News Flash

Posted on: October 4, 2022

Notice to Public: Change in Council Meeting Schedule

Notice to Public

The next Regular Council meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 11, 2022, has been moved to Tuesday, October 25th at 1:00pm.
Both the Regular Council meeting and the Committee of the Whole meeting (at 7:00pm) will be held on October 25th.
Both meetings will...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Notice of Work at 4-Way Stop Baker St / Hwy 3A

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NOTICE OF WORK AT FOUR-WAY STOP BAKER ST / HIGHWAY 3A

Timeline of Work: September 26th – October 7th
The City is performing water system upgrades at the 100 block of Baker Street and Highway 3A. These upgrades are in conjunction with the Ministry...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Sports Ambassador Call for Applications & Nominations

2020 Sports Ambassador Nomination is Open (2)

CALL FOR APPLICATIONS & NOMINATIONS - SPORTS AMBASSADOR

The deadline for either an applicant or a nomination submission is October 21, 2022, at 4:30 p.m.
The City of Nelson is pleased to announce that it will continue the Sports Ambassador program that...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Wildfire Risk Reduction Open House – Thursday, September 22

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Wildfire Risk Reduction Open House – Thursday, September 22, 2022 

Presented by the Nelson & Area Wildfire Risk Reduction Committee

The Committee includes representatives from BC Parks, City of Nelson, Ministry of Forests, an...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 15, 2022

City Hall to close to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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MEDIA RELEASE
September 14, 2022
City Hall to close for National Day of Mourning to honour Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
The City of Nelson is joining other local governments and will recognize the federal holiday on Monday, September 19, 2022, to mark the ...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 26, 2022

August 26, 2022 Pier Update

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Here is the latest Pier Project update for the week of August 22, 2022

In early August, North Mountain Construction poured concrete in the Ladybird display building walls and strip footings.

 Here is the Ladybird display building walls and footings...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: July 19, 2022

BCUC Releases Decision on Nelson Hydro’s COSA-RDA Application

Media Release

 

   

 

July 19, 2022

BCUC recognizes rural rates need to stand on their own while directing some changes to the Cost of Service Analysis submitted  

Nelson, BC – The British Columbia Utilities C...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 28, 2022

June 28, 2022 - Update on Pier Project

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Work at the pier has continued to progress steadily since the last project update.  Graham Marine has finished the pier deconstruction and has removed the existing piles:

Photo showing pier deconstruction.

Photo showing pile removal.

Work has starte...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: June 21, 2022

June 21st - National Indigenous Peoples Day

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Today, June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. 
In cooperation...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 3, 2022

Nelson Hydro Communications Survey

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Nelson Hydro would like to hear from you about its efforts to keep you informed. Your opinion will help shape Nelson Hydro’s current and future communications. Please take five minutes to share your thoughts. Complete the survey at: nelson.ca/pl...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 25, 2022

Nelson to Host E-Bike Expo

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Nelson to Host E-Bike Expo; City Partners with UBC’s REACT Lab to Study Impact of E-Bikes in Community

May 25, 2022 

Nelson, BC - The City of Nelson launched the E-bike Financing Program in the summer of 2020 and has since distributed ove...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 19, 2022

NOTICE TO PUBLIC – 500 Block of Baker Street Watermain Break

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May 19, 2022 – 1:00pm

Overnight, a watermain on the south side of the 500 Block experienced a linear break, resulting in a handful of flooded basements on Baker Street. 

For safety reasons, power was turned off on the 500 Block of Baker a...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Work on the Hall Street Pier Project Set to Begin

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Work on the Hall Street Pier Project Set to Begin

May 13, 2022

Nelson, BC - The City has been working to create opportunities to improve the current City pier, located at the foot of Hall Street and the waterfront. It was identified several years ago that t...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Replacement of High Voltage Vault Lids

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May 11, 2022
Due to the deterioration of the existing steel transformer vault lids in the downtown core, the lids are being replaced with upgraded galvanized lids which will prevent deterioration for the foreseeable future. In total, 26 transformer vault l...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 4, 2022

Nelson Hydro Battery Energy Storage System Project

Nelson Hydro Media Release

Nelson Hydro is applying for a CleanBC grant for a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to Manage Load in its service area.  Nelson City Council supported the recommendation from Nelson Hydro General Manager Scott Spencer to apply for funding tha...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 27, 2022

Be Prepared! Are You Signed up For Emergency Notifications?

Emergency Preparedness

As summer approaches, the City of Nelson will be performing a TEST of the City’s Emergency Notification System on Tuesday, May 3rd at 11:30am during Emergency Preparedness Week. Anyone registered with the City’s Emergency Notification System will receive ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 17, 2022

City of Nelson Receives Time Immemorial Grant

Media Release

CITY OF NELSON RECEIVES TIME IMMEMORIAL GRANT

For Immediate Release

March 17, 2022

Nelson, BC - The City of Nelson is pleased to announce receipt of a provincial $220K Time Immemorial grant, a program administered by the First Peoples’ Cultural Fou...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 7, 2022

Notice of Work: Shouldering of Paved Pathway at Lakeside Park

Notice to Public

NOTICE OF WORK
Shouldering Paved Pathway at Lakeside Park
Please note, on March 8th and 9th, crews will be adjusting the pathway edges between 7:00am and 4:00pm each day.
Expect periodic pathway closures during the workday. Sections of the park may be restri...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Vegetation Management Work to Begin

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NOTICE OF VEGETATION MANAGEMENT WORK
Nelson Hydro is continuing our Vegetation Management Program to clear vegetation growth around all primary high-voltage power lines. This work must be safely done by professional electrical workers (Powerline Technician...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 4, 2022

Possible Telephone Service Disruptions - City Facilities

Notice to Public

The City of Nelson, including the Youth Centre and Nelson Public Library, will be upgrading its phone system on Saturday, March 5th. There may be some disruption of service. 

This upgrade will NOT impact our Emergency Services, including 9-1-1.

Tha...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 1, 2022

FortisBC Working with Property Owners to Reduce Tree-Related Power Outages

Nelson Hydro Media Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

FortisBC working with property owners to reduce tree-related power outages 

A unique program to reduce the risk outages will benefit both FortisBC and Nelson Hydro electricity customers

Kelowna, B.C.  ?  Febru...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 22, 2022

Episode #2 - The Scoop Podcast (Welcome to Nelson Signs)

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EPISODE #2 - The Scoop Podcast with Avi & Ginger
We've got a winner! 
Join us for our chat with Sebastien Arcand (Director of Development Services), as we discuss the "Welcome to Nelson" sign competition and the winning design.
In this...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 14, 2022

Notice of Tree Removal

Notice to Public

NOTICE OF TREE REMOVAL
A tree adjacent to Gyro Park Road has been assessed by an arborist and deemed a hazard to surrounding properties and public safety.
Our crews will be removing this tree on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 between 9:00am to 3:00pm.
The locati...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 1, 2022

Notice of Watermain Break || Stanley & Beasley Streets

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NOTICE OF WATERMAIN BREAK || STANLEY & BEASLEY STREETS
February 1, 2022 - 8:15am
Crews are responding to a watermain break affecting the intersection of Stanley Street at Beasley Street (300 Blk Beasley 1800 Block Stanley). 
Expect single-lane t...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 19, 2022

Share your thoughts on Nelson's Transportation Network

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SHARE YOUR THOUGHTS - NELSON'S TRANSPORTATION NETWORK
The City of Nelson is currently investing in its transportation network and is looking for feedback on how to make it safe and efficient for all users and modes of transportation. Part of this ...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 14, 2022

SNOW OPERATIONS UPDATE - January 14, 2022

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Jan 14, 2022:

Over the last week, the Public Works & Utilities Department has received a high volume of individual service requests, and does not currently have the capacity to address these service requests on a case by case basis.  Individua...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 7, 2022

SIGNIFICANT SNOWFALL – FIRE HYDRANT CLEARING IN NELSON

CLEAR AWAY ZONE (2)

Nelson Fire Rescue greatly appreciates the efforts of residents helping to clear the snow from fire hydrants throughout Nelson during this sustained heavy snowfall. Thank you! You are making a difference!!
We ask community members to continue to assist wit...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 5, 2022

SNOW OPERATIONS UPDATE – January 5, 2022 3:00pm

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To the residents and visitors in Nelson:
The City of Nelson experienced an unprecedented snowfall in the early hours of January 4, 2022. Depending on where you are in the community, there are reports of snow accumulation between 65 – 80cms overni...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 7, 2021

Call for Nominations: 2022 Sports Ambassador

2022 Sports Ambassador Nomination is Open

The City of Nelson is currently inviting applications and nominations for the position of Nelson's 2022 Sports Ambassador. 

The Sports Ambassador will be selected by Council and announced at either the December or January Committee of the...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 5, 2021

City Explores Options for Nelson Hydro Rural Assets with FortisBC

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July 5, 2021 - 2:00pm

City of Nelson Explores Options for Nelson Hydro Rural Assets with FortisBC

NELSON, BC - The City of Nelson and FortisBC have entered into preliminary discussions to explore the potential sale of assets of the Nelson Hydro rur...

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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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