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15th Street Bridge Open

15th Street Bridge is now open to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Please be aware that there are still a number of items that need to be completed in the spring and that this is a temporary opening.

The bridge has a temporary driving surface on it until it can be completed in the spring, the City asks that drivers reduce their speed to under 30 km/h when crossing the 15th Street bridge.

There may be times through the winter that crews need to perform some maintenance to the road surface or approaches, this may cause the bridge to be closed for periods of time while this work is completed.

The contractor will need to close access to the bridge for approximately a month in the spring to complete all remaining works.

Regular Meeting of Council January 23, 2017

A Regular Council Meeting will be held Monday, January 23, 2017 and will include:

  • Letter from Lou Kurjata, Dawson Creek Rotary Web Auction 2017 (January 8, 2017) re: 33rd Annual Rotary Auction.

  • Letter from Stewart Flinn, South Peace Historical Society (January 12, 2017) re: Request for Commitment of Full Year Rental Income for the Visitor Information Centre.

  • Anumol Aloysius, Jibin Chako and Jianne Grace Jibin in attendance re: New Year’s Baby.

  • Kit Fast, Dawson Creek Art Gallery with Joanne Nelson and Ruth Veiner, Exploring Art Group in attendance re: South Peace Art Society Lease at the O’Brien Centre.

  • Austin Weaver, Tourism Dawson Creek in attendance re: 2017 Visitor’s Guide.

  • Report No. 17-006 from the City Planner re: Notre Dame Lane Closure (908 – 104th Avenue).

    • Lane Closure and Removal of Dedication Bylaw No. 4341, 2017 for consideration of first three readings.
    • Official Community Plan Amendment (17-01) Bylaw No. 4339, 2017 for consideration of first two readings.
    • Zoning Amendment (17-01) Bylaw No. 4340, 2017 for consideration of first two readings.


Follow the links below to access the full Agenda Package:

Regular Meeting of Council January 23, 2017

Regular Meeting of Council January 9, 2017

A Regular Council meeting will be held Monday, January 9, 2017 and will include:

  • Letter from Alistair McInnis, Manager of Communications and Events, Dawson Creek & District Hospital Foundation (December 14, 2016) re: Donation Request – 14th Annual Have a Heart Radiothon.

  • Letter from Jacqueline Dawes, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development (December 21, 2016) re: Request for Input Regarding Rural Education Practices.

  • Ken Watson & Ann McCabe, Northeast BC Crime Stoppers Society in attendance re: Crime Stoppers Month – January 2017 Proclamation.

  • Joel Stainer & Dwain McRae, Dawson Creek Speed Skating Club in attendance re: Request for Use of the City’s Backup Zamboni for the Longtrack Provincial Event.

  • Report No. 17-004 from the Recreation Manager re: 2017 Request for Ice Extension.

  • Sign Regulation Amendment Bylaw No. 4331, 2016 for consideration of adoption.

  • Report No. 16-197 from the Director of Corporate Administration re: Zoning Amendment (16-08) Bylaw No. 4337, 2016 (1525 Alaska Ave, Chris MacLean – Boston Pizza) and Liquor Licence Application.

  • Report No. 17-001 from the Director of Corporate Administration re: Appointment of Officers Amendment Bylaw No. 4338, 2017.

Follow the link below to access the full agenda package:

Regular Meeting of Council January 9, 2017


TAKE NOTICE that a Public Hearing will be held at 8:30 a.m., in Council Chambers, City Hall, Dawson Creek, B.C. on Monday, January 9, 2017.  Any member of the public, who feels they may be affected by the proposed changes to the City of Dawson Creek Zoning Amendment (16-08) Bylaw No. 4337, 2016, may comment at that time or may submit comments in writing for inclusion on the Public Hearing agenda no later than noon on Friday, December 30, 2016. (more…)

Press Release – Appointment of New Chief Administrative Officer

For Immediate Release

December 19, 2016


Dawson Creek City Council is pleased to announce that Mr. Duncan Redfearn has been appointed the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) for the City of Dawson Creek effective January 1, 2017.  Council is pleased to fill this position from within the organization and has confidence that Duncan and the leadership team here at City Hall will continue to provide excellent service to the citizens of City of Dawson Creek.  Mr. Redfearn has been with the City of Dawson Creek since February, 2008 and his most recent position was the Director of Community Services.  “We are excited with this transition in our organization” says Mayor Bumstead “as we welcome our new CAO, Duncan Redfearn and wish the very best to our retiring CAO, Jim Chute.”