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Please push button to claim your Home Owner Grant

 

To claim your Home Owner Grant online you will need to enter your 8-digit roll number (DO NOT enter the first three digits 323) and your access code. These can be found on the top right hand section of your Property Tax Notice.

Roll Number (Also known as Folio  Number) Example: 00999.999

Property Tax Procedures for 2020

  • The 2020 property tax notices will be mailed out May 29, 2020.
  • The office can only hold 2 customers at a time; the line up will be outside on the right side of the building and is marked by pylons.
  • All paperwork must be filled out before you get to the cashier. 
  • There is a drop and go zone for those dropping off completed HOG’s and cheques, go up the wheelchair ramp and drop your envelope in the mail slot.  You can claim your home owner grant online from the Township's website
  • Property taxes can be paid: online, by cheque and Interac
  • No cash or credit cards accepted
  • Due date is July 2, 2020
  • Penalty date is October 1, 2020

Tax deferment program details:

For information regarding the Provincial Tax Deferment programs,

please visit the Government of BC Website

THE TOWNSHIP OF SPALLUMCHEEN OFFICE IS:

REMOTELY OPEN FOR BUSINESS

 

In order to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 and to protect our community and staff, the Township has adapted our operations to support the public through remote access.  Please be assured that our staff are available to assist you with your needs.  We kindly ask you to refrain from visiting the office and call first if your needs require attendance.

Essential Services requiring in person contact,  will be considered via appointment only

Please call us at 250-546-3013 or email us at

mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca

and we will gladly assist you.

COVID-19 Information

 

May 22, 2020 Mayor Fraser's Statement - COVID-19

 

 

  

 

Municipal Office Open FOR BUSINESS
PLEASE Call or Email US - WE ARE AVAILABLE FOR YOU AT:

Phone:  250-546-3013

Email:  mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca

Website:  www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca

As the Township of Spallumcheen opens for business (Walk-ins) we must adhere to WorkSafe BC protocols. 

PLEASE ensure you abide by all required procedures  when entering the BUILDING for the health and safety of our residents , the public and township staff.

Office FOYER occupancy—2 maximum

IF THERE ARE PEOPLE INSIDE, PLEASE WAIT OUTSIDE UNTIL SUCH TIME AS THE HOLDING AREA  just inside the door BECOMES AVAILABLE

 

                                                           Office procedures:

1. Please use the hand sanitizer station  

2. Wait at HOLDING AREA (podium) on green “x”

3. Approach the front counter when it is available.

THE TOWNSHIP COUNCIL AND STAFF APPRECIATES YOUR PATIENCE AND COOPERATION AT THIS TIME.

TIPS: Filling out your paperwork in advance can help your attendance go smoothly.  Email us in advance and we’ll provide you any paperwork required..  Please use cheque or interact as preferred form of payment.

 

 

Please be advised that the Township’s website is back online in a slightly modified version.  We appreciate your patience as we develop and launch our new Website in the coming months. 

COUNCIL AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS

The Township of Spallumcheen has had success using our new electronic meeting process. The public are welcome to attend the meetings via the following electronic options:

  • Via telephone,

  • Via computer, or

  • Via electronic device.

    • The next scheduled meetings are:

      Monday, June 1, 2020:           Committee of the Whole at 9:00 am

                     Regular Council Meeting at 7:00 pm

If you would like to virtually attend an open Council meeting, please provide us your name, address and contact information (in case there are electronic issues we can contact you) at mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca or contact the office at 250-546-3013 and an access code will be provided to you.

 

COFFEE WITH THE MAYOR

The next Coffee with the Mayor is scheduled for Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at 10:30 am. MLA Greg Kyllo and MP Mel Arnold will be in attendance (electronically). Please note these meetings will be via electronic means until further notice. Please email the Township of Spallumcheen at mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca with your name, address, email address and phone number if you wish to attend virtually and an access code and log in instructions will be provided to you.


NO OPEN BURNING – COVID-19

Burning Ban Remains in Place

(Campfires are permitted at this time)

The Ministry of Forests Lands and Natural Resource Operations have also issued a Province-wide Open Burning Prohibition that comes into effect on April 16, 2020 at noon and will be in place until further notice. Please contact the Armstrong Spallumcheen Fire Department at 250-546-6708 for further information.


 

PROVINCE OF BC 

REOPENING PLAN

 

Under B.C.’s Restart Plan, government will work closely with public health officials, businesses and labour organizations to lift restrictions in phases, gradually allowing for more social and economic activity, while closely monitoring health information to minimize the risk to the public.

 

More Information can be found at:

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2020PREM0026-000826

SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 83

 

SD83 is working closely with the Ministry of Education to begin a coordinated and measured phased-in approach to resuming in-class learning, guided by strict health and safety guidelines. 

Options include:

· K-Grade 5 Part Time

· Grade 6-12—Smaller scale instruction.

More details to come.  Information  will be provided on their website at:

www.sd83.bc.ca

 

 

BC’S RESTART PLAN

PHASE 2

Parks and Playgrounds have reopened in Phase 2 of the Province’s Restart Plan.

Please continue to practice the recommended social distancing requirements while enjoying the outdoors.


 

We know the COVID-19 pandemic has been challenging for many of us mentally and financially. If you or someone you know if struggling with depression or anxiety or any other mental health concerns, please know help is available.

 

Health Canada has launched a new Wellness Together Canada Portal to provide a wide array of resources. This portal can be accessed through Canada.ca/coronavirus or download the Canada COVID-19 App on your smart phone.

 


 

WHITE HEART PROJECT
In support of the Vernon Jubilee Hospital and all our frontline workers and medical staff the Township of Spallumcheen Council is encouraging the community to get involved in the White heart Project. 

Well-wishers are encouraged to:

SEND a message of encouragement by visiting www.WhiteHeartsforVJH.ca

SHOW support by posting a white heart in windows or on doors. Templates are easily accessed and available on the site.

SHARE photos and messages of appreciation by posting on social media using #WhiteHeartsforVJH

 

 

HEALTH TIPS

 

PLEASE SEE OUR COVID-19 LINK ON OUR WEBSITE FOR LINKS TO HEALTH AGENCIES.

*Anyone who suspects they may have symptoms of COVID-19 should call:  8-1-1 for an assessment or download the self-assessment app at:  https://bc.thrive.health/ 
The Public Health Agency of Canada has created a toll-free phone number (1-833-784-4397) to answer questions from Canadians about COVID-19.

Cindy Graves, Corporate Officer  

Phone: 250-546-3013 

Email: cindy.graves@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca

Previous Mayor's Statements:

March 16, 2020 COVID-19 Statement from Mayor Christine Fraser
March 19, 2020 COVID-19 Statement #2 from Mayor Christine Fraser 
March 27, 2020 COVID-19 Statement #3 from Mayor Christine Fraser

April 9, 2020 COVID-19 Statement #4 from Mayor Christine Fraser

April 17, 2020 COVID-19 Update #5 from Mayor Christine Fraser

April 24, 2020 COVID-19 Statement #6 from Mayor Fraser

May 1, 2020 COVID-19 Statement #7 from Mayor Fraser

May 8, 2020 COVID-19 Update #8 from Mayor Fraser

May 15, 2020 COVID-19 Update #9 from Mayor Fraser


NO OPEN BURNING - Burning Ban Currently in Place

 

 

Persons in violation of the Township’s burning regulations may be subject to Municipal Ticket Information fines up to $2,000.00.

 

Please ensure you do not open burn during fire bans.  Fines may be issued for all Open Burning that is contrary to the Township of Spallumcheen Fire Prevention Bylaw No. 1909, 2019 Consolidated February 2019.

For more information regarding provincial regulations relating to open burning click on the following link: 

 

http://www2.gov.bc.ca/assets/gov/environment/waste-management/garbage/fs_burning_req.pdf

 

Respectfully,
Fire Chief Ian Cummings
250-546-6708 
Armstrong-Spallumcheen Fire Department


Click Here for Recycling Information, including contact information for Emterra​

FOR THE RECORD:
The Township of Spallumcheen does not have a Facebook Page nor is it associated in any way with any Facebook Pages or any other social media sites.
For current and correct information, please visit our website at

www.spallumcheentwp.bc.ca

or call the Township Municipal Hall at 250-546-3013.

 

Located in the beautiful Spallumcheen Valley, the Township of Spallumcheen is a combination of farming, industrial and residential opportunities.  The wide valley bottom is edged with evergreen slopes and boasts all forms of intensive and family agricultural operations.  Supported by a vibrant industrial park, experience the oldest and largest municipality in the southern Interior of British Columbia and see, why, in Spallumcheen, Farming Comes First.

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​TOWNSHIP OF SPALLUMCHEEN
MONTHLY COUNCIL HIGHLIGHTS

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The Township of Spallumcheen is a unique and beautiful municipality and the 
Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce Promotional Video

captures that beauty perfectly!

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CHANGES TO  RDNO RECYCLING DROP CENTRES

Starting January 1, 2019 certain recyclables will no longer be accepted at landfills.
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 1949 Township of Spallumcheen Public Works Department 

 

 

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