September 2020

Impacts to Customer Service, Monday, September 28th

Thu, September 24, 2020

On Monday, September 28, 2020 from 10:30 am to 1:00 pm, the Customer Service area at City Hall will be reserved for the taking of payments for properties sold at Tax Sale. Please be advised that if citizens wish to complete other business during this times, staff will be delayed in responding. Please visit City Hall outside of this time period and/or call ahead to make an appointment for critical business.

Water Quality Advisory Lifted

Wed, September 23, 2020

SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2020 – PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – Residents are advised that the Water Quality Advisory in place since August 17th has now been lifted by Northern Health’s Drinking Water Officer. This Advisory was in place due to high turbidity (sediment) in the water supply related to unprecedented rain events and small landslides occurring in our watershed.

Tax Penalty Deadline of September 30th Approaching for Commercial, Light & Major Industry, and Not-For-Profit properties

Thu, September 17, 2020

Please be reminded that property taxes for Commercial/Light & Major Industry/Not-For-Profit properties  will have a 10% penalty applied if they are not paid by Wednesday, September 30th, 2020. This penalty date was adjusted by the Provincial Government for these (non-residential) classes of taxpayers this year in response to COVID-19, and was an extension of the usual penalty date that is otherwise applied in early July of each year.

Notice of Tax Sale 2020

Thu, September 17, 2020

The 2020 tax sale will be held on Monday September 28, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. in the Jim Ciccone Civic Centre Auditorium. Properties offered at the 2020 property sale are those for which there are taxes outstanding since 2018. Not all properties listed in the advertisement will be available on September 28th as in some case the taxes will be paid in the interim.


Notice of Tax Sale 2020

Notice re: Bear Conflict Reduction

Mon, September 14, 2020

A friendly reminder that we are all responsible for helping to reduce conflicts between local bears and people in our community. Did you know that the number one identified attractant for bears in BC is garbage? Please do not litter (especially food waste!), and ensure that garbage is either kept inside, or well-secured until garbage day.

Notice of Closed Council Meeting - September 14, 2020

Fri, September 11, 2020

RESOLUTION TO EXCLUDE THE PUBLIC THAT Council hereby declares that the meeting held at 5:00 p.m. on September 14, 2020 is to be closed to the public and that the basis of this closure is that the item(s) on the agenda of this meeting comply with the following closed meeting criteria specified in Section 90 of the Community Charter:

90.1 (c) labour relations or other employee relations; and,

(g) litigation or potential litigation affecting the municipality.