News Flash

Posted on: December 7, 2018

Temporary Closure

Please be advised that Spirit Square will be closed to vehicular traffic from noon on Friday, December 14, 2018, until noon on Sunday, December 16, 2018, for the Christmas parade and other celebrations. Happy Holidays!

Creston News Room
Posted on: December 7, 2018

Creston Annual Tour of Lights 2018 - BC Transit

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Come and enjoy the Creston Annual Tour of Lights bus ride for the cost of $1.00 (payable to the driver).  There will be two trips nightly (6-7 pm and 7-8 pm) starting Monday, December 17 to Friday, December 21.

To reserve a seat, call the Creston ...

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Posted on: December 5, 2018

Notice of Two (2) Upcoming Special Committee of the Whole Meetings

Special Meeting Notice

NOTICE OF UPCOMING

SPECIAL COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETINGS 

Two (2) Special Committee of the Whole meeting have been scheduled for:

  • Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 commencing at 3:00 pm (immediately before the Regular Council Meeting); and,
  • Tue...
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Creston News Room
Posted on: November 27, 2018

Town of Creston now accepting applications for the Fire Hall Technical Building Advisory Committee

Are you interested in helping us build a new Fire Hall? The Town of Creston is seeking enthusiastic, community volunteers with technical building experience in design development, tendering and construction to be a part of the new Fire Hall Technical Buil...

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Creston News Room
Posted on: November 20, 2018

December 15, 2018 Santa Claus Parade - Float Registration Form

Santa Claus Parade 2018 - Parade Entry Form

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Get your float entries in for the Santa Claus Parade which is on Saturday, December 15 from 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm. All entries must be decorated and Christmas themed. For more information and to drop off parade entry ...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Let's talk about garbage!

If you received one of these stickers on your garbage bags, it could be because it was in contravention to the Town of Creston Waste Management Bylaw.  For details see the full Bylaw here:  http://www.creston.ca/2211/Garbage-Recycling-La...

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Posted on: November 15, 2018

Cat found 800 Block of Hilton Street

Cat found at 800 Block of Hilton Street, unknown sex or spray or neuter.  Approximately 2 to 4 years old.Please contact the Town of Creston at 250-428-2214  for more information.Available for claim until 4:30 on November 21, 2018.

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Creston News Room
Posted on: November 7, 2018

Official Town of Creston Election Results

Following the judicial recount on November 2, 2018 here are the official Town of Creston election results: https://bc.localelections.ca/election_results/23_2018_results.html

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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Posted on: April 19, 2011

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News Flash

Posted on: November 15, 2018

I love Creston Article - November 2018 - The next 4 years from my perspective!

One of my favorite quotes about leadership comes from Martin Luther King Jr. – “The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.” For me, t...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: September 14, 2018

I love Creston Article - September 2018 - My 10 years as Mayor

When I first ran for the mayor’s seat in 2008 I could not have expected that in 10 years I time I would be seeking my fourth term. But, like many who are elected to public office, I find the work fulfilling and endlessly challenging. So here we ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: June 4, 2018

I love Creston Article - June 2018 - Highway #3 Improvements on Canyon Street

There’s a lot happening in Creston over the next few months and our roads will be looking the better for it! 

A “mill and fill” project will be happening this summer on Canyon Street between 10th and 15th Avenues. &am...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: May 4, 2018

I Love Creston Article - May 2018 - Town of Creston next 5 years

My personal vision of our community for the next 5 years is one of growth and enhanced vibrancy.  Working together, we have the ability to map out a bright future.  The Town of Creston’s Official Community Plan (OCP) serves as ...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
Posted on: April 13, 2018

I Love Creston Article - April 2018 - 2 Grants approved

On March 9, 2018 the Town of Creston received official notice that our Federal Gas Tax Fund grant application was APPROVED for $2.8 million. These funds will be used for our Permanent Bio-Solids Handling System at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. While th...

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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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Additional Info... Mayor's Communiqué
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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