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Posted: January 3, 2020

Notes from City Hall

Happy New Year from City of Kimberley council and staff!

Council Schedule

The first council meeting of 2020 will be a Committee-of-the-Whole meeting, held Monday, January 6 at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers, upstairs at City Hall. The Regular Meeting of Council will be held Monday, January 13 at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers. The public is welcome to attend.

Mayor’s Brown Bag Lunch

The first Mayor’s Brown Bag Lunch will be held on Wednesday, January 8 and on the second Wednesday of every month in 2020. Bring your lunch and join Mayor Don McCormick and Chief Administrative Officer Scott Sommerville in Council Chambers upstairs at City Hall from 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Christmas Tree Disposal

The Regional District of East Kootenay Transfer Station located at 800 Jim Ogilvie Way is the designated area for disposal of Christmas trees.  All residents are encouraged to have their discarded Christmas trees delivered to this area. City trucks will make one pass through each neighbourhood the week of January 13 – 17, to pick up any remaining trees (dependent upon weather events). If you are unable to dispose of your own tree, please leave it at your garbage collection location in a manner that will not conflict with snow removal equipment.

2020 Dog Licenses

All dog licences must be renewed by January 3; 2020 dog licenses are available at City Hall. The cost for a spayed or neutered dog is $23 and $57.50 for an unaltered dog. The fines for an unlicensed dog are as follows: $100 for the first offence and $200 for each subsequent offence. Please help our Animal Control Officer make sure your dog gets home without a trip to the SPCA. License your dog today!

2020 Business Licences

The city kindly requests that Business Licences be renewed before January 31, 2020.  Application forms for new businesses are available at City Hall or on the city’s website. With our Inter-Community Business License, mobile businesses can operate in Kimberley and Cranbrook without having to apply for businesses licences from both municipalities. See more information on business licenses.

If you no longer require your Dog Licence or Business Licence, or need to update your contact information for these, please contact City Hall at 250-427-5311.

Aquatic Centre Free Public Swim

Come to the Kimberley Aquatic Centre on Wednesday, January 8 from 5 to 6 p.m. for a FREE Public Swim sponsored by Burrito Grill.

Swim Lessons and After-School Programs

Registration is now open for January – March for Red Cross Swim Lessons and After-school Programs. Register early! Classes that do not have minimum enrollment may be cancelled. Pop by the Aquatic Centre, call 250-427-2983 or email [email protected] for details.

City of Kimberley


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