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Upcoming Public Hearings:

Public Hearings will be held in the Council Chambers of the Township of Spallumcheen at 4144 Spallumcheen Way, Spallumcheen, BC on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. to hear representations on the following bylaws:

  • Township of Spallumcheen Zoning Text Amendment Bylaw No. 2003, 2020;
  • Township of Spallumcheen Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 2015, 2020; and 
  • Township of Spallumcheen Zoning Amendment Bylaw no. 2016, 2020

 

 

Fabulous News! The Township's new website is just around the corner....
We are so excited we can hardly contain ourselves!

 

 

 

 

PROPERTY TAXES:

Spallumcheen Property Tax Penalty of 10% commences on all unpaid taxes on Thursday, October 1, 2020

(Due to the impacts of COVID-19 the penalty date was moved for 2020 only to being applied October 1, 2020.)

All outstanding taxes must be paid no later than 4:30 pm on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 to avoid the 10% penalty.

Please also remember to claim your  Homeowner Grant ,  as unclaimed grants are considered unpaid taxes and will be subject to the penalty.

PERMISSIVE TAX EXEMPTIONS AND GRANT IN AID APPLICATIONS:

Applications for Permissive Tax Exemptions and Grant in Aid are due July 31, 2020

 

Coffee with the Mayor 

The next Coffee with the Mayor is scheduled for Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 10:30 am. We are happy to announce we will be allowing a maximum of 9 attendees in person. Please call 250-546-3013 in advance to reserve your spot. Additionally, the public is welcome to attend electronically via telephone, electronic device or computer. Please email your name, address and phone number to mail@spallumcheentwp.bc.ca and an access link will be provided to you.    

 

 

                                                 

 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. 

Please enter your Roll Number (Also known as Folio  Number) using the following example:

00999.999  (please omit the '323' as it auto fills on the very first line)

Please click the red button to claim your Home Owner Grant

 

 

 

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 OPEN FOR BUSINESS

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—1 person maximum

If the lobby is occupied, please wait outside until. 

 


NO OPEN BURNING – COVID-19

Burning Ban Remains in Place

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.

Campfires are permitted so long as they are (1) No larger than 0.5 metres in height and 0.5 metres width; (2) Contained (Non-combustible base w-edging); (3) Used for cooking purposes, recreational or ceremonial purposes; (4) Ability to extinguish fully and supervised at all times; and (5) Not subject to a campfire ban.

 


 

 


 

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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wastewater-recovery-project


 

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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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