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City Notices

Greenwood BC, Electric Fast Charging Station – Accelerate Kootenays

An Electric Vehicle fast charging station is now available in Greenwood, BC, made possible by the “Accelerate Kootenays” project.

Media release: Accelerate Kootenays Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Stations

Website: http://acceleratekootenays.ca/#charging-station-map

Three more stations (Creston, Salmo and Castlegar) will be officially opened next week, Wednesday February 21st, 2018. If you would like to attend in person, please contact Patricia Dehnel – pdehnel@communityenergy.bc.ca

NOTICE OF REPEAL AND REPLACEMENT OF BUSINESS BYLAW

Please be advised that City Council intends, at its meeting scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2018, at 7:00 pm to consider adopting a bylaw to repeal the City of Greenwood “Business Bylaw No. 891, 2015” and replace it with “Business Bylaw No. 919, 2018”.

Copies of Business Bylaw No. 919, 2018 can be picked up at City Hall.

Business owners can make an appointment through City Hall to make representations to Council; and the deadline for submissions to Council is March 8, 2018.

Greenwood Bronze Miner Unveiled on Feb. 21, 2018

Greenwood, once known as the “Hub of the Boundary”, has celebrated its mining history with a statue of a Bronze Miner in front of the Assay Office (next to the Museum). The statue was unveiled on Feb. 21, 2018.

 

Important January 2018 City Notices

*2018 Business Licences will be invoiced mid-January and Due by Mar. 31, 2018, otherwise will be rejected and you will have to reapply for a business licence. Your business information will be removed from the website.

* 1st quarter utility billing will go out mid-January. There is a 2% inflation increase on all bills. You can pay the full year’s amount or ½-year amount if you so desire or stay with the quarterly billing.

*Anyone that receives property tax and utility bills, please make sure that your mailing address, email address and phone numbers are up-to-date. If we do not have the correct information, then we cannot notify you if there is a situation or send out PT AND UB billings, for which you could be charged a penalty and/or interest.

ICBC and Motor Vehicles at Greenwood City Hall: NOW OPEN!

ICBC and Motor Vehicles at Greenwood City Hall: NOW OPEN!

ICBC and Motor Vehicles, through H.G. Insurance Agencies, is now open as of Tuesday, October 24, 2017 from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (closed between noon-1:00 pm for lunch). The ICBC office is currently located at Greenwood City Hall, at 202 South Government St.

CITY HALL HOURS:

Monday to Friday 8:30am to 4:30 pm. Closed from Noon to 1pm for lunch.

Closed all Statutory Holidays.

BINGO! every FRIDAY NIGHT @ McArthur Community Centre

Hamburgers, hot dogs, pop, chips, etc.

Our coffee is only $1.00

Come on out for a night of fun, Bingo!!

The fun starts at 7pm at the McArthur Centre in Greenwood. Show up early to get a pop, burger and your cards.

We have people coming from all surrounding areas!!

See you there!!!

Memorial Bench Program

Memorial Bench Program

The Bench Donation Program is designed to increase public enjoyment and participation in the City’s parks (includes all parks and trails) and the downtown core. Benches make great gifts to both your beneficiary and your favorite spot.
Your bench will be installed in a location of your choice in the areas which are designed for benches.

Contact City Hall for more information and application form.

Recycle your eyeglass at City Hall to help with the Kettle River Lions Club.

Boundary Food Bank

Location: 101 Government Ave. S (Old United Church)

Open 2nd Thursday of every month, between 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Contact: Karen Lehmann – 250-449-2279 or Martin Fromm – 250-449-1978

Donations can also be dropped off during these times.

Animal Control

please call if you have a concern about dogs at 250-443-1851

LANDFILL HOURS: TUESDAY & FRIDAY from 9am to 4pm, SATURDAYS 9am to 5pm.

Please be BEAR AWARE.

Please be BEAR AWARE.

Keep garbage in the house until pickup day.
Turn compost regularly.
Pick ripe fruit and fallen fruit daily.
Burn off the barbecue grill after each use.
Use bird feeders only in winter; keep ground free of seeds.

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Greenwood, once known as the “Hub of the Boundary”, celebrated its mining history with a statue of a Bronze Miner in front of the Assay Office (next to the Museum). The statue was unveiled on Feb. 21, 2018.

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Accelerate Kootenays Launches in West Kootenay

We are pleased to provide you with a formal media release and associated photos from the soft-launch of the Christina Lake and Greenwood electric vehicle fast charging stations as part of the Accelerate Kootenays initiative. Three more stations (Creston, Salmo and Castlegar) will be officially opened next week, Wednesday February 21st. We will send additional photos next week. If you would like to attend in person, please contact Patricia Dehnel – pdehnel@communityenergy.bc.ca

http://acceleratekootenays.ca/#charging-station-map

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NOTICE OF REPEAL AND REPLACEMENT OF BUSINESS BYLAW

Please be advised that City Council intends, at its meeting scheduled for Monday, March 12, 2018, at 7:00 pm to consider adopting a bylaw to repeal the City of Greenwood “Business Bylaw No. 891, 2015” and replace it with “Business Bylaw No. 919, 2018”.

Copies of Business Bylaw No. 919, 2018 can be picked up at City Hall.

Business owners can make an appointment through City Hall to make representations to Council; and the deadline for submissions to Council is March 8, 2018.

Thank you for your feedback.

IMPORTANT WATER SHUT-OFF NOTICE #4 - UPDATED:
Please be advised that water will be shut off on Wednesday, February 14th, 2018 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm due to the on-going street improvement project. The following locations will be affected:

* Long Lake Avenue
* Skylark Avenue
* Summit Avenue
* 192 and 202 Church Avenue
* 118, 134, 152, 160, 176, 198 and 202 N. Kimberley Avenue
* 101, 110, 117, 125, 146, 160, 168, 183, 184 and 197 S. Kimberley Avenue

We apologize for the inconvenience and short notice.

IMPORTANT WATER SHUT-OFF NOTICE #4:
Please be advised that water will be shut off on Tuesday, February 13th, 2018 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm due to the on-going street improvement project. The following locations will be affected:

* Long Lake Avenue
* Skylark Avenue
* Summit Avenue
* 192 and 202 Church Avenue
* 118, 134, 152, 160, 176, 198 and 202 N. Kimberley Avenue
* 101, 110, 117, 125, 146, 160, 168, 183, 184 and 197 S. Kimberley Avenue

We apologize for the inconvenience and short notice.