News & Announcements

Council Meeting Highlights: June 24, 2019

Check out the highlights from the Annual Meeting with Committee of the Whole held on Monday, June 24, 2019 by clicking on the image below.

Property Tax Time: Extended Hours on July 2nd at City Hall

Property taxes are due on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Save time and claim your Home Owner Grant online at For your convenience, the Finance Department at City Hall will have extended office hours on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 8:30am to 5:30pm to accommodate those patrons who need extra time to come into City Hall.

Good news! If you are making your payment by online banking, you have until midnight on July 2, 2019. After the due date, a 10% late penalty will be charged.

For more information about the payment options available to you, visit

Summer Swim Program Sponsorship: Veresen Midstream

Mayor Bumstead, on behalf of the City of Dawson Creek, was happy to accept this generous donation from Veresen Midstream on Tuesday, June 25th to go towards the 2019 Free Summer Swim Program for Youth, Families and Seniors. 

The Summer Swim Program for July and August this year is a sponsored program that covers a portion of the summer swimming fees at the Kenn Borek Aquatic Centre. Sponsors chose to target specific groups (Youth, Families, and Seniors) for the summer in order to provide them with an affordable family recreation alternative.

To read more about the Free Summer Swim Program, click here.

To become a sponsor of the program, please contact or call (250)784-3636.

Annual Meeting of City Council with Committee of the Whole and Public Hearing on Monday, June 24, 2019

A Regular Council Meeting will be held on Monday, June 24, 2019 at 9:00 am, along with a Public Hearing, and will include:

  • Letter from Inder Litt, President, Licence Inspectors’ and Bylaw Officers’ Association of British Columbia (LIBOA) (June 5, 2019) re: Request for a Contribution to the “On the Verge of Victory in Precedent-Setting Local Government Dangerous Dog Appeal”.

  • Letter from Mayor Lyn Hall, City of Prince George (June 6, 2019) re: Regional Collaboration on Evacuee Emergency Support Services.

  • Letter from the Honourable John Horgan, Premier of the Province of British Columbia (June 10, 2019) re: Union of British Columbia Municipalities (UBCM) Convention Meeting Request.

  • Letter from Doug Scott, Real Flow Investments Inc. (June 13, 2019) re: Illegal Worker Camp Located in Farmington, BC.

  • Report No. 19-104 from the Deputy Corporate Officer re: Non-Medical Cannabis Retail Store Licence – URBN Leaf Cannabis.

  • Report No. 19-111 from the General Manager of Development Services re: Request to Reallocate Funds for 17th Street Multi-Use Path Landscaping.

Public Hearing

  • Zoning Amendment (19-04) Bylaw No. 4421, 2019 – Ascension Builders (166 & 1604 – 102nd Avenue).

The full agenda package can be viewed at the links below:

Annual Meeting of Council with Committee of the Whole – June 24, 2019 – PDF

Annual Meeting of Council with Committee of the Whole – June 24, 2019 – HTML

Public Hearing – June 24, 2019 – PDF

Public Hearing – June 24, 2019 – HTML


Special Meeting of Council June 20, 2019

Join us for a Special Meeting of Council regarding the City of Dawson Creek Zoning Bylaw Update being held tomorrow, June 20, 2019 at 9:00 am in Council Chambers. 

Click on the link below for the Special Meeting agenda:

Special Meeting of Council – June 20, 2019 – PDF

Special Meeting of Council – June 20, 2019 – HTML