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Notice of Public Hearing

The Council of the City of Powell River hereby gives notice that it will meet and hold a Public Hearing, May 18, 2017, at 6:30 pm, in Council Chambers of City Hall, 6910 Duncan Street, Powell River, B.C. to consider proposed Bylaw 2470, 2017 and Bylaw 2471, 2017.
 
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 9:15am

Media Release - Contractors to Tear Down Dilapidated Residential Buildings

Buildings on the residential lot at 4468 Joyce Avenue that were subject to a remediation action requirement order by Powell River City Council will be demolished this week.
 
Remediation of the buildings was expected to be completed on Wednesday, May 10. The vermiculite insulation, which has been known to contain asbestos, has been safely removed and the remaining hazardous materials will be offsite and properly disposed of by end of day       May 10.
 

Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:30am

Media Release - Recreation Complex Inspires Community to Keep Moving with Free Run/Walk

To commemorate the provincial Move for Health Day Initiative, the Powell River Recreation Complex will celebrate with a free Move for Health Day five-kilometre fun run/walk.
 
The fun run/walk, is a partnership between the British Columbia Recreation and Parks Association and the City of Powell River that will be held on Saturday, May 13, starting alongside the Bike Park and following through the picturesque trail routes that populate the forested lands in and around Millennium Park.
 

Monday, May 8, 2017 - 11:15am

Media Release - Emergency Simulation Successfully Tests Coordination


Staff members from all three local levels of government worked as a well-coordinated team in a successful earthquake simulation that was run to test emergency response in Powell River and Vancouver Island communities.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 4:00pm

Former Barge Terminal Redevelopment Plans Questionnaire

The City of Powell River is considering redevelopment of the former barge terminal and would like the public's feedback. 
A 'Public Questionnaire' has been developed as one approach to get input. 
Click on the following link to view the questionnare:  Former Barge Terminal Redevelopment Plan Public Questionnare
Please return completed questionnaires to the City's Planning Department by May 12, 2017.
Printed copies of the questionnare are available at the front counter at City Hall.

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 10:45am

Highlights from May 4, 2017 City of Powell River Council Meeting

The following summary 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.
Website: www.powellriver.ca
                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Delegations:
 

Friday, May 5, 2017 - 8:45am

Request for Proposal - Food & Beverage Operations

The City of Powell River invites proposals for qualified and experienced food and beverage service operators to sell food and beverage at the Powell River Recreation Complex. For more information, please download the bid document package (see attached) or go to www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca .

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 4:15pm

Media Release - Woman Survives House Fire

Immediate action by Powell River’s first responders resulted in a woman being pulled and saved from an intensely burning residence.
 
At approximately 6:30 am on Tuesday, May 2, there was a structure fire called in by a neighbouring resident at the Blue Mountain Mobile Home Park on Duncan Street. When fire crews arrived a double-wide home was burning extensively.
 
“It was a wood-framed structure with a single occupant,” said Rocky Swanson, Deputy Fire Chief. “Upon arrival, our crews saw thick smoke and flame.
 

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 4:30pm

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