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PUBLIC PRESENTATION – BOSUN HALL

July 13, 2018  |  Coming Events, News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on PUBLIC PRESENTATION – BOSUN HALL

Local area residents are invited to view the initial building plans for a new Bosun Hall at 1:00 pm on Monday, July 16th, at the Bosun Hall. Feedback from attendees will be gathered at the event to guarantee community input is included in the final plans. This will give Council valuable information regarding the various potential options for the future of the Bosun Hall. The final plans will be received by Council prior to making a decision about the future of the building.

Initial Plans Presentation Poster

 

KNOX HALL BUILT HERITAGE GRANT APPROVED

June 20, 2018  |  News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on KNOX HALL BUILT HERITAGE GRANT APPROVED

 

CBT Built Heritage Program – Grant Funding Approved

The Village of New Denver has been given grant funding of $210,694 through the Columbia Basin Trust’s Built Heritage Program to commence improvements on the Knox Hall. The Knox Hall Revitalization Project will provide funds to restore many heritage features and upgrade systems throughout the building to improve its functionality for end users.  The Village will contact all renters affected by the project when further information is available.  The hall will remain open until further notice.

 

What makes you stay? Resident Attraction & Retention in New Denver & Area – Final Report Available

February 26, 2018  |  News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on What makes you stay? Resident Attraction & Retention in New Denver & Area – Final Report Available

The Village of New Denver partnered with the Columbia Basin Rural Development Institute (RDI) at Selkirk College on an asset-based community development research project. This project included a survey of residents in New Denver and area, aiming to gain an understanding of resident satisfaction, factors influencing quality of life, perceptions of community well-being, and interest and ideas for future services and infrastructure. There was a good response rate with 261 valid responses, providing a reasonable representation of the community and allowing for estimation and prediction of residents’ views across the community as a whole.

A copy of the full report, which includes an executive summary and conclusions can be found HERE. We believe the results from this research are helpful for any organization who may be pursuing community and economic development initiatives in New Denver, Silverton, and the surrounding rural area.

If you have any questions regarding the research analysis and reporting, please contact Nadine Raynolds, Columbia Basin RDI: nraynolds@selkirk.ca or 250-365-1282.

ARBOUR DAY

October 23, 2017  |  Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on ARBOUR DAY

The Village of New Denver is holding an Arbour Day on Wednesday November 1 AND Thursday November 2, 2017.

We will pick up all yard and pruning waste that is placed at the curb by 8 a.m.  Please ensure that all branches are bundled and tied and all garden refuse (leaves, etc.) is bagged.  Absolutely no household garbage or construction material will be picked up.  Please ensure that all bundles and bags are an acceptable weight.  Remember, you only have to lift one bag in comparison to the number our crew will have to lift.  Thank you for your 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.

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

SPRINKLING RESTRICTIONS

July 17, 2017  |  News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on SPRINKLING RESTRICTIONS

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

Level 1 Sprinkling Restrictions: No sprinkling between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.

PROPERTY TAX NOTICES

June 23, 2017  |  News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on PROPERTY TAX NOTICES

Annual tax notices have been mailed to all property owners in the Village of New Denver. Please note that penalties will apply if full payment is not received by the Village before Monday, July 17, 2017. (Office hours are Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 4 pm, except for statutory holidays). Payments can be made by cash, cheque or debit at the Village Office, or through Kootenay Savings Credit Union accounts online.  If you own property in the Village but have not received a tax notice, please contact the Village Office.

BEAR SIGHTINGS

June 2, 2017  |  News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on BEAR SIGHTINGS

All residents are asked to please manage their attractants and continue reporting wildlife sightings to the Conservation Officer Service.   The correct number for the RAPP line is 1-877-952-7277.