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2016 - 05: May Greenheart News

Information on current events, announcements and more from your City Council for the month of May 2016.

Vedder Bridge Replacement Project

Updates and information about the Vedder Bridge Replacement Project.

Roundabout Open House

Join us on May 4 to learn more about driving rules and pedestrian safety in roundabouts.

Community Engagement

We want to hear from you! Check out this list of community engagement opportunities, open houses and more.

City-Wide Garage Sale

The next City-wide Garage Sale is Saturday, May 7, 2016 from 8:30 AM - 1:30 PM. Join the rest of the community in the City-wide event. It's FUN and the City provides FREE ADVERTISING!

Neighbourhood Grant Program

The Neighbourhood Grant Program has been developed to support residents and organizations that have small but powerful ideas that will bring people together and enhance neighbourhoods.

Homelessness

This section contains important information about homelessness in Chilliwack and how various levels of government, citizens and agencies are working together to end it.

Open Air Burning

Burning permits can be purchased on-line. 2016 Burning season is Feb. 15 - May 15 and Oct. 1-31.
Bid Opportunities

Tender 2016-11 Concrete Works

WORK:  To supply all labour, materials and equipment to provide approximately: 176m curb, gutter and sidewalk, 165m of storm sewer, asphalt works and four (4) street lights on the west side of Edwards Street from Bernard Avenue to the CN Railway inderpass; and 328m concrete curb and gutter, 219m concrete gutter pan, 408m if concrete sidewalk, storm sewer works, five (5) streetlights and asphalt works on the north side of Strathcona Road from Crystal Drive to Oval Drive; as stated in the tender document.

Tender 2016-13 Cab over Chassis c/w Dump Body & Cross Box

The Work consists of the supply and delivery of one (1) new 2015/2016 cab over chassis c/w dump body and cross box. 

Sewage System Strategic Plan

The City of Chilliwack is requesting Expressions of Interest from qualified engineering consulting firms who possess the required personnel, experience and resources to provide engineering services to conduct the Sewage System Strategic Plan.

2016 Water & Sewer Utilities Project

The City of Chilliwack is seeking Expressions of Interest from qualified Proponents to develop, design and construct the "2016 Water & Sewer Utilities Project".
Traffic Notifications

There are currently 0 full road and 40 lane closures

Council Meetings

The next Special Regular Council Meeting will be Tuesday May 03, 2016 in Dogwood Meeting Room at 2:30PM

Notices

Legal Notice May 11, 2016

Public Safety Advisory Committee Meeting - May 11, 2016 - 8:45am

Legal Notice May 5, 2016

Design Review Advisory Committee - May 5, 2016 - 4:30 pm

Public Hearing Notice Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Public Hearing to be held in Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7pm.

Public Information Meeting Notice Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Public Information Hearing to be held in Council Chambers at City Hall on Tuesday, May 3, 2016 at 7pm.

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!

2016 Financial Plan Community Engagement

We want your feedback on the 2016-2025 Financial Plan.

Adopt a Catch Basin

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

Annual Burn Awareness Week

Annual Burn Awareness Week is from January 31 to February 6.

April Community Engagement Meetings

We're hosting several community engagement meetings in April to share information and hear feedback. Join us!

Be Smart around Rising Water

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

Bike to Work with Mayor and Council

Bike to work and school with Mayor and Council on Monday, May 30 between 7 - 8 am.

Boiler Upgrade at CLLC

All CLLC pools will be closed from September 14 – 16 and there will be no hot water in the showers and taps.

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.

Car Battery Recycling

Please take lead acid/car batteries for free recycling to the Chilliwack bottle Depot or the Sardis Bottle Depot.

Chilliwack Walks

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

Christmas Card Contest

We’re changing our annual Christmas card contest to better capture the holiday by holding the contest during the Christmas season!

Don't let a preventable fire ruin your Christmas

Nothing ruins Christmas like a fire that could have been prevented. Enjoy a fire safe holiday by following these guidelines.

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.

Family Day Activities

Don't miss all the great activities happening in Chilliwack on Family Day!

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.

Free Christmas Tree Composting

There is free Christmas tree composting for residents receiving curbside collection between January 2 to 14, 2016!

Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Learn what to do to have a safe and happy Halloween.

Jim Diers Community Presentation

In September 2015, Jim Diers presented a workshop on community building in Chilliwack

National Seniors Day

Hosted by the Chilliwack and District Seniors Resources Society on October 1, 2015 from 9 am to 3 pm at the Landing Sports Centre (45530 Spadina Avenue)

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.

Organics Collection Survey Raffle Winner

A raffle was held to encourage residents to participate in the Organics survey.

Prest Road Construction Notice

Expect delays March 14-25 due to roundabout paving.

Prevent Vehicle Break Ins

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

Public Meeting Chilliwack Homelessness Action Plan

Tuesday, March 29 from 7 - 8 pm at Evergreen Hall.

Puzzle Sale

The Friends of the Chilliwack Libraries Society is holding a puzzle sale on Feb. 6.

Quarterly Reports

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

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.

Roundabout Open House

Join us on May 4 to learn more about driving rules and pedestrian safety in roundabouts.

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.

Rural Community Open House

The Rural Engagement Advisory Committee is hosting a series of Open Houses to share information and hear from residents in rural communities.

Storm Information

Tuesday's storm impacted Chilliwack and some roads may be closed due to fallen trees.

Street Tree Program

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

Syrian Refugees

On Tuesday, December 15 there will be a presentation to Council from local groups that are planning to sponsor refugee families in Chilliwack.

Third Quarter Departmental Reports

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

Urban Town Hall Meetings

City Council is interested in hearing from you! The City of Chilliwack is hosting two Town Hall Meetings to share information and hear residents’ feedback in urban communities. If you have feedback or questions about your neighbourhood, you are encouraged to attend a Town Hall Meeting.

Views of Mount Cheam Photo Contest

The winning photo will be used to wrap the BC Hydro kiosk outside of the Cheam Leisure Centre.

Volunteers Needed: Auxiliary Constable Program

The Upper Fraser Valley Regional Auxiliary Constable Program is looking for Volunteers in Chilliwack, Agassiz, Hope and Boston Bar.

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.