• Feb 21, 2018

    NOTICE is hereby given that Council will be considering adoption of Council Procedure Bylaw 1022, 2009, Amendment Bylaw 1220, 2018 at the March 19, 2018 regular meeting. This amendment proposes to change the month under section 9(1) from December to November and the term from three years to four years for when a Councillor is to be designated to act as Mayor when the Mayor absent or unable to act.

    View the blog post for full details.

  • Feb 20, 2018

    District staff have released the annual Vacancy Rate Report and Building Permit Reports. These reports detail the current residential vacancy rate and building permits issued in the previous year.

  • Feb 20, 2018

    A public hearing has been scheduled for March 19, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in Council chambers. The subject of this hearing is a proposed amendment to the M-1 Light Industrial zone to change the way offices are regulated in that zone. 

    This amendment has been discussed at Council and a previous public hearing dated December 4, 2017. There have been changes to the wording of the bylaw, requiring a second public hearing.

    Please review the full blog post for more information.

  • Feb 15, 2018

    The Spring Break Recreation Schedule is now available online. Check out the Swim Schedule & Spring Break Swim Lessons.

  • Feb 8, 2018

    Special Public Avalanche Warning in effect immediately until the end of the day Monday, February 12, 2018.

    Avalanche Canada issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning for recreational backcountry users, in effect immediately until the end of the day Monday, February 12. The warning applies to the following regions: Lizard Range & Flathead, South Rockies, Purcells, Kootenay Boundary, South & North Columbia, Cariboos, and North Rockies. For a map of the regions involved, click here.

  • Feb 7, 2018

    If you live in Sparwood, you are invited to a Public Budget Consultation Meeting that will be held to discuss the District’s Financial Plan for the next five years. Council invites and encourages the public to attend and provide feedback that will assist Council in setting priorities for our community.

    Tuesday, February 27th from 3:00 – 5:00 pm
    Council Chambers, 136 Spruce Avenue

  • Feb 7, 2018

    Environment Canada has just issued a snowfall warning for the East Kootenay (including Cranbrook/Kimberley and Columbia Valley) and an Winter Storm Warning for the Elk Valley.

    The latest status and details on all alerts, can be found here: http://www.weather.gc.ca/warnings/index_e.html

  • Feb 6, 2018

    The Sparwood Fire Service would like to send our condolences to Captain Murrell’s family and our Brother Fire Fighters at the Cranbrook Fire Department.

    Occasion :
    Death of Captain Clayton Murrell from the Cranbrook Fire Department, British Columbia, who passed away on February 3, 2018 as the result of a motor vehicle incident. Captain Murrell was a 25-year member with the Cranbrook Fire Department.

  • Feb 5, 2018

    Are you receiving your mail from the District of Sparwood? If not, we may have an incorrect mailing address for you.

    Email us at sparwood@sparwood.ca or come into the Municipal Office (136 Spruce Ave) today to update your information!

  • Feb 1, 2018

    The District of Sparwood is accepting applications for a Cashier (Casual on Call) in the Community and Facility Services Department. The Casual on Call Cashier provides exemplary customer service and is well versed in facility policies, procedures, programs and events. Read the full blog post for more details.