August 2019

City Responds to Police Incident Involving Dog

Fri, August 30, 2019

The City would like to provide notification to residents of an incident that occurred in the Seal Cove area between 10 am and 12 pm today. Police made the difficult decision to kill a designated dangerous dog that was at large, behaving very aggressively, and which after many attempts could not be apprehended safely. This is a step only taken in the most serious of circumstances, where an animal is considered to present an immediate danger to the public.

Flushing Reminder for Residences and Businesses that May Contain Lead in Private Home/Commercial Plumbing

Thu, August 29, 2019

The City would like to issue a reminder to the community that, as a precautionary measure, if you do not know for certain that your plumbing does not contain lead you should run a tap in your home or business for one or two minutes until it runs cold any time that water is left to sit in your pipes. Flushing your home water system in this way will help to ensure you are receiving a fresh source of water from beyond the home.

Notice of Closed Council Meeting - September 3, 2019

Thu, August 29, 2019

RESOLUTION TO EXCLUDE THE PUBLIC THAT Council hereby declares that the meeting held at 5:00 p.m. on September 3, 2019 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 (e) the acquisition, disposition or expropriation of land or improvements, if the council considers that disclosure could reasonably be expected to harm the interests of the municipality; and

City Launches Child Care Consultation

Wed, August 21, 2019

AUGUST 21st, 2019 – PRINCE RUPERT, B.C. – Access to affordable, quality child care is a key part of supporting both families and the local economy in the City of Prince Rupert. To address this, planning is underway to complete a Child Care Assessment and Action Plan, which will provide the community with a clear understanding of existing and future child care needs along with actions to realizing space creation targets.

Update on McBride Project

Mon, August 19, 2019

Residents, please be advised that capital works on McBride Street were completed by City crews last Friday and today the site will be prepped for paving with fill being applied to the area.  Unfortunately, due to weather the full completion of the paving will not be possible until conditions improve. Crews will return to complete paving as soon as possible.   We apologize for the inconvenience, and thank you for your patience.