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Posted: September 1, 2020

Notes from City Hall

Labour Day Closure

Kimberley City Hall and the Public Works Yard will be closed on Monday, September 7 for Labour Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, September 8. Have a safe long weekend!

Contacting City Hall

City Hall is opened with several health and safety measures in place, designed to protect City Hall staff and the public. Hours are Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and we will only be open for payments of utility bills, property tax, license fees, permit fees, and transit passes. Stay home if you are sick and leave children and pets at home if possible.

At this time, the Planning and Operations Departments will hold meetings by phone or online conference as needed. To contact the City Operations Department call 250-427-9660 or email [email protected]. To contact the Planning Department call 250-427-5311 or email  [email protected] or [email protected]. You may also view the City of Kimberley Department directory to reach the appropriate individual for your needs: www.kimberley.ca/contact

2020 Community Grants Program

The City of Kimberley Community Grants Program is accepting applications until October 15 for funding for the 2021 program year. Council will consider financial support to not-for-profit organizations within Kimberley, in the form of both cash and in-kind grants. This support is provided in recognition of the value these organizations provide to the well-being and vibrancy of the community and in helping the City retain a strong community focus. 2020 Grant Recipients must submit a final report in order to be considered for a 2021 grant application.

Program information, final report and application forms can be found here. All inquiries can be directed to Pamela Walsh, Manager of Community Development and Communications, at [email protected] or call 250-427-9653.

The City of Kimberley Fire Department is recruiting!

The Fire Department is seeking paid-on-call firefighters (not full-time). For more information on the application process please visit www.CKFD.org/recruiting, email [email protected], or call (250)-427-4114 (weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.). There will be an optional physically-distant open house held on September 9, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at Fire Station 2 located at 900 304th Street in Marysville.  Please email [email protected] to pre-register.  This will give you an opportunity to see what the City of Kimberley Fire Department does for this community.

Watch for School Kids!

Schools will be back in session in the coming weeks. Please pay attention to stop signs, speed signs and other signage. Let’s keep our kids safe as they return to school!

Notice to Transit Riders

BC Transit has made the use of face coverings mandatory on all transit vehicles. Please remember to wear a mask when riding the bus. Enhanced cleaning measures remain in effect. Please contact the transit office at 250-427-7400 or www.bctransit.com/Kimberley for more information.

Planning Portal

The City Planning Information Portal contains an abundance of information for builders and property owners. Containing information related to maps, zoning, property searches, permits and licences, and related bylaws, the portal can be accessed from the city website shortcuts or by following this link.

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