Hot Tub Closure Update

Hot Tub Closure Update

Skatepark Construction Begins

Newline Skate Parks is anticipated to start construction on the Sparwood Skate Park on April 26th

Toboggan Hill Closed

Toboggan Hill Closed

Due to low snow conditions, the toboggan hill is currently closed for the season We thank you for your understanding and hope to see you out enjoying the hill again next winter!

Middletown Crossing Construction Beginning

Construction for the Middletown Crossing project will begin in April. Projex, the firm awarded the contract for the project, have finished the bulk of their construction equipment mobilization and are gearing up to begin earthworks on the southwest portion of the site in April. It is anticipated that the earthworks for the southwest portion will be finished by the end of April.

More details available on this info sheet.

Employment Opportunity: Deputy Director of Fire Services (Deputy Chief)

The District of Sparwood is seeking applications from qualified individuals for the position of Deputy Director of Fire Services (Deputy Chief). Reporting to and under the direction of the Director of Fire Services (Fire Chief), the Deputy Director of Fire Services (Deputy Chief) will provide support with the administration, communications, public relations, fire inspections, strategic direction, leadership and management in all aspects of fire and emergency services.

View the job description and application details here.

Community Cleanup 2018

**UPDATE** Event date changed to May 6 due to snow still on trails and parks.

The District of Sparwood is challenging local clubs, workplaces, and families to come out on Sunday, May 6, from 10 am to 1pm, for our fifth annual Sparwood Community Cleanup to help clean up the garbage that has accumulated throughout the winter. Click here to see the event on Facebook.

Notice of Meeting: 2018 Parcel Tax Review Panel

A meeting of the Parcel Tax Review Panel will take place on Monday, April 30, 2018 at 6:45 p.m. in Council Chambers, 136 Spruce Avenue, Sparwood, BC, regarding the following bylaws:

  • Sewer and Water Reserve Replenishment Parcel Tax Assessment Roll Bylaw 1091, 2012
  • Michel Creek Road Water Extension Local Service Area Parcel Tax Assessment Roll Bylaw 1122, 2013

Street Sweeping

The District of Sparwood’s spring street sweeping program is underway. The purpose of the program is to remove sanding material and debris that has accumulated on roads and boulevards from winter road maintenance.

Residential Spring Cleanup

Residential spring cleanup begins Tuesday May 22, 2018. Any person wishing to take advantage of this service is required to register at the District Office no later than Friday May 18th, 2018 and pay the required fee of $20.00.

View the poster here.

Spring 2018 Recreation Schedule

Spring 2018 Recreation Schedule

The Spring 2018 Recreation Schedule is effective April 3rd - June 30th. 

Emergency Response and Evacuation Planning Request for Proposals

The District of Sparwood wishes to engage a qualified consultant to develop hazard, function, and department / area specific response and mitigation plans, and to examine the District’s emergency management function as part of the Elk Valley and South Country Emergency Program for effectiveness in delivering emergency management services to the community.

Student Employment Opportunities

The District of Sparwood is looking for 2 enthusiastic individuals this summer to fill the Administrative Assistant, and Fire Services Assistant positions within the District Of Sparwood from Monday, May 7, 2018 to Friday, August 24, 2018 (earliest end date).

Transportation of Coal from Elkview to Coal Mountain Operations

From Saturday March 24 to approximately Monday April 9, Teck will be transporting raw coal from Elkview Operations along Highway 3 and Corbin Road to be processed at Coal Mountain Operations processing plant. Coal is being transported to Coal Mountain in order to use the existing facilities there and optimize operations across the Elk Valley.

Easter Pool Schedule 2018

Easter Weekend Pool Hours 
 

2018 Spring / Summer Leisure Guide

Sparwood Leisure Guide Spring & Summer 2018 

The 2018 Spring Leisure Guide is now available online and for pick up at The Sparwood Leisure Centre. See inside for details on Swim Lessons, Child, Teen and Adult Programs as well as Events and Community Contacts. 

Click Here Sparwood Leisure Guide Spring 2018 

Request for Proposals to Conduct the 2018 General Local Government Elections for the Communities of Fernie and Sparwood

The District of Sparwood and the City of Fernie are seeking proposals from interested, experienced and qualified individuals to conduct the general local government elections (including School Trustees) to be held in October 2018 within the two communities. The deadline to submit a proposal is 4:00 pm on April 3, 2018.

Invitation to Quote: Fire Emergency Response Plans

The District of Sparwood invites interested parties to submit quotes for the review and development of fire and emergency response plans for District owned public buildings.

View more details for this Invitation to Quote here.

Invitation to Quote: Motor Control Centre Replacement

The District of Sparwood invites interested parties to submit price quotations for the removal and replacement of the Henry Volkmann Memorial Leisure Complex Pool Motor Control Centre.

View more details on this Invitation to Quote here.

Invitation to Quote: Arena Ice Plant Direct Digital Control System

The District of Sparwood invites interested parties to submit quotes for the installation of a Digital Control system for the automation of the Arena Ice Plant Master Control Centre.

View more details about this Invitation to Quote here.

Municipal Land Disposition Info-Sheet

The District of Sparwood has created an information sheet on municipal land disposition. Please review the blog post for full details.