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Notice - Special Finance Committee Meetings

Date:                     Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 10 am
                             Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 10 am
Place:                     Council Chambers, City Hall
Item of Business:  

  • 2017 budget

Chris Jackson,
City Clerk                                                     


Monday, December 19, 2016 - 10:15am

Council Meeting Highlights - December 15, 2016

The following summarizes the December 15, 2016 Regular Council meeting.  This information is provided in accordance with Council’s Strategic Priorities and is in keeping with the City’s commitment to the principles of openness, transparency and accountability.  City of Powell River Website:

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 1:15pm

Citizen Budget Results Received by Council

At the regular open meeting of Council on December 15, 2016, Council received information resulting from the Powell River Citizen Budget survey that was open for resident input from November 14th to December 9th.The survey received 451 visitors during that period, with 100 responses.  Respondents were asked if they would increase, decrease or maintain funding for various City services and were provided an opportunity to submit written comments.

Friday, December 16, 2016 - 11:30am

Affordable Housing Development In Planning Stages

Powell River will be the site of a new 27-unit affordable housing complex, with construction to hopefully begin in the spring of 2017.
Under the provincial government’s $855 million affordable housing program, inclusion Powell River Society will enter into an agreement with BC Housing to operate the facility once it has been constructed.
Lilla Tipton, Executive Director of inclusion Powell River Society, said her organization made an expression of interest to the provincial initiative for affordable housing when it was announced earlier this year.

Friday, November 25, 2016 - 9:30am

Monthly Free Swim Promoting Family Fun and Fitness

Powell River and District United Way is making a big splash in helping this community become one of the healthiest and most active in British Columbia.
In a joint announcement, United Way Executive Director Dale Lawson and City of Powell River Manager of Recreation Neil Pukesh stated that an agreement has been reached to provide one free family swim per month, beginning January 7, 2017.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 11:45am

Public Service Announcment - Flooding


With recent and pending storms, it is important to keep our storm sewer system free of debris.  You can help by ensuring the catch basins in front of your house are free of leaves and other obstructions.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 2:00pm

Notice of Public Hearings

Click on the following links to Notice of Public Hearings:
Public Hearing November 17, 2016 at 6:00 pm - Proposed Bylaw 2453, 2016 and Bylaw 2454, 2016.
Public Hearing November 17, 2016 at 6:30 pm - Proposed Bylaw 2451, 2016 and Bylaw 2452, 2016.

Monday, October 31, 2016 - 9:00am

New Library Project Receives Permit for Renovation

October 17, 2016
New library project receives permit for renovation
Powell River’s new library has been issued a building permit by the City of Powell River.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 9:00am


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