News & Announcements

New Waste Collection System

This fall the City of Dawson Creek will be implementing a new Waste Collection System.

Have Questions?

Please read through the Frequently Asked Questions about the new system below:

Automated Residential Waste Collection System Frequently Asked Questions

Proposed Policy Amendment – Retirement/Farewell Gifts

At the Policy Meeting of Council held July 20, 2015, Council proposed to amend the Retirement / Farewell Gifts Policy by:

-Removing the $2500 of funding for the retirement functions.

-Adding a new financial structure for years of service gift amounts.

Any member of the public, who feels they may be affected by the proposed changes to the City of Dawson Creek’s policy, may submit comments regarding these proposed amendments, in writing to:

Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration, email: bginter@dawsoncreek.ca or fax 250.782.3203 or drop them off at City Hall at 10105 12A Street no later than August 27, 2015.

Retirement-Farewell Gifts Policy

Proposed Policy Amendment – Ice Allocation Policy

At the Regular Meeting of Council held July 20, 2015, Council proposed to amend the Ice Allocation Policy by updating:

-Arena Bookings and Cancellations – This section was modified to reflect the different start and end dates of the two arena facilities.

-Cancellations – Changes in this area reflect the groups who cancel a significant amount of confirmed ice time after the final Ice User Schedule and signed User Contract has been completed. Use groups in this category will be required to meet with City staff to review any future ice allocation.

Any member of the public, who feels they may be affected by the proposed changes to the City of Dawson Creek’s policy, may submit comments regarding these proposed amendments, in writing to:

Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration, email: bginter@dawsoncreek.ca or fax 250.782.3203 or drop them off at City Hall at 10105 12A Street no later than August 23, 2015.

Ice Allocation Policy

Regular Meeting of Council July 20, 2015

A Regular Council Meeting will be held Monday, July 20, 2015 and will include:

-A Report from the Chief Financial Officer regarding 2015 Property Tax Collection

-Multiple Development Variance Permits Applications

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Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 15, 2015

Dawson Creek Council would like to express its appreciation for the work done by the Office of the Auditor General for Local Government in auditing the City’s capital procurement processes.  The insights provided by the audit have already resulted in the City making changes to improve our internal controls.  Council has approved an action plan to ensure that further enhancements will be made in keeping with the Auditor General for Local Governments recommendations.  That action plan is attached to the main report. (more…)

Smoking Regulation Bylaw No. 4240, 2014

At the Regular Meeting of Council January 5, 2015, Council approved the Smoking Regulation Bylaw No. 4240, 2014.

For more information please view the bylaw, reports to Council and signs below. Also, a letter sent to business owners and managers is copied at the bottom of this notice.

Should you have further questions, please contact Brenda Ginter, Director of Corporate Administration at 250-784-3614 or email bginter@dawsoncreek.ca. (more…)