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For City Council meeting updates, click here
Quesnel City Council Restructures City Hall
May 22
North Cariboo Arena Replacement Project Drawings Finalized
April 15
Cariboo Chilcotin Local Governments Launch Emergency Notification System
April 14
City Council Cleaning House
March 3

Be sure to check out the "Council" link above for Council news and updates.

For regularly scheduled meetings visit

Emergency Notification System

Click the blue "register" banner on the right to register for the Emergency Notification System.

For more information on registration, watch this video featuring our Director of Emergency Services.

Contact 250-992-2111 if you have any questions.

Invasive Plant Management

The City of Quesnel in partnership with the Cariboo Regional District would like to remind residents that it is time to be on the lookout for invasive weeds on your property and consider your management options. The Cariboo Regional District’s Invasive Plant Management Program has information to assist you with your options. Visit the Cariboo Regional District online at Look under services for invasive plant management.

The City’s Bylaw Enforcement Staff will be working with landowner’s to ensure the removal of reoccurring Himalayan Balsam and Burdock infestations. Please report new infestations to the Cariboo Regional District’s Invasive Plant Management Program at 250-392-3351 or toll free 1-800-665-1636.

Green Spaces, Parks and Recreation Master Plan

Thank you Quesnel for engaging in the initial planning of our first Green Spaces, Parks and Open Space Recreation Master Plan!

To view the survey results click here

Axle Weight Road Ban

The 70% legal axle weight road ban ends at 12:00 a.m. on May 12, 2015.

2015 Final Tax Rates

Detailed information on the 2015 tax rates is now available. Click here for the average residential increase and here for a breakdown of the Property Tax Rates for 2015.

Property Tax Exemption Applications

The City of Quesnel is accepting applications from non-profit groups, associations and religious organizations who own or have a registered interest in property within the City limits and who wish to apply for property tax exemption beginning in the 2016 taxation year. Applications are due prior to July 31, 2015 and must include financial statements and other details requested.

The Permissive Property Tax Exemption package is available at City Hall or click here. To review the Permissive Property Tax Exemption Policy click here.

Renewal packages are being mailed out to all religious and non-profit groups who received a property tax exemption in 2015. Applications must be submitted for all groups in 2015.

Questions may be directed to the Director of Corporate and Financial Services, Kari Bolton, at 250-992-2111 during normal business hours.

Construction Notices

The City of Quesnel Spray Park is currently closed for resurfacing from May 19 - 24, 2015, re-opening on Monday, May 25. Please contact Public Works at 250-992-6330.

The City of Quesnel will be clearing hazardous trees along Moffat Avenue starting Monday, May 11. The work will commence at 8:30 am until 4:00 pm for approximately three weeks. Expect intermittent delays and single lane traffic during this project. Crew and equipment along with traffic control personal will be on site.

Fortis BC will be replacing a mainline in the lane between Front St and Reid St from Barlow Av to St. Laurent Av (behind Tim Horton’s). Construction will start May 11 and is expected to take 3-4 weeks. Portions of the lane may be closed at times. Fortis Customer Service can be reached at 1-888-224-2710.

Community Resource Guide

New update to the Community Resource Guide on February 2015. Click here for Version 6.0 of the Guide.

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