Heavy Snowfall Leads to Continued Travel and Weather Advisories

The Regional District of East Kootenay issued a media release today in response to the heavy snowfall and continued travel and weather advisories.

Warming Centre opened at Fire Hall

A Warming Centre has been opened at the Fire Hall, located at 479 Pine Avenue, for motorists who have been stranded due to Highway 3 road closure.   

Hwy 3 remains closed in both directions from Sparwood to the AB border

Highway 3 remains closed in both directions from Sparwood to the Alberta border because of limited visibility with heavy snowfall. Residents are urged to stay home and not travel as there is a chance that the highway will remain closed all night.

How would you like to help your community during an emergency or disaster?

The District of Sparwood is currently seeking volunteers to work in the Emergency Operations Center (EOC)  or in Emergency Support Services in the event of an emergency (e.g. fire or flood). 

Do you have a community event that you would like to share?

The District of Sparwood’s online Community Event Calendar lists community events, meetings, and public input opportunities. Share your event with everyone!

January 30, 2017 Committee of the Whole Meeting Postponed

The Committee of the Whole meeting scheduled for Monday, January 30, 2017 at 1:00pm has been postponed until Monday, February 6, 2017 immediately following the Regular Meeting. 

Thinking of starting a business in Sparwood?

Not sure where to start or what type of licence you need? The District of Sparwood has developed a Business Licence Brochure to assist you with the process.  

Notice of Proposed Disposition

Council will consider a resolution at the Regular Meeting on January 16, 2017 to authorize the disposition of 136 Spruce Avenue. 

Notice of Special Council Meeting on December 12, 2016

Please take notice that a special meeting will be held on Monday, December 12, 2016 at 1:00PM in Council Chambers to discuss the budget, updates to the corporate strategic plan, a revenue anticipation borrowing bylaw and the proposed CPR Licence of Occupation. 

Youth Action Sparwood: Logo Contest & Survey

Youth Action Sparwood, or YAS, is all about youth-directed, community-supported events and programming for Sparwood teens aged 12 to 18. Survey & Logo Contest underway!