News Flash

Posted on: December 4, 2018

Parking Ticket Amnesty

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PARKING TICKET AMNESTY

December 4, 2018

The City of Nelson is offering all outstanding parking ticket holders a one-time opportunity to pay a reduced payment of $15 per outstanding parking ticket from now until January 19, 2019.

For parking tickets that have...

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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

Media Release

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 21, 2018

Notice to Public: Road (Bridge) Closure on Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC:  ROAD (BRIDGE) CLOSURE THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018

Residents are advised that the City is performing bridge deck repairs at cottonwood creek at 80 Lakeside Drive between the airport and Public Works complex this Sunday, Septe...

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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: August 14, 2018

Traffic Light Repair at Ward and Baker St.

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City crews are working to repair the traffic light on the corner of Ward and Baker Street in front of Waits News (NW corner of the street). This intersection will have a four way stop while the traffic light is being repaired. 

Please drive carefu...

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

2018 Local Election

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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 23, 2018

Nelson Hydro - Telephone Scam Alert

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TELEPHONE SCAM ALERT

July 23, 2018

The City of Nelson would like to advise all Nelson Hydro customers of a current telephone scam.

Please be aware of fraudulent telephone calls that impersonate Nelson Hydro staff. These calls appear to be targeting businesse...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 23, 2018

New Trips Added to Kootenay Connector Transit Route

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New Trips Added to Kootenay Connector Transit Route

July 23, 2018

Bus riders in the West Kootenay Regional Transit System will soon be able to choose new weekday trips to travel between Nelson and Castlegar.

Effective Tuesday, August 7, route 99 Kootenay Con...

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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: July 4, 2018

Gyro Pool is Open!

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GYRO POOL IS OPEN! 

First day of operation is Tuesday, July 3, 2018

The last day of operation is Sunday, September 2, 2018.

Hours of Operation: 1:00pm - 6:00pm daily

The pool is open every day, with the exception of Monday, August 6th.

Who can use the...

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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. 
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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 30, 2018

Media Release: Kootenay Lake Levels Not Expected to Rise Beyond Current Level

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May 30, 2018

For Immediate Release

Kootenay Lake Levels Not Expected to Rise Beyond Current Level 

 

Nelson, BC – With much of the lower and mid-range snow levels having melted over the past number of weeks and the arrival...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 25, 2018

Media Release: City continues to monitor rising Kootenay Lake Levels

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May 25, 2018

For Immediate Release

The City of Nelson continues to monitor rising Kootenay Lake levels; City crews work to mitigate impact of potential flooding

Nelson, BC - Warmer seasonal temperatures coupled with natural inflows of a significantly above a...

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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 11, 2018

PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE - Spring Runoff Safety & Flooding in Nelson

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PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE - May 11, 2018 

SPRING RUNOFF SAFETY & FLOOD PRECAUTIONS

In Photo: Fast moving water at Cottonwood Creek - May 11, 2018

 

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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: May 4, 2018

Notice To Public: Watermain Flushing Program Set To Start

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC: WATERMAIN FLUSHING PROGRAM

May 2nd, 2018

The City of Nelson Utilities Department is set to start the Watermain Flushing Program. The flushing will be done Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, commencing May 7, 2018 and continu...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Disaster Day in Nelson on May 5th, 2018

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Community Response Partners Raising Awareness about Emergency Preparedness

DISASTER DAY is on May 5th, 2018 from 11:00am - 3:00pm

Disaster will strike Nelson’s Hall Street on May 5th when local agencies come together to promote ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 1, 2018

Notice to Public: Street Sweeping in Areas of Uphill

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC: STREET SWEEPING 

Street Sweeping - May 2-3, 2018 

Area: Hoover, Latimer and Mill Streets and all cross streets. (See map) 

Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facilitate effective and efficient...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 29, 2018

NOTICE TO PUBLIC: STREET SWEEPING AND FLUSHING

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC: STREET SWEEPING AND FLUSHING

 Taking place on Monday, April 30th and  Tuesday, May 1st

 Affected Area: Gore, Robson and Observatory Streets and all cross streets (see map).

Parking restrictions are in effect for t...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 20, 2018

Nelson Fire Chief Encourages Yard Waste Clean-Up & Burning Period Approved

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Nelson Fire Chief Encourages Yard Waste Clean-Up

Free drop-off for the month of May at Grohman Transfer Station; Burning Period Approved

 

April 18, 2018

Nelson, BC - Nelson Fire & Rescue Services Chief Len MacCharles is encouraging residents to ...

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

Nelson Transit Update Related to Highway 3A Mudslide

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC - NELSON TRANSIT UPDATE

April 18, 2018 1:00pm

Highway 3A is closed due to a mud slide 2 kilometers east of Brilliant dam. West Kootenay Transit will be providing limited unscheduled shuttle service between Playmor Junction and Castlegar/Sel...

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

Construction of Emergency Water Intake at West-End of Lakeside Dog Walk

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March 22, 2018

PUBLIC ADVISORY

Phase 1 of the construction of the City’s Emergency Water Intake has begun. This work is taking place on the west-end of the dog park along the lake. The expected completion is the end of March or early April 2018. T...

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

March 16, 2018 - Transit Driver Appreciation Day

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March 16th is Transit Driver Appreciation Day

 

On Friday, March 16th, 2018 join us in celebrating Transit Driver Appreciation Day by thanking our hard working Nelson Transit drivers for a job well done.

“We have a great bunch of guys that...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 15, 2018

Short-Term Vacation Rental Regulations - How are we doing?

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

March 15, 2018

 

City looking for feedback on Nelson’s short-term rental regulations; On-line survey open until April 10th, 2018

Nelson, BC – City Council adopted Nelson’s first regulations and lic...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 23, 2018

City of Nelson - Year in Review 2017

Year In Review 2017

Read the City of Nelson's Year in Review by clicking on image below.

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 1, 2018

MEDIA RELEASE: Legalization of Cannabis - City is looking for feedback

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February 1, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

City looking for feedback on regulations related to the legalization of cannabis

 Feedback form will be mailed out the week of February 12th

Nelson, BC –Residents and businesses in Nelson are being as...

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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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