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Current City Updates:

 

Celebrate Canada 150 Town Hall Meeting

You are invited to attend a Town Hall Meeting / Open House at City Hall on Monday, February 29 at 5:00 pm at City Hall, to share ideas on how to celebrate Canada's 150th anniversary.

Invitation to Tender

The City of Armstrong invites contractors to submit a tender for the Residential Garbage Collection and Removal Services

Closing Date: February 26, 2016 at 2:00 pm local time

Request for Expression of Interest:

Landscape Design & Beautification Plan Services

The City of Armstrong is seeking expressions of interest for the provision of Landscape Design & Beautification Plan services.
The full document package is available here

Issue Date: January 12, 2016

Closing Date and Time:
Submissions must be received no later than:
4:00 pm, Friday, February 12, 2016

Inquiries and Clarification:
Any technical questions or inquiries should be directed in writing via email no later than, 10:00 am, January 22, 2016 to:

ADDENDUM: Responses to Inquiries
 
Terry Martens, Chief Financial Officer
tmartens@cityofarmstrong.bc.ca

 

Parking During Snow Events

City of Armstrong residents are reminded that parking on residential streets during a snowfall event is not permitted. Only after snowplowing, sanding and de-icing activities are completed can allowable on-street parking resume.

First violations will be subject to a warning notice; repeat violations may be subject to your vehicle being towed at your expense or a fine of $100.00.

Residents are reminded that pushing snow from your driveway onto the street is not permitted. Residents are also responsible to remove snow and ice from building roof sections or awnings that are adjacent to a street or sidewalk and pose a hazard to the public.

Thank you for your cooperation this winter. 

Placement of Garbage and Recycling Containers Residents are reminded to place their garbage and recycling containers off the sidewalk and roadway, allowing the sidewalk and roadway to be cleared of snow. Contractors will also be reminded to keep the roads and sidewalks clear of receptacles. 

New Building Inspection Service

Effective December 21, 2015, the City of Armstrong will be accepting all building inquiries directly and building permits will be issued by the City.  New application forms and information sheets are available for download.

Final Mock Water Invoices Mailed

This mock water bill covers the consumption period of April, 2015 to September, 2015. It reflects actual water consumption and what the metered charges would be if consumption-based billing were in effect. Please do not pay the amount shown. (Actual water charges were billed on the 2015 property tax notices for the period of January 1 - September 30, 2015.)

This is the last mock bill issued by the City.

Water consumption between October, 2015 and March 2016 will be billed in late April or early May of 2016. This will be the first real bill. Billing will continue every six months thereafter.

Residential sewer and garbage charges will continue to be billed on a flat-rate annual basis on your property tax notice.

If you have any questions, please contact the City of Armstrong at 250-546-3023 or info@cityofarmstrong.bc.ca.

Property Taxes

Property Tax deadline has now passed and a 10% penalty has been applied to any outstanding current taxes, including any unclaimed Home Owners Grant. You can no longer claim your 2015 grant online. Any outstanding current taxes as of January 1, 2016 will be transferred to taxes in arrears and start collecting interest daily. Any outstanding arrears taxes as of January 1, 2016 will be transferred to taxes in delinquent and will continue collecting interest daily.

2014 Annual Report

2014 Annual Report Including Financial Statements

Storms

Intense storms can cause localized drainage and flooding issues. To help prevent possible drainage and flooding problems, residents should ensure all catch basin drains and culverts on or near their properties are kept clean of debris at all times. It is very common for drains to become plugged during storm events.

Sand and sand bags are available 24/7 at the lot adjacent the Public Works Yard on Patterson Avenue.

BC Games 55+

Read all about it! Armstrong and Spallumcheen Partner with Vernon to Host 55+ BC Games.

Composting

Thinking of starting to compost? The Regional District of North Okanagan has a rebate program on composters. Check out their News Release for more information.

Landfill Change of Hours

The Armstrong Spallumcheen Recycling and Disposal Facility has new winter hours. View the schedule here.

Council Meetings

View the complete 2016 Council Schedule.

Fire Hall Renovation and Expansion Project:

Keep informed on the latest news with the Fire Hall renovations and expansion.

Press Release 21 October 2014

Press Release 7 October 2014

Recycling Changes:

Recycling is no longer looked after by the City of Armstrong. For more information on the new program view their pamphlet online or visit their website.

Update from the Regional District of North Okanagan on local facilities accepting recycling.

MMBC Presentation to Council

Recycling is done by Emterra Environmental. You can reach them at 250-545-4245.

Water Turbidity Index:

 

 Council Business City Information, Community Events & Interests  

Agendas and Minutes

Master Sewer Plan Update

Developments & Applications

Council Delegation Request Form

Parks & Recreation Winter Guide

Rail Safety in the Community

2014 Climate Change Survey

Final Climate Emissions Report 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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