News Flash

Posted on: September 25, 2020

COVID-19 Recovery Operations Centre Weekly Update

Facebook Website Recovery

September 25, 2020

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 ...

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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: September 3, 2020

Notice of Temporary Rail Trail Closure

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A portion of the Great Northern Rail Trail will be closed September 8 - 18, 2020.

Work is nearing completion for near the Hoover Street Right-Of-Way (ROW) adjacent to the Great Northern Trail and the contractor is poised to cross the trail on Tuesday, Sept...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 20, 2020

Portable Vehicle Shelters No Longer Permitted in Nelson

Notice to Public

Please be advised that effective August 17, 2020, portable vehicle shelters are no longer permitted within city limits. 
 
Details of this decision by Council include:
1️⃣ Existing shelters that met the rules prior to August 17, 20...
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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 14, 2020

Council Meeting COVID-19 Protocols

Notice to Public

Please review the following COVID-19 procedure prior to attending any Council Meetings in person.

Before you enter council chambers, you must do the following:1. Sanitize your hands.2. Provide your name and contact information (email or phone number) for c...

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

Notice of Paving: Cedar Street and Simpson Road

Notice to Public

Crews will be milling the existing road surface and overlay with new pavement between Monday, August 17th to Thursday, August 20th, 2020 between 7:00am and 5:00pm.
Please expect periodic road closures and single lane traffic control.  On-street pa...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 13, 2020

Nelson Hydro's General Manager Heads North

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Nelson, BC – The Chief Administrative Officer, has received the official resignation of the General Manager of Nelson Hydro, Alex Love. Mayor and Council offer their gratitude to Mr. Love for his hard work and many achievements during h...

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

Nelson Police Board Announces Chief Constable's Retirement

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The Nelson Police Board announced today Chief Constable Paul Burkart provided his notice of retirement, effective spring of 2021. Burkart was appointed as Chief Constable of the Nelson Police Department on February 1, 2016, after previously serving for th...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Proposed Street Closure - 500 Block of Falls Street

Notice to Public

THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON

Suite 101, 310 Ward Street, British Columbia V1L 5S4

PROPOSED STREET CLOSURE

NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROCEED WITH HIGHWAY ABANDONMENT FOR A 302.1 SQUARE METRE STRIP OF THE 500 BLOCK OF FALLS STREET ROAD ALLOWANCE

Please take ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 10, 2020

RESCINDED: Swimming Advisory for Lakeside Beach

Rescinded (2)

August 9, 2020

The most recent water quality testing at Lakeside Park Beach indicates that recreational water quality is no longer impacted, and E.coli bacteria levels are now below the Health Canada Recreational Water Quality Guidelines of 400 colony form...

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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: August 7, 2020

Swimming Advisory at Lakeside Park (Beach) Remains In Effect

Swimming Advisory July 2020

The swimming advisory for Lakeside Park remains in effect due to high E.coli.  A second water quality sample indicates that recreational water quality remains impacted, and E.coli bacteria levels are above the Health Canada Recreational Water Qua...

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

BC Transit to Mandate Face Coverings

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BC TRANSIT TO MANDATE FACE COVERINGS
The following media release has been issued by BC Transit on August 6, 2020. Please note, the mandatory use of face coverings will apply to West Kootenay Transit, including buses in Nelson. 
August 6, 2020
GLOBAL...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Notice of Asphalt Milling & Paving

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NOTICE OF ASPHALT MILLING & PAVING
On behalf of Selkirk Paving, please note the following information.
As part of the asphalt milling and paving on Highway 3A from Taghum Bridge to Kootenay Bridge, the following is taking place.
Location: 100 - 300 Block...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Level One Water Restrictions

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Hot and dry temperatures are forecast to continue into mid-August, and over the past week water demand has increased significantly due to outdoor water usage. Beginning Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the City will move to Level ONE Water Restrictions. Mandator...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Laneway Dust Control

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The City’s contractor, YRB, will be completing dust control on the 12 km of unpaved city laneways over the coming week, weather permitting. For this work, YRB will apply a calcium chloride brine solution to loose road surfaces. Application of ca...

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

COVID-19 - City Recovery Update

Facebook Website Recovery

COVID-19 City Recovery Update

July 24, 2020 at 4:00pm

Summer is in full swing and the sun is finally out. You will have certainly noticed that our town is busy with locals and tourists enjoying our local businesses. Now, more than ever is a good time to che...

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

Help us build Nelson’s Climate Change Action Plan

Climate Engagement 2

July 23, 2020

The City needs your help in building Nelson’s Climate Change Action Plan

Nelson, BC—The City of Nelson is continuing to connect with our residents, businesses and other organizations to help build Nelson’s Climate...

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

New Waterfront Washroom & Drinking Fountain

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July 15, 2020

The City would like to advise the community that the installation of a new washroom and drinking water fountain/bottle fill station will be taking place this week at the Waterfront Plaza at the north end of Hall Street (adjacent to the Presti...

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

Monthly and Semester Transit Pass Sales Resume

Notice to Public

BC Transit has increased the number of passengers allowed on their buses so we will be resuming Monthly and Semester pass sales beginning Wednesday, July 8th. Pass sales were temporarily suspended due to limited capacity on the buses as a result of COVID-...

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

Planned Power Outage - Blewett Area

Planned Power Outage

There will be a planned hydro outage on Thursday, July 9, 2020, between 8:30am and 2:30pm (approximately) for the Blewett area. (See map.)
Nelson Hydro will be trimming trees near the 3-phase primary lines.  
 
This outage will impact resid...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Laneway Tree Trimming and Brushing

Laneway Tree Trimming

Week of July 6 - 10, 2020

City staff will be completing trimming and brushing of laneway vegetation during the week of July 6-10. This work is being done to facilitate safe and efficient garbage and recycling collection along these routes.

Please ensure tha...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 26, 2020

City of Nelson's Recovery Operations Centre

Newsletter June 25

June 26, 2020

As many of you know, the Province has moved to Phase 3 of the BC Restart Plan. We are now able to travel throughout the Province for non-essential purposes. For more details, please visit https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-pr...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Call for Applications - Nelson Farmers Market Advisory Committee

Call for Applications Market Advisory

June 24, 2020

The City of Nelson is pleased to welcome the first Nelson Farmers Market Advisory Committee to our community. The Nelson Farmers Market Advisory Committee (NFMAC) will consist of a variety of representatives from multiple sectors in the commu...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Notice to Public: Sports Field Use & Bookings

Notice to Public

The City of Nelson is committed to ensuring the safety of the community and minimizing the risk of exposure to COVID-19. The City recognizes that sport and physical activity play an essential role in the physical, psychological and emotional well-being of...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Nelson Farmer's Market is on today!

Instagram June 17 Nelson farmer market

Starting today June 17th, the Wednesday Nelson Farmer’s Market will be held at Cottonwood Falls Park.

Today’s market will consist of food vendors that sell fresh produce, prepared takeaway meals and vegetable and fruit plant starts.

The ...

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

Blue Bin Delivery Begins This Weekend

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Blue bins will be delivered to residences beginning this Sunday, June 14th, not Monday, June 22nd, as previously communicated. Blue bin delivery is expected to last roughly five days.

Please retrieve your bin from curbside drop off as soon as possible afte...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Farmer's Market Opens This Saturday

Instagram Nelson farmers market

The Nelson Farmer’s Market season will kick-off this Saturday, June 13th, 2020 between 9:00am and 1:00pm at Cottonwood Falls Park in Railtown.

The first market of the season will include whole food producers selling vegetables and plant starts et...

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

RESCINDED: Water Quality Advisory for Nelson

Rescinded WATER QUALITY ADVISORY

June 8, 2020

After consultation with the Interior Health Authority, the Water Quality Advisory issued on June 1, 2020 due to elevated turbidity levels (cloudiness) is rescinded. Ongoing testing indicates that the current water quality in the Nelson drinkin...

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

Youth Centre Steps in to Fill the Gap

Media Release

June 3, 2020

Nelson & District Youth Centre Steps in to Fill the Gap

Nelson, BC - The Nelson & District Youth Centre will assume operations of the Wednesday and Saturday farmer’s markets at Cottonwood Falls Park. Council’s goal i...

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

Coming Soon - City to Roll out E-bike Program to Residents

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Coming Soon! City to Roll out E-bike Program to Residents

June 3, 2020

NELSON, BC - On June 1, 2020, Council approved the roll-out of a city-wide E-bike Program for residents with the goal of promoting active transportation, community wellbeing and reducing...

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

Notice of Water Quality Advisory for Nelson

WATER QUALITY ADVISORY

Monday, June 1, 2020

The City of Nelson, in consultation with the Interior Health Authority, is issuing a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for the City of Nelson. Ongoing testing indicates that the current water quality in the Nelson drinking water supply is FAIR du...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Tennis & Pickleball Courts at Lakeside Park Are Open Today

Tennis Court Signage

May 26, 2020

The City of Nelson is pleased to advise residents the tennis and pickleball courts at Lakeside Park are opening today at Noon.

The basketball courts at Lakeside and Lions Parks will remain closed until further notice.

Please read the safety guid...

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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 12, 2020

Laneway House Designs Now Available for Purchase

Media Release

May 12, 2020

The City of Nelson is proud to announce that its pre-reviewed laneway house plans for three different designs are now available for purchase.

A set of plans costs $1,000 (plus GST) per-build within the City of Nelson. Each design includes one o...

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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!

Plug the Meter

  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

Media Release Heart

 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

Media Release Heart

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 28, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #30 Tuesday, April 28, 2020

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020 – 4:40pm 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #30 – CITY OF NELSON 

Nelson Council Adopts 25 Point Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan  (Re-submitted from April 27) 

At a special...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 27, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #29, Monday, April 27, 2020

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Monday, April 27, 2020 – 4:00pm 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #29 – CITY OF NELSON

Council Adopts 25 Point Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan 

At a special Council meeting held Thursday, April 23, Mayor and Counc...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Council Adopts Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan

Media Release Heart

April 27, 2020

Council Adopts 25 Point Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan

Nelson, BC - At a special Council meeting held Thursday, April 23, Mayor and Council adopted a 25 point Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan. At this me...

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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 22, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #26 Wednesday, April 22, 2020

April 22 2020

 Wednesday, April 22, 2020 – 5:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #26 – CITY OF NELSON

  

City of Nelson Reaches Out to Business Community

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

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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 20, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #24 Monday, April 20, 2020

April 20 2020

Monday, April 20, 2020 – 4:45pm

  

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #24 – CITY OF NELSON

Finding Our New Normal  

Dr. Bonnie Henry told British Columbians “our new normal is going to be a modification of the th...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: April 17, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #23 Friday, April 17, 2020

April 17 2020

Friday, April 17, 2020 – 4:30pm 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #23 – CITY OF NELSON

 

Province Releases Modelling on BC’s Response to COVID-19 

Today, Health Minister Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer...

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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 15, 2020

Notice of Planned Power Outage

Planned Power Outage

There will be a planned outage on Thursday, April 16, 2020 between 10:00 am and 2:30pm (approx.).

The area impacted is McConnell, Lewis, Ainslie, Forrester, Hagen and Kootenay Lagoon Roads. (See Map)

Thank you from Nelson Hydro.

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

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #20 Tuesday, April 14, 2020

April 14 2020

 Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – 4:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #20 – CITY OF NELSON 

Update from the Prime Minister Trudeau

During a briefing outside his residence, Prime Minister Trudeau said talks with provinces on resumin...

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

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #19 Monday, April 13, 2020

April 13 2020

Monday, April 13, 2020 – 2:45 pm 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #19 – CITY OF NELSON 

Nelson, BC – There have been concerns raised across the province regarding the number tourists and visitors travelling ...

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

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #18 Thursday, April 9, 2020

April 9 2020

Thursday, April 9, 2020 – 4:45pm 

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #18 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – “Nelson usually welcomes tourists, but we do not want visitors coming here this weekend or until things im...

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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

April 7 web use

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 6, 2020

Canada Emergency Response Benefit Application System Open

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The application system for the Government of Canada Emergency Response Benefit has officially opened today. Please note - applications are being received by birth month. So, today, those born in January, February and March can apply. Please apply on the d...

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Canada Emergency Response Benefit 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 3, 2020

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services Connects with Grocery Stores

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 April 3, 2020 

Nelson Fire & Rescue Services connects with grocery stores to ensure COVID-19 precautions are in place

Nelson, BC - On April 2nd, crews from Nelson Fire & Rescue Services visited local grocery stores to offer guidan...

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

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #13 Thursday, April 2, 2020

April 2 2020

  

Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 4:45pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #13 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC –  In today’s Federal Government COVID-19 briefing, the Prime Minister acknowledged the challenges...

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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: March 31, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #11 Tuesday, March 31, 2020

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March 31, 2020 – 5:15pm

  

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #10 – CITY OF NELSON

  

NOTE: Premier John Horgan will hold a press briefing on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 6:15pm PDT.

Nelson, BC –&a...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Nelson Food Banks Looking for Donations

Food Bank

March 31, 2020

As Covid-19 continues to impact our community, Nelson’s food banks are working to protect our most vulnerable neighbours. Over the past month, while most businesses are seeing a decline in customers, our food banks are seeing an in...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Media Release: No Open Burning in Nelson

Media Release Fire Cover

 

March 31, 2020 

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Issues Open Burning Restriction in Nelson and Other High Smoke Sensitivity Zones in British Columbia

Nelson, BC - As cases of COVID-19 in BC continue to increase, the BC ...

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

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #10 March 30, 2020

March 30 2020

March 30, 2020 – 5:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #10 – CITY OF NELSON 

Nelson, BC – Mayor and Council would like to thank the community for their continued efforts to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. A...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 27, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #9 March 27, 2020

March 27 2020

March 27, 2020 – 5:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #9 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – The City of Nelson would like to thank all residents and businesses for their ongoing efforts in reducing the potential for the spread o...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #7 March 25, 2020

March 25 2020

March 25, 2020 – 4:45pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #7 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – City representatives participated in the weekly Community Futures business round table to hear from our business community on the challe...

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

COVID-19 Update #5 - City of Nelson

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March 23, 2020 – 4:45pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #5 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – The City of Nelson’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) would like to provide an update for March 23, 2020. One of the EOC&...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Development Services to Continue to Deliver All Services

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March 19, 2020

Development Services to Continue to Deliver All Services 

Nelson, BC –  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Department of Development Services & Engineering has m...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City to provide alternative service delivery model for City business

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March 19, 2020

City to provide alternative service delivery model for City business

Nelson, BC –  The City of Nelson is committed to working with the senior levels of government during this pandemic and has determined that we can continue...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 18, 2020 at 5:30pm

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March 18, 2020 – 5:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC –  The Province of British Columbia has declared a State of Emergency in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City’s Emergency Ope...

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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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City News & Public Notices

News Flash

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Update: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

September 25 2020

From September 8th through September 18th, Kays Road Contracting Ltd. crossed the Great Northern Trail at the Hoover Street Right-of-Way (ROW) and extended the watermain along the steep slope above the old rail grade. A repetitive dull thudding sound, hea...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: August 28, 2020

Update: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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Kays Road Contracting Ltd. completed the majority of their works at the Mountain Station reservoir and left the site for the next phase of construction. Hil-Tech Contracting Ltd. will be mobilizing to the reservoir site after the Labour Day weekend to sta...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: August 21, 2020

Update: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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The prime contractor for the Selous Creek watermain extension project, Kays Road Contracting Ltd. has been working at installing water lines in and around the Mountain Station reservoir site for the past month. Contractually this work needs to be complete...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: August 14, 2020

UPDATE: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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The works to install water main from the top of Stanley Street to the Mountain Station Reservoir are moving along as per schedule. Kays Contracting, the prime contractor for the works, is busy at the reservoir site, re-routing and installing new water pip...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Update: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

July 31 2020

The Great Northern Trail, in both directions of the Mountain Station parking lot, remains open as construction crews work at Mountain Station reservoir replacing pipes and structures dating to the 1920s and ’30s. The majority of the works are no...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: July 27, 2020

UPDATE: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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This past week, the portion of the Great Northern Trail, south of Mountain Station parking lot was completed, including placement of a paver-laid gravel surface. Other than some minor works that may occur over the next few months, the trail work on this p...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Paving Projects

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The majority of the City of Nelson’s capital paving plan for 2020 will occur over the next few weeks in conjunction with MoTI paving of the highway through Nelson. This work will be done by Selkirk Paving Ltd (SPL).

On Monday, July 20, Tuesday, J...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: July 16, 2020

UPDATE: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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The installation of the waterline along the Great Northern Trail, south of Mountain Station parking lot is complete. The ditching and installation of culverts is complete and the side slopes have been groomed and hydroseeded. On Friday, July 17, Selkirk P...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Update: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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The installation of the waterline along the Great Northern Trail (GNT) is nearing completion. Kays Road Contracting Ltd. will continue to work sporadically along the GNT over the next couple of weeks to tidy up along the trail and complete isolated works ...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: July 2, 2020

UPDATE: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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Kays Road Contracting Ltd. has completed the installation of the portion of waterline that is to the south of the Mountain Station Parking Lot and has tentatively reopened this portion of the trail to the public. The final surfacing and some minor clean-u...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: June 19, 2020

UPDATE: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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Kays Road Contracting Ltd., continued with the install of watermain on the Great Northern Trail this past week, currently positioned to enter the Mountain Station parking lot from the south. They’ve made good progress and completed the install o...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: June 12, 2020

UPDATE: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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Progress on installation of the watermain on the Great Northern Trail (GNT) slowed considerably at times over the past couple weeks due to rock. However, the past few days have been clear of rock and Kays Road Contracting Ltd., has made good progress rece...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Paving Project at Intersection of Vernon & Josephine Streets

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PAVING PROJECT AT INTERSECTION VERNON & JOSEPHINE STREET
On Monday, June 8th  & Tuesday, June 9th 2020, crews will be milling off existing road surface and overlaying with new pavement between 7:00am to 5:00pm.
Expect periodic road closures...
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City Project Gallery
Posted on: June 5, 2020

UPDATE: Watermain Extension for Selous Creek

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The prime contractor for the construction of the Selous Creek Watermain Extension, Kays Road Contracting Ltd., has made good progress this week, moving northward along the Great Northern Nelson-Salmo Trail (GNT) toward the Mountain Station parking lot. Ov...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Watermain Construction: Great Northern Trail Nelson-Salmo

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Construction of watermain on the Great Northern Nelson-Salmo Trail (GNT) began last week, with the crew working northward along the old rail bed from the top of Stanley Street toward the Mountain Station parking lot. Construction notices and detour signag...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Anderson Street Infrastructure Upgrade Update - May 11, 2020

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The underground infrastructure works are now complete for the Anderson Street Infrastructure Upgrade project. The water mains are in service and all of the service lines are connected.

Surface restoration works are underway, with concrete works scheduled t...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Anderson Street Infrastructure Upgrade Update - May 1, 2020

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Although it may not appear like it yet, the Anderson Street Infrastructure Upgrade project is nearing completion. Much of the water system upgrade work is now complete, with the numerous trench cuts marking either buried water main or buried water service...

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017 - UPDATE #10 - Hall Street Project - Phase II

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Click here to read the latest update on the Hall Street Project for the week of November 27th, 2017.

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 - UPDATE #9 - Hall Street Project - Phase II

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Click here to read the latest update on the Hall Street Project for the week of November 20th, 2017.

Placing Pipe during Phase II construction.

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City Project Gallery

News Flash

Posted on: July 29, 2020

Nelson Police Board Media Release

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In response to the July 21, 2020 presentation by West Kootenay People for Racial Justice, the Nelson Police Board issued the following statement:

 As a Board, we collectively believe in the inherent dignity of every person and are committed to our...

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Home - Police News
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Restorative Justice Program

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The Nelson Police Restorative Justice Program would like to thank the Nelson & District Credit Union for their $1500 grant in support of our Restorative Justice program.

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News Flash

Posted on: April 24, 2020

Plans Now Available for Purchase

We are excited to announce that the building plans for the three winning designs of the City’s Laneway House Design Competition are now available for purchase. (In fact, they were ready a month ago, but due to the emerging COVID-19 pandemic, we ...

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Additional Info... Laneway House Design Competition

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