News Flash

Posted on: April 1, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #12 Wednesday, April 1, 2020

April 1 2020

  

April 1, 2020 – 5:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #12 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says we are currently in a very challenging time and it is having an impact on all...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 31, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #11 Tuesday, March 31, 2020

March 31, 2020 – 5:15pm

  

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #10 – CITY OF NELSON

  

NOTE: Premier John Horgan will hold a press briefing on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 6:15pm PDT.

Nelson, BC –&a...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Nelson Food Banks Looking for Donations

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March 31, 2020

As Covid-19 continues to impact our community, Nelson’s food banks are working to protect our most vulnerable neighbours. Over the past month, while most businesses are seeing a decline in customers, our food banks are seeing an in...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Media Release: No Open Burning in Nelson

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March 31, 2020 

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Issues Open Burning Restriction in Nelson and Other High Smoke Sensitivity Zones in British Columbia

Nelson, BC - As cases of COVID-19 in BC continue to increase, the BC ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 30, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #10 March 30, 2020

March 30 2020

March 30, 2020 – 5:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #10 – CITY OF NELSON 

Nelson, BC – Mayor and Council would like to thank the community for their continued efforts to reduce the spread of the COVID-19 virus. A...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 27, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #9 March 27, 2020

March 27 2020

March 27, 2020 – 5:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #9 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – The City of Nelson would like to thank all residents and businesses for their ongoing efforts in reducing the potential for the spread o...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 27, 2020

Street Sweeping - All Cross Streets from Kootenay Street to Park Street

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STREET SWEEPING

Street scraping, sweeping and flushing will be taking place between March 30 to April 2nd from 5:00 am to 11:00 am
along all cross streets from Kootenay Street to Park Street.(see map)
Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to f...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 26, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #8 - March 26, 2020

March 26 2020

March 26, 2020 – 4:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #8 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – The Honourable Mike Farnworth, Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, announced that he is issuing several orders under the Pr...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #7 March 25, 2020

March 25 2020

March 25, 2020 – 4:45pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #7 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – City representatives participated in the weekly Community Futures business round table to hear from our business community on the challe...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City of Nelson 2020 Tax Freeze and Budget Review

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March 25, 2020

2020 Tax Freeze and Budget Review

NELSON, BC – With the recent COVID-19 outbreak, the City of Nelson is working to support the community by implementing measures to help ease the financial challenges and kick start the economy.

Counc...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Important Community Update from Dr. Nic Sparrow of Nelson

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Please watch the video message from Dr. Nic Sparrow who is a local emergency doctor and the President of the Kootenay Emergency Response Physicians Association.

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Notice of Water Utility Upgrades

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NOTICE OF WATER UTILITY UPGRADES

500 Block of Behnsen StreetPhase 1 - March 30 – April 6, 2020

WHAT’S HAPPENING?

Water system upgrades are being planned for the 500 block of Behnsen Street. The 1960-era cast-iron water main will be replac...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #6 March 24, 2020

March 24 2020

March 24, 2020 – 5:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE – CITY OF NELSON – Update #6

Nelson, BC – Council met again to discuss how to best support our community during this pandemic, including both response and reco...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 23, 2020

COVID-19 Update #5 - City of Nelson

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March 23, 2020 – 4:45pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #5 – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – The City of Nelson’s Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) would like to provide an update for March 23, 2020. One of the EOC&...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 22, 2020

A Reminder...the importance of social distancing

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March 22, 2020 – 2:30pm
We want to thank all those in our community who are doing their civic and social duties related to COVID-19 by staying home, going out only when necessary, and maintaining social distancing. Social distancing is proven to ...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 21, 2020

City of Nelson COVID-19 Update #4 March 21, 2020

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March 21, 2020 – 1:15pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC –  The Provincial Government has provided a COVID-19 update to the residents of BC. This update states that all “personal service&a...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 20, 2020

City of Nelson - COVID-19 Update #3 March 20, 2020

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Please see the latest City of Nelson COVID-19 Update for March 20, 2020.


City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 19, 2020

Development Services to Continue to Deliver All Services

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March 19, 2020

Development Services to Continue to Deliver All Services 

Nelson, BC –  Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Department of Development Services & Engineering has m...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 19, 2020

City to provide alternative service delivery model for City business

Media Release (1)

March 19, 2020

City to provide alternative service delivery model for City business

Nelson, BC –  The City of Nelson is committed to working with the senior levels of government during this pandemic and has determined that we can continue...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 18, 2020

COVID-19 Update - March 18, 2020 at 5:30pm

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March 18, 2020 – 5:30pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC –  The Province of British Columbia has declared a State of Emergency in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The City’s Emergency Ope...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 17, 2020

COVID-19 Update - City of Nelson

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March 17, 2020 – 7:00pm

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE – CITY OF NELSON

Nelson, BC – Over the last few days, there have been a number of developments by both the federal and provincial governments, including orders and recom...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 17, 2020

Nelson Public Library to Temporarily Close

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March 17, 2020 @ 2:00pm

Nelson, BC – The Nelson Public Library will be closed to the public effective 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 17, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Library Board of Trustees has made this decision to mitigate the risk of ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 13, 2020

COVID-19 Testing Site Operational in Nelson

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INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY COVID-19 TESTING SITE NOW OPERATIONAL IN NELSON

As of March 13, 2020, the COVID-19 testing site is now operational in Nelson. The site will run 7 days a week. Testing will be by appointment only and must be booked through the test...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 6, 2020

Street Scraping, Sweeping & Flushing

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Street Scraping, Sweeping & Flushing

March 6th - 9th, 2020 (in the evenings)

Location: Fairview (west) Anderson to Gordon Street and Fifth to First Street and all cross streets, including Sproat Drive.(see map) 

Location: Vernon, Front, Anderson...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: March 5, 2020

COVID-19 Virus - Coronavirus - Information Resource

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March 5, 2020

We understand there is a growing concern regarding the COVID-19 virus (Coronavirus) as reported in the media.

The City of Nelson recommends the following authoritative websites for accurate and current information.

Public Health Agency of Canad...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Laneway House Design Competition - 3 Days Left to Vote!

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The City of Nelson is pleased to announce the results of the 2019 Laneway House Design Competition and invites all residents to look through the design proposals and cast their vote online for the ‘People’s Choice’ award.

Voti...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Successful Osprey Nest Relocation at Harrop Ferry Crossing

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February 19, 2020
Nelson Hydro recently relocated two osprey nests located at the Harrop ferry terminals. The nests were relocated because the nest material was a hazard to the osprey themselves, their young, and the electrical distribution system reliabil...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 14, 2020

Notice to Nelson Hydro Customers on Hydro Rates for 2020

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Nelson Hydro is pleased to advise our customers that there will be no general rate increase for 2020.

Revenues in 2019 were stronger than expected. With no general rate change, the 2020 revenues are forecasted to be sufficient to fund the 2020 operating bu...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Laneway House Design Competition - People's Choice Awards are Open

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February 6, 2020

City Announces Laneway House Design Competition Results and Invites Residents to Vote For the “People’s Choice” Award

 Nelson, BC – The City of Nelson is proud to announce the results of the ...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Planned Power Outage - High Street Area on February 4, 2020

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PLANNED POWER OUTAGE

There will be a planned hydro outage on Tuesday, February 4, 2020, between 9:00am and Noon for the High Street area. (see map)

Nelson Hydro will be replacing a conductor, and due to the nature of this work, a planned hydro outage is req...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Osprey nest relocation planned for Harrop ferry crossing

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January 28, 2020

Nelson Hydro is planning to relocate two osprey nests located on either side of the Harrop ferry crossing. Both nests will be transferred onto new nest platforms erected on Nelson Hydro wooden poles, located close to the existing poles wit...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 27, 2020

Planned Power Outage in the Bealby Point Area on January 28, 2020

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PLANNED POWER OUTAGE

There will be a planned hydro outage on Tuesday, January 28, 2020, between 9:00am and Noon for the Bealby Point area. (See map)

Nelson Hydro will be replacing a conductor and due to the nature of this work, a planned hydro outage is req...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 17, 2020

City of Nelson Launches a Citizen Survey on Climate Change

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January 17, 2020

City of Nelson Launches a Citizen Survey on Climate Change 

Nelson, BC— The City of Nelson is looking to better understand the diverse knowledge, values, and behaviors of its residents, to support the development of a Cli...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 9, 2020

SURVEY - Seeking Feedback on a Zoning Amendment Application

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We’re Seeking Your Feedback on a Zoning Amendment Application

January 9, 2020

The City of Nelson has received an application to increase the maximum density (number of residential units permitted) in the C2 zone, which applies to 26 commercial pro...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: September 13, 2019

City Moves to Normal Water Regulations

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CITY MOVES TO NORMAL WATER REGULATIONS EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY

Friday, September 13, 2019
The City of Nelson is moving from Stage 2 Water Conservation Measures to Normal Regulations effective immediately.
Normal Water Regulations means that Even# addresses can...
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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: October 31, 2017

Residential Bear Resistant Garbage Bins Available for Purchase!

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BEAR RESISTANT GARBAGE BINS FOR SALE!

The City of Nelson is pleased to offer bear resistant garbage bins for purchase. There are 100 bins available, on a first come, first served basis. Each bin costs $205.

Check out the video of one of the Toter Bear Resi...

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: January 9, 2018

Council Approves Updated Water Master Plan; 2018 Water & Sewer Rates Adopted

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On January 8, 2018, Council approved updates to the Water Master Plan and the 2018 Water/Sewer Rates. Click here for the full media release.

Sample of corroded galvanized pipe removed throughout Nelson.

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City News & Public Notices
Posted on: December 21, 2017

City of Nelson Newsletter - December 2017

December 2017

Click here for the December 2017 City of Nelson Newsletter.

City News & Public Notices
Posted on: December 12, 2017

2018 Volunteer Opportunities with the City of Nelson

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THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON2018 VOLUNTEER POSITION VACANCIES

December 12, 2017

The deadline to submit applications to serve on a City Board, Committee or Commission is 4:30 pm on Friday, December 29, 2017.

Remember you can submit your applications ...

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City News & Public Notices

News Flash

Posted on: March 25, 2020

Notice of Water Works & Paving Projects

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The following work will update the sections of old and undersized water lines to current standards:

  • Replacement of the main water line in the 700 to 900 blocks of Fourth Street.
  • Replacement of the main water line along 400 and 500 blocks of West Gore Street...
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City Project Gallery
Posted on: December 1, 2017

December 1, 2017 - UPDATE #10 - Hall Street Project - Phase II

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Click here to read the latest update on the Hall Street Project for the week of November 27th, 2017.

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City Project Gallery
Posted on: November 24, 2017

November 24, 2017 - UPDATE #9 - Hall Street Project - Phase II

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Click here to read the latest update on the Hall Street Project for the week of November 20th, 2017.

Placing Pipe during Phase II construction.

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City Project Gallery

News Flash

Posted on: March 19, 2020

COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE – CITY OF NELSON

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For current updates on the COVID-19 Pandemic, click HERE to be redirected to the City of Nelson website.

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Posted on: March 4, 2020

Police Foundation Gala 2020

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The Nelson Police Foundation would like to thank Selkirk College for an amazing meal. Thank you to all who bought event tickets and a special thank you to the Nelson District Credit Union and Mr and Mrs Taylor for their donations. Your support of the Firs...

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Home - Police News
Posted on: January 10, 2018

Restorative Justice Program

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The Nelson Police Restorative Justice Program would like to thank the Nelson & District Credit Union for their $1500 grant in support of our Restorative Justice program.

Home - Police News

News Flash

Posted on: February 5, 2020

Winners of the Laneway House Design Competition Announced!

The three winners have been announced and Nelson residents are now invited to vote for the People’s Choice designation. More information, including the winning plans, can be found at www.nelson.ca/designcompetition

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Additional Info... Laneway House Design Competition
Posted on: September 3, 2019

First Round Closed - 29 Entries

Thank you to all who entered; there are 29 submissions in total. The Design Review Panel will work hard this month and a decision on who to invite to Round 2 is expected at the beginning of October. Until then!

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