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Posted: June 20, 2019

Notes from City Hall

Property Tax Deadline

City of Kimberley Property Tax Notices have been mailed to all 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.

Civic Centre Walking Track Entrance Change

Please be advised that the walking track entrance will be re-located to allow for construction of a new accessible entrance way. From June 17 until July 30, please use either the main entrance of the Civic Centre or the entrance located at the Southeast corner of Rotary Drive.

Platzl Flower Beds

The flower beds in the Platzl add colour and vibrancy to the downtown core. Please do not allow your children to play in the flower beds and please refrain from letting dogs use the beds as washrooms.

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. 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.

Red Cross Summer Swim Lessons and July Leadership Courses are available for registration.  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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