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Kicking Horse River Access Feasibility Study Released

May 19, 2017
Department: Town Hall
May 19, 2017 With funding assistance from the Province of BC, through the Rural Dividend Program (Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations) and the Ministry of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training, the Town of Golden commissioned a report in late 2016.  The purpose of the...
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Pool opens this weekend!

May 15, 2017
Department: Town Hall
It’s time to pull out the bathing suit, dust off the goggles and dive into fun at the Golden Swimming Pool! Thanks to grants from the Canada 150 Infrastructure Program and Columbia Basin Trust, the pool received a major facelift over the winter with some new additions to make the facility...
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Applications for 2018 Permissive Tax Exemptions are now available

May 10, 2017
Department: Town Hall
Apply for your 2018 Permissive Tax Exemption today!   Last year’s approved applicants will soon be receiving an individualized Renewal Application which has been sent out to each organization by mail.   If you have not previously applied for an exemption, but your organization...
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Emergency Preparedness Week May 7-13, 2017

May 04, 2017
Department: Town Hall
If there were a large-scale emergency in the community, would you and your family be prepared? As Emergency Preparedness Week nears, the time is right to know the risks and develop your own emergency plan. According to getprepared.gc.ca, Emergency Preparedness Week, which runs May 7-13, is a...
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First batch of bear-resistant garbage bins roll out this week

Apr 24, 2017
Department: Town Hall
With Spring in full swing, Bears and garbage are once again an item of concern in the community. In keeping with our commitment to reducing human-wildlife conflict in Golden, we are moving toward replacing all of our residents’ green garbage bins with a form of lockable bin that is highly...
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Over $130,000 in grant funding secured for Pedestrian Bridge repairs

Apr 03, 2017
Department: Town Hall
Thanks to a grant awarded by the Columbia Basin Trust, the Town of Golden has secured $133,000 toward repairs needed on the iconic Kicking Horse Pedestrian Bridge. As part of the Town’s efforts to improve asset management practices, professional condition assessments of municipal...
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Live the aquatic life this summer

Feb 28, 2017
Department: Town Hall
The Town of Golden is looking for some enthusiastic, amazing people to join our team at the Golden Pool as Lifeguards. Earn high school credits through the training, get a job that pays a competitive wage, work outside, teach people water survival skills and be proud to be part of a team that...
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Short Term Rentals in the Town of Golden

Feb 22, 2017
Department: Town Hall
Staff and Council began discussing this topic last summer. Due to the sheer magnitude of the issue, work priorities, and a want to learn from other communities, Council directed staff to re-examine the Town’s B&B and Short Term Rentals (STRs) regulatory regime in 2017 and 2018. Our...
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Budget 2017 Chapter 4: The next steps

Feb 20, 2017
Department: Town Hall
Over the past six months, Council and Town staff have spent many hours deliberating over the 2017 Budget and Five-Year Financial Plan. It’s important to us that you, the taxpayer, know just what is happening and what might be changing that affects you. To that end, Council and Town Staff...
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Funding announced for next phase of Highway 1 expansion and upgrades

Feb 17, 2017
Department: Town Hall
Today, the Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and B.C. Transportation and Infrastructure Minister Todd Stone, were in Kamloops to announce $469.4 million to expand and upgrade two major sections of the TransCanada Highway. Out of this amount, the Kicking Horse...
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