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Media Release - City Applying For $12 Million In Grants For Wastewater Treatment

Two grant applications totaling $12 million will be applied for to help underwrite project costs for expansion of Powell River’s liquid waste treatment.
At the Thursday, May 19 Powell River City Council meeting, council unanimously approved two $6 million grant applications for the Wildwood to Townsite sewer system project, and for the Westview to consolidated wastewater treatment plant sewer system project. Both grant applications will be applied for under the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Strategic Priorities Fund.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 11:00am

Highlights from May 18, 2017 City of Powell River Council Meeting

Highlights from May 18, 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.

Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 10:15am

Media Release - City Approves Lot 450 Land Purchase

City Approves Lot 450 Land Purchase
Powell River City Council approved borrowing of up to $800,000 for the purchase of 132 acres of Lot 450 land.
At the Thursday, May 18 Powell River City Council meeting, council voted unanimously to execute a purchase agreement to buy the land with a loan from the Municipal Finance Authority. The loan will be repaid within five years, with annual principal payment and interest charges to be funded from annual property taxation. The land is to be purchased from PRSC Land Developments Ltd.
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 10:15am

Media Release - City of Powell River At Low End Of Taxation Increases

Powell River City Council adopted its five-year financial plan bylaw plus its 2017 annual property tax and utilities bylaws at a special council meeting on Thursday, May 11.

Friday, May 12, 2017 - 2:45pm

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


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