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Much needed improvements are coming to the Aqueduct Trail from Mann Road to Gibbers. Photo: Jim Bailey

Rossland council briefs: Tender approved for Aqueduct Trail upgrades

Access agendas, minutes, staff reports, news and much more at rossland.ca

 

Local drummers celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day with the Greater Trail community at Gyro Park on June 21, 2019. Photo: Jim Bailey

City of Rossland adopts Indigenous land acknowledgement policy

The policy is part of the 94 Calls to Action and is a living document that will evolve over time

 

The Rossland Council for the Arts, with support of Tourism Rossland, has leased and installed Space Junk on the corner of Columbia Avenue and Washington Street. (Contributed)

Rossland council briefs for May 2

Regional District of Kootenay Boundary gives presentation on annual budget

 

Rossland CAO Bryan Teasdale received the Long Service Recognition Award from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators. (File photo)

Rossland CAO recognized with service award

CAO Bryan Teasdale has been in senior government in BC for more than 15 years

Rossland CAO Bryan Teasdale received the Long Service Recognition Award from the Canadian Association of Municipal Administrators. (File photo)
In-person council meetings are held at Miners Union Hall.

Council Briefs: City moves forward with budget/financial plan

Rossland City Council’s next meeting is May 2 at 6 p.m. at Miners Hall; public is welcome to attend

In-person council meetings are held at Miners Union Hall.
Rosslanders concerned over potential open pit mining project at Record Ridge. Photo: Jim Bailey

Letter: City of Rossland responds to residents’ concerns over mining project

Rossland council has no direct involvement or influence over the mining project moving forward

  • Apr 21, 2022
Rosslanders concerned over potential open pit mining project at Record Ridge. Photo: Jim Bailey
Rossland Heritage Commission member Joanne Drystek, and Emily Rindler and Holly Borwick from the city helped residents celebrate Rossland’s 125th Anniversary on Friday, March 18 at Harry Lefevre Square. Photo: Jim Bailey

Happy 125th Anniversary Rossland!

The Golden City kicked off its 125th anniversary celebration on Friday with much more to come

  • Mar 23, 2022
Rossland Heritage Commission member Joanne Drystek, and Emily Rindler and Holly Borwick from the city helped residents celebrate Rossland’s 125th Anniversary on Friday, March 18 at Harry Lefevre Square. Photo: Jim Bailey
Rossland council met at the Miners Hall on March 14.

Rossland Council Briefs: sign of the times

Rossland council and city staff met March 14 at Miners Hall

Rossland council met at the Miners Hall on March 14.
The Rossland swimming pool will open this year, but is in need of lifeguards and repairs. Photo: Jim Bailey

Council briefs: City plans to open Rossland pool

Rossland council’s next meeting goes on Mar. 14 at 6 p.m. at the Miners Union Hall

The Rossland swimming pool will open this year, but is in need of lifeguards and repairs. Photo: Jim Bailey
Rossland council meet at the Miners Union Hall.

Council: Requirement for Queen St. access road revisited

The Queen St. access road is not a done deal, after council…

Rossland council meet at the Miners Union Hall.
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Rossland council briefs: City becoming Bear Smart

Bear Smart task force to work with residents to reduce human-bear conflict and destruction of bruins

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Rossland city council passed a motion to review the mayor and council pay scale for upcoming election.

Potential pay increase coming for Rossland councillors and mayor

Rossland council carried first reading for an increase in remuneration for next election

Rossland city council passed a motion to review the mayor and council pay scale for upcoming election.
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Rossland council reconsiders tax for police fund

Rossland council directs city staff to cut tax on police fund by .5 per cent

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Rossland council meet at the Miners Union Hall. (File photo)

Council briefs: Arts council accesses support fund

Redstone development hearing receives backlash on Queen’s St. secondary access road

Rossland council meet at the Miners Union Hall. (File photo)
People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)

B.C.’s capital bucking up for legal challenge of Quebec’s religious symbols ban

Victoria among number of Canadian cities commiting cash, encourage other B.C. cities to do the same

People rally against Bill 21 in Montreal in 2019. On Thursday (Jan. 6) Victoria council voted to contribute $9,500 to a growing legal challenge against the bill. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
Rossland Arena Society received grants from the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the 
COVID-19 Community Support grants. (Jim Bailey photo)

Rossland non-profits benefit from community grant funding

Groups accessed the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the COVID-19 Community Support grants

Rossland Arena Society received grants from the Community Grant Funding (CGF) stream and the 
COVID-19 Community Support grants. (Jim Bailey photo)
The virtual meetings are over, but since returning to in-person council at Miners Hall, due to poor quality, Rossland city council will no longer provide recordings of their meetings online, or allow virtual attendance.

Rossland city council briefs

City suspends recordings and virtual participation of council since in-person meetings resume

The virtual meetings are over, but since returning to in-person council at Miners Hall, due to poor quality, Rossland city council will no longer provide recordings of their meetings online, or allow virtual attendance.
In March 2020, Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore presented Jackie Drysdale (left) with a Distinguished Service award for her years of work on the Heritage Commission. (Dave Cornelius photo)

Former Rossland mayor advocates for seniors development

Jackie Drysdale requests that council take another look at the Cooke Ave. seniors housing project

In March 2020, Rossland Mayor Kathy Moore presented Jackie Drysdale (left) with a Distinguished Service award for her years of work on the Heritage Commission. (Dave Cornelius photo)
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Trail council votes to release findings and recommendations of code of conduct report

Coun. Robert Cacchioni makes motion to release parts of damaging report

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Helping Hands President Kimberly Feeny holds one of 17 kittens now staying at the cat shelter. Photo: Laurie Tritschler

West Kootenay cat shelter needs new home following council vote

Grand Forks city council gave the shelter a three-month lease in March

Helping Hands President Kimberly Feeny holds one of 17 kittens now staying at the cat shelter. Photo: Laurie Tritschler