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Family Day at the Twin Arenas and the Arts and Recreation Centre
Bylaw of the Month
Bylaw of the Month - April
Thank you for not smoking in LeBourdais Park, West Fraser Timber Park, Spirit Square, Quesnel Youth Soccer playing fields, playgrounds and playing fields, and the Fraser River Foot Bridge!
2016 Subsidized Composter Information
The subsidized composter program is available to both Cariboo Regional District (CRD) and City of Quesnel Residents on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last. Subsidized composters and countertop containers will be available for sale on Thursday May 5, 2016 at 9 a.m. at Quesnel City Hall, 410 Kinchant St.
Composters - $30 (including tax)
Payment type accepted will include cash, cheque or debit.
For more information regarding this program, please contact the CRD at (250) 392-3351 or email@example.com.
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.
Front Street Sidewalk replacement along the south bound lane of Front Street between McNaughton and Bowron Ave’s starting Monday, April 4 at 8 am. Work is scheduled to take place over the next couple of weeks. One south bound lane will be closed during the project. Traffic control will be in place between the hours of 8 am until 4:30 pm. Minor delays and traffic re-routing can be expected.
2016 Census of Popluation Program
The next Census of Population will take place in May 2016.
Starting May 2, 2016, Statistics Canada will send census letters and packages to all Canadian households.
You can complete your census questionnaire online or on paper here.
Volunteer Fire Fighters are Urgently Needed
The City of Quesnel Fire Department is in urgent need of new members. If you are able to volunteer a few hours a week, have a willingness to learn and train, are ready to give back to your community, then please consider joining the Quesnel Fire Department. Click here for more info.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call 250-992-2111 to discuss your project.
Apply for funding as soon as possible as funds are limited!
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.