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Outdoor Burning Permitted within New Denver Boundaries

October 20, 2017  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Outdoor Burning Permitted within New Denver Boundaries

Residents of New Denver are reminded that outdoor burning is regulated within the Village of New Denver.  Permits are required for all outdoor fires except cooking fires contained within a barbecue pit or fire pit having a surface area not greater than four (4) square feet; or within a manufactured gas, coal or electric barbecue.

Free burning permits are available from September 30th to November 15th – for more information please contact the Village Office, weekdays between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.  Council thanks all residents for their cooperation.

Open Fires Allowed in All of Southeast Fire Centre

October 20, 2017  |  News, Press Release  |  Comments Off on Open Fires Allowed in All of Southeast Fire Centre

CASTLEGAR – Effective at noon Pacific time on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, Category 2 and Category 3 open fires will once again be allowed throughout the Southeast Fire Centre, due to a decreased risk of wildfire in the region.

Anyone wishing to light a Category 3 open fire must obtain a burn registration number ahead of time by calling 1 888 797-1717 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. A burn registration number is not required to light a Category 2 open fire.

Residents Invited to Take Community Well-being Survey

October 20, 2017  |  Community Events, News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Residents Invited to Take Community Well-being Survey

Community Well-being Survey

The Village of New Denver, in partnership with the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College, is conducting research on the well-being of our community with an interest in resident attraction and retention. This survey asks residents about quality of life and several aspects related to community services and livability in and around New Denver. While the survey is created to assist with community planning and decision-making by the Village of New Denver, residents of Silverton and Area H North are invited to share their views. Part-time residents are also encouraged to take the survey.

The survey will take about 15 minutes. Thank you for taking the time to share your thoughts!

Please take the online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NewDenverArea. The survey is open from October 19 to November 13, 2017. Hardcopies are also available at the Village office.

Hazardous Household Waste Round-Up 2017

September 11, 2017  |  Coming Events, News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Hazardous Household Waste Round-Up 2017

It’s that time of year again! Check your shed, garage, basement and under your sink for those hazardous materials that cannot be taken to the landfill or recycling depots. The Regional District of Central Kootenay is holding its annual Hazardous Household Waste Round-up events and accepting your old oil, paint, pesticides, cleaners, chemicals and other toxic materials.

There are six events offering free disposal for RDCK residents and the opportunity to make sure hazardous waste is managed in a safe manner. The nearest location for New Denver residents:  SILVERTON PUBLIC WORKS YARD – Saturday Sept. 30, 2017,  11:00am-2:00pm. For other locations near your community, please check the poster.

Don’t forget to bring a donation for your local food bank as well. The events are for residential household waste only, industrial and commercial waste will not be accepted.

Check the RDCK website for updates: http://www.rdck.ca/.

 

Wood Stove Exchange Program 2017

September 8, 2017  |  News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Wood Stove Exchange Program 2017

The Woodstove Exchange Rebate Program will continue in 2017!  The program offers residents of the RDCK and local municipalities a $350 incentive to replace their old, inefficient wood stove with a new, cleaner-burning heating appliance.  The Wood Stove Exchange Program is a partnership with the Province of BC, the BC Lung Association, the RDCK, and local RDCK municipalities.

View the brochure: http://www.rdck.ca/assets/Services/Waste~and~Recycling/Documents/2017_WoodStoveExchange_Brochure_TEMPLATE.pdf

Download the application form: http://www.rdck.ca/assets/Services/Sustainability~and~Environmental~Initiatives/Documents/Woodstove_Application-FILLABLE-TEMPLATE.pdf

Heart of a Champion Book Launch Event

August 9, 2017  |  Coming Events, Community Events, News  |  Comments Off on Heart of a Champion Book Launch Event

August 20 at 2 pm: Meet the Heart of a Champion author Ellen Schwartz for a public book launch!

  • Refreshments;
  • Book sales
  • Admission by donation

Commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Japanese Canadian internment.

Location: Kohan Garden, New Denver, BC

 

 

SPRINKLING RESTRICTIONS – Level 2

August 4, 2017  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on SPRINKLING RESTRICTIONS – Level 2

Residents of the Village of New Denver are asked to observe the following rules regarding the use of sprinklers within the municipal boundaries:

Level 2 Sprinkling Restrictions: ·  No sprinkling between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

·  Odd-numbered properties sprinkle only on odd-numbered days of the month

·  Even-numbered properties sprinkle only on even-numbered days of the month

Fire Bans and Forest Use Restrictions

August 4, 2017  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Fire Bans and Forest Use Restrictions

Information about provincial fire bans and forest use restrictions can be found at http://bcfireinfo.for.gov.bc.ca/hprScripts/WildfireNews/Bans.asp .  Click on the icons beside Southeast Fire Centre for more details about restrictions in our area.

GARBAGE COLLECTION

August 4, 2017  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on GARBAGE COLLECTION

Municipal garbage collection takes place every Tuesday for residential properties in New Denver.  Residents are reminded that solid waste must be bagged, tagged and placed in a garbage can before being placed curbside for collection.

CAMPFIRE BAN

August 4, 2017  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on CAMPFIRE BAN

 

All residents and visitors are reminded that a campfire ban is in effect within the Village of New Denver’s municipal boundaries, as well as in the surrounding rural areas.