In accordance with Interior Health's Water Quality Notification Program, the City of Kimberley has issued a WATER QUALITY ADVISORY for ALL USERS. Recent testing shows that current water quality is fair due to increased turbidity (cloudiness) in the water. Find all of the information HERE.
The City of Kimberley is proud of the efforts of our community to help flatten the curve in British Columbia. With the announcement of the Province’s Restart Plan, we are implementing plans that will allow the gradual re-opening of City spaces and facilities in a careful and planned way.
Starting today, May 19th, we will enter into Phase 2. The City will begin by opening:
City Hall will not be collecting patio rental fees from cafés and restaurants in 2020. Application fees, licence renewal fees, and rental fees for any café or restaurant will be waived. At the April 27th Regular Meeting of Council, Mayor McCormick introduced a Notice of Motion to eliminate the fees which was unanimously passed by Council.
City Staff are encouraging residents to consider using their time at home to plan ahead for potential wildfire and flooding challenges. Spring flooding and wildfire are annual threats and this is a great time to learn about the risks and to prepare in advance.
The City of Kimberley’s contractor has begun work on the Fourth Avenue Rehabilitation – Phase II Project, from Trail Street to Cranbrook Street. Construction will continue into the early fall months. This phase of the project will consist of replacing the water, sewer and storm utilities, pathway upgrades, as well as complete reconstruction of this integral piece of roadway.