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City Will Have Arts Centre In New Library Building

March 3, 2017
 
City will have arts centre in new library building
 
Powell River City Council has approved the establishment of an arts centre on the second floor of the new Powell River Public Library building with a $38,000 in-kind grant-in-aid.

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 2:00pm

Council Meeting Highlights - March 2, 2017

Highlights from March 2, 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

Friday, March 3, 2017 - 9:15am

PST Exemption Good News for Rural Communities

PST exemption on electricity good news for forestry jobs and rural communities
Powell River Mayor Dave Formosa welcomed the provincial government’s 2017 budget commitment to
exempt electricity purchased by industry and business from the Provincial Sales Tax (PST) to protect and
support forestry jobs and the rural communities that depend on them.
 
Formosa is one of eight mayors to lead BC municipalities that rely on forestry and mining, whose

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:00am

Applications for Grants-in-Aid Now Being Accepted

City of Powell River
Now accepting applications for Grants-in-Aid 
 
On February 16, 2017, Council approved the amendment of Council Policy 229, Grants-in-Aid.
 
Starting in 2017, the City of Powell River will accept one annual intake of the Grants-in-Aid application, and all applications must be received at the City Hall by March 31, 2017.
 

Tuesday, February 21, 2017 - 10:45am

2017 Sewer Frontage Parcel Tax Roll

City of Powell River
2017 Sewer Frontage Parcel Tax Roll
 
Pursuant to Section 208(3) of the Community Charter, the 2017 Sewer Frontage Parcel Tax Roll is available for inspection. A person who owns a parcel included on the parcel tax roll may request that the roll be amended on one or more of the following grounds:
 

Monday, February 20, 2017 - 9:00am

Media Release - City Initiates Sewer Tax Review

MEDIA RELEASE
February 17, 2017
 
City initiates sewer tax review
City of Powell River taxation related to sewer function is undergoing a review process.
 
At the Thursday, February 16, Powell River City Council meeting, councillors voted to establish a sewer parcel tax review panel, and put in place a process where property owners can review their parcel taxes for sewer, plus request an amendment if they believe one is justified.
 
Friday, February 17, 2017 - 9:15am

Highlights from February 16, 2017 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
                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Powell River Public Library Presentation

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 8:45am

Draft Financial Plan Presentation

The Finance Committee met February 9, 2017 for a second presentation on the 2017 - 2021 Financial Plan.  This presentation focused on the General Fund Operations for the City of Powell River.  Following are the links to the staff presentation made to the Finance Committee as well as the Draft 2017 Budget for the General Operations Fund.

Friday, February 10, 2017 - 3:45pm

Registration Program Streamlines Process

MEDIA RELEASE
 
February 9, 2017
 
Registration program streamlines process
 
New software is changing the way that the City of Powell River’s parks, recreation and culture department is conducting business.
 

Thursday, February 9, 2017 - 1:30pm

City Considering Teardown Prospects for Inn

Efforts are underway by the City of Powell River to deal with the dilapidated Inn at Westview property on Alberni Street.
 

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - 2:30pm

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