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May 27, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on THANK YOU – BOCCE COURT & NIMC GARDEN VOLUNTEERS

The Village of New Denver wishes to express its gratitude and appreciation for the recent donations of material, time and labour from local community members.  To prepare the Centennial Park Bocce Court in time for the annual May Days, Mel Swanson donated his machine and hours of his time to replace the surface material on the court. Stuart Nelson, from Silverton Transport, donated the transport of and the surface material to the Bocce Court project.  The recent NIMC Spring Garden Clean Up was also a success due to the many hours of weeding, raking and hauling by nine local volunteers.   Thank you to everyone involved!

NIMC Garden Spring Clean Up

April 25, 2019  |  Coming Events, Community Events, News, Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on NIMC Garden Spring Clean Up

The Nikkei Internment Memorial Garden Spring Clean Up

Every year, the NIMC hosts a garden clean-up meant to help clean up the Heiwa Teien (Peace Garden) before the site opens for the season.

Community members are invited to join us from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 28th as we get the Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre gardens and grounds ready for the 2019 season.  Bring your work gloves, pails and weeding tools – refreshments and prizes will be provided.



Arbour Day – Spring 2019

April 23, 2019  |  Community Events, News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Arbour Day – Spring 2019


The Village of New Denver is holding an Arbour Day on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. 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 and that bundles are not more than 3 feet in length. On Arbour Day only residents that have trees or branches too big to bundle are invited to take them to the old dumpsite from 9 am to 2 pm, where Public Works staff will be available. If you have any questions, please contact the office.


April 1, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

The Nikkei Internment Memorial Centre is hiring for the 2019 season.  There are grant dependent student positions available, as well as non-student positions to be filled. Interested individuals can contact the Village Office for more information.  The deadline for non-student positions is April 1st, and applications for the grant dependent student positions is April 15, 2019.

Outdoor Burning Reminder

April 1, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Outdoor Burning Reminder

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 April 1st to May 15th and 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.

CIP/AAP Grant Programs – New Submission Process

February 1, 2019  |  News, Press Release, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on CIP/AAP Grant Programs – New Submission Process

The Columbia Basin Trust Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs (CIP/AAP) proposals are now being accepted until the deadline at 4:30 pm on Thursday, February 28, 2019.

Please note that the 2019 submission process has changed and in advance of submitting your 2019 proposal you are encouraged to carefully read through the application guide and application worksheet.  This year’s proposals must be submitted through the Trust’s online application system.

CIP/AAP Programs are intended to be flexible and incorporate community-based funding decisions. The programs support local projects that provide additional value to Basin communities and that benefit the broadcommunity and public good.

For more information, please click the follow link:


January 25, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on NEW OFFICE HOURS

Effective February 1, 2019, the Village of New Denver municipal office will be open weekdays except statutory holidays from 9:00 am until 4:00 pm.


January 25, 2019  |  Council Business, News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on UPCOMING COUNCIL MEETINGS

Friday, February 1, 2019 – 9:00 am: Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss 2019 budget

Friday, February 8 , 2019 – 10:00 am: Committee of the Whole meeting to discuss 2019 budget including requests from community groups or individuals.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019 – 7:00 pm: Regular Council Meeting

Please note that the Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 26, 2019 will be CANCELLED as elected officials will be attending training sessions in Kimberly.

Woodstove Exchange Program

January 25, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on Woodstove Exchange Program

Does your old wood stove need replacing? The RDCK is pleased to announce that the Woodstove Exchange Rebate Program will continue through 2019!  The program offers residents of the RDCK and local municipalities up to a $500 incentive to replace their old, inefficient woodstove with a new, cleaner-burning heating appliance.  The Woodstove Exchange Program is a partnership with the Province of BC, the BC Lung Association, the RDCK, and local RDCK municipalities.

Check out the Woodstove Exchange Program brochure for detailed information.

Find the application form here: Woodstove Exchange Application Form.

Only complete applications will be considered for grants – on a first come first serve basis. Grant quantities are limited.


January 17, 2019  |  News, Public Notices  |  Comments Off on WINTER PLOWING

To ensure public safety, please give plenty of space to snow plowing equipment.   Residents are asked not to approach the operators while they are working – please direct any questions regarding snow removal to the Village Office instead.