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Posted: February 14, 2020

Notes from City Hall

Happy Family Day weekend from all City of Kimberley council and staff!

Family Day Closure

City Hall, Public Works and the Marysville Arena will be closed for BC Family Day on Monday, February 17.

Council Agenda

The next Regular Meeting of Council will be held Monday, February 24 at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers upstairs at City Hall. The public is invited to attend.

FREE Downtown Shuttle

The Peak to Platzl downtown shuttle is a FREE scheduled service between the ski resort base area, the upper-mountain accommodations, and the downtown shops, pubs and restaurants. The shuttle service operates every day, including the Family Day stat holiday, until closing weekend of the ski season. On weekdays, for $6 return trip from Cranbrook, you can catch the KC Commuter bus for a worry free day on the slopes! For more information, please visit the city’s website at http://bit.ly/2DOSK6l.

2020 Dog Licenses

2020 dog licenses are on sale at City Hall, please licence your dog if you have not already done so. The cost for a spayed or neutered dog license is $23 and $57.50 for an unaltered dog license. 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 pet gets home without a trip to the SPCA.

2020 Business Licences

The city kindly requests that Business Licences are renewed as soon as possible.  Application forms for new businesses are available at City Hall or on the city’s website. With our Inter-Community Business Licenses, Mobile businesses can operate in Kimberley and Cranbrook without having to apply for businesses licences from both municipalities. For more information on fees and who can apply, please view the full bylaw on our website.

Dog Etiquette

Please keep your dog on a leash in public places within city limits, including the Rails-to-Trails. There are a few designated off-leash areas within the city including the Kimberley Nature Park, Lois Creek Trails and the Marysville off-leash area. Remember to pick up your dog’s excrement on all trails, use the bags provided and place it in the receptacles. If you notice 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.

Family Day at the Aquatic Centre

The Aquatic Centre will be open for Public Swim on the Statutory Family Day Holiday on Monday, February 17 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Family Day at the Civic Centre

There will be public skating at the Civic Centre from 1 – 3:15 p.m. on Family Day.

Free Family Swim

Come to the Aquatic Centre and enjoy a Free Family Swim on Wednesday, February 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. sponsored by Simply Kimberley.  Remember persons 18 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water.

City of Kimberley

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