News Flash

Posted on: November 7, 2019

Media Release: Fire Response to Villa Motel

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November 7, 2019

Fire Response to Villa Motel

At 0455 hours the Nelson Fire& Rescue Services responded to a report of a fire at the Villa Motel with flames showing from the pool area extending to the units above. Both on-duty members responded immediate...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: November 5, 2019

Nelson Hydro Seeking Feedback with Open House & Survey

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Nelson, BC - If you’re a Nelson Hydro customer, the local power provider wants to hear from you over the next few weeks.

An open house happening tomorrow (Wednesday, November 6) and a survey slated for later this month are planned in pre...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 29, 2019

Leaf Removal - Lower Uphill

LEAF REMOVAL - LOWER UPHILL 🍂Wednesday, October 30th and Thursday, October 31stLatimer St. to Observatory St. and all cross streets

(Please share with your neighbours if they live in this area.)

Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facil...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Notice to Public: Leaf Removal - Downtown (South)

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Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facilitate effective and efficient Leaf Removal. Residents with off-street parking are asked to park vehicles off the road these days. If you must park on the street, and where possible, residents ar...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 9, 2019

Fall Burning Period Approved By Fire Chief

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October 9, 2019

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services Chief Len MacCharles is encouraging residents to reduce the amount of deadfall, woody debris and long grasses around their homes to minimize the fire risk posed by these ground fuels ahead of next...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 4, 2019

Scam Call Alert - Nelson Hydro Disconnect Notification Scam

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October 4, 2019

Nelson Hydro –  Disconnect Notification Scam

  • Another scam is underway within the Nelson Hydro service area in and around Nelson BC. Nelson Hydro customers are being contacted by phone and told they owe money and are going ...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 1, 2019

Join Council in October for the Single-Use Plastic Challenge!

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Join us this October for the SUP (single-use plastic) Challenge!

City Council is challenging local residents and businesses to stop using SUPs for good! Let's be plastic-free!

What's SUP? Single-Use Plastic is recyclable or disposable plastic that is only u...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2019

City of Nelson Hires Emergency Management Coordinator

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September 23, 2019

City of Nelson Hires Emergency Management Coordinator

 

Nelson, BC – City Council has identified emergency preparedness as one of their top strategic priorities and has worked to meet this goal by hiring an Emergency Man...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 19, 2019

City Receives CBT Funding For Railtown Plaza Development

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CITY OF NELSON RECEIVES SIGNIFICANT CBT FUNDING FOR RAILTOWN PLAZA DEVELOPMENT

September 18, 2019 (Nelson, BC) - The City of Nelson, in partnership with the Nelson & District Chamber of Commerce, is pleased to announce receipt of $219,156 from the Colu...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 17, 2019

7th Annual Green Home and Energy Show

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September 17, 2019

7th Annual Green Home and Energy Show - Zeroing in on Waste, Electric Transportation and Saving Energy 

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2019 at 6:00 pm at Prestige Lakeside Resort

Nelson, BC –Nelson Hydro’s EcoSave Program and the West Ko...

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Posted on: September 13, 2019

City Moves to Normal Water Regulations

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CITY MOVES TO NORMAL WATER REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

Friday, September 13, 2019
The City of Nelson is moving from Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures to Normal Regulations effective immediately.
Normal Water Regulations means that Even# addresses can...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 1, 2019

City Hires Climate Change Coordinator

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Nelson, BC – On July 21, 2019, the City's new Climate Change Coordinator officially began work in the Department of Development Services. The successful incumbent is Kate Letizia, who originally hail...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Media Release: City updates Land-Use Regulations

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July 18, 2019

City updates Land Use Regulations to increase resiliency to potential wildfires; Free FireSmart Assessments available to Nelson property owners

Nelson, BC – The City of Nelson has taken additional steps to become a more wil...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 5, 2019

Preparations in the Event of a Severe Storm

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PREPARATIONS IN THE EVENT OF A SEVERE STORM

July 5, 2019

The City of Nelson would like to advise residents of preparations the City routinely undertakes when there is a severe storm warning. We are also providing information on what the public can do in the...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 11, 2019

BE A VOLUNTEER!

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BE A VOLUNTEER!

The City of Nelson has a number openings on various committees and commissions.

The deadline to submit applications to serve on a City of Nelson Committee or Commission is 4:30pm on Friday, January 25, 2019.

You can submit your application on...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: November 28, 2018

Youth Centre to take over day-day operations of City Parkade

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November 28, 2018

Nelson and District Youth Centre to take over day-to-day operations of the City parkade; City of Nelson thanks Parkade Operator Jim Reimer for his 22 years of exceptional service.

Nelson, BC -  On January 1st, 2019, the City of Ne...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 11, 2018

Media Release from Nelson Hydro on Enbridge Gas Line Rupture

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For Immediate Release

Southern Interior and Okanagan asked to conserve natural gas usage after gas line rupture in northern British Columbia

October 11, 2018

Nelson, BC - Nelson Hydro is advising customers that while we encourage electricity conservation, wi...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 18, 2018

Notice to Public: Nelson Hydro Launches New Automated Call Dialer System

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC: Nelson Hydro Launches New Automated Call Dialer System

Nelson Hydro currently has one staff member responsible for making personal calls to our clients regarding overdue accounts. This staff person can make upwards of a 100 calls...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 31, 2018

City Newsletter - August 2018

August 30, 2018

Click here for the August 2018 City of Nelson Newsletter.

City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 22, 2018

Notice To Public: Street Sweeping & Flushing

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Street Sweeping – Rosemont (North)

Wednesday May 23 and Thursday May 24th

Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facilitate effective and efficient street scraping, sweeping and flushing.  Residents with off-street parkin...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Residential Bear Resistant Garbage Bins Available for Purchase!

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BEAR RESISTANT GARBAGE BINS FOR SALE!

The City of Nelson is pleased to offer bear resistant garbage bins for purchase. There are 100 bins available, on a first come, first served basis. Each bin costs $205.

Check out the video of one of the Toter Bear Resi...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Council Approves Updated Water Master Plan; 2018 Water & Sewer Rates Adopted

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On January 8, 2018, Council approved updates to the Water Master Plan and the 2018 Water/Sewer Rates. Click here for the full media release.

Sample of corroded galvanized pipe removed throughout Nelson.

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: December 21, 2017

City of Nelson Newsletter - December 2017

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Click here for the December 2017 City of Nelson Newsletter.

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Posted on: December 12, 2017

2018 Volunteer Opportunities with the City of Nelson

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THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON2018 VOLUNTEER POSITION VACANCIES

December 12, 2017

The deadline to submit applications to serve on a City Board, Committee or Commission is 4:30 pm on Friday, December 29, 2017.

Remember you can submit your applications ...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 11, 2019

Notice of Leaf Collection

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It is that time of year...for leaf collection in Nelson.

October 11, 2019

Each fall, City crews remove leaves that have fallen from City boulevard trees. We do not remove leaves from sidewalks. Please do NOT call to request leaf pickup for your individual p...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: October 10, 2019

Notice of Road Closure: Poplar Street

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Dates of Road Closure: Oct 15 and 16, 2019

Between 9:00 am to 6:00 pm each day.

Poplar St (between Front St and the Chahko Mika Mall) 

What is happening?

The milling off of the existing road surface and overlay with new pavement.

How will this work af...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: May 16, 2019

Notice to Public: Sanitary Utility Project Update along Lakeside Drive by Airport

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Sanitary Utility Project Update – Lakeside Drive at Airport Lift Station – Grit Chamber Construction

May 16, 2019

A construction zone has been delineated along Lakeside Drive adjacent the Real Canadian Wholesale Club to accommodate works on the City sanitar...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: October 22, 2018

October 22, 2018 - UPDATE #43 - Hall Street Project - Phase II

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Hall Street Update – Week of October 22nd to October 26, 2018

Monday (October 22) and Tuesday (October 23) Hall Street will be closed to through traffic because concrete panels are being installed into the CP Crossing as well as asphalt transitio...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: October 18, 2018

Stores-To-Shores Downtown Revitalization: Hall Street Project Re-Cap

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Stores-To-Shores Downtown Revitalization: Hall Street Project Re-Cap 

October 18, 2018

The Hall Street project addressed two important community goals: 

1) renewing end of life or inadequate infrastructure, and;

2) creating an important link...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: October 1, 2018

October 1, 2018 - UPDATE #40 - Hall Street Project Phase II

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Hall Street Update Week of October 1  - 5, 2018

Beginning the morning of Tuesday October 2nd, McNally will be working with CP forces to install concrete panels into the Hall Street rail crossing. These concrete panels will provide the finished sur...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017 - UPDATE #10 - Hall Street Project - Phase II

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Click here to read the latest update on the Hall Street Project for the week of November 27th, 2017.

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 - UPDATE #9 - Hall Street Project - Phase II

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Click here to read the latest update on the Hall Street Project for the week of November 20th, 2017.

Placing Pipe during Phase II construction.

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City Project Gallery

News Flash

Posted on: January 10, 2018

Restorative Justice Program

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The Nelson Police Restorative Justice Program would like to thank the Nelson & District Credit Union for their $1500 grant in support of our Restorative Justice program.

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News Flash

Posted on: September 3, 2019

First Round Closed - 29 Entries

Thank you to all who entered; there are 29 submissions in total. The Design Review Panel will work hard this month and a decision on who to invite to Round 2 is expected at the beginning of October. Until then!

Laneway House Design Competition

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