Spring Clean-Up Campaign - April 28 to May 2
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RESIDENTIAL GARBAGE PICKUP THIS WEEK
Tuesday, April 15 to Friday, April 18 as follows:
Regular Tuesday pickup will be on Monday, April 14
Regular Wednesday pickup will be on Tuesday, April 15
Regular Thursday pickup will be on Wednesday, April 16
Regular Friday pickup will be on Thursday, April 17
Commercial Garbage will NOT be collected on Friday, Apr 18. Public Works will do their best to collect extra garbage on Thursday and Saturday (Apr 17 and 19).
City Landfill: Transfer Depot will be open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. through the holiday weekend.
We appreciate your co-operation and wish all Quesnel and area residents a safe and happy holiday weekend. If you have any questions, please contact Public Works at 250-992-6330 during regular office hours.
Volunteer Citizen of the Year Banquet
Nominations for the 2013 Volunteer Citizen of the Year are now closed. The event this year will be held on Tuesday, April 22 at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall. This date has been chosen to coincide with Canada’s National Volunteer Week. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.
If you would like to attend the banquet, tickets can be purchased at the front desk of city hall.
Arena Replacement Project
The North Cariboo Joint Planning Committee met on April 8 to discuss the next steps in the arena replacement project. Final approval from the Cariboo Regional District Board regarding the proposed referendum must be received before the Committee can proceed further. The Board is scheduled to meet on April 17. Stay tuned.
A summary of the public Feedback Forms were presented in a report to the Joint Planning Committee on March 26. Click here for a copy of the report.
May 8 - World Ovarian Cancer Day
A special request was made by Council at the March 24 regular meeting, to place the proclamation on the City's website. Click here for the full proclamation.
Calling all Musical Groups
The Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia invites groups to write and sing an original song in the lead up to Canada's 150th birthday celebrations in 2017. Entry forms are available here. Deadline for submissions is May 7, 2014.
For the latest on the Budget, click here. The next steps in the budget timetable are as follows:
March 31 - final approval by Council on capital projects
March and April - disposition of surplus; review of 5-year financial plan, set tax rates
May 15 (prior to) - adopt the final budget and tax rates bylaws
If you have any questions with respect to the 2014 Budget, please email the Director of Corporate and Financial Services Kari Bolton at email@example.com.
Community Resource Guide
The Community Resource Guide produced in November is now available online. This is a living document and will be updated periodically. Click here for version 2.0 of the guide.
Office Space for Lease
The City of Quesnel has office space (approximately 1,250 square feet) available for lease on the fourth floor of the City Hall building. Click here for more information.