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CASUAL/ON-CALL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

December 4, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on CASUAL/ON-CALL EQUIPMENT OPERATOR

Working on an on-call, as-needed basis, the successful candidate will perform snow plowing duties and assist in the maintenance of municipal infrastructure. Ability to operate heavy equipment with skill and safety is required.  Remuneration is set at $26.02/hour and preference will be given to members of IUOE Local 115.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to:

Village of New Denver,

Mail: P.O. Box 40, New Denver, B.C., V0G 1S0

Email: office@newdenver.ca

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.

HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS

December 4, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on HOLIDAY OFFICE HOURS

The Council and Staff of the Village of New Denver would like to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.  Please note that the Village Office will be CLOSED Wednesday, December 25 to Friday, December 27 inclusive and Wednesday, January 1. The office will open again at 9 am Thursday, January 2, 2020.

West Kootenay Transit System – Public Engagement

November 20, 2019  |  Coming Events, Community Events, News  |  Comments Off on West Kootenay Transit System – Public Engagement

Have your say about transit services in the West Kootenay Transit System

WEST KOOTENAY – BC Transit, the Regional District of Central Kootenay, the City of Nelson and the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary are inviting the public to give feedback to help shape the future of transit in the West Kootenay region.

BC Transit is seeking input from the public that will help prioritize options to improve transit in the Kootenay Lake West, City of Nelson and Castlegar and Area Transit Future Service Plan. Members of the public are invited to give their feedback on ridership needs in the West Kootenay Transit System.

Members of the public are invited to come give feedback at the public engagement session at:

Silverton
Tuesday, November 26
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Memorial Hall
203 Lake Ave, Silverton

More information & locations, see https://www.bctransit.com/west-kootenay/transit-future or go to BC Transit news. If you’re unable to attend the sessions, you can fill out the online survey – available until December 6th.

Public input needed for West Kootenay 100% renewable energy plan

November 14, 2019  |  Coming Events, Community Events, News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Public input needed for West Kootenay 100% renewable energy plan

What is our vision for the future of the Village of New Denver? Join us on November 19 and share your ideas as we work towards our 100% renewable energy goals.

New Denver, Silverton, Slocan, Nelson, Rossland and the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) are developing a 100% Renewable Energy Plan to build on the region’s clean energy achievements and work toward a carbon neutral future with any remaining energy use coming from renewable sources. The goal is to have healthier and safer communities, stronger economies with better careers, and cleaner energy use locally.

On November 19, residents can learn more and give their input on how we can be successful in transitioning to 100% renewable energy while building strong community.

Topics such as housing density, deforestation, transportation and community planning are examples that illustrate how the community’s priorities can affect the action plan.

You’re invited to join the public renewable energy transition workshop November 19 at 7:00 p.m. at the Silverton Memorial Hall to learn more and provide your input into the West Kootenay 100% Renewable Energy Plan.

Local non-profit West Kootenay EcoSociety is developing the regional renewable energy plan and facilitating the workshop. Refreshments will be provided.

For further information, please click on the poster below or contact the Village Office.

 

Information about Rats

November 1, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Information about Rats

Residents should have received a brochure in the mail containing general information about rats,  managing attractants, and safety. If you would like a copy, please contact the Village Office or feel free to pick one up during office hours. A copy of the PDF is also available here: https://wildsafebc.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/11/Bats-11-20-2018-min.pdf.

For further info:

If you require additional information or have any concerns, please do not hesitate to contact the Village Office.

Arbour Day – Nov. 13

October 31, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Arbour Day – Nov. 13

In order to reduce open burning and divert organic material from the landfill, the Village of New Denver will once again hold a fall Arbour Day event on November 13, 2019 to collect yard waste, branches and leaves that are bundled or bagged and placed curbside.  Please ensure that the branches are cut to no more than 3’ long and bound with string or twine. Collection is free for residents, so please don’t affix garbage tags to bags of leaves or garden waste.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Village Office.

 

OPEN BURNING REGULATIONS

October 23, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on OPEN BURNING REGULATIONS

All residents and visitors are reminded that outdoor burning is regulated within the Village of New Denver and 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.  Burning permits will be available at no cost from the Village Office between September 30th and November 15th.

ARBOUR DAY

October 23, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on ARBOUR DAY

In order to reduce open burning and divert organic material from the landfill, the Village of New Denver will once again hold a fall Arbour Day event to collect yard waste, branches and leaves that are bundled or bagged and placed curbside.  A date will be set and advertised once the trees have lost their leaves.  Remember that collection is free, so please don’t affix garbage tags to bags of leaves or garden waste.  If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact the Village Office.

WINTER SNOWPLOWING REMINDER

October 23, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on WINTER SNOWPLOWING REMINDER

The Village of New Denver wishes to remind its residents that snow removal is a priority over the winter months.  The Village requests your cooperation in removing items from the lanes, alleys and boulevards before the snow falls so that plowing can be done efficiently and safely.

WILDFIRE RESILIENCY EVENT

September 20, 2019  |  Coming Events, Community Events, News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on WILDFIRE RESILIENCY EVENT

Learn more about the Slocan Valley Wildfire Resiliency Program and how we can work together towards creating resilient, wildfire adapted communities here in the Slocan Valley. Industry specialists will present on different aspects of the impact and mitigation strategies related to wildfire, on-site demos of fuel management areas and the home assessment process, and a Q&A with industry experts. All area residents are invited to attend this free event on Sunday, Sept. 29th at the Silverton Memorial Hall (203 Lake Ave) from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm.