The City of Nelson Utilities Department will begin construction of water/wastewater and storm water utilities to service 479 Baker St. beginning on Monday March 25th. This project has an expected duration of one week. During construction, the eas...
The Airport Lift Station, located on Lakeside Driveimmediately East of McDonald Drive, accepts all of Nelson’s sanitary sewer. It is thenpumped via forcemain to the Grohman Narrows Sewage Treatment Plant. A CityContractor, Marwest Industries Ltd., i...
Strong Towns is an international movement that’s dedicated to making communities across the United States and Canada financially strong and resilient.
It’s time again for the annual Strongest Town Contest. Each year, members, l...
March 14, 2019
City Councillors attend BC Tech Summit in Vancouver
Nelson, BC – Three City of Nelson Councillors are in Vancouver this week to attend the annual BC Tech Summit. The Summit is the largest annual tech and...
City of Nelson Newsletter - February 28, 2019
NOTICE TO PUBLIC - NOTICE OF BEACH AND BOAT LAUNCH CLOSURES - February 14, 2019
Location Map of North Side Closure
Location Map of South Side Closure
Council Highlights - February 4, 2019
January 25, 2019
More funding announced
Nelson, BC: The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is now accepting applications for rebates as part of the Wood Stove Exchange Program. This program, ...
January 23, 2019
Nelson Hydro – Notice of Rate Change
Nelson Hydro wishes to advise our customers of a planned increase to our electrical rates for 2019.
The planned rate change will be a general rate increase of 1.5% effe...
City of Nelson Newsletter - January 2019
Council Highlights - January 7, 2019
The City of Nelson has a number openings on various committees and commissions.
The deadline to submit applications to serve on a City of Nelson Committee or Commission is 4:30pm on Friday, January 25, 2019.
You can submit your application on...
2019 City of Nelson Council Meeting Calendar
City of Nelson - Holiday Newsletter - December 2018
Plus, check out the Click-able PDF for Important Dates to Remember in 2019.
City of Nelson Newsletter - December 2018
Council Highlights - December 3, 2018
November 28, 2018
Nelson and District Youth Centre to take over day-to-day operations of the City parkade; City of Nelson thanks Parkade Operator Jim Reimer for his 22 years of exceptional service.
Nelson, BC - On January 1st, 2019, the City of Ne...
The sanitary service is collapsing on the 400 Block of Vernon Street and work is required to ensure the sanitary service remains open. Marwest has been contracted by t...
November 13, 2018
Partner municipalities of Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland and Trail to receive a $40,000 grant to implement a Smart Kootenays Digital Mobility Platform
Nelson, BC – The communities of Nelson, Castlegar, Rossland an...
NOTICE TO PUBLIC - ROAD CLEARING & MAINTENANCE TAKING PLACE
Friday, November 9, 2018
The Department of Public Works would like to advise the public that sledding/tobogganing is NOT permitted on City streets or sidewalks.
There has been reported activity ...
For Immediate Release
Southern Interior and Okanagan asked to conserve natural gas usage after gas line rupture in northern British Columbia
October 11, 2018
Nelson, BC - Nelson Hydro is advising customers that while we encourage electricity conservation, wi...
Council Highlights - October 9, 2018
Click on image below to read PDF of October 2018 City of Nelson Newsletter.
October 2, 2018
The Cultural Development Committee (CDC), on behalf of the City of Nelson, is currently inviting applications and nominations for the position of Nelson’s 2019 Cultural A...
September 21, 2018
Successful open house held to gather feedback for Rosemont Multi-Generational Park; Online survey open until Friday, September 28th
Nelson, BC - On Thursday, 20t...
NOTICE TO PUBLIC: ROAD (BRIDGE) CLOSURE THIS SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2018
Residents are advised that the City is performing bridge deck repairs at cottonwood creek at 80 Lakeside Drive between the airport and Public Works complex this Sunday, Septe...
Effective September 18, 2018, the City of Nelson is adhering to Level 2 Water Regulations. For a complete guide to water regulations in Nelson, click here.
Nelson Hydro currently has one staff member responsible for making personal calls to our clients regarding overdue accounts. This staff person can make upwards of a 100 calls...
Due to adverse weather this week, the night work that Marwest had planned, was unable to proceed. The current forecast indicates a window of opportunity for this work to proceed over the evenings...
BC LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TAKE THE LEAD ON ENERGY ACTION
September 11, 2018
Nelson, BC – Need to save energy, but not sure where to start? Whether you a...
Council Highlights - September 4, 2018 Meeting
Click here for the August 2018 City of Nelson Newsletter.
Effective Tuesday, August 28, 2018, the City of Nelson will be adhering to LEVEL 3 mandatory water conservation measures.
There is little rain in the forecast and flows in our source water creeks are rapidly declining. This means ...
August 24, 2018
Yesterday afternoon, City crews performed some unplanned watermain work which required the closure of valves. This resulted in a change in the direction of flows in part of our distribution system.
Some areas of downtown may notice a slight ...
The Nelson Hydro crew is working this morning at Ward andBaker St. to reinstall the traffic light. It is anticipated that work will becompleted today, August 16th, 2018 and the regular traffic patternwill resume. While crews work on this re...
Nomination Packages for 2018 Local Election available at City Hall
July 31, 2018
Canada’s first community solar garden, located in Nelson, BC, has completed its first year of solar electricity generation. The solar array was installed on Cit...
July 12, 2018
Effective immediately, the City of Nelson is moving to Level 2 Water Restrictions.
The spring snow melt has finished in the Kootenays and a stretch of hot weather is predicted for the weekend a...
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 5, 2018
(Photo Credit: Rob Richardson)
City of Nelson amends Traffic Bylaw to encourage respectful behaviour and to prevent the obstruction of streets and sidewalks
Nelson, BC –Nelson City Council recen...
First day of operation is Tuesday, July 3, 2018
The last day of operation is Sunday, September 2, 2018.
Hours of Operation: 1:00pm - 6:00pm daily
The pool is open every day, with the exception of Monday, August 6th.
Who can use the...
MEDIA RELEASE: 2017 Annual Report To Be Presented to Council on June 25, 2018
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC – UPDATE ON STATUS OF DOG WALK IN NELSON
June 12, 2018
Public Works crews have done an initial assessment of the path and shoreline along the Dog Walk between the Prestige Lakeside Resort and the west entrance by the Airport. ...
June 8, 2018
The Department of Public Works would like to advise residents that the Dog Walk along Kootenay Lake between the Prestige Lakeside Resort and the west end of the Airport will rema...
Notice to Public - Tree Trimming Program in Nelson
Property Tax Time
Click here for the May 2018 City of Nelson Newsletter.
May 30, 2018
Kootenay Lake Levels Not Expected to Rise Beyond Current Level
Nelson, BC – With much of the lower and mid-range snow levels having melted over the past number of weeks and the arrival...
May 28, 2018
The Great Escape Heat Mapping Pilot Project
WATER QUALITY NOTICE RESCINDED FROM MAY 9, 2018
May 25, 2018
The City of Nelson continues to monitor rising Kootenay Lake levels; City crews work to mitigate impact of potential flooding
Nelson, BC - Warmer seasonal temperatures coupled with natural inflows of a significantly above a...
Wednesday May 23 and Thursday May 24th
Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facilitate effective and efficient street scraping, sweeping and flushing. Residents with off-street parkin...
May 18, 2018 3:00pm
NOTICE TO PUBLIC: DOG WALK CLOSED
PUBLIC SAFETY NOTICE - May 11, 2018
In Photo: Fast moving water at Cottonwood Creek - May 11, 2018
Nelson Prepares for Highwater and Potential Flooding
Date of Outage: Tuesday, May 15, 2018Time: 8:30 am to 1:30 pm (approximately)Location: 100 to 800 Blocks of Richards Street (and vicinity)
Nelson Hydro endeavors to be as complet...
May 9, 2018 - Click on link for full advisory.
BE PREPARED FOR AN EMERGENCY
The City of Nelson has launched a new Emergency Alert system for people who live, work, shop and visit Nelson.
By signing up, you will receive a te...
NOTICE TO PUBLIC: WATERMAIN FLUSHING PROGRAM
May 2nd, 2018
The City of Nelson Utilities Department is set to start the Watermain Flushing Program. The flushing will be done Monday to Friday from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm, commencing May 7, 2018 and continu...
DISASTER DAY is on May 5th, 2018 from 11:00am - 3:00pm
Disaster will strike Nelson’s Hall Street on May 5th when local agencies come together to promote ...
Street Sweeping - May 2-3, 2018
Area: Hoover, Latimer and Mill Streets and all cross streets. (See map)
Parking restrictions are in effect for these streets to facilitate effective and efficient...
NOTICE TO PUBLIC: STREET SWEEPING AND FLUSHING
Taking place on Monday, April 30th and Tuesday, May 1st
Affected Area: Gore, Robson and Observatory Streets and all cross streets (see map).
Parking restrictions are in effect for t...
Nelson Fire Chief Encourages Yard Waste Clean-Up
Free drop-off for the month of May at Grohman Transfer Station; Burning Period Approved
April 18, 2018
Nelson, BC - Nelson Fire & Rescue Services Chief Len MacCharles is encouraging residents to ...
Stores-To-Shores Downtown Revitalization Project - Phase II Construction Update
Read the latest City of Nelson Newsletter - March 23, 2018.
Read the latest City of Nelson Newsletter for February 2018.
Read the City of Nelson's Year in Review by clicking on image below.
BEAR RESISTANT GARBAGE BINS FOR SALE!
The City of Nelson is pleased to offer bear resistant garbage bins for purchase. There are 100 bins available, on a first come, first served basis. Each bin costs $205.
Check out the video of one of the Toter Bear Resi...
On January 8, 2018, Council approved updates to the Water Master Plan and the 2018 Water/Sewer Rates. Click here for the full media release.
Sample of corroded galvanized pipe removed throughout Nelson.
Click here for the December 2017 City of Nelson Newsletter.
THE CORPORATION OF THE CITY OF NELSON2018 VOLUNTEER POSITION VACANCIES
December 12, 2017
The deadline to submit applications to serve on a City Board, Committee or Commission is 4:30 pm on Friday, December 29, 2017.
Remember you can submit your applications ...