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Current City Updates

Utility Notices

The utility notice contains water, sewer, and garbage. The Fall notices, 3rd Quarter July to September, or Summer Semi Annual April to September) have been mailed. The due date is December 1, 2020. Visit our Utility Notice Page for more information. Sign In and Register for Paperless Billing here.

Why has my Utility Bill Changed? For answer to this and other Utility based question, visit our Utility Notice Page

Yard Waste Pick up 

Fall yard waste pick up has been set for Monday November 2, 2020. Please have your material properly prepared and set up by 7:00 am. For information on how to prepare your material, please visit our Public Works page. 

Next Council Meeting 

The next Regular Council meeting scheduled to occur on Monday October 26, 2020 has been cancelled. The next Regular Council meeting will be held on Monday, November 9, 2020 at 5:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at Centennial Theater to allow for required social distancing. If you have come into contact with anyone exhibiting symptoms of illness or are ill yourself, please do not attend.

Employment Opportunity

The City of Armstrong is actively recruiting part time Building Inspectors for a building inspection service. For full information please check out our Employment Opportunities page. 

Property Taxes

There will be NO Tax Sale in the City of Armstrong in 2020.

The 2020 Property Tax Notices were mailed in May. The due date for all commercial properties is September 30, 2020; penalties will be processed on October 1, 2020 on any outstanding current amounts.

Claim your Home Owner Grant online by clicking the picture below!

Instructions for claiming online.

The due date for residential properties was July 2, 2020. Any outstanding current taxes as of July 3, 2020 were accessed a 10% penalty. This includes any unclaimed Home Owner's Grant. You are still able to claim the grant if you are eligible.

While we strongly encourage property owners to pay their taxes and claim any applicable home owner grants online, City Hall is open to receive payments and grant applications in person for those that need additional assistance. Please ensure you follow the posted signage and maintain the appropriate social separation at all times during your visit. Be prepared for extended wait times outside in the weather as only one person/family is allowed in the building at a time. Entry procedures available here.

Find out more information on our Property Tax page.

Stage 1 Water Conservation  

The City is currently on Stage 1 Water Restrictions, effective September 17, 2020. For full information please review the City press release. Click to review the Press Release.

RDNO Housing Needs Assessment

Housing affordability and availability is one of the key challenges facing North Okanagan Communities. The Regional District of North Okanagan has completed a regional Housing Needs Assessment which is available on our Community Profile page. 

Official Community Plan

Thank you to everyone who completed the Official Community Plan Questionnaire. The next stage of the OCP review process is to have staff hold focused workshops on topic areas identified in the questionnaires. Please visit our Official Community Plan Page for more information. 

Spring Freshet and Flooding

The City of Armstrong takes steps annually to prepare for the potential of flooding and its affects. There is a sandbagging station set up beside Public Works Yard, 2950 Patterson Ave. To find out how to prepare and place your sandbags, as well as, what you can do to prepare your property visit our Emergency Management page. 

Climate Action Report 2019

Click here to view our Climate Action Report 2019 Summary.

2019 Annual Report

The 2019 Annual Report was presented to and approved by Council at the July 13, 2020 Council Meeting and is available to view on our Finance page

Flood Mapping and Risk Assessment Report

The City of Armstrong recently approved the Flood Mapping and Risk Assessment Report (January 21, 2019) and directed staff to proceed with implementing the recommendations.  A copy of the report can be on our Emergency Management page.

City of Armstrong Strategic Plan

Council's Strategic Plan is available to view here

Current Tender

View our Bids, Quotes, Request for Proposals & Tenders page for current tenders.

Garbage Collection

Waste Connections of Canada is the contractor for residential curbside garbage collection. The contact phone number for Waste Connections of Canada is 1-855-765-0565. Residents can use this number to report garbage-related problems. Complaints regarding garbage collection in general can be made directly with City Hall.

DDF (Landfill) Hours of Operation

The Armstrong Spallumcheen Recycling and Disposal Facility is now formally called a "Diversion & Disposal Facility" (DDF) and is open year round. For the most up-to-date hours you can check their website at the link provided. You can view the schedule here.

Recycling:

Recycling is looked after through Recycle BC. The local contractor is Emterra Environmental and they can be reached at 250-545-4245 with inquiries or bin requirements. For more information on the program visit the Recycle BC website.

 Council Business   City Information, Community Events & Interests  

Agendas and Minutes

Master Sewer Plan Update

Water Master Plan 

Developments & Applications

Council Delegation Request Form

 

Parks & Recreation Guide

Rail Safety in the Community

 

 

          

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