January 11, 2021
The City of Nelson is in the final stages of migrating to our new emergency notification system, Voyent Alert!
All residents who had previously subscribed to receive emergency notifications from the City of Nelson will soon receive a notificatio...
The Nelson and District Youth Centre has developed a new program to connect seniors and those with limited mobility with a Snow Angel volunteer, to assist with snow clearing this winter.If you are interested in volunteering or learning more about this pro...
Nelson Hydro has made two applications to the BCUC. For more information about each application, please see the BCUC orders linked below:
Nelson Hydro – 2021 General Rate Application – Regulatory Timetable
Nelson Hydro – Cost o...
Confirmed cases in BC are continuing to increase. The vast majority of cases are in the Fraser Health Area. Confirmed cases in the Interior Health Area and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain relatively low. Social ...
City Newsletter - Development Services - October 29, 2020
Each fall, City crews remove leaves that have fallen from City boulevard trees. City crews will be working neighbourhood by neighbourhood to collect leaves from the streets.
Residents can assist by raking the leaves from the City boulevards and sidewalks t...
Confirmed cases in BC are continuing to increase. Confirmed cases in the Interior region and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain low. Social gatherings are where we are see...
Hoover Street Paving Project
Gore Street Paving Project
Observatory Street Paving Project
Questions? Please call Public Works at (250) 352-8238 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Confirmed cases have increased in BC this week. Confirmed cases in the Interior region and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain low. Even though our numbers remain low, it’s important to not become complace...
October 9, 2020
City of Nelson Receives BC Air Access Program Funding for Improvements to Norman Stibb’s Municipal Airport
Nelson, BC – Mayor and Council are pleased to announce that the BC Air Access Program (BCAAP) has awarded the Cit...
October 2, 2020
Confirmed cases have decreased in BC this week. Confirmed cases in the Interior region and more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain low. Even though our numbers r...
September 25, 2020
Confirmed cases have increased in BC this week. Confirmed cases in the Interior region and, more specifically the Kootenay Boundary Health Service Delivery Area remain low. Even though our numbers remain low, it’s important to ...
September 11, 2020 Recovery Operations Centre Weekly Update
September 4, 2020 Recovery Operations Centre Update
August 28, 2020, Recovery Operations Centre Update
To read the full update, including access to external web links in the update, click here.
Nelson, BC – The Chief Administrative Officer, has received the official resignation of the General Manager of Nelson Hydro, Alex Love. Mayor and Council offer their gratitude to Mr. Love for his hard work and many achievements during h...
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Suite 101, 310 Ward Street, British Columbia V1L 5S4
PROPOSED STREET CLOSURE
NOTICE OF INTENT TO PROCEED WITH HIGHWAY ABANDONMENT FOR A 302.1 SQUARE METRE STRIP OF THE 500 BLOCK OF FALLS STREET ROAD ALLOWANCE
Please take ...
August 9, 2020
The most recent water quality testing at Lakeside Park Beach indicates that recreational water quality is no longer impacted, and E.coli bacteria levels are now below the Health Canada Recreational Water Quality Guidelines of 400 colony form...
Week of July 6 - 10, 2020
City staff will be completing trimming and brushing of laneway vegetation during the week of July 6-10. This work is being done to facilitate safe and efficient garbage and recycling collection along these routes.
Please ensure tha...
The Nelson Farmer’s Market season will kick-off this Saturday, June 13th, 2020 between 9:00am and 1:00pm at Cottonwood Falls Park in Railtown.
The first market of the season will include whole food producers selling vegetables and plant starts et...
Nelson Hydro COVID-19 Relief Program Application
May 26, 2020
The City of Nelson is pleased to advise residents the tennis and pickleball courts at Lakeside Park are opening today at Noon.
The basketball courts at Lakeside and Lions Parks will remain closed until further notice.
Please read the safety guid...
Friday, May 15, 2020 – 3:45pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #43 – CITY OF NELSON
**NOTE: This weekend, the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) is transitioning to a virtual Level 1, and will remain in a readied state to address any emergent nee...
Thursday, May 14, 2020 – 4:00pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #42 – CITY OF NELSON
Stay Local, Keep Your Community Safe This Long Weekend
As the May long weekend approaches, the province reminds everyone to avoid all non-essential tr...
Wednesday, May 13, 2020 – 4:30pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #41 – CITY OF NELSON
Town Hall with Premier Horgan and Dr. Bonnie Henry
On, Tuesday, May 12th, the Premier and Dr. Henry hosted a virtual Town Hall where they answered some pressin...
Tuesday, May 12, 2020 – 4:00pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #40 – CITY OF NELSON
*TONIGHT - COVID-19 Town Hall with Premier Horgan and Public Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry at 6:30pm on GlobalBC.*
Take the COVID-19 BC Survey
The Provincial Go...
Monday, May 11, 2020 – 4:00pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #39 – CITY OF NELSON
Dr. Bonnie Henry on Re-Opening BC: “A steady stream will be far more successful than a rushing river.”
Today, Provincial He...
Friday, May 8, 2020 – 4:00pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #38 – CITY OF NELSON
A Note from Dr. Bonnie Henry on Mother’s Day
Thursday, May 7, 2020 – 5:15pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #37 – CITY OF NELSON
Dr. Henry Comments on BC Restart Plan
Yesterday, Premier Horgan released the BC Restart Plan setting out the four-phased approach to gradually reopen B...
Wednesday, May 6, 2020 – 5:20pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #36 – CITY OF NELSON
Premier Outlines Phased Plan to Restart B.C. Safely
In a press briefing today, Premier Horgan outlined the path ahead for all of us in BC&am...
City of Nelson Newsletter - May 2020
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 – 3:45pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #35 – CITY OF NELSON
Premier Horgan to Announce Made-in-BC Plan to Restart the Economy
Premier John Horgan will address the province at 3:00pm on Wednesday, May 6th to announce a &...
Monday, May 4, 2020 – 3:45 pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #34 – CITY OF NELSON
BC Provincial Health Officer Provides Modelling Update and Outlines Next Steps"This is, I believe, the end of the beginning of this pandemic," Dr. Bonn...
Friday, May 1, 2020 – 4:30pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #33 – CITY OF NELSON
Columbia Basin Trust to Offer Two New Programs to Support the Region’s Food SupplyTo help Columbia Basin food producers meet the increased demand for lo...
Economic Stimulus & Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan
Council has adopted an Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan that will stabilize City operations and help our community recover from the economic and financial impact...
Thursday, April 30, 2020 – 5:00pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #32 – CITY OF NELSON
Council has adopted an Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan that wi...
April 30, 2020
“Made-in-Nelson” Economic Stimulus Fund – Plug the Meter Campaign!
NELSON, BC - In 2019, the City of Nelson generated over $1,100,000 in parking meter revenue as well as collected $2...
April 30, 2020
Economic Stimulus Pillar
NELSON, BC – The Mayor and Council’s Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 – 4:30pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #31 – CITY OF NELSON
City of Nelson’s Economic Stimulus and Financial Sta...
April 29, 2020
Economic Stimulus and Financial Sustainability 25 Point Action Plan:
Community Support Pillar
NELSON, BC – The Mayor and Council’s Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability 25 Point Action Plan focuses on...
Tuesday, April 28, 2020 – 4:40pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #30 – CITY OF NELSON
Nelson Council Adopts 25 Point Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan (Re-submitted from April 27)
At a special...
Monday, April 27, 2020 – 4:00pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #29 – CITY OF NELSON
Council Adopts 25 Point Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan
At a special Council meeting held Thursday, April 23, Mayor and Counc...
April 27, 2020
Council Adopts 25 Point Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan
Nelson, BC - At a special Council meeting held Thursday, April 23, Mayor and Council adopted a 25 point Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan. At this me...
Friday, April 24, 2020 – 4:15pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #28 – CITY OF NELSON
City Council Adopts Economic Stimulus and Financial Stability Plan
At a special meeting of Council on Thursday, April 23rd, Mayor ...
Thursday, April 23, 2020 – 4:15pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #27 – CITY OF NELSON
Mayor and Council would like thank all local businesses (including non-profit organizatio...
Public Works & Utilities Newsletter - April 2020
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 – 5:00pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #26 – CITY OF NELSON
City of Nelson Reaches Out to Business Community
Mayor and Council would like thank all local businesses (including non-profit ...
Tuesday, April 21, 2020 – 4:15pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #25 – CITY OF NELSON
Shambhala Music Festival, Kaslo Jazz Etc Festival and Kootenay Pride Parade Postponed
Due to COV...
Monday, April 20, 2020 – 4:45pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #24 – CITY OF NELSON
Finding Our New Normal
Dr. Bonnie Henry told British Columbians “our new normal is going to be a modification of the th...
Friday, April 17, 2020 – 4:30pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #23 – CITY OF NELSON
Province Releases Modelling on BC’s Response to COVID-19
Today, Health Minister Adrian Dix and Provincial Health Officer...
Thursday, April 16, 2020 – 4:00pm
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 – 4:15pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #21 – CITY OF NELSON
BC Government Extends State of Emergency Two More Weeks
The Premier provided an update today indicating that of the 4700 travelers who have returne...
There will be a planned outage on Thursday, April 16, 2020 between 10:00 am and 2:30pm (approx.).
The area impacted is McConnell, Lewis, Ainslie, Forrester, Hagen and Kootenay Lagoon Roads. (See Map)
Thank you from Nelson Hydro.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020 – 4:30pm
Update from the Prime Minister Trudeau
During a briefing outside his residence, Prime Minister Trudeau said talks with provinces on resumin...
Monday, April 13, 2020 – 2:45 pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #19 – CITY OF NELSON
Nelson, BC – There have been concerns raised across the province regarding the number tourists and visitors travelling ...
Thursday, April 9, 2020 – 4:45pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #18 – CITY OF NELSON
Nelson, BC – “Nelson usually welcomes tourists, but we do not want visitors coming here this weekend or until things im...
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 – 4:45pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #17 – CITY OF NELSON
Nelson, BC – “As we welcome British Columbians back home, we must stay vigilant and do everything we can to stop the spread of C...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 – 5:00pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #15 – CITY OF NELSON
Nelson, BC – “Bend the curve, not the rules this weekend” said Health Minister Adrian Dix. The Minister indic...
Monday, April 6, 2020 - 4:15pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #15 – CITY OF NELSON
Nelson, BC – “This is the time to be kind, to be calm, and to be safe” say Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry. She also reiterated t...
April 3, 2020 – 3:15pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #14 – CITY OF NELSON
Nelson, BC – Nelson City Council and City staff would like to give a big shout-out to all those who are working hard at our groc...
Thursday, April 2, 2020 – 4:45pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #13 – CITY OF NELSON
Nelson, BC – In today’s Federal Government COVID-19 briefing, the Prime Minister acknowledged the challenges...
April 1, 2020 – 5:00pm
Nelson, BC – Provincial Health Officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says we are currently in a very challenging time and it is having an impact on all...
March 31, 2020 – 5:15pm
COVID-19 PANDEMIC UPDATE #10 – CITY OF NELSON
NOTE: Premier John Horgan will hold a press briefing on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 6:15pm PDT.
Nelson, BC –&a...
March 31, 2020
Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy Issues Open Burning Restriction in Nelson and Other High Smoke Sensitivity Zones in British Columbia
Nelson, BC - As cases of COVID-19 in BC continue to increase, the BC ...
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 ...