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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 8, 2019

Nomination Period for 2020 Sports Ambassador is Open

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THE NOMINATION PERIOD FOR THE 2020 SPORTS AMBASSADOR IS NOW OPEN

The City of Nelson is excited to announce it is inviting applications and nominations for the position of Nelson’s 2020 Sports Ambassador. The inaugural Sports Ambassador will be se...

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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

City of Nelson partners with Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society to Remove Invasive Knotweed

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City of Nelson partners with Central Kootenay Invasive Species Society to Remove Invasive Knotweed

 

October 1, 2019

Nelson, BC - Japanese knotweed is listed by the International Union for Conservation of Nature as one of the world’s 100 w...

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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: 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: 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: 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 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: 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 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

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 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: 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.

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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