Update on low water pressure in Sparwood Heights

The water system and pumps are back online and operating normally.

Sparwood Fitness Centre 24hr Access

The wait is over! The Weight Room is now available for 24 hour access A waiver MUST be signed prior to use.

Victoria Day Garbage Schedule Change

Please note that there will be NO GARBAGE PICKUP on the VICTORIA DAY STATUTORY HOLIDAY, Monday MAY 21st, 2018. 

Garbage that is normally picked up on the Monday will be picked up on Tuesday MAY 22nd, 2018.

District of Sparwood Operations Department
250.425.7760
publicworks@sparwood.ca

Second Quarter Utility Bills Delayed

The second quarter utility bills have been delayed due to an unexpected delay with bill printing. Bills are expected to be delivered mid-week during the week of May 7, 2018. If you haven't received your utility bill by Monday, May 14th, please contact the District office at 250.425.6271 or sparwood@sparwood.ca.

Building? Renovating? Buying? Energy Efficiency Public Open House

Are you building? renovating? buying? Do you want to learn about where your energy goes in your home and energy efficient construction practices? Attend a public open house on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Located at the Vantage Point Show Home, 2104 Whiskey Jack Drive, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm.

Senior's Birthday Book

Sparwood commemorates seniors turning 75 years of age

The District of Sparwood recognizes the contribution that seniors make to our community. Those Sparwood seniors who have, or will, reach the age of 75 years this year are invited to meet with Mayor McDougall and members of Council to sign the “Senior’s Birthday Book”.

Search and Rescue Grand Re-Opening & Open House

Monday, May 7th, 2018
4-8 PM
SAR Hall - 705 Douglas Fir Road
BBQ - Equipment Display - Demonstrations

Notice to Bidders: Outdoor Multipurpose Recreation Facility

Contractors with proven experience and expertise with earthworks, construction and utilities installation are invited to submit tenders. The outdoor surface is designed as a multi-use surface allowing for basketball, tennis, pickle ball and will also be able to be converted into an ice surface in the winter months.

View the post here.

Sale of Surplus Equipment

The District of Sparwood is inviting bids for the sale of several pieces of equipment. The sale of equipment will follow the bidding process outlined in the bid documents.

Please review the post for more information.

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.

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.

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.