City Weekly Newsletter

Your City of Kimberley Newsletter for February 14, 2020

Happy Family Day weekend from all City Council and Staff!

Family Day Closure – City Hall, Public Works and the Marysville Arena will be closed for BC Family Day on Monday, February 17th.

Council Agenda – The next Regular Meeting of Council will be held Monday, February 24th, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. in Council Chambers upstairs at City Hall. The public is invited to attend.

FREE Downtown Shuttle - The Peak to Platzl downtown shuttle is a FREE scheduled service between the ski resort base area, the upper-mountain accommodations, and the downtown shops, pubs and restaurants. The shuttle service operates every day, including the Family Day stat holiday, until closing weekend of the ski season. On weekdays, for $6 return trip from Cranbrook, you can catch the KC Commuter bus for a worry free day on the slopes! For more information, please visit the City’s website at

2020 Dog Licenses – 2020 dog licenses are on sale at City Hall, please licence your dog if you have not already done so. The cost for a spayed or neutered dog license is $23.00 and $57.50 for an unaltered dog license. The fines for an unlicensed dog are as follows: $100.00 for the first offence, and $200.00 for each subsequent offence. Please help our Animal Control Officer make sure your pet gets home without a trip to the SPCA.

2020 Business Licences - The City kindly requests that Business Licences are renewed as soon as possible.  Application forms for new businesses are available at City Hall or on the City’s website. With our Inter-Community Business Licenses, Mobile businesses can operate in Kimberley and Cranbrook without having to apply for businesses licences from both municipalities. For more information on fees and who can apply, please view the full bylaw on our website at

Dog Etiquette - Please keep your dog on a leash in public places within City limits, including the Rails to Trails. There are a few designated off-leash areas within the City including the Kimberley Nature Park, Lois Creek Trails and the Marysville off-leash area. Remember to pick up your dog’s excrement on all trails, use the bags provided and place it in the receptacles. If you notice the bag holder is empty, contact the Animal Control Officer at 250.427.6460. Please be conscientious of everyone who uses the trails, as no one likes to step in dog poo! Let’s all pitch in to keep our trails clean and clear.

Family Day at the Aquatic Centre - The Aquatic Centre will be open for Public Swim on the Statutory Family Day Holiday on Monday February 17th from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Family Day at the Civic Centre - There will be public skating at the Civic Centre from 1:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. on Family Day.

Free Family Swim - Come to the Aquatic Centre and enjoy a Free Family Swim on Wednesday February 19th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. sponsored by Simply Kimberley.  Remember persons 18 years and younger must be accompanied by an adult in the water.