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Posted: June 12, 2019

Notes from City Hall

Property Tax Deadline

Property Tax Notices have been mailed to all City of Kimberley property owners on record. The deadline for payment of your 2019 property taxes is July 2 at 4:45 p.m., after which time a 10% penalty will be added to any unpaid current year taxes. If you haven’t received your Tax Notice yet, please contact City Hall at 250-427-5311 or [email protected] and request that a copy be forwarded to you.

Payment of your property taxes can be made by mail, in person at City Hall, by phone or internet banking, or at most financial institutions. Cheques postdated to July 2 will be accepted at City Hall in advance of the deadline. If paying by mail or electronic methods, please allow time for your payment to arrive at City Hall by the deadline. Post marks on mailed remittances will not be considered as date of payment. Receipt of electronic payments will be recorded as of the date and time the funds are posted to the city’s bank account and not when the payment is transmitted by your financial institution.

Please remember to either complete the Home Owner Grant application that is attached to the bottom of the Tax Notice and remit it to City Hall, or complete the online application to claim the Grant.  A 10% penalty will be applied to any Home Owner Grant amounts not claimed by the deadline of July 2 at 4:45 p.m.

Arena Ice Allocation Meeting

All organizations/groups requesting to utilize the City of Kimberley Civic Centre and/or Marysville Arena’s ice for the 2019-2020 season are to attend the ice allocation meeting. This will be held on Wednesday, June 19 at 6 p.m. at the Kimberley Aquatic Centre. If you have any questions, please call the Operations Desk at 250-427-9660 or email [email protected]

Watering Reminder

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: http://bit.ly/2XqHuTQ

Free Family Swim

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

Splash Bash Summer Camp Registration is Now Open

Taking place from July 2 to August 30, 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. (not including stat holidays), camps include pool time, outdoor adventure and crafts. There are no minimum participants required this year. Camps are $55 per day for children under seven and $47 per day for children aged seven to 11. Minimum age is five-years-old on or before December 31. If seven to 11-year-olds require supervised swim, the cost will be $55 per day. Register before June 15 to be entered to win fabulous prizes. Call the Aquatic Centre to register at 250-427-2983 or visit www.kimberley.ca and follow the link to the Aquatic Centre for more information.

Swim to Survive Challenge

The Kimberley Aquatic Centre staff are challenging all residents to take a one-hour Swim to Survive class. Classes teach the minimum skills needed to survive an unexpected fall into deep water. Classes are available throughout June and are just $5 to attend. Call the Aquatic Centre to register at 250-427-2983 or visit www.kimberley.ca and follow the link to the Aquatic Centre for more information and available class times.

Cardboard Boat Race

Get Ready! Start building now!  It’s time for the sixth annual Cardboard Boat Race, June 21 at 2 p.m.  Visit www.kimberley.ca and follow the link to Aquatic Centre Information or call 250-427-2983 for details.

City of Kimberley

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