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Posted: June 2, 2016

Notes from City Hall

Brownbag Lunch with Mayor McCormick

Kimberley Mayor Brown bagOn Wednesday, June 8, and on the second Wednesday of each month, City of Kimberley Mayor Don McCormick will host a brown-bag luncheon at City Hall from noon until 1:30 p.m. Bring your lunch and have a discussion with the Mayor.

Thank You!

The Planning Services Department would like to express our sincere thank you to everyone impacted by our reduced staffing levels since last fall. We are happy to announce that we have a full-time Building Inspector to assist with your construction, building permit, and inspection questions. Please contact Andy Christie during regular City Hall office hours at [email protected] or 250-427-9655.

Provincial Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition

On Saturday, June 4, come see Kimberley’s mining history in action! Have you ever seen a two tonne mining bucket lifted with just human power? The event is taking place at Coronation Park, where over 200 professional miners will test their physical and mental skills under real-life scenarios.

Chris Newel Photo
Chris Newel Photo

Gerry Sorensen Way

City staff are busy preparing Gerry Sorensen Way for the upcoming paving project. Teck Resources will also be working in this area at the same time. Gerry Sorensen Way from the Kimberley Underground Mining Railway Train Station to Norton Avenue, will be CLOSED to allow for these repairs; however, access will be provided to the Train Station. Please use Swan Avenue to Norton Avenue to access the resort area, a map of the detour is available at http://kimberley.ca/news. We would like to thank you for your patience and understanding. If you have any questions, please contact the Operations Services Department at 250-427-9660.

Arena Ice Allocation Meeting

Marysville ArenaAll organizations/groups requesting to utilize the City of Kimberley Civic Centre and/or Marysville Arena’s ice for the 2016-2017 season are to attend the ice allocation meeting. This will be held on Wednesday, June 22 at 6 p.m. at Centennial Centre. If you have any questions, please call the Operations Desk.

Cemetery caretaking

CityofKim LogoThe Parks Department kindly reminds anyone placing floral offerings on grave spaces that, except immediately after interment, the following conditions will apply:

Flowers only. Natural or artificial may be placed in grave space containers, provided the container is part of the memorial. Flowers placed on grave spaces may be removed by city staff while performing maintenance duties. Flowers will be disposed of at the discretion of city staff when the condition of the flowers is considered detrimental to the beauty of the cemetery.

Floral offerings, wreaths, or ornamental monuments may be placed at the grave space, provided they are free standing and are not staked into the ground. If they are staked into the ground, they will be removed by city staff and disposed of.

The use of wood, glass, porcelain, pottery, or other breakable containers, either above or below the ground is prohibited.

Dog & Cat Etiquette

MarysvilleFallsPlease keep your dog on a leash in public places within city limits, including the Rails to Trails. There are three designated off-leash area within the City: Lois Creek Trails in Townsite, along the St. Mary’s River in Marysville between Marysville Falls and Bootleg Gap Golf Course, and in the Kimberley Nature Park. Please keep cats out of neighbours yards and gardens. Any animal that is not under the control of a person on a leash that causes damage to property, or causes harm to people or other animals is subject to a fine or impoundment. For more information please contact our Bylaw/Animal Control Officer at 250.427.9663 or view our Animal Control Bylaw at http://kimberley.ca/city/bylaws.

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