Recent News Releases
Expansion of West Quesnel Land Stability Project
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.
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:
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
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.
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 email@example.com 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.