Fortis crews are on-site in the Townsite neighbourhood of Kimberley today, October 16th, attending to a natural gas leak. The leak is in the area of 4th Avenue and 5th Avenue at the 400 block. Residents may notice a natural gas odour in the air but are not required to evacuate. Crews will need a couple of hours to fix the issue.
This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme is “Serve up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!™”. Did you know one of the leading causes of home fires in British Columbia is carelessness while cooking?
In an effort to prioritize public safety during the COVID-19 pandemic, City Council has made the difficult decision to maintain the closure of the Aquatic Centre. Several factors were taken into account including the rising case numbers in BC. Ultimately, the layout of the facility does not make reopening a possibility at this time.
The City apologizes for technical difficulties experienced at last night’s Council meeting. Here is a brief outline of the meeting outcomes:
The City of Kimberley is inviting residents and visitors to have their say on active transportation in our community. A new public engagement website has been launched to collect feedback on how people want to walk, run, bike and roll in Kimberley.