In general the notices located in this section fall have statutory notice requirements under Section 94 of the Community Charter, which require public notification prior to Council's consideration of the matter. These notices are also posted in the local newspaper and on the notice board just outside of the District Office's front doors. Depending on the matter, notices may also be posted on the subject property, in the BC Gazette, Community Newsletters, Council Facts, through the radio or social media, or even as a display in the mall, library or community centre.
Effective at noon Mountain Time on Friday, August 2, 2019, Category 2 open burning will be prohibited within the District of Sparwood. The implementation of this prohibition, which is consistent with the one issued by BC Wildfire Service Southeast Fire Centre, will help prevent wildfires sparked by Category 2 open burns and to protect public safety. It will remain in place until the public is otherwise notified.
TAKE NOTICE that the Council of the District of Sparwood proposes to amend the current Revitalization Tax Exemption Program pursuant to Section 226 of the Community Charter. Revitalization Tax Exemption Program Bylaw 1170, 2015, Amendment Bylaw 1261, 2019 (the “Bylaw”) has been given three readings at a special meeting of Council held on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Council will be considering adoption of this Bylaw at their regular meeting on Wednesday, August 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm in the Council Chambers.