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Posted: January 21, 2016

Notes from City Hall

Have your say in Kimberley’s future!

The City of Kimberley is updating the Official Community Plan (OCP), which sets out the vision and supporting policies to guide future development, land use and infrastructure decisions in Kimberley.  Community input is essential to the development of the OCP.

CityofKim LogoThis is an important opportunity to have your say in how Kimberley should evolve:

– Community input sessions are scheduled at multiple locations throughout Kimberley until Saturday, January 23.

– Complete our Community Survey and enter for chance to win a swim pass.

– Participate from your computer or mobile device using PlaceSpeak.




Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives & Affected Areas Program Funding

Each year, the Regional District of East Kootenay, under the direction of the CBT, supports projects identified as priorities within individual communities. The programs are designed to help address the needs of Basin communities and incorporate community-based funding decisions (by Council) to better meet local priorities. Deadline for applications is February 15. Please visit HERE for more information.

Solid Waste Changes

Kimberley City Council adopted the ‘City of Kimberley Solid Waste and Regulations Bylaw No. 2520’ at the regular meeting of council held on September 28, 2015. The city asks that you please review the bylaw to educate yourself on the changes. These changes are now being enforced. If your garbage is not set out in the garbage can outlined in the bylaw, city crews will not pick it up. Please visit our website to view the new Bylaw. If you have any questions please contact Operations & Environment Services at 250-427-9660.

Reminder to renew your 2016 Dog licences

dogangusPlease place the license on the dog’s collar and ensure the collar is on at all times, as this helps enable a speedy return of your beloved pet if it gets loose. The penalty for unlicensed dogs found running at large is $75 plus the licensing fee. The rules of dog ownership are outlined in the City’s Animal Control Bylaw. Please visit our website for more information.

Free Downtown Shuttle

The Peak to Platzl downtown shuttle is a free scheduled service between the ski resort base area, the upper-mountain accommodations, and the downtown shops, pubs and restaurants. The shuttle service operates every day (except statutory holidays) until March 26. The shuttle schedule is posted at or contact [email protected].

Standard First Aid and CPR-C

Offered at the Aquatic Centre on Friday, February 19 from 1 to 9 p.m. and Saturday, February 20 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost is $198.45.

Non Instructional Day Camp

On Tuesday, February 9, bring your kids to the Aquatic Centre for a day of fun! This includes indoor and outdoor adventures, swimming, crafts and games! For children four to 10 years of age from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The cost is $45.

Kimberley council meeting schedule for 2016

Here’s the complete schedule for City of Kimberley council meetings in 2016.

Microsoft Word - Council Calendar 2016City of Kimberley

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