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Recent News Releases

Expansion of West Quesnel Land Stability Project
June 24, 2016
City of Quesnel wins BC Economic Development Award
June 22, 2016
Imagination Park Summer Fun Program starts July 4
June 13, 2016
2015 Annual Report ready for public inspection
June 10, 2016
Collective Agreement Ratified for CUPE 1050
June 3, 2016
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Council News

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West Fraser Timber Park Playground Closure

The West Fraser Timber Park playground is now closed for upgrades. The playground will re-open on August 19. Click here to view the other parks in and around Quesnel.

West Quesnel Construction

Notice of Construction Abbott Drive - July 7 - October 15, 2016

Notice of Construction Anderson Drive - July 7 - August 31, 2016

West Quesnel Land Stability Phase II Program

This program includes installation of dewatering wells and horizontal drains, storm sewer upgrades as well as road and sidewalk reconstruction. There WILL be MAJOR disruptions to traffic and residents. Please be patient, drive safely and leave early for work and appointments.

All inquiries and questions regarding the construction portion of this project can be directed to Sasha Robertson, Acres Enterprises Ltd, at (250) 299-6552.

All questions regarding the technical portion of this project can be directed to Jack Marsh, WQLS Project Manager at (250) 992-2111.

Work Schedule

Road Work Map

Wells and Drains Map

Baker Drive Construction Notice

Please be advised the City of Quesnel Public Works crews will be making improvements to Baker Drive from Hill St. to English Ave. including a portion of English, Harper and Harcourt.

This will include:
• Installation of storm drain lines and catch basins
• Replacement of existing sidewalk with new concrete curbs, gutters and sidewalk
• Installation of new road base and repaving

This work will commence June 8 and be completed in September. Traffic re-routing and minor delays are to be expected. If you have any questions regarding this construction notice, please contact Public Works at 250-992-6330.

2016 Strategic Plan

Click here to view the 2016 Strategic Plan.

Bylaw of the Month

Bylaw of the Month - July

Water Regulations Bylaw No. 1763

Thank you for sprinkling within the regulated hours between May 15 - September 30!

Downtown Residential Possibilities Program

Recognizing the demand for more housing in the downtown core, this program allows property owners to explore the possibility of adding or converting a second or third storey to their building for residential purposes.  Property owners will receive a 50% rebate to cover the costs of a structural engineer’s assessment of their building(s).  Review the guidelines to see if your property will apply.

Residential Possibilities Program Guidelines

Map Permit Area

2016 Application Form

2016 Façade Grant Application

Attention Business/Non-Profit Organizations! Apply for a Façade Grant Today!

The 2015 Business Façade Improvement Program has been a success! Façade improvement projects in Development Permit Areas of the City (see map below) may be eligible for 50% reimbursement of the project cost, up to a maximum of $5,000 per project. The deadline to have projects completed is December 1, 2016. Façade applications should be submitted a few months prior to this deadline as the application will require review and may require permits for building and/or development. Any projects completed after the deadline will not be eligible for the grant. To apply, please complete the application form below and contact the City Planner, Urszula Walus at or call 250-992-2111 to discuss your project.

Apply for funding as soon as possible as funds are limited!

Map of Proposed Eligible Properties

2016 Facade Improvement Program Guidelines

2016 Façade Grant Application

2016 Fact Sheet

Community Resource Guide

New update to the Community Resource Guide on April 2016. For more info or errors, please contact the Quesnel Employment Services at 250-992-7691.

Major Initiatives

Active Transportation Plan

Arena Replacement Project

Budget 2016

Proposed Public Works Facility

West Quesnel Land Stability Project

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