Town of Oliver Offices Closed to the Public

Town of Oliver Offices Closed to the Public

News Release – 18 Mar 2020

Effective, Wednesday, March 18, 2020, all Town of Oliver offices will be closed to the public.  Town of Oliver staff will still be available by telephone or email to serve the public.  Any essential services that may require a meeting with staff will done by appointment only.  A targeted re-opening date of April 6, 2020 has been set, however, this is subject to change on the ever changing environment that we are currently operating.

How to Contact the Town:

  • Town Hall – 250 485 6200 – admin@oliver.ca
  • Public Works – 250 485 6213 – works@oliver.ca
  • Finance – 250 485 6203 – finance@oliver.ca
  • Development Applications – can be submitted via email to planning@oliver.ca or telephone Town Hall to coordinate delivery of an application
  • Utility Payments – can continue to be made online through your financial institution, or dropped in the mail slot at Town Hall.  If you require assistance please call the Finance Office.

Please visit the Town of Oliver’s website for updates – www.oliver.ca > What’s Happening > COVID-19.

The Town is focused on ensuring that essential services are provided for residents and businesses, particularly, Fire, Water, Sewer, and Garbage/Recycling Collection.  Waste Connections advise that the schedule has not changed with weekly garbage pick up and bi-weekly recycling or yard waste collection.  Please contact Waste Connections of Canada if you have a question at 250 498 4888.

The safety and well-being of Oliver and area residents, including our staff, is of utmost importance to Council.  The Town of Oliver is and will continue to follow the advice of the Provincial Health Officer with regard to provision of services to the community.  It is recognized that the situation is changing rapidly and the message from the Provincial Health Officer is to take precautions now to minimize the effect on ourselves and our families and not overload our healthcare system.

Concerns relating to gatherings of more than 50 people has resulted in the postponement of upcoming open houses and the Spirit of Oliver Award event (the Town will continue to receive nominations until the end of March).

Mayor and Council would like to thank our staff and our community for doing your part to protect their health and that of your loved ones.  Support your friends and neighbors who are most vulnerable, if you have an elderly neighbor, or someone who has medical issues, ask them if they are OK, or if they need anything.

Stay connected on latest news from the Town of Oliver:

  • Facebook: @TownofOliver
  • Twitter: @TownofOliverBC
  • Web: www.oliver.ca > What’s Happening > COVID-19

Inquiries:

Cathy Cowan, CAO
Town of Oliver
250 485 6200


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