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Keep Lanes and Alleys Clear
Nov 02, 2016
The winter operations season is close at hand and cleared alleys and lanes are critical to perform these services and ensure public safety. Permitting debris or equipment to accumulate and parking unlicensed vehicles on public lanes, alleys and boulevards is an offence under Traffic Regulation Bylaw 966 of the Town of...
BC Hydro request for comments
Oct 17, 2016
The BC Minister of Energy and Mines has asked the British Columbia Utilities Commission to report to the government on the impact that two-tier rates have had on BC Hydro and FortisBC customers. The Commission is seeking comments from residents on the BC Hydro and FortisBC reports. Have your say by...
Update on Community Sewer System Improvements project
Oct 11, 2016
In late 2015, the Federal and Provincial governments granted nearly $1 million in funding from the New Building Canada Plan’s Small Communities Fund to the Town of Golden’s Community Sewer System Improvements project.The funding is being used to complete Sewage Treatment Plant upgrades that will help to reduce energy consumption,...
An update on connectivity projects in Golden
Sep 20, 2016
In 2015, Mayor and Council identified Community Connectivity, infrastructure renewal and flood protection work as strategic priorities of the municipality. Following is an update on work that has been or is being done on initiatives that provide better linkages for pedestrians; infrastructure renewal work on Alexander Drive; and flood protection work...
A message from the Mayor and Town Administration on bears in the community
Sep 12, 2016
In what should be absolutely no surprise to anyone as fall rapidly approaches, bears are now once again frequenting our community. Our annually positioned WildSafe (Bear Aware) BC Coordinator notes that there are three bears frequenting Husky Trailer Court and have been there every night and during the day for...
Prevention burning in the Selkirk Heights Area
Sep 06, 2016
Interface Wildfire Prevention Measures (Slash Burning) in the Selkirk Heights Area September 6th, 2016 Beginning Wednesday, September 7th, BC Wildfire Service will be conducting a series of prescribed fuel management burns in the Selkirk Heights area if site and weather conditions are favourable. The work will be conducted over an estimated 3-4...
2017 Proposed Permissive Tax Exemptions
Aug 31, 2016
In accordance with the notice requirements of Section 227 and the authority of Section 224 of the Community Charter, the following properties are proposed by bylaw, for permissive property taxation exemption for the 2017 calendar year. Also included are required estimates of exemption amounts for the following two years. Note...
Bonus Week at the Pool!
Aug 22, 2016
Summer isn't quite over yet! Join us at the Golden Pool for our Bonus Week starting September 29th! For a larger view, click HERE...
New speed bump on Park Drive
Jul 21, 2016
A new speed bump will soon be installed on Park Drive outside of Town Hall. The standard speed bump is intended to act as a traffic calming device and contruction is set to begin in the next 7-10 days. "There are a number of factors that entirely rationalize the building of this...
Category 2 open fires prohibited in Southeast Fire Centre
Jul 04, 2016
CASTLEGAR - Effective at noon Pacific Time on Monday, July 4, 2016, Category 2 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Southeast Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. This prohibition is in addition to the Category 3 open fire prohibition that came into effect in the...
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