press release - Turf Management
April 2nd, 2018 Public Budget Meeting Wednesday, April 11
Do you want to see how your input shaped the 2018 budget? The 2018 Budget consultation meeting allows you the citizens of Castlegar the opportunity to ask questions about the draft 2018 budget and financial plan.
October 24th, 2017 PUBLIC NOTICE - CITY WIDE WATER INTERRUPTION
May 25th, 2017 PUBLIC NOTICE - WATER SHUT DOWN
Water System Shut Down - Saturday, June 3rd from 8am to 2pm
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.
February 16th, 2017 RDCK 2017-2021 Budget Presentation plus Q&A
March 12th, 2018 Recreation Complex Expansion Referendum
May 23rd, 2018 Recreational Cannabis Survey
Let us know what you think! The online survey is available from May 23rd to June 7th.
March 28th, 2017 Recycling In Our Community
The City of Castlegar continues the drive toward environmental sustainability through recycling.
June 7th, 2016 Recycling Reminders
December 22nd, 2016 Regular Council Meeting of Jan 3 2017 has been Cancelled
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
December 29th, 2017 Residential Garbage & Recycling Curbside Collection Holiday Schedule
May 14th, 2018 Seeking Feedback on Cannabis Legalization
December 29th, 2017 SNOW BUSTER AWARD
Lend a Hand in Your Community - Win $250!
April 16th, 2018 SNOW BUSTER AWARD NOMINEES
Lend a hand in your community - Win 250!
December 27th, 2017 SNOW CLEARING PRIORITY ROUTES
December 24th, 2017 Snow Dump Permits
November 14th, 2017 Speed Readers Installed On City Streets
January 16th, 2016 Street Tree Master Plan
Street Tree Master Plan
January 5th, 2018 The City Needs Your Help!
April 16th, 2016 THE CITY NEEDS YOUR INPUT!
On the Columbia Avenue Street Redevelopment Project
May 4th, 2018 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.
June 30th, 2017 Tips for Preventing Garbage-Bear Conflict
March 23rd, 2018 Toilet Rebate Program 2018
Replace your existing toilet with a low-flush toilet for a Utility Tax Rebate.
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
April 16th, 2018 TRASH TO TREASURE DAY - APRIL 21st!
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.
February 10th, 2017 Urban Hen Pilot Project
May 22nd, 2018 WATER QUALITY ADVISORY RESCINDED
May 14th, 2018 WATER QUALITY NOTICE
May 3rd, 2018 Water System Asset Management Plan Information
Learn more about the City's asset management plan for the water system.
June 2nd, 2017 Waterfront Master Plan Visioning Workshop
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
January 16th, 2018 Zion Trucking Recycle Depot Re-Opened
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