A joint media release was issued this afternoon by the Districts of Sparwood and Elkford in response to yesterday's tragedy at the Fernie Memorial Arena.
The District of Sparwood is accepting proposals for LiDAR and Aerial Imagery. Proposals for this project will be received by email, in PDF file format to firstname.lastname@example.org, clearly marked with the name and address of the proponent in the body of the email with the subject line: “REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR: LIDAR & AERIAL IMAGERY- SPARWOOD”, addressed to DANNY DWYER, DIRECTOR OF ENGINEERING no later than 13:59:59 (MDT), MONDAY October 23rd, 2017 (the “Closing Deadline”).
Pre -Teen Night Pumpkin Patch Halloween Party.
Activities in Pool Area (No Costumes Required)
SLEEPY HOLLOW HALLOWEEN PUMPKIN WALK
October 31, 2017
6:00 - 9:00 pm
Mark your calendar and join us for a stroll in Lions Park.
The Statement of Financial Information (SOFI) contains a statement of assets and liabilities, operational statement, schedule of debts, schedule of guarantee and indemnity agreements, schedule showing remuneration and expenses paid to or on behalf of employees and schedule showing payments for suppliers of goods or services. It includes employee remuneration and expenses paid over $75,000,Council remuneration and expenses, grants, and accounts paid over $25,000.
The District Office will be closed on Thanksgiving Monday, October 9th and will be open with regular hours again on Tuesday, October 10th.
There will be no garbage pickup on Thanksgiving Day, Monday October 9th, 2017. Garbage that is normally picked up on the Monday will be picked up on Tuesday, October 10th, 2017.
Take Notice, that Council of the District of Sparwood will be considering Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw 1156, 2014, Amendment Bylaw 1209, 2017 to exempt additional properties from taxation in accordance with sections 224 of the Community Charter.
The operation of off-road vehicles will once again be permitted on Crown land throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre, effective at noon on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017. The campfire prohibitions remain in effect throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. View the information bulletin here.
Note that some area restrictions are still in effect on Crown land in the vicinity of large wildfires in the Cariboo Fire Centre, Kamloops Fire Centre and Southeast Fire Centre. Please visit the BC Wildfire Service website to see where these restrictions still apply.
Sunday, October 1st, 1-4 pm
Join the Elk River Alliance at the 7th Annual Elk River Shoreline Clean-up! Meet at the Sparwood Leisure Centre, adopt a site, clean it up and participate in a volunteer appreciation event!
As of 6:00 p.m. on September 15, 2017, all Sparwood trails are open for public use.
Due to recent changes in weather and fire behaviour, the closure of the Rocky Mountain Forest District will be rescinded effective at noon Pacific time on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017.
However, the campfire ban and off-road vehicle (ORV) prohibition remain in effect for the entire region. For more information about the ORV prohibition, please visit: http://ow.ly/LVRt30eCGlM
Please review the full release to see where restrictions still apply.
The Evacuation Alert issued on September 12, 2017 at 15:30 hours pursuant to the Emergency Program Act, to the area north of the District of Sparwood to Bingay Creek is RESCINDED.
The BC Wildfire Service has issued an information bulletin with updated fire and evacuation information for the Southeast Fire Centre. You can view the information bulletin on the BC Wildfire Service website here.
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Elections BC is looking for local leaders to serve as District Electoral Officers and Deputy District Electoral Officers throughout B.C. These roles plan for and manage the administration of provincial elections, byelections and related projects.
The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) has issued an Evacuation Alert for the Elkford area and the mine properties north of Sparwood as a precautionary measure as the Quinn Creek and White River Complex Fires continue to burn.
This September the District of Sparwood, Mayor and Council will be hosting the 1st Annual Volunteer Appreciation BBQ. This afternoon has been chosen to recognize and thank volunteers in our community.
Sunday September 10th
2:00 - 4:00 pm
Mountain Shadows Campground Group Area
Please RSVP how many of your volunteers are planning on attending to email@example.com or call 250-425-0552 by August 30, 2017.
Fall Pool & Arena Schedule
The current hot, dry and windy conditions have caused an increase in fire behaviour for some modified response fires burning in the east Kootenay. This information bulletin is an update on the status of the fires in the east Kootenay as of September 5, 2017.