News Flash

Posted on: October 20, 2018

Town of Creston 2018 Municipal Election and Borrowing Referendum Preliminary/Unofficial Results

2018 Preliminary Election Results

Referendum Vote for Borrowing for a new Fire Hall Unofficial Results:

1298 in favour
874 opposed

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Schikurski Park - Water Booster Station Upgrade

Schikurski Park-October

The Town of Creston will be upgrading the Schikurski Water Booster Station located in the Schikurski Park at 701-12th Avenue North in Creston. The construction will be completed to minimize disruption to users of the Park. 

The work will include t...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Washroom Closure

Please note that Millennium Park will remain open until it is closed for the season. Due to unforeseen circumstances though both washrooms are closed. There will be a portable washroom available. Thank you for your understanding.

Creston News Room
Posted on: October 2, 2018

Public Notice - Change in Council and Committee of the Whole Meeting start times

Notice - Meeting Start Time

NOTICE OF A CHANGE IN COUNCIL / COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE START TIMES

Please be advised that the following Council and Committee of the Whole Meetings will commence at 4:30 p.m. for the month of October 2018.

  • Regular Council Meeting – Tuesda...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 29, 2018

Hydrant Flushing & Maintenance

Please be advised that Town Crews will be carrying out the annual fall hydrant flushing and maintenance program starting October 1, 2018 and continuing for the month of October, weather dependent.

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

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Creston News Room
Posted on: September 14, 2018

2018 Local Government Election Declaration of Candidates for Mayor, Councillors and School Trustee

2018 Local Goverment Election for Town of Creston

2018 Local Government Election Declaration of Candidates for Mayor, Councillors and School Trustee

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

News Release - Town of Creston Appoints Acting Fire Chief

NR-Acting Fire Chief

Creston, BC, July 11, 2018 – The Town of Creston is pleased to announce the appointment of Jared Riel, Assistant Fire Chief with Creston Fire Rescue to Acting Fire Chief.

Mr. Riel has 12 years of fire service experience and his intimate knowledge...

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Posted on: June 26, 2018

Fire Hall ASC - Open House Materials and Feedback Form

Thank you! And Stay Tuned for More Info!

Thank you to everyone who attended our recent ASC open houses. We appreciate the insights and ideas that were shared as part of our presentation and small group discussion. We will be compiling the information to sh...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: April 6, 2018

Organic Yard Waste Drop-Off

Just a reminder that the Town-controlled organic yard waste drop-off situated at the south end of the Waste Water Treatment Plant, which is via Davis Road, is available to the residents of the Town of Creston.Accepted yard waste includes tree prunings, gr...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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News Flash

Posted on: September 14, 2018

I love Creston Article - September 2018 - My 10 years as Mayor

When I first ran for the mayor’s seat in 2008 I could not have expected that in 10 years I time I would be seeking my fourth term. But, like many who are elected to public office, I find the work fulfilling and endlessly challenging. So here we ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: June 4, 2018

I love Creston Article - June 2018 - Highway #3 Improvements on Canyon Street

There’s a lot happening in Creston over the next few months and our roads will be looking the better for it! 

A “mill and fill” project will be happening this summer on Canyon Street between 10th and 15th Avenues. &am...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: May 4, 2018

I Love Creston Article - May 2018 - Town of Creston next 5 years

My personal vision of our community for the next 5 years is one of growth and enhanced vibrancy.  Working together, we have the ability to map out a bright future.  The Town of Creston’s Official Community Plan (OCP) serves as ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 13, 2018

I Love Creston Article - April 2018 - 2 Grants approved

On March 9, 2018 the Town of Creston received official notice that our Federal Gas Tax Fund grant application was APPROVED for $2.8 million. These funds will be used for our Permanent Bio-Solids Handling System at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. While th...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 13, 2018

I love Creston Article - February 2018 - Silly Season - an Election Year!

I recently attended a 2 day Local Government Leadership Forum in the company of 25 Mayors and Regional District Chairs from around the Province. At that Forum an observation was made that with the arrival of 2018, "silly season” has officia...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: December 4, 2017

I Love Creston Article - December 2017 - My personal experience with Fire Departments

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Most of us have busy schedules and we tend to only appreciate the services provided to us when we need them or after they respond to our personal needs. Our Fire Departments, or as we now call them our “Fire Rescue Services” because they provide more than...

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

I Love Creston Article - November 2017 - A new Fire Hall for the next 50 years

Our community is growing!  The most recent Canada Census indicated our population to be 5351.  As we continue to grow and develop, we need to plan strategically for our infrastructure.  And our infrastructure includes more than ...

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

I Love Creston Article - October 2017 - My 9 Years as "Mayor"

I am proud and honoured to continue serving as Mayor for the Town of Creston.  As I reflect on the last nine years in this role, I can’t help but recognize that there have been a lot of wins achieved for this community.  Howeve...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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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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