News Flash

Posted on: June 19, 2019

Notice of Planned Power Outage - Sproule Creek Road

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NOTICE OF PLANNED POWER OUTAGE

Sproule Creek Road

Nelson Hydro has a planned power outage for the area marked on the map.

Planned Power Outage:

Thursday, June 20, 2019

9:00am - Noon (approximate times)

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 7, 2019

Rescinded: Swimming Advisory for Beach at Lakeside Park

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June 10, 2019

The following notice has been rescinded:

The City has issued a swimming advisory for the beach at Lakeside Park.

We are encouraging residents to NOT swim at the beach at Lakeside Park until further notice as the bacterial count current...

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

City launches 2019 Laneway House Design Competition

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June 4, 2019

City launches 2019 Laneway House Design Competition

Nelson, BC – The City of Nelson is launching an open, two-round laneway house design competition. The objective is to generate high-quality, pre-reviewed laneway house buil...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2019

Notice to Public: City of Nelson at Level 2 Watering Restrictions

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CURRENT WATER RESTRICTIONS FOR CITY OF NELSON - LEVEL TWO

June 3, 2019

The City of Nelson is currently adhering to the Level TWO Regulations.

You can view the Mandatory Water Conservation Measures for more information regarding each stage of the regulations....

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

Notice to Public: Youth Centre Temporarily Closed For Renovations

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Nelson and District Youth Centre Temporary Closure at 608 Lake Street

Closed for Renovations May 27 – July 2, 2019

The Nelson and District Youth Centre would like to inform the public that we will be closed for regular operations starting on May 2...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 6, 2019

Street Sweeping: May 7-9th, 2019 in Rosemont (North)

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Street Sweeping/Flushing in Rosemont (North)

May 7th - 9th, 2019West Innes to McHardy Street and all cross streets.(see map below)

Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facilitate effective and efficient street scraping, sweeping and flush...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 24, 2019

Street Sweeping - April 25-30 Lower Uphill

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Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facilitate effective and efficient street scraping, sweeping and flushing.  Residents with off-street parking are asked to park vehicles off the road on these days. If you must park on the s...

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

Street Sweeping - April 23 & 24 - Mid-Uphill (Gore to Robson St.)

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Street Sweeping/Flushing in Mid-Uphill

April 23rd & 24th – Gore to Robson St. and all Cross Streets

Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facilitate effective and efficient street scraping, sweeping and flushing.  Re...

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

Skate Park Closure at Art Gibbon Park

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Work
will involve crack sealing and concrete patching and is expected to last for fourdays.
 

Work is scheduled to begin on Monday April 8th, 2019, weather permitting. 

City parks
staff will be monitoring the space and reminding users o...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 15, 2019

MEDIA RELEASE: City Councillors attend BC Tech Summit in Vancouver

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March 14, 2019

City Councillors attend BC Tech Summit in Vancouver 

Nelson, BC – Three City of Nelson Councillors are in Vancouver this week to attend the annual BC Tech Summit.  The Summit is the largest annual tech and...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Wood Stove Exchange Program Extended into 2019

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Wood Stove Exchange Program extended into 2019

January 25, 2019

More funding announced

Nelson, BC:  The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is now accepting applications for rebates as part of the Wood Stove Exchange Program. This program, ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 24, 2019

Notice to Public: Nelson Hydro – Notice of Rate Change

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC

January 23, 2019

Nelson Hydro – Notice of Rate Change 

Nelson Hydro wishes to advise our customers of a planned increase to our electrical rates for 2019.

The planned rate change will be a general rate increase of 1.5% effe...

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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: November 27, 2018

Notice to Public: Sanitary Sewer Work at 400 Block of Vernon

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Sanitary Sewer Work in the 400 Block of Vernon Street will commence on November 28, 2018

The sanitary service is collapsing on the 400 Block of Vernon Street and work is required to ensure the sanitary service remains open. Marwest has been contracted by t...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: November 14, 2018

Area Municipalities to receive $40,000 for Smart Kootenays Digital Platform

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November 13, 2018

 

Partner municipalities of Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland and Trail to receive a $40,000 grant to implement a Smart Kootenays Digital Mobility Platform

 

Nelson, BC – The communities of Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland an...

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

NOTICE TO PUBLIC: ROAD CLEARING & MAINTENANCE

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC - ROAD CLEARING & MAINTENANCE TAKING PLACE

Friday, November 9, 2018

The Department of Public Works would like to advise the public that sledding/tobogganing is NOT permitted on City streets or sidewalks.

There has been reported activity ...

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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: October 10, 2018

City Newsletter - October 2018

October 2018

Click on image below to read PDF of October 2018 City of Nelson Newsletter.

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 4, 2018

2019 Cultural Ambassador for Nelson Nomination Period Open!

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SEARCH FOR NELSON’S 2019 CULTURAL AMBASSADOR IS ON

October 2, 2018

The Cultural Development Committee (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the position of Nelson’s 2019 Cultural A...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 21, 2018

Media Release: Proposed Improvements for Rosemont Multi-Generational Park

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Proposed Improvements for Rosemont Multi-Generational Park

September 21, 2018

Successful open house held to gather feedback for Rosemont Multi-Generational Park; Online survey open until Friday, September 28th

 

Nelson, BC - On Thursday, 20t...

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

City Moves to Level 2 Water Regulations

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Effective September 18, 2018, the City of Nelson is adhering to Level 2 Water Regulations. For a complete guide to water regulations in Nelson, click here

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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: September 17, 2018

September 17, 2018 - UPDATE #39 - Hall Street Project Phase II

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Hall Street Update Week of September 17 – 21, 2018

Due to adverse weather this week, the night work that Marwest had planned, was unable to proceed. The current forecast indicates a window of opportunity for this work to proceed over the evenings...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 13, 2018

City of Nelson recognized for Nelson Community Solar Garden

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BC LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TAKE THE LEAD ON ENERGY ACTION

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy presents City of Victoria, District of Hudson’s Hope and the Capital Regional District with C...

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

6th Annual Green Home & Energy Show

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6th Annual Green Home and Energy Show - Save Energy and Save Money

Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 6:30pm at Prestige Lakeside Resort

 

September 11, 2018

 

Nelson, BC – Need to save energy, but not sure where to start? Whether you a...

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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: August 27, 2018

City of Nelson moving to Level 3 Water Restrictions

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LEVEL 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS

Effective Tuesday, August 28, 2018, the City of Nelson will be adhering to LEVEL 3 mandatory water conservation measures.

There is little rain in the forecast and flows in our source water creeks are rapidly declining. This means ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 24, 2018

Notice to Public: Watermain Work - Potential for Water Discolouration

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August 24, 2018

Yesterday afternoon, City crews performed some unplanned watermain work which required the closure of valves. This resulted in a change in the direction of flows in part of our distribution system.

Some areas of downtown may notice a slight ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 16, 2018

Ward and Baker Street Update

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The Nelson Hydro crew is working this morning at Ward and
Baker St. to reinstall the traffic light. It is anticipated that work will becompleted today, August 16
th, 2018 and the regular traffic pattern
will resume. 
While crews work on this re...

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

2018 Local Election

Main Election 2018

Nomination Packages for 2018 Local Election available at City Hall

Additional Info... City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 31, 2018

Nelson's Community Solar Garden - A Year in Review

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NELSON’S COMMUNITY SOLAR GARDEN – YEAR ONE

July 31, 2018

Background

Canada’s first community solar garden, located in Nelson, BC, has completed its first year of solar electricity generation. The solar array was installed on Cit...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 12, 2018

Notice to Public: City Moves to Level 2 Water Restrictions

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CITY OF NELSON MOVES TO LEVEL 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS

July 12, 2018

Effective immediately, the City of Nelson is moving to Level 2 Water Restrictions.

The spring snow melt has finished in the Kootenays and a stretch of hot weather is predicted for the weekend a...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Media Release: City of Nelson Amends Traffic Bylaw

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 5, 2018 

(Photo Credit: Rob Richardson)

 

City of Nelson amends Traffic Bylaw to encourage respectful behaviour and to prevent the obstruction of streets and sidewalks

 

Nelson, BC –Nelson City Council recen...

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE - Hall Street Project

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IMPORTANT NOTICE - RELATED TO HALL STREET PROJECT
June 22, 2018 
CP Rail has informed the City of Nelson that it will be closing the Cedar Street rail crossing on Tuesday, June 26th, 2018 to address an emergent track safety issue. 
CP Rail ...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 12, 2018

Notice to Public: Dog Walk Closure Update

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC – UPDATE ON STATUS OF DOG WALK IN NELSON

June 12, 2018

Public Works crews have done an initial assessment of the path and shoreline along the Dog Walk between the Prestige Lakeside Resort and the west entrance by the Airport. ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 8, 2018

Dog Walk to Remain Closed Until Further Notice

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC – DOG WALK CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

June 8, 2018

The Department of Public Works would like to advise residents that the Dog Walk along Kootenay Lake between the Prestige Lakeside Resort and the west end of the Airport will rema...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 6, 2018

City of Nelson Newsletter - May 2018

May 2018

Click here for the May 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: May 10, 2018

Planned Power Outage for Richards St. on May 15, 2018

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PLANNED POWER OUTAGE - RICHARDS STREET & VICINITY ON MAY 15, 2018

Date of Outage: Tuesday, May 15, 2018Time: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm (approximately)Location: 100 to 800 Blocks of Richards Street (and vicinity)

Nelson Hydro endeavors to be as complet...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 8, 2018

*** NEW*** NELSON EMERGENCY ALERTS - Sign-up today!

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SIGN-UP TODAY FOR THE NEW “NELSON EMERGENCY ALERTS”!

BE PREPARED FOR AN EMERGENCY

The City of Nelson has launched a new Emergency Alert system for people who live, work, shop and visit Nelson.

By signing up, you will receive a te...

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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

December 2017

Click here for the December 2017 City of Nelson Newsletter.

City News & Public Notices
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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