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Posted: April 13, 2017

Notes from City Hall

Easter Weekend Closure

Kimberley City Hall, Public Works Yard and the Civic Centre will be closed on Friday, April 14 and Monday, April 17. Happy Easter from city staff!

Easter Weekend Garbage Schedule Change

Waste that would have been picked up on Friday, April 14 will be picked up on Thursday, April 13. Waste that would have been picked up on Monday, April 17 will be picked up on Tuesday, April 18. For more information, please view our garbage schedule.

Kimberley Alpine Discovery Camp

New to the region, this youth camp offers urban mountain adventure and Mongolian yurt accommodations in the alpine resort area. This camp is for the curious, the inquisitive, the adventurous, fun loving camper looking for something more than Kumbaya around the campfire – think Dora the Explorer meets the Magic School Bus. The Kimberley Community Development Society is producing the camp to increase tourism and patron local activity operators. Checkout the website for more information and to register.

Sidewalk Cafe Licences

It’s that time of year to submit a Renewal Agreement for Downtown Sidewalk Café Patios. Forms can be found on the City’s website or are available for pick up at City Hall front reception area. If you are thinking about installing a sidewalk patio for your downtown restaurant please contact [email protected] for more information.

Pitch-In Canada

Operation “Clean Sweep” will be held from April 17 to 23. This is open to any groups, neighbourhoods, schools, or individuals that would like to help clean up along the trails, streets, or fields and parks. Take a photo of your group and we will share it on the city’s Facebook page! To register and receive five free garbage bags please call the Operations Department at 250-427-9660.

Mark Creek Water Level Warning

Be advised that water levels can change rapidly, and are especially high during spring run-off. Flows are extremely fast when water levels are high and present an extreme danger to anyone falling in the creek. Please stay clear of the creek during periods of high flow.

Annual Maintenance Shutdown

A reminder to residents that the Aquatic Centre will be closed for maintenance shut down from April 3 to 23. If you have questions or would like to register for lessons or programs, please leave a message and we will call you as soon as possible. You can view a complete listing of upcoming programming and events on our website at www.kimberley.ca.

Red Cross Babysitting Course

The Aquatic Centre is offering the course on Friday, April 28 from 2 to 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The cost is $82.35 and candidates must attend all dates and times of the courses. For registration or details call 250-427-2983 or visit www.kimberley.ca and click on the shortcut to Aquatic Centre Info.

Dog Etiquette

Please keep your dog on a leash in public places within city limits including the NorthStar Rails-to-Trails. There are a few designated off-leash area within the city, please check out the website for more information. Remember to pick up your dog’s excrement on all trail heads, use the bags provided and place it in the receptacles. If you notice that the bag holder is empty contact the Animal Control Officer at 250-427-6460. Please be conscientious of everyone who uses the trails, as no one likes to step in dog poo! Let’s all pitch in to keep our trails clean and clear.

City of Kimberley


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