Posted on: September 13, 2017

Fall Hydrant Flushing & Maintenance

Please be advised that Town Crews will be carrying out the annual fall hydrant flushing and maintenance program starting October 2, 2017 and continuing for approximately 6 weeks, weather dependent.

Your water may become cloudy during this period.  ...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 13, 2017

Fall Yard and Garden Clean-Up

Fall collections will be on October 10, 11 & 12, 2017.

The fall yard and garden clean-up is conducted by Town crews. Its purpose is to dispose of tree prunings, garden waste, and other compostable articles from yards that are not picked up during regul...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 12, 2017

Ministry of Forests Information Bulletin - Off-road vehicle and backcountry restrictions reminder

CASTLEGAR  - The BC Wildfire Service reminds the public that the operation of any off-road vehicle for recreational or hunting purposes on Crown land remains prohibited within the Southeast Fire Centre.

In addition, all Crown land within the Rocky...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: September 12, 2017

RDCK Media Release - Hazardous House Hold Round-Up 2017 - September 23, 2017 from 10am to 2pm

2017 hazardous Waste Notice

Hazardous Household Waste Round-Up 2017:

Look for an event near your community!

NELSON – It’s that time of year again! Check your shed, garage, basement and under your sink for those hazardous materials that cannot be taken to the landfill or recycling depo...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: August 4, 2017

Notice: Canyon Street Sidewalk Maintenance

The Town of Creston will be performing sidewalk maintenance/construction during the months of August and September 2017.  It is intended that enhancements to the sidewalks, identified below, will improve safety and mobility for all users. &nb...

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Posted on: July 11, 2017

RDCK Media Release - Provincial State of Local Emergency Declared and Campfire Ban in Place

The Regional District of Central Kootenay is informing residents that the BC Provincial Government has declared a provincial state of local emergency due to the current wildfire situation and the expected increase in wildfire activity.

For more information...

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Additional Info... Creston News Room
Posted on: June 30, 2017

Stage 2 Water Conservation measures in Effect for the Town of Creston and Erickson July 1st

STAGE 2 WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES are now in effect for both the Town of Creston and Erickson:

The Arrow Creek water system is currently experiencing high levels of demand as well as above normal temperature levels for this time of year and therefore all...

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Posted on: June 7, 2017

Notice: Poison Hemlock on Steve's Ride Trail

Poison Hemlock

Reaching up to 3 metres tall, Poison Hemlock can be identified by its smooth purple and red blotched stems and bright green triangular fern-like leaves that give the plant a lacy appearance. In its second year, the plant will produce small white flowers c...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 6, 2017

Organic Waste Management

In an effort to reduce back yard burning, the Town of Creston is offering residents the opportunity to dispose of their organic yard waste. The Town-controlled drop off location is situated at the south end of the Waste Water Treatment Plant, which is via...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

I Love Creston Article - September 2017 - Cemeteries in our Creston Valley

Forest Lawn Cemetery is a remarkable community icon that maintains a special place in the fabric of our community, our individual lives and our family histories.  My father passed away in 1973 and 44 years later my mother was recently laid to res...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: July 14, 2017

I Love Creston Article - July 2017 - Our Canada Day 150 Project

Last year the Government of Canada announced that our Nation would be celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017.  To mark the occasion, the Federal Government invited communities and organizations across the country to create speci...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: July 10, 2017

I Love Creston Article - June 2017 - Our Downtown Main Street and Highway #3 Re-alignment

A clear message that was heard in our recent Official Community Plan (OCP) community engagement process was the desire to establish our downtown as a welcoming destination for people, not just a thoroughfare for cars.  Achieving Phase 1 of the Hi...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: May 15, 2017

I love Creston ariticle - Our Municipal By-Election

The Town of Creston will be holding a “By-election” on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  This election is the time when our community will democratically choose a representative to serve as Town Councillor for the remainder of our mun...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 14, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Article - April 2017 - Report a Concern

The Town of Creston has made great strides in enhancing responsiveness to customer issues through the use of reporting features on our WEBSITE (www.creston.ca).  At this time of year, two issues that are commonly reported are related to SNOW and ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: March 15, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Ariticle- March 2017-Our Creston Valley Vistor Center - a new direction!

The location of our Visitor Centre (VC) is not changing, but we’re upping our game when it comes to telling our story to visitors from the region, the province and beyond! The RDCK Electoral Areas “B” and “C&rdq...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 14, 2017

I Love Creston Ariticle - February 2017 - A Smaller Number of Town Council Members?

A community is incorporated by the Province as a municipality when Cabinet approves a legal document called “Letters Patent”. The Letters Patent establishes the municipality's name and boundary, provides for the first election...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Mayors Article - Kootenay Business January 2017

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It is the responsibility of the administration in Canadian communities to ensure that citizens can count on basic services: clean water, safe and efficient disposal of waste and maintenance of roads. Not an inspiration for poetry, perhaps, but let the sys...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: January 13, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Article, January 2017 - Regional District - Residential Taxes

Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) taxation has long been a line item on our Town of Creston property tax notice.  At my last Coffee Talk session, the question was asked, “What is paid for with the RDCK taxation that the Town ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué