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Posted: August 7, 2019

Notes from City Hall

Council Meeting Schedule

The regular meetings of City of Kimberley council for the month of August will be held on Monday, August 12 and Monday, August 26 at 7 p.m. In consideration to those who may not have the ability to attend at Council Chambers, the August 12 meeting will be held in the Golden Room at Garden View Village – 280 – 4th Avenue. The public is welcome to attend. The August 26 council meeting will resume at City Hall.

Meetings are reduced to two meetings per month for July and August, with Committee of the Whole Meetings commencing again in September.

Brownbag Lunch with Mayor McCormick

On Wednesday, August 14, and on the second Wednesday of each month, Mayor Don McCormick will host a brown-bag luncheon at City Hall from noon until 1:30 p.m.  Bring your own lunch and have a discussion with the Mayor and CAO Scott Sommerville.

Watering Reminder

The city reminds all residents that Stage 1 water restrictions remain in place. Watering must be done between the hours of 4 to 10 a.m. AND 6 to 10 p.m. Residents of properties with odd-numbered addresses will water only on odd-numbered days and residents of properties with even-numbered addresses will water only on even-numbered days. Please view the City’s Water Shortage Response Bylaw for more information:

No Unauthorized Vehicles in the Platzl

Please be reminded that the Platzl is for pedestrian use only. There is no motor vehicle access permitted unless authorized by the City of Kimberley.

Speed Signs

The City of Kimberley is urging motorists to please obey all road speed signs, not only in your local area but all around the city. Please be extra cautious in playground zones and when you see pedestrians.

Childcare Programming and Facilities Gap Analysis

The city is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to help provide analysis of the current childcare programming needs and gaps in available childcare facilities in Kimberley. As Kimberley’s population continues to grow, many of the young families moving to the area are in need of some form of childcare. We are working to understand those needs and get a clear picture of the options that are currently available. The analysis will also provide an action plan for moving forward. The city looks forward to sharing the results with the community upon completion of the project.

Proposals are being accepted up to 4 p.m. on August 12 at City Hall. The full proposal can be found here.

Red Cross Swim Lessons and After-School Programs

Registration will open on August 15 for Fall Red Cross Swim Lessons and After School Programs. Don’t forget we have Saturday morning lessons too! For registration and details call 250-427-2983 or visit and follow the link to Aquatic Centre for more info.

Free Family Swim

Join us for a Free Family Swim at Kimberley Aquatic Centre Wednesday August 21 from 6 to 7 p.m. sponsored by Signal Collision Kimberley. Remember persons 18 years of age and younger must be accompanied in the water by an adult.

City of Kimberley

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