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2015 - 08: August Greenheart News

Information on current events, announcements and more from your City Council for the month of August 2015.

Cycling Safety

Did you know that the Motor Vehicle Act and City Bylaw apply to cylists too? Cyclists have the same rights and duties as a driver of a vehicle.

Vedder Bridge Replacement Project

The City has submitted an application seeking funding from the New Building Canada Fund – Small Communities program for the “Vedder Bridge Replacement Project”.

Tips to Beat the Heat

In the summer the combination of high heat and high humidity can be very dangerous.

Chilliwack Walks

Do eight walks in eight weeks and be entered to win great prizes. We hope you get out and walk, Chilliwack!

False Alarm Bylaw

The City of Chilliwack is implementing an automated billing system to invoice property owners for false alarms which will come into full effect in September 2015.

Summer Watering Restrictions

Summer water restrictions start June 1 and run to September 30. Stage 3 watering restrictions are now in effect.

Claim Your Home Owner Grant

You can complete your Home Owner Grant online. You will need your tax notice to complete the online form. Click for more information.
Press Releases

City of Chilliwack Moves to Stage 3 Watering Restrictions

Effective Monday, July 20, 2015, the City of Chilliwack moved to stage 3 watering restrictions.

The use of traffic control personnel at the Vedder Bridge and Cultus Lake turnoff has been discontinued

The City of Chilliwack can no longer use traffic control personnel to control Cultus Lake traffic at the Vedder Bridge and at the signalled intersection at the Cultus Lake turnoff.
Bid Opportunities

Roof Replacement - WPCC Administration Building

Requesting Quotation for the supply of all labour, materials and equipment to replace the roof at the Water Pollution Control Centre Administration Building, located at 44820 Wolfe Road.

Tender 2015-12 Chilliwack Airport Runway Culvert Extension & Rehabilitation

To supply all labour, materials and equipment to extend an existing 2160 millimeter CSP culvert 31 linear meters.

Supply and Delivery of Heavy Duty Fire Apparatus (Fire Pumper/Rescue Trucks)

The City of Chilliwack is requesting Expressions of Interest from qualified Respondents for the design, manufacture and delivery of six (6) new NFPA compliant Fire Pumper/Rescue Trucks.

Tender 2015-10 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days

The Work consists of the supply of all labour, equipment, supervision, materials, transportation and processing to complete all tasks and activities required for three (3) annual Household Hazardous Waste Collection Days.
Traffic Notifications

There are currently 4 full road and 50 lane closures

Council Meetings

The next Regular Council Meeting will be Tuesday August 18, 2015 in Council Chambers, City Hall at 3:00PM

New pages in the last 60 days:

Updated pages in the last 60 days:

2014 Fourth Quarter Reports

View the fourth quarter reports from all departments to see how much has been accomplished!

2014 Inaugural Meeting

The first meeting of Chilliwack’s new City Council took place on Tuesday, December 2, 2014.

Adopt a Catch Basin

During the fall and winter seasons, please help clear street drains in front of your home.

Aevitas Waste Recycling Facility

Aevitas is no longer pursuing the development of a waste recycling facility in Chilliwack.

Be Smart around Rising Water

As our local rivers swell due to melting snow and rain, the City of Chilliwack reminds residents to be smart around fast flowing waterways.

Browne Creek Wetlands Grand Opening

Join us for the grand opening of the Browne Creek Wetlands on Thursday, May 14, 2015.

Canada Post Community Mailbox Delivery

Canada Post presentation about the changes coming to mail delivery service in Chilliwack.

Chilliwack Downtown Update

Working in partnership for a better downtown is reaping positive results.

Chilliwack Walks

Do eight walks in eight weeks and be entered to win great prizes. We hope you get out and walk, Chilliwack!

Downtown Revitalization Plan Update

Over a year ago, Chilliwack City Council voted unanimously to adopt a redevelopment concept put forward by the Downtown Plan Implementation Committee. As part of this concept, the City is actively pursuing improvements to downtown Chilliwack.

Fraser River - Flood Protection Information

Learn more and receive important updates on Fraser River flood protection and the seasonal melt of the snow pack.

Fraser Valley Express Regional Transit Service

View a short presentation from BC Transit on the FVX Service.

New and updated pages in the last 60 days

A List of all the new and updated pages on the website for the last 60 days.

Prevent Vehicle Break Ins

Remember to lock your vehicle and remove all valuables to prevent theft.

Rain Storms and Fast Moving Water

Please take special care during significant rain events and specifically where there are high stream-flow advisories in effect.

Roundabouts Information

Do you have questions about how to use roundabouts? Do you want to learn more about how they affect traffic flow or safety? Visit the Roundabouts page for more information.

RSS Feeds / XML

You can now get your news from the City of Chilliwack via our RSS/XML feeds.

Street Tree Program

The City's street tree program replaces plum trees nearing the end of their life.

Third Quarter Departmental Reports

Each quarter all City departments submit quarterly reports to Council highlighting significant projects in the department.

Volunteers Needed: Emergency Social Services Team

Emergency Social Services provides for the various needs of evacuees in a disaster or emergency situation. Services provided by the team include food, clothing, lodging, family reunification, personal services and other specialized needs.

Western Tent Caterpillars

Learn more about tent caterpillars, which are a short-term nuisance in some locations in Chilliwack.