1. e-HOG

    Home Owner Grants and Deferred Tax Loans

    The home owner grant is designed to help homeowners with their property taxes. To determine eligibility, please refer to the Explanatory Notes - Home Owner Grant on the back of your property tax notice. Read on...
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    City of Williams Lake Hires Corporate Officer

    The City of Williams Lake is pleased to announce the hiring of Ross Coupé as the City’s Corporate Officer. Ross was raised in Williams Lake and returns to the city after 10 years with the Northern Rockies Regional Municipality in Fort Nelson. Read on...
  3. Council

    Council Highlights - May 19, 2020

    COUNCIL TO RESUME MEETINGS AT CITY HALL NEXT MONTH City Council plans to resume in-person council meetings on June 2 with enhanced health and safety protocols, following the Province's Restart Plan in B.C. and softening of restrictions around COVID-19. Read on...
  4. River Valley Trail Closed

    River Valley Remains Closed As Work Continues to Repair Flood Damage

    The River Valley Trail remains closed to the public due to heavy construction equipment needed to repair roads, bridges and a ruptured sewer pipe damaged by recent flooding. Read on...
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    FireSmart Fuel Mitigation Resumes Ahead of Wildfire Season

    The City of Williams Lake will start the second phase of its FireSmart planning and fuel mitigation this spring in an effort to protect high risk areas and homes around the City ahead of the wildfire season. Read on...
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    City reviewing BC’s Restart Plan for Recreation Opportunities

    The City of Williams Lake is currently reviewing B.C.’s Restart Plan to determine the appropriate time to reopen recreation spaces and facilities, while still maintaining physical distancing measures to protect the community and healthcare system. Read on...
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    Evacuation Alert Lifted for Green Acres Mobile Home Park

    The City of Williams Lake has lifted the evacuation alert for Green Acres Mobile Home Park, effective today. The decision follows a geotechnical assessment of the area, which determined the recent flooding no longer posed an imminent risk to residents. Read on...
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    Firefighter Training Resumes on Smaller Scale

    The City of Williams Lake Fire Department will return to regular training later this month, although in smaller groups to maintain physical distancing practices. Training for the 40-member paid-on-call crew will resume May 25-27. Read on...
  9. SOLE

    State of Local Emergency Declared Due to Flooding

    The City of Williams Lake has declared a State of Local Emergency due to flooding and erosion in the River Valley. Effective immediately, an evacuation order has been issued for 11 industrial properties on Frizzi Road and the River Valley Trail. Read on...
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    Water Service Upgrades Set to Start on Moon Avenue

    The City of Williams Lake expects to start work this week on water service upgrades on Moon Avenue. Most of the work will occur between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, with the possibility of extended hours, and run through May and June. Read on...
  11. Bike Park

    Boitanio Mountain Bike Park Gets New Look

    The Boitanio Mountain Bike Park is about to get a revamp. The Williams Lake Cycling Club has received approval from the City to revamp the Bike Park, with a new “Pump Track," new trails for kids and a refurbished perimeter fence and main kiosk sign. Read on...
  12. Event Hosting Grants

    City Cancels Upcoming Event Hosting Grants Intake

    The City of Williams Lake has cancelled the semi-annual Event Hosting Grants application intake in May, following the directive of the Provincial Health Officer to restrict public events during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  13. Physical Distancing

    Physical Distancing Reminder

    The City of Williams Lake would like to remind all residents about the importance of physical distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on...
  14. CouncilMeets

    Council Meeting Procedures during COVID-19

    In accordance with Provincial recommendations, the City of Williams Lake will be holding Council meetings electronically through videoconferencing technology during the pandemic. Read on...
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    EOC Dedicated Phone Line

    The City of Williams Lake’s Emergency Operations Centre has set up a dedicated phone line for local COVID-19 related enquiries. This line will assist with operational and non-medical related questions and will provide direction toward available resources. Read on...
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    City of Williams Lake Emergency Operations Centre Activated

    The City of Williams Lake will activate its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) effective 8:30 am, Tuesday, March 24th, 2020 at a Level 1 (low risk) and will continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation throughout the immediate area. Read on...
  17. CouncilCovid

    City of Williams Lake Council Meeting Procedures

    The Regular Council Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm will convene with appropriate health and safety measures strictly in place. Read on...
  18. Services

    Williams Lake pursues wood gasification project to create green energy

    City of Williams Lake Council and staff have been working to bring together partners for a potential green energy project in Williams Lake. Read on...
  19. Finances

    Business Facade Improvement Program

    Northern Development Initiative Trust (NDIT) has approved the City of Williams Lake’s application for a $20,000 Business Façade Improvement Program grant for another year. The funds will be delivered through a local Business Façade Improvement Program. Read on...
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