Archive for Council Business
Residents of the Village of New Denver and members of the public are hereby advised that the Council of the Village of New Denver will hold a Committee of the Whole Meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm in Council Chambers to discuss the Village’s 2017 Budget and Five Year Plan.
Community Spaces for Future Generations
The Village of New Denver hosted an information session to present the results of the structural assessments on the Knox Hall and the Bosun Hall on Monday, January 23, 2017 at 7:00 pm.
If you were unable to attend the meeting, PDF copies of both structural assessment reports are available here:
Printed copies can also be viewed at the Village Office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., weekdays except statutory holidays.
The Village of New Denver’s Council seeks your views on the potential use and development of the halls so that future generations can have the continued benefit of facilities that serve our community’s needs.
A feedback form has been created to gather input on how our halls are meeting local needs and what could be added or improved to better serve the community.
Please download the feedback form and return it to the Village office.
Deadline for Feedback – February 28th, 2017
Residents of New Denver are invited to attend an open house to learn about the outcomes of the two recent structural assessments done on the Knox Hall and the Bosun Hall. Steven Thomson, Principal Engineer from 9dot Engineering Inc. will be presenting the results of the structural assessments and will be available to answer questions directly related to the contents of the two reports.
WHEN: 7:00 p.m., Monday, January 23, 2017
WHERE: Bosun Hall – 710 Bellevue Street, New Denver, BC
PDF copies of both of the structural assessment reports are available on the Village’s website at www.newdenver.ca/documents/reports-and-studies and a printed copy can also be viewed at the Village Office between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m., weekdays except statutory holidays.
Residents of the Village of New Denver are hereby advised that the start time of the Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, November 8, 2016 has been moved from 7:00 pm to 6:00 pm to allow Council members to attend the presentation on Fire Hazard Reduction around the Village of New Denver.
This time change will only effect the Tuesday, November 8, 2016 Regular Council Meeting. All other regularly scheduled meetings will begin at 7:00 pm on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.
Residents of the Village of New Denver are hereby advised that the Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, September 27, 2016 has been cancelled as the majority of Council members will be attending the annual convention of the Union of BC Municipalities.
WATER SMART AMBASSADOR
The Village of New Denver has an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual to act as the Water Smart Ambassador, a summer position for the 2016 season. This is a real opportunity to make a difference in your community. While this is an ideal position for a person already in, or interested in, a career in environmental education or resource management, anyone with an interest in water conservation is encouraged to reply.
The Water Smart Ambassador provides public education about water conservation to residents and businesses in New Denver. Duties include: responding to customer inquiries about water conservation; proactively promoting water conservation through public displays and events, conducting lawn and garden water assessments at residential locations. Training will be provided.
– Passion for water conservation and environmental issues
– Excellent interpersonal communications skills
– Completion of Grade 12 or an equivalent GED
– Valid BC Driver’s License, Class 5
– Knowledge of the local area
– Self motivated and highly organized
– Experience with public education and/or working with the public on a one-on-one level
– Computer skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc)
– Data gathering and analytical skills
The Water Smart Ambassador position is jointly funded by the Columbia Basin Trust and The Village of New Denver. This position is a result of the Columbia Basin Trust’s Water Smart initiative, which aims to achieve a 20% reduction in basin wide water consumption by the end of 2016.
More information about the initiative and the Water Smart Ambassador Program can be found at www.cbt.org/watersmart/
Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume by Friday April 15, 2016 to:
Village of New Denver, Attention: Bruce Woodbury, CAO
Mail: P.O. Box 40, New Denver, B.C., V0G 1S0
In person: 115 Slocan Avenue, New Denver
This position will remain posted until filled. All applicants are thanked for their interest – only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Council and Staff of the Village of New Denver would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
The Village Office will be closing at 4:00 pm on Wednesday December 23rd and will reopen at 8 am on Monday January 4th
The public is requested to take notice that the Village of New Denver’s Regular Meeting of Council originally scheduled for Tuesday, December 22, 2015 is cancelled.
Council Meetings are held at 7:00 pm in the Village of New Denver Council Chambers on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month. The schedule for 2016 is:
January 12th & 26th July 12th & 26th
February 9th & 23rd August 9th & 23rd
March 8th & 22nd September 13th & 27th
April 12th & 26th October 11th & 25th
May 10th & 24th November 8th & 22nd
June 14th & 28rd December 13th & 27th
Residential garbage collection will take place on Tuesday, December 22nd and on Tuesday, December 29th, 2015.
Commercial garbage collection will NOT take place on Friday, December 25th or Friday January 1st.
2016 BUDGET NOTICE
Subject to Section 166 of the Community Charter, the Council of the Village of New Denver invites public consultation in the preparation of the Village’s 2016 Five Year Financial Plan. Council welcomes public input from residents of the Village with regards to items they would like to see addressed in the budget.
To ensure Council’s consideration please submit your comments to the Village of New Denver Municipal Office no later than 4:00 p.m. on Friday, January 29, 2016.
Dog owners in the Village of New Denver are reminded that all dogs residing in the Village of New Denver are required to have a current dog licence. Dog Licences are available from the Village Office.
Business owners are reminded that a current Business Licence is required for all commercial undertakings of any kind within the Village of New Denver, including home-based businesses, professional, personal or other services for the purpose of gain or profit. Business Licences are available from the Village Office.
Community Voters Challenge
The Village of New Denver has joined the Community Voters Challenge! For more information, please visit the following link: https://www.facebook.com/CommunityVotersChallenge
Fire Truck Replacement Borrowing
The Village of New Denver is proposing to borrow funds to cover the cost of purchasing a replacement fire engine. Information about the Alternative Approval Process can be found HERE. A copy of the Elector Response Form can be found HERE.
Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre Operations
Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10:00 a.m
Residents of the Village of New Denver and members of the public are hereby advised that the Council of the Village of New Denver will hold a Committee of the Whole Meeting onThursday,September 3, 2015 at 10;00 a.m. in Council Chambers to discuss the Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre Operations