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Posted on: April 7, 2021

Notice of Paving Work - Latimer & Ward Streets

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NOTICE TO PUBLIC - PAVING WORK

Crews will be performing milling and paving at the intersection of Ward and Latimer Streets on Thursday, April 8th, 2021 from 8:00am - 5:00pm.
This work will prevent north and south travel on Ward Street and will reduce Latime...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 7, 2021

Nelson's Nest Lab is Accepting Applications for Phase II

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Nelson’s very own Social Innovation Lab for Climate Solutions, Nest Lab, is now accepting applications for Phase II!

Apply by April 30th, 2021

Nest Lab is convened by the City of Nelson, KAST, Interior Health, Nelson at its Best, and Selkirk Colle...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2021

Notice of Upcoming Work - Emergency Water Intake

Notice to Public

NOTICE OF UPCOMING WORK
Crews will be completing regular maintenance of the Emergency Water Intake structure at the west end of the dog walk along Kootenay Lake.
The work is tentatively scheduled for March 31 and April 1, 2021.
It is not anticipated that the...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 23, 2021

Annual FireSmart Yard Clean-up

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Annual FireSmart Yard Clean-Up

*Free yard waste drop-off for the month of May at Grohman Transfer Station

*Burning Period Approved for City of Nelson April 1st – May 16th  

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services is encouraging residents to remo...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 11, 2021

Notice to Public: Street Sweeping has begun

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City crews have begun street scraping, sweeping and flushing streets to remove winter sand.  

Did you know that approximately 80 km of roadway is cleaned of sand annually?

Crews began last week with the scraping of bulk sand accumulations to prepar...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 3, 2021

Mayor & Council's Update on Nelson Hydro's Rate Application

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MAYOR AND COUNCIL’S UPDATE ON NELSON HYDRO’S RATE APPLICATION TO THE BC UTILITIES COMMISSION

In November of 2020, Mayor and Council, through its electric utility department, Nelson Hydro, submitted a Cost of Service Analysis (COSA) and ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 3, 2021

Proposed New Transit Exchange: Have your say!

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The City of Nelson and BC Transit would like to hear from you on the proposed new transit exchange on the 300-block of Victoria Street (between Kootenay and Stanley Streets). 
Click here to learn more about the project, view the design options and...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 15, 2021

City Seeking Volunteer Campground Host

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CITY SEEKING VOLUNTEER CAMPGROUND HOST
January 15, 2021
The Nelson City Campground is looking for Volunteer Campground Hosts for the 2021 camping season. This is a unique volunteer opportunity with the City of Nelson, where the successful ...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 11, 2021

City Introduces New Emergency Notification System

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January 11, 2021

The City of Nelson has sent out a notification to residents of Nelson to introduce our new Emergency Notification System called VOYENT ALERT!  The number used to send out this notification was 1 (403) 282 - 0818 (Calgary, Alberta ...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 7, 2021

City of Nelson Migrating to New Emergency Notification System

Register Now!

The City of Nelson is in the final stages of migrating to our new emergency notification system, Voyent Alert!  

All residents who had previously subscribed to receive emergency notifications from the City of Nelson will soon receive a notificatio...

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

NEW SNOW ANGEL PROGRAM

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The Nelson and District Youth Centre has developed a new program to connect seniors and those with limited mobility with a Snow Angel volunteer, to assist with snow clearing this winter.If you are interested in volunteering or learning more about this pro...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 4, 2021

Nelson Hydro's Regulatory Proceedings

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Nelson Hydro has made two applications to the BCUC. For more information about each application, please see the BCUC orders linked below:

Nelson Hydro – 2021 General Rate Application – Regulatory Timetable

Nelson Hydro – Cost o...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: December 24, 2020

City Newsletter - December 24, 2020 (Winter Operations)

December 24 2020 Public Works

Be sure to read this month's City Newsletter featuring our Public Works' winter operations.
For complete details on our winter snow and ice management for Nelson, visit: http://www.nelson.ca/369/Winter-Snow-Ice-Management

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: December 1, 2020

Nelson Farmers Market Survey

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NELSON FARMERS MARKET || SURVEY
The deadline to fill out the survey is December 19th, 2020 at 4:30pm.
The City of Nelson has developed a short survey for residents, businesses, and marketgoers to gather feedback on the Nelson Farmers market and market locat...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: November 13, 2020

Planned Power Outage - Taghum & Sproule Creek Area November 16, 2020

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PLANNED POWER OUTAGE - TAGHUM & SPROULE CREEK AREA
There is a planned outage taking place on Monday, November 16th between 9:00am and 4:00pm (approximately).
The area impacted includes 5450 Hwy 3A/6, Taghum Frontage Road, Taghum Hall Road, Mars...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: November 4, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Operations Centre Update

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Confirmed cases in BC are continuing to increase. The vast majority of cases are in the Fraser Health Area. Confirmed cases in the Interior Health Area and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain relatively low. Social ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 23, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Operations Centre Weekly Update

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Recovery Operations Centre Update: Covid-19

Confirmed cases in BC are continuing to increase. Confirmed cases in the Interior region and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain low. Social gatherings are where we are see...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 23, 2020

Scam Call Alert - Hydro Disconnect Notification Scam

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DON'T TAKE THE BAIT!

October 23, 2020
Nelson Hydro / BC Hydro Scam concerning disconnect notification for non-payment. 
Nelson Hydro is concerned as another scam has resurfaced among electrical utilities, including BC Hydro, which may soon ...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 21, 2020

Notice of Planned Power Outage - 611 - 1124 Hoover Street & Side Streets

Planned Power Outage

NOTICE TO PUBLIC || PLANNED POWER OUTAGE

When? Sunday, October 25, 2020
Time? 8:30am - 4:30pm (approximately)
Area impacted? 611 to 1124 HOOVER STREET and SIDE STREETS that include Poplar, Mountain, Cherry, Park, Cedar, Hendryx and Hall.
Please note,...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 14, 2020

REMINDER: No Glass Permitted in Blue Bins

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REMINDER TO RESIDENTS
Glass is not permitted in your Blue Bin!
The City of Nelson’s curbside recycling program operates under an agreement with RecycleBC which does not accept any glass in the curbside blue bins.  

Why?  

Glass eas...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 9, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Operations Centre Weekly Update

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Confirmed cases have increased in BC this week. Confirmed cases in the Interior region and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain low. Even though our numbers remain low, it’s important to not become complace...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 9, 2020

City Receives BCAAP Funding for Airport Improvements

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October 9, 2020

City of Nelson Receives BC Air Access Program Funding for Improvements to Norman Stibb’s Municipal Airport

Nelson, BC – Mayor and Council are pleased to announce that the BC Air Access Program (BCAAP) has awarded the Cit...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 2, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Operations Centre Weekly Update

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Recovery Operations Centre Update: Covid-19

October 2, 2020

Confirmed cases have decreased in BC this week. Confirmed cases in the Interior region and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain low. Even though our numbers r...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 24, 2020

City Newsletter - September 24, 2020

September 24 2020 Public Works

This month's edition of the City Newsletter highlights our Public Work's Department.
Topics include: 
  • Water restrictions still in effect 
  • New public washroom and drinking fountain/bottle fill station at the Waterfront Pla...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 23, 2020

Nomination Period Open for 2021 Sport's Ambassador

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The City of Nelson is currently inviting applications and nominations for the position of Nelson's 2021 Sports Ambassador.  The Sports Ambassador will be selected by Council and announced at the City of Nelson's Annual Reception...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 17, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Operations Centre Weekly Update

Facebook Website Recovery

To read the full update, including access to external web links in the update, click here.

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 7, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Operations Centre Weekly Update

Facebook Website Recovery

To read the full update, including access to external web links in the update, click here.
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 16, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #43 Friday, May 15, 2020

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Friday, May 15, 2020 – 3:45pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #43 – CITY OF NELSON

**NOTE: This weekend, the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is transitioning to a virtual Level 1, and will remain in a readied state to address any emergent nee...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 14, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #42 Thursday, May 14, 2020

May 14 2020

Thursday, May 14, 2020 – 4:00pm

 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #42 – CITY OF NELSON

Stay Local, Keep Your Community Safe This Long Weekend

As the May long weekend approaches, the province reminds everyone to avoid all non-essential tr...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 13, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #41 Wednesday, May 13, 2020

May 13 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – 4:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #41 – CITY OF NELSON

Town Hall with Premier Horgan and Dr. Bonnie Henry

On, Tuesday, May 12th, the Premier and Dr. Henry hosted a virtual Town Hall where they answered some pressin...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 12, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #40 Tuesday, May 12, 2020

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Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – 4:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #40 – CITY OF NELSON

*TONIGHT - COVID-19 Town Hall with Premier Horgan and Public Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry at 6:30pm on GlobalBC.*

Take the COVID-19 BC Survey

The Provincial Go...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 11, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #39 Monday, May 11, 2020

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Monday, May 11, 2020 – 4:00pm 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #39 – CITY OF NELSON

Dr. Bonnie Henry on Re-Opening BC: “A steady stream will be far more successful than a rushing river.”

Today, Provincial He...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 8, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #38 Friday, May 8, 2020

May 8 2020

Friday, May 8, 2020 – 4:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #38 – CITY OF NELSON

 

A Note from Dr. Bonnie Henry on Mother’s Day

In a media release today, Dr. Bonnie Henry shared an update on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic...Read on...

City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 7, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #37 Thursday, May 7, 2020

May 7 2020

Thursday, May 7, 2020 – 5:15pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #37 – CITY OF NELSON

 Dr. Henry Comments on BC Restart Plan

Yesterday, Premier Horgan released the BC Restart Plan setting out the four-phased approach to gradually reopen B...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 6, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #36 Wednesday, May 6, 2020

May 6 2020

 Wednesday, May 6, 2020 – 5:20pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #36 – CITY OF NELSON

 Premier Outlines Phased Plan to Restart B.C. Safely

In a press briefing today, Premier Horgan outlined the path ahead for all of us in BC&am...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 5, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #35 Tuesday, May 5, 2020

May 5 2020

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 – 3:45pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #35 – CITY OF NELSON

Premier Horgan to Announce Made-in-BC Plan to Restart the Economy

Premier John Horgan will address the province at 3:00pm on Wednesday, May 6th to announce a &...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 4, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #34 Monday, May 4, 2020

May 4 2020

Monday, May 4, 2020 – 3:45 pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #34 – CITY OF NELSON

BC Provincial Health Officer Provides Modelling Update and Outlines Next Steps"This is, I believe, the end of the beginning of this pandemic," Dr. Bonn...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 1, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #33 Friday, May 1, 2020

May 1 2020

Friday, May 1, 2020 – 4:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #33 – CITY OF NELSON

Columbia Basin Trust to Offer Two New Programs to Support the Region’s Food SupplyTo help Columbia Basin food producers meet the increased demand for lo...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Economic Stimulus & Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan

25 Point Plan April 30 2020 Final

Economic Stimulus & Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan

Council has adopted an Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan that will stabilize City operations and help our community recover from the economic and financial impact...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 30, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #32 Thursday, April 30, 2020

April 30 2020

Thursday, April 30, 2020 – 5:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #32 – CITY OF NELSON

Economic Stimulus & Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan

Council has adopted an Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan that wi...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 30, 2020

“Made-in-Nelson” Economic Stimulus Fund – Plug the Meter Campaign!

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  April 30, 2020

“Made-in-Nelson” Economic Stimulus Fund – Plug the Meter Campaign! 

NELSON, BC - In 2019, the City of Nelson generated over $1,100,000 in parking meter revenue as well as collected $2...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Economic Stimulus Pillar - Part of Council's 25 Point Action Plan

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 April 30, 2020

Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan: 

Economic Stimulus Pillar

 

NELSON, BC – The Mayor and Council’s Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 29, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #31 Wednesday, April 29, 2020

April 29 2020

           

Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – 4:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #31 – CITY OF NELSON  

City of Nelson’s Economic Stimulus and Financial Sta...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Community Support Pillar Part of 25 Point Action Plan

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April 29, 2020

Economic Stimulus and Financial Sustainability 25 Point Action Plan:

Community Support Pillar

 

NELSON, BC – The Mayor and Council’s Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan focuses on...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 24, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #28 April 24, 2020

April 24 2020

 Friday, April 24, 2020 – 4:15pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #28 – CITY OF NELSON 

 

City Council Adopts Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan

At a special meeting of Council on Thursday, April 23rd, Mayor ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 23, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #27 Thursday, April 23, 2020

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Thursday, April 23, 2020 – 4:15pm 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #27 – CITY OF NELSON

City of Nelson Reaches Out to Business Community 

Mayor and Council would like thank all local businesses (including non-profit organizatio...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 21, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #25 Tuesday, April 21, 2020

April 21 2020

         

Tuesday, April 21, 2020 – 4:15pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #25 – CITY OF NELSON

Shambhala Music Festival, Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival and Kootenay Pride Parade Postponed

Due to COV...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 16, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #22 Thursday, April 16, 2020

April 16 2020

 Thursday, April 16, 2020 – 4:00pm 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #22 – CITY OF NELSON 

 

BC Government Launches Free Counselling Service Post-Secondary Students – Here2Talk  

The ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 15, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #21 Wednesday, April 15, 2020

April 15 2020

Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – 4:15pm

 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #21 – CITY OF NELSON

BC Government Extends State of Emergency Two More Weeks

The Premier provided an update today indicating that of the 4700 travelers who have returne...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 8, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #17 Wednesday, April 8, 2020

April 8 2020

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – 4:45pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #17 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – “As we welcome British Columbians back home, we must stay vigilant and do everything we can to stop the spread of C...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 7, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #16 Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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Tuesday, April 7, 2020 – 5:00pm

 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #15 – CITY OF NELSON 

Nelson, BC – “Bend the curve, not the rules this weekend” said Health Minister Adrian Dix. The Minister indic...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 6, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #15 Monday, April 6, 2020

April 6 2020

Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:15pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #15 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – “This is the time to be kind, to be calm, and to be safe” say Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. She also reiterated t...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 3, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #14 Friday, April 3, 2020

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 April 3, 2020 – 3:15pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #14 – CITY OF NELSON 

Nelson, BC –  Nelson City Council and City staff would like to give a big shout-out to all those who are working hard at our groc...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 1, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #12 Wednesday, April 1, 2020

April 1 2020

  

April 1, 2020 – 5:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #12 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says we are currently in a very challenging time and it is having an impact on all...

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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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