News articles from May 2016

May 31, 2016

2017 Grants to Non-Profits & Permissive Property Tax Exemptions Applications

The City of Cranbrook is accepting applications for the 2017 Grants to Non-Profit Organizations and 2017 Permissive Property Tax Exemptions. Submission periods are as follows: - 2017 Grants - Read More »

May 30, 2016

Robert Williams Presented with the City’s 2015 Sustainable Community Builder Award Monday

Left to right: Councillor Norma Blissett; Councillor Wes Graham; Councillor Isaac Hockley; 2015 Sustainable Community Builder Award winner Robert Williams; Councillor Tom Shypitka; Mayor Lee Pratt; - Read More »

May 27, 2016

Additional Public Input Wanted On Idlewild Park Master Plan Process – June 7th

Cranbrook, BC (May 27, 2016) -- The City of Cranbrook invites the community to participate in the creation of a new Master Plan for Idlewild Park.  - Read More »

May 26, 2016

Household Hazardous Waste Round Up For Cranbrook Set For Sunday May 29th

*Information provided by the Regional District of East Kootenay. The Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Round Ups will be held this weekend.  There is ONE - Read More »

May 25, 2016

Water Leak Repair to Slow Traffic on the Strip Thursday Morning

Cranbrook, BC (May 25, 2016) – Public Works water crews will be digging up a portion of Cranbrook Street North Thursday morning to repair a water leak. - Read More »

May 25, 2016

2015 CARIP Report

The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) is a conditional grant program that provides funding to local governments who have signed onto the B.C. - Read More »

May 25, 2016

Idlewild Lake Rehabilitation Project Tentatively Slated To Begin in July

Cranbrook, BC (May 25, 2016) -- The City of Cranbrook is moving forward with the rehabilitation of the Idlewild Lake dam and upgrades to the park. With - Read More »

May 19, 2016

Cyclists & Skateboarders Reminded Not to Ride Sidewalks For Safety Reasons

Cranbrook, BC (May 19, 2016) – Those who like to ride their bikes or skateboards are asked to please stay off the sidewalks around the City. City - Read More »

May 19, 2016

City Makes Changes to Downtown Parking

Cranbrook, BC (May 19, 2016) – Those who frequent downtown Cranbrook on a regular basis will notice some changes to two parking lots, following a review undertaken - Read More »

May 18, 2016

Off Street Parking A Must For Trailers, Campers and RVs, City Says

Cranbrook BC (May 18, 2016) – If you have an RV, camper, boat or trailer you are asked to please find another place to park them when - Read More »

May 16, 2016

Kids of Cranbrook Fire Services Firefighters Raise over $1600 for Fort McMurray Sunday

Cranbrook, BC (May 16, 2016) -- $1674.61 was raised Sunday by the Cranbrook Firefighters Association, and their families in an effort to raise funds for the community of - Read More »

May 12, 2016

Yield Sign Now in Place at Top of Victoria Avenue to Improve Traffic Safety

Cranbrook, BC (May 12, 2016) – A new yield sign installed by the City of Cranbrook is now in place to improve traffic safety at the top - Read More »

May 12, 2016

2016 Mosquito Population Control Underway; Residents Encouraged to Monitor Standing Water

Cranbrook, BC (May 12, 2016) – The 2016 City of Cranbrook Mosquito Control Program is now underway. The Mosquito Control Contractor has been undertaking biological control efforts directed - Read More »

May 11, 2016

Council Adopts 2016 Tax Rate Bylaw Wednesday

Cranbrook, BC (May 11, 2016) – On Wednesday afternoon, Council adopted the City’s Tax Rates Bylaw that will see a 2.30% overall increase in 2016. In order - Read More »

May 10, 2016

Battle Is On Against Knapweed & Other Noxious Weeds

Cranbrook, BC (May 10, 2016) – Invasive plants are all around the City of Cranbrook and can pose a serious threat to wildlife, the economy, recreation and - Read More »

May 9, 2016

Public Works to Bring Another City Deep Well Online Monday

Cranbrook, BC (May 9, 2016) -- The City’s Public Works Utilities team will be working to bring the Confederation Park Well #4 online beginning this morning. - Read More »

May 6, 2016

No Campfires In Community Forest & Properly Dispose of Cigarette Butts, Fire Chief Warns

Cranbrook, BC (May 6, 2016) – Over the past week a series of concerns and complaints to the City of Cranbrook and Cranbrook Fire & Emergency Services - Read More »

May 5, 2016

Fire Flow Testing Program around Cranbrook to Continue Through To May 14th

Cranbrook, BC (May 5, 2016) – The annual testing and inspection process of the City’s fire hydrants continues and is scheduled to proceed through to - Read More »

May 4, 2016

Fort McMurray Wildfire Stresses the Importance of Protecting Your Home from Wildfire

Cranbrook, BC (May 4, 2016) - They are called grass fires, forest fires, wildland fires, or by a variety of names. Yet, no matter the name, they - Read More »

May 3, 2016

Open House Scheduled For City’s Seasonal Outdoor Patio Bylaw

Cranbrook, BC (May 3, 2016) -- The City of Cranbrook is considering adopting a new bylaw to facilitate establishing seasonal outdoor patios on City owned lands in - Read More »

May 2, 2016

City Welcomes Thea Rodgers As The 2016 Water Smart Ambassador

Free Irrigation Assessments Will Be Available Beginning Late June Cranbrook, BC (May 2, 2016) – The City of Cranbrook’s annual Water Conservation education initiative will - Read More »

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