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Posted: October 3, 2019

Notes from City Hall

Council Meeting Schedule

The regular meetings of City of Kimberley council for the month of October will be held on Tuesday, October 15 and Monday, October 28 at 7 p.m. The Committee of the Whole Meetings will be held on Monday, October 7 and Monday, October 21 at 7 p.m. All meetings are held in Council Chambers, upstairs at City Hall

Brownbag Lunch with Mayor McCormick

On Wednesday, October 9, 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.

Removal of Recreational Vehicles, Trailers and Other Items from City Streets

In order to ensure city equipment operators are able to navigate city streets, campers, unused licenced or unlicensed cars, trucks, recreational trailers, RVs, utility trailers, and free standing basketball nets, etc. are not to be left on streets, lanes or boulevards after October 15, 2019. Please remove all waste, refuse, building materials, yard clippings, etc., from public property as well.

Failure to remove these items will impede snow plowing and/or snow removal and may cause damage to City equipment and injury to equipment operators. Non-compliance may result in the city removing, detaining, towing and/or impounding these items at the property owners expense. Your cooperation is appreciated.

Child Care Needs Assessment

Are you a parent/caregiver or a child care provider? We want to hear from you! The City of Kimberley is conducting a child care needs assessment to form the foundation of Kimberley’s Child Care Action Plan. Survey links are available on the city website. Surveys are available until October 21, 2019. Respondents will have a chance to win a $50 Save-On-Foods gift certificate.

2020 Community Grant Applications Deadline Approaching

The 2020 Community Grant Application forms are now available on the city’s website.  The deadline to submit an application is October 15. Please note that all 2019 grant recipients must complete a final report to be considered for a 2020 Community Grant.

Church Ave Family Units Available for Rent

KSPS is now accepting applications from families for rental of one of 12 available units at the newly built Church Ave apartments. There are six two-bedroom units and six three-bedroom units available. One of the two bedroom units is fully equipped for persons with disabilities. To qualify, applicants must be a family with a total annual household income of less than $54,000. Applications are available here: https://kimberley.civicweb.net/document/67610

While the City of Kimberley is assisting with collection of applications, the city will not be involved in the tenant selection process or review of the applications. Completed applications can be dropped off at City Hall, 340 Spokane Street, Kimberley, BC, V1A 2E8 and will be passed on to KSPS and their selection committee. Please direct all questions about the housing project or the selection process to David Biggs at 250.427.7496 or by email at [email protected].

Aquatic Centre Day Camp

Wondering what to do with the kids on the Non-Instructional Day Friday October 25?  How about indoor & outdoor adventures, swimming, crafts & games at the Aquatic Centre Day Camp!  For children five to 11 years of age from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Cost is $4 per day or $55 for supervised swimmers.  For registration and details call 250-427-2983 or visit www.kimberley.ca and click on the shortcut to Aquatic Centre Info.

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