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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fuel Treatment at the Dairy Fields

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Fuel treatment in the City of Williams Lake

The City of Williams Lake has begun fuel management treatments and beetle tree removal activities at a designated area of the Dairy Fields near Midnight Drive and 11th Avenue. Up to 5.5 hectares will be treated o...

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fuel Treatment at the Dairy Fields

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Fuel treatment in the City of Williams Lake

The City of Williams Lake has begun fuel management treatments and beetle tree removal activities at a designated area of the Dairy Fields near Midnight Drive and 11th Avenue. Up to 5.5 hectares will be treated o...

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PDF Version.... 2019 - Sample News Flash
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fuel Treatment at the Dairy Fields

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Fuel treatment in the City of Williams Lake

The City of Williams Lake has begun fuel management treatments and beetle tree removal activities at a designated area of the Dairy Fields near Midnight Drive and 11th Avenue. Up to 5.5 hectares will be treated o...

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PDF Version.... 2019 - Sample News Flash
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fuel Treatment at the Dairy Fields

View of downtown building

Fuel treatment in the City of Williams Lake

The City of Williams Lake has begun fuel management treatments and beetle tree removal activities at a designated area of the Dairy Fields near Midnight Drive and 11th Avenue. Up to 5.5 hectares will be treated o...

Read More

PDF Version.... 2019 - Sample News Flash
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fuel Treatment at the Dairy Fields

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Fuel treatment in the City of Williams Lake

The City of Williams Lake has begun fuel management treatments and beetle tree removal activities at a designated area of the Dairy Fields near Midnight Drive and 11th Avenue. Up to 5.5 hectares will be treated o...

Read More

PDF Version.... 2019 - Sample News Flash
Posted on: January 9, 2020

Fuel Treatment at the Dairy Fields

Williams Lake Stampede

Fuel treatment in the City of Williams Lake

The City of Williams Lake has begun fuel management treatments and beetle tree removal activities at a designated area of the Dairy Fields near Midnight Drive and 11th Avenue. Up to 5.5 hectares will be treated o...

Read More

PDF Version.... 2019 - Sample News Flash

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Online Registration

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Whether you're an adult looking for a dance class or a parent signing your child up for after-school care, you can register for any of our programs and classes online.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

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If we can't reach you, we can't notify you. Sign up for emergency notifications and keep your family safe.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Online Program Guide

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Read program descriptions, view hours of operations, and more by reading our online program guide.

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Posted on: January 9, 2020

Love Williams Lake

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Many know our city for the annual Williams Lake Stampede. What many don't know is that there are many other events and several unique businesses in our downtown area.

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

City Hall Open for Limited Operations

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City Hall Open for Limited Operations

Williams Lake City Hall will re-open today for limited operations, including tax services and building permits and licenses only.

The re-opening includes regular business hours and is primarily for those unable to pay p...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

First Responders Honour Frontline Workers

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First Responders Honour Frontline Workers

First responders will stage their fourth salute to frontline workers this Saturday, May 30, as thanks for their work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Starting at 7 p.m. a parade of more than 40 vehicles will leave the ...

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Posted on: May 15, 2020

Home Owner Grants and Deferred Tax Loans

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Home Owner Grants and Deferred Tax Loans

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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 noti...

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Council Highlights - May 19, 2020

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COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS

COUNCIL TO RESUME MEETINGS AT CITY HALL NEXT MONTH

City Council plans to resume in-person council meetings at City Hall on June 2 with enhanced health and safety protocols, following the Province’s Restart Plan in B.C. and the s...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

River Valley Remains Closed As Work Continues to Repair Flood Damage

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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.

Contractors co...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

FireSmart Fuel Mitigation Resumes Ahead of Wildfire Season

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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 wildfi...

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Posted on: May 13, 2020

City reviewing BC’s Restart Plan for Recreation Opportunities

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City reviewing BC’s Restart Plan for Recreation Opportunities

The City of Williams Lake is currently reviewing BC’s Restart Plan to determine the appropriate time to reopen recreation spaces and facilities, while still maintaining physi...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Evacuation Alert Lifted for Green Acres Mobile Home Park

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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 flo...

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Posted on: May 8, 2020

Firefighter Training Resumes on Smaller Scale

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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...

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Posted on: April 24, 2020

State of Local Emergency Declared Due to Flooding

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State of Local Emergency Declared Due to Flooding 

The City of Williams Lake has declared a seven-day State of Local Emergency due to flooding and erosion in the River Valley.

Effective immediately, an evacuation order has been issued for 11 indust...

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Posted on: May 7, 2020

Water Service Upgrades Set to Start on Moon Avenue

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Water service upgrade 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 ex...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

Boitanio Mountain Bike Park Gets New Look

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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 of Williams Lake to revamp the Bike Park, with a new “Pump Track” at t...

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Posted on: April 28, 2020

City Cancels Upcoming Event Hosting Grants Intake

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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...

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Physical Distancing Reminder

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A Reminder about Physical Distancing

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

This may mean making changes in everyday routines to minimize close contact with othe...

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Posted on: April 3, 2020

Council Meeting Procedures during COVID-19

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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. As there will be no in-person meet...

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Posted on: March 24, 2020

EOC Dedicated Phone Line

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Emergency Operations Centre 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 questi...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City of Williams Lake Emergency Operations Centre Activated

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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 situati...

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Posted on: March 23, 2020

City of Williams Lake Council Meeting Procedures

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City of Williams Lake Council Meeting Procedures

The City of Williams Lake continues to monitor the evolving COVID-19 pandemic situation, and remains committed to protecting the safety and security of our community.

The Regular Council Meeting scheduled for...

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Posted on: March 10, 2020

Williams Lake pursues wood gasification project to create green energy

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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.  Still in the development ...

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Posted on: March 3, 2020

Business Facade Improvement Program

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Business Façade Improvement Program Available

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 fu...

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