Posted on: February 16, 2018

COFFEE TALK - February 28 from 9:30 am to 11:00am at Black Bear Books

Feb 28-18 Coffee talk

Have an informal chat with our Mayor Ron Toyota, along with the RCMP Staff Sergeant and Fire Chief about whatever's on your mind.WHEN - February 28 at 9:30 - 11:00 amWHERE- Black Bear Books

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Posted on: January 22, 2018

2018 CBT / RDCK Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs Funding

CBT / RDCK Community Initiatives and Affected Areas Programs are accepting applications for funding until February 28, 2018. The 2018/2019 granting allocation for the RDCK is $1,411,902. For more information and to apply for funding for your organization'...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: December 21, 2017

Town of Creston - Snow Removal

During the snow removal season, the Town of Creston works hard to create a safe town for residents and visitors. Residents can help the snow trucks clear the way more efficiently by moving their vehicles off the roads, especially in cul-de-sacs, before th...

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Looking for snow removal services?

Hardy Yardcare has a crew of 8 and they will do snow clearing for residences and businesses.

Contact Rudy at 250 435 0411 or hardyyardcare@gmail.com

We are posting this as the Mayor has had several enquiries about hiring vs. using the volunteer services of ...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: November 2, 2017

Winter Closure of Park Washrooms - November 2, 2017

As winter seems to be fast approaching, the washrooms located in Centennial, Millennium and Burns Park have now been closed for the winter season.

Additionally, Millennium Park has now been closed for the winter.

All these facilities will re-open again in t...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: October 26, 2017

Dog Park grass area to be closed for season

Due to wetness and cooler temperatures, the grass portion of the Dog Park will be closed for the season beginning in the next couple of days. Town crews will be fencing off the grass portion of the Dog Park to ensure that it isn't damaged during the wette...

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: February 13, 2018

I love Creston Article - February 2018 - Silly Season - an Election Year!

I recently attended a 2 day Local Government Leadership Forum in the company of 25 Mayors and Regional District Chairs from around the Province. At that Forum an observation was made that with the arrival of 2018, "silly season” has officia...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: December 4, 2017

I Love Creston Article - December 2017 - My personal experience with Fire Departments

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Most of us have busy schedules and we tend to only appreciate the services provided to us when we need them or after they respond to our personal needs. Our Fire Departments, or as we now call them our “Fire Rescue Services” because they provide more than...

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Posted on: November 13, 2017

I Love Creston Article - November 2017 - A new Fire Hall for the next 50 years

Our community is growing!  The most recent Canada Census indicated our population to be 5351.  As we continue to grow and develop, we need to plan strategically for our infrastructure.  And our infrastructure includes more than ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: October 16, 2017

I Love Creston Article - October 2017 - My 9 Years as "Mayor"

I am proud and honoured to continue serving as Mayor for the Town of Creston.  As I reflect on the last nine years in this role, I can’t help but recognize that there have been a lot of wins achieved for this community.  Howeve...

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Posted on: September 15, 2017

I Love Creston Article - September 2017 - Cemeteries in our Creston Valley

Forest Lawn Cemetery is a remarkable community icon that maintains a special place in the fabric of our community, our individual lives and our family histories.  My father passed away in 1973 and 44 years later my mother was recently laid to res...

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Posted on: July 14, 2017

I Love Creston Article - July 2017 - Our Canada Day 150 Project

Last year the Government of Canada announced that our Nation would be celebrating Canada’s 150th anniversary in 2017.  To mark the occasion, the Federal Government invited communities and organizations across the country to create speci...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

I Love Creston Article - June 2017 - Our Downtown Main Street and Highway #3 Re-alignment

A clear message that was heard in our recent Official Community Plan (OCP) community engagement process was the desire to establish our downtown as a welcoming destination for people, not just a thoroughfare for cars.  Achieving Phase 1 of the Hi...

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Posted on: May 15, 2017

I love Creston ariticle - Our Municipal By-Election

The Town of Creston will be holding a “By-election” on Saturday, June 10, 2017.  This election is the time when our community will democratically choose a representative to serve as Town Councillor for the remainder of our mun...

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Posted on: April 14, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Article - April 2017 - Report a Concern

The Town of Creston has made great strides in enhancing responsiveness to customer issues through the use of reporting features on our WEBSITE (www.creston.ca).  At this time of year, two issues that are commonly reported are related to SNOW and ...

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Posted on: March 15, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Ariticle- March 2017-Our Creston Valley Vistor Center - a new direction!

The location of our Visitor Centre (VC) is not changing, but we’re upping our game when it comes to telling our story to visitors from the region, the province and beyond! The RDCK Electoral Areas “B” and “C&rdq...

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Posted on: February 14, 2017

I Love Creston Ariticle - February 2017 - A Smaller Number of Town Council Members?

A community is incorporated by the Province as a municipality when Cabinet approves a legal document called “Letters Patent”. The Letters Patent establishes the municipality's name and boundary, provides for the first election...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: February 16, 2017

Mayors Article - Kootenay Business January 2017

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It is the responsibility of the administration in Canadian communities to ensure that citizens can count on basic services: clean water, safe and efficient disposal of waste and maintenance of roads. Not an inspiration for poetry, perhaps, but let the sys...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Mayor's I Love Creston Article, January 2017 - Regional District - Residential Taxes

Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) taxation has long been a line item on our Town of Creston property tax notice.  At my last Coffee Talk session, the question was asked, “What is paid for with the RDCK taxation that the Town ...

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