Avalanche Canada , in partnership with Parks Canada and Alberta’s Kananaskis Country has issued a special public avalanche warning for recreational backcountry users.
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.
Open house will be help Wednesday, March 20 from 4:00 - 6:00pm in Council Chambers (136 Spruce Avenue). For more information click here.
The District is engaging the community to address any issues that exist with the current zoning bylaw so that the regulations better fit within the context of Sparwood.
Public Workshop: Wednesday, February 6th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
More information can be found here.
The RDEK is currently reviewing its Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP). They are asking for the public's input on how they use the current solid waste and recycling systems and what they'd like to see in the future. Survey deadline is February 25, 2019.
More information is available here.
From January 15 - February 28, 2019 the District will be seeking resident, worker and visitor participation in engagement activities related to the livability study. Participate through an online survey, visit a pop-up office, attend a workshop or stop in at our booth at Winterfest!
The District is conducting a livability study to look at quality of life in Sparwood. Starting in mid-January, community members will have a chance to share insights on what they value most about Sparwood; how best to measure our quality of life;
and ways we can ensure residents have an outstanding quality of life in the future.
For more information, please visit www.sparwood.ca/livable.
The Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs are intended to be flexible and incorporate community-based funding decisions.
There is a new online application process for 2019. Applicants are encouraged to carefully read through the 2019 Application Guide for application information and instructions. The deadline to apply for the program is January 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm (MST).
Click here for more information.
BC Assessment will be sending out property assessment notices on December 31st. The value of your property on these notices are what your property taxes are based on.
If you did not receive your BC Assessment notice in the mail by mid January, contact us and we can update them with the correct mailing address. Click here for more information.
There are reports of an aggressive deer in Lower Sparwood. The Conservation Office has been notified but if you see any aggressive behaviour, please contact the Conservation Office at 1-877-985-7277 or #7277 from a cell phone.
Please be careful and aware of your surroundings. For more information, please click here.
From Nov 1 to 15, Teck is carrying out work to replace a culvert crossing with a bridge on the Grave Creek Road. This work will improve fish passage in Grave Creek and is part of Teck’s commitment to enhance fish habitat.
More information and map available here.
Join us for this spectacularly spooky event!
Come see our haunting scarecrows and creatively carved pumpkins. Witness our headless horseman and take a tour of our haunted house.
Please note that Red Cedar Drive will be closed today, October 29, 2018 for installation of slope movement and settlement monitoring stations.
Detour is available using Centennial Street to Spruce Avenue to Pine Avenue.
Thank you for your understanding. Click here for more information.
The Official election results for the 2018 General Local Election are as follows:
Mayor - David Wilks
Councillor - John Baher
Councillor - Brad Bowen
Councillor - Joe Jarina
Councillor - Jason Christensen
Councillor - Amy Cardozo
Councillor - Sonny Saad
For more information, please click here.
On October 18, 2018, the District of Sparwood celebrated the completion of the Middletown Crossing – Highway 3/43 Intersection Improvements Project.
Read the full Press Release here.