Sparwood Welcomes New Director of Corporate Services

The District of Sparwood is pleased to announce the newest member of the team, Lyle Hannan - who will be joining the team as Director of Corporate Services. 

Emergency Preparedness Volunteer Registry

As part of the ongoing communication and collaboration with various key agencies within the municipality, the District of Sparwood is launching a Volunteer Registry. This registry is being developed out of advanced planning and an abundance of precaution and will be utilized only if it becomes necessary during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Playground Closures

In support of the Provincial order for social distancing and as part of our effort to flatten the curve for the spread of the COVID-19 virus, all District of Sparwood playgrounds (play structures), basketball courts, ball diamonds, tennis courts and the skateboard park are now closed to the public. Signs will be posted at these facilities. 
Trail networks and park spaces remain open and families are encouraged to spend time outdoors and be active, while being mindful of maintaining social distancing of 2 meters between users. 
We appreciate your compliance and understanding. 

Sparwood Activates Emergency Operations Centre

The District of Sparwood has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) in support of the government of British Columbia’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 situation.

The EOC has been established to provide a central contact point of information and will allow the District to coordinate communication with many important external agencies, as well as plan and work collaboratively with local, regional and provincial efforts that are underway.

Socio-Community & Economic Effects Advisory Committee Meeting Cancelled

The Socio-Community & Economic Effects Advisory Committee Meeting on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 has been cancelled.

Public Closure and Restriction to Municipal Offices

The District of Sparwood will be limiting access to the Main Office, and closing public access to Fire Hall #1 and #2 and the Public Works Department until further notice. 

Henry Volkmann Memorial Leisure Complex Closure

The District of Sparwood will be closing and suspending all activities at the Henry Volkmann Memorial Leisure Complex to the public as of Monday, March 16, until further notice. This includes the fitness centre, pool, curling rink, arena and all swimming lessons and classes. All special events taking place at the Leisure Centre within the near future, such as the Community Information and Registration Night, will also be cancelled until further notice.

Public Notice - Special Meeting of Council

A Special Meeting of Council will be taking place on Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm in the Conference Room at the Municipal Office, located at 136 Spruce Avenue. 

Website Editor (Summer Student/Co-op Student)

The District of Sparwood has an excellent employment opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated student (Summer Student or Co-op Student) to join the team as Website Editor. The incumbent will perform website modification and edits to support and improve corporate communication and access to information and end-user productivity of website. 

Sparwood Welcomes New Director of Planning and Development

The District of Sparwood is pleased to announce the newest member of the team, Schaun Goodeve – who will be filling the role of Director of Planning and Development.

Tender Request for Public Works Storage and Wash Bay Roof

The District of Sparwood invites interested parties to submit bids for the removal and replacement of the Public Works roof and the installation of a new roof and wall assembly for the Public Works storage/wash bay building.  Interested parties must submit proposals for the project listed above no later than Monday March 30, 2020 at 2:00:59 pm MDT.

District of Sparwood to Bring New Drinking Water Well Online

The District of Sparwood, Teck Resources Limited and the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy are working in partnership to bring Well #4 online as a new drinking water supply source to residents of Sparwood. 

Sparwood Seeks Coordinator for Canada Day Event

The District of Sparwood is urgently seeking community volunteers to help organize Canada Day celebrations.

The District Seeks Feedback on Financial Plan

The District of Sparwood is seeking feedback on the 2020-2024 Financial Plan during two community events held March 4 and 5, 2020. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend. 

Parks and Greenbelt Workers (Summer Students)

We are now accepting applications for student parks and greenbelt positions. 

Fire Services Assistant (Summer Student)

We are now accepting applications for a student Fire Services Assistant position. 

Roads and Parks Maintenance 1

The District of Sparwood has an excellent employment opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to assume join the Public Works team in the role of Roads and Parks Maintenance 1. This individual will be working as part of a cooperative team undertaking manual labor and utilizing powered equipment and tools. 

Tender Request for Well #4 Watermain Upgrade at Pumphouse #1 and Sanitary Servicing to 6000 Hwy 43

The District invites Contractors with waterworks construction experience and expertise to submit tenders for Well #4 Watermain Upgrade at Pumphouse #1 and Sanitary Servicing to 6000 Highway 43.

Sparwood Launches Volunteer Organization Achievement Award

The District of Sparwood is pleased to introduce the Volunteer Organization Achievement Award - a new initiative intended to recognize and commend local volunteer groups. The award, which seeks nominations from the community will culminate in a recognition ceremony during the annual Volunteer Appreciation Day Celebration, taking place on May 3, 2020 with a $500 donation award being presented to one group.

We are now accepting applications for a Director of Corporate Services

The District of Sparwood is searching for its next talented and experienced Director of Corporate Services.