News Release – Town of Oliver Doors Closed to the Public

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TOWN OF OLIVER DOORS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC

For Immediate Release

July 13, 2020

Closed to the Public until further Notice

Please take note that Town Hall offices are closed to the public effective July 13, 2020 until further notice.  The Town will continue to offer services online and over the phone. 

The town’s critical and essential services, including fire services, drinking water and wastewater treatment, enforcement of bylaws, recycling and garbage collection will continue.

Quarterly utility invoices will be in the mail this week and you can pay by e-transfer, internet/telephone banking, mail in your cheque, or drop a cheque in the mail slot at Town Hall.

Town staff continue to be available by telephone or email:

Town Hall – 250 485 6200 – admin@oliver.ca

Finance – 250 485 6203 – finance@oliver.ca

Public Works – 250 485 6213 – works@oliver.ca

Development Services – 250 485 6250 – planning@oliver.ca

Oliver Council’s July 13, 2020 Regular meeting will be held via ZOOM – you can view the webcast at

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/93467519179

The Monday evening Harvest Hut will be closed until further notice.

Inquiries:

Cathy Cowan

Town of Oliver

250 485 6200


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Upcoming Events

  1. Regular Open Council Meeting

    April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Regular Open Council Meeting

    April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Regular Open Council Meeting

    May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. May 24
  5. Regular Open Council Meeting

    May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

2020 Property Tax Notices

For Immediate Release
May 27, 2020
Property Notices for 2020 are in the Mail for the Town of Oliver

Oliver property owners will be receiving property tax notices in the mail in the coming days, with taxes due on July 2, 2020.

If you have not received your notice by the first week of June, be sure to contact Town Hall at (250) 485 6203. Town Hall will be open to the public at 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. starting on June 1, however the Town strongly encourages that residents try to pay their property taxes through online banking, and claim home owner grants through the Town’s website at www.oliver.ca.

Mayor Update – Passing of Bill Ross

For Immediate Release
May 14, 2020

Sad News & COVID-19 Update

It is with a heavy heart I sit down to write this Mayor’s message. I was very saddened to hear of the accident that claimed the life of Bill Ross on Sunday, May 10th. Oliver has lost a stalwart of the community and on a personal note, I`ve lost a good friend. The Town of Oliver and the RDOS have issued a joint press release regarding Bill Ross, which is available

News Release – Mayor Johansen – Covid19 Update

The Town of Oliver has taken additional action to support citizens and businesses. During the April 20 – Special Open meeting Council passed a motion to assign the 2020 Property Tax Rates with a due date of July 2nd with a one percent (1%) penalty applied on July 3rd and a four percent (4%) penalty applied October 1st. Commercial businesses have until September 30 to pay their taxes, and the penalty of five percent (5%) will be applied October 1st.

Electric Vehicle Charging Station

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The Electric Charging Station that was vandalized several months ago has now been repaired and is ready for use. The charging station is located at 6431 Station St.


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Upcoming Events

  1. Regular Open Council Meeting

    April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Regular Open Council Meeting

    April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Regular Open Council Meeting

    May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. May 24
  5. Regular Open Council Meeting

    May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

News Release – March 31

MAYOR JOHANSEN – COVID-19 UPDATE

Last week at the direction of the Province, all local governments were ordered to activate their emergency plans. In response, the Town of Oliver has opened its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) at a Level 1. In addition, we are developing business continuity plans and advanced planning for other emergencies, such as freshet flooding and wildfires.

News Release – Oliver Fire Protection Areas – Open Burning Ban

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Oliver Fire Protection Area – Open Burning Ban

Open Burning Restrictions are in place for the residents in the Oliver Fire Protection Area effective March 26, 2020 to April 15, 2020. No new fires may be initiated and no additional material may be added to existing fires. The ban includes all properties within the Town of Oliver and Electoral Area C (rural Oliver).

As cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in BC continues to increase, the BC Centre for Disease Control recommended implementing measures to help reduce excess air pollution in populated airsheds across the province.

This ban does not include campfires and fires in portable wood burning fireplaces. The ban does not restrict fires in stoves using gas, propane or briquettes.
To report a fire, unattended campfire or fire violations, call 911.

Inquiries:
Town of Oliver
250 485 6200

Interactive Venting Index Map

 


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Upcoming Events

  1. Regular Open Council Meeting

    April 12 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Regular Open Council Meeting

    April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. Regular Open Council Meeting

    May 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
  4. May 24
  5. Regular Open Council Meeting

    May 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm