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.

RFP for Council Chambers Audio-Visual System Upgrade

The District of Sparwood invites professional, qualified, experienced audio-visual firms to submit proposals to replace the existing audio-visual system in Council Chambers. Please visit BC Bid at www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca for submission details.  The deadline for submission is 4:00 p.m. (local MDT) on Thursday, November 7, 2019.

We're Hiring! Now accepting applications for role of Roads and Parks Maintenance 1

We are now accepting applications for the role of Roads and Parks Maintenance 1. 

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. 

We're Hiring! We are now accepting applications for the Manager of Planning

The District of Sparwood has an excellent employment opportunity for an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to assume the role of Manager of Planning in our Planning Department. 

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!

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

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

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. 

Sparwood Heights Drive Temporary Closure

The District of Sparwood would like to advise residents that the municipality will be temporarily closing the gravel portion of Sparwood Heights Drive. To facilitate the installation of the watermain, the areas outlined in the mapin red will be closed to traffic on Sunday, September 8, 2019.

2019 Fall Leisure Guide

The Fall 2019 Sparwood Leisure Guide is now available online and at the Leisure Centre. 

Volunteer Opportunity Extended! SCEEAC

The call for a volunteer from the community to participate on the Socio-Community and Economic Effects Advisory Committee (SCEEAC) has been extended until September 6, 2019 at 4:00 p.m.

Please view the full opportunity here.

Annual General Meeting for June 25, 2019 @ 5:45 pm

CORRECTION to meeting start time.  The special meeting of Council on June 25, 2019 to consider the 2018 Annual Municipal Report and a closed matter under section 90(1)(j) of the Community Charter will begin at 5:45 pm. We apologize for any confusion which the incorrect start time on the agenda may have caused you.

Cemetery Master Plan Survey Released

The District of Sparwood is preparing a cemetery master plan for Elk Valley (Michel) and Rivercrest cemeteries to enhance the aesthetics, functionality and expand the range of interment options to better serve the community. A brief survey has been released to obtain more information from the public.

More information can be found online here: https://bit.ly/2wOSJtI

2019 Coal Miner Days!

Sparwood Coal Miner Days Society is excited to announce that this year’s events will be all week-long June 3- 9. Each year we work hard to bring a fun, inexpensive weekend to the residents and visitors of Sparwood, while highlighting all of the great things that our community has to offer.

Click here for more information

Reminder to Lock the Garbage Bins

The District of Sparwood would like to remind all residents on the importance of properly securing their garbage containers. Bears are actively on the prowl for food and unsecured garbage poses a severe risk for human-wildlife conflict.

More information is available here

2019 Volunteer Celebration

Join the District of Sparwood Mayor and Council for their Annual
Volunteer Appreciation Day.

We are celebrating all Volunteers in Sparwood who make our community a better place to live!

Click here for more information. 

Request for Proposals: Youth Action Sparwood Youth Coordinator

The District of Sparwood is requesting proposals from qualified proponents for the continued development and delivery of the Youth Action Sparwood Youth Network initiative. 

RFP closes May 2, 2019 at 4:00 pm local time. 

Click here to read the full post and view the RFP.