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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.  

Centennial Square feedback will be gathered at Winter Street Party event

The District of Sparwood is inviting residents to help decide the future of Centennial Square during the Winter Street Party community engagement event. The party will take place on February 6th from 4 pm to 6 pm in the Square. Those attending can expect an opportunity to learn and discuss the concept plan and features with Council and Staff, as well as enjoy a free smokie roast, marshmallows and hot chocolate.   

We're Hiring! We are now accepting applications for a Computer Science Co-op Student to begin this May!

The District of Sparwood is accepting applications for a computer science co-op student to work in a fixed term, full time position, for a four-month term (with the possibility of an additional four-month extension based on work requirements) beginning Spring 2020.  If you want practical, hands on, real time work experience that will enhance your post-secondary education, the District of Sparwood is the place for you!

We are now accepting applications for a Director of Planning and Development!

We are now accepting applications for a Director of Planning and Development.

We are now accepting applications for Rink Attendants

We are currently accepting applications for Rink Attendants! 

Centennial Square Revitalization Concept Plan

Watch out for an upcoming winter street party the District will be hosting at the end of January or early February to hear your thoughts on the Centennial Square Revitalization Concept Plan. For more information on the concept plan visit www.sparwood.ca/centennial-square.

Service Awards Presented to Long-Term Employees

The District of Sparwood was pleased to recognize the contributions of long-term employees during the annual Christmas Party and Awards Banquet. 

2020 Winter Leisure Guide

 The Winter 2020 Sparwood Leisure Guide is now available online and at the Leisure Centre

We are now accepting applications for a part-time Lifeguard!

We are now accepting applications for a part-time Lifeguard-Instructor 2!

RFP for Council Chambers Audio-Visual System Upgrade

An addendum for the Council Chambers Audio-Visual Upgrade RFP was released on October 28, 2019.  This addendum is intended to provide prospective Proponents with further clarification on the Scope of Work and provide responses to questions received from Proponents.

Please visit BC Bid at www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca for details on this Addendum.  The deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m. (local MDT) on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

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 no later than 13:59:59 (MDT) on October 29, 2019.

Council Makes Emergency Preparedness A Priority

The District of Sparwood has been diligently working to make emergency preparedness a top priority. Two new programs, the Vulnerable Persons Registry (VPR) and the Evacuation Notification System (ENS), have been launched to improve public awareness and response during a critical event or emergency. 

Sparwood Launches Parks and Recreation Master Plan

The District of Sparwood is excited to announce the launch the development of the Parks and Recreation Master Plan. 

Notice of Temporary Cemetery Access Closure

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing access to the Rivercrest Cemetery beginning October 15th, 2019. 

Sparwood Celebrates Dog Park Grand Opening

Sparwood's Off-Leash Dog Park is now officially open!

Sparwood Off-Leash Dog Park Grand Opening Celebration

Residents of Sparwood, along with their four-legged friends are invited to attend the Grand Opening of the new Sparwood Off-Leash Dog Park on October 3rd, 2019 at 6:00 pm.

Sparwood Fire Department Open House

Come join the local Fire Department for some fun and test your skills during their Open House on October 8th from 6 to 8:30 pm at Fire Station #1, located at 479 Pine Avenue. 

Notice of Temporary Park, Trail and Road Closures

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing a portion of Heritage Park, the Elk River Trail and in the final stage of work – a section of Pine Avenue as outlined in red in the map below. To facilitate the installation of the watermain and protect public safety residents can expect marked closures in these areas beginning September 23, 2019 and continued until such time that construction is complete.  

Notice of Temporary Closures due to Well #4 Construction

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing Sparwood Heights Drive west of Fire Hall #2, Whiskey Jack Boulevard and Sparwood Heights Drive main road to ensure public safety during construction of Well # 4 watermain. 

Town Hall Meeting

Learn what has been accomplished this year and what is planned for the future! Share your thoughts on issues that matter to you and the community at the upcoming Town Hall Meeting taking place on October 10th from 6 - 8 pm at the Seniors Drop-In Center at 101 Pine Ave.