Avalanche Canada , in partnership with Parks Canada and Alberta’s Kananaskis Country has issued a special public avalanche warning for recreational backcountry users.
If you live in Sparwood, you are invited to a Public Budget Consultation Meeting that will be held to discuss the District’s Financial Plan for the next five years. Council invites and encourages the public to attend and provide feedback that will assist Council in setting priorities for our community.
Open house will be help Wednesday, March 20 from 4:00 - 6:00pm in Council Chambers (136 Spruce Avenue). For more information click here.
We are holding two workshops for the Livability Study and you’re invited! You can register for either of two workshops: an afternoon workshop on Feb. 19 or an evening workshop on Feb 20. These workshops will be deeper dives into some of the data we have begun collecting from the questionnaire and interviews, and are a way to tell us more about livability if you didn’t get to say everything you wanted to say in the questionnaire. Please follow this link to register.
The RDEK is currently reviewing its Solid Waste Management Plan (SWMP). They are asking for the public's input on how they use the current solid waste and recycling systems and what they'd like to see in the future. Survey deadline is February 25, 2019.
More information is available here.
From January 15 - February 28, 2019 the District will be seeking resident, worker and visitor participation in engagement activities related to the livability study. Participate through an online survey, visit a pop-up office, attend a workshop or stop in at our booth at Winterfest!
On Monday, January 14, 2019 at 6:00 pm, the Socio-Community & Economic Effects Advisory Committee Meeting will be held in Council Chambers (136 Spruce Avenue).
More information available here.
The Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs are intended to be flexible and incorporate community-based funding decisions.
There is a new online application process for 2019. Applicants are encouraged to carefully read through the 2019 Application Guide for application information and instructions. The deadline to apply for the program is January 21, 2019 at 2:00 pm (MST).
Click here for more information.
BC Assessment will be sending out property assessment notices on December 31st. The value of your property on these notices are what your property taxes are based on.
If you did not receive your BC Assessment notice in the mail by mid January, contact us and we can update them with the correct mailing address. Click here for more information.
The Official election results for the 2018 General Local Election are as follows:
Mayor - David Wilks
Councillor - John Baher
Councillor - Brad Bowen
Councillor - Joe Jarina
Councillor - Jason Christensen
Councillor - Amy Cardozo
Councillor - Sonny Saad
For more information, please click here.
The following candidates were elected:
On October 18, 2018, the District of Sparwood celebrated the completion of the Middletown Crossing – Highway 3/43 Intersection Improvements Project.
Read the full Press Release here.