City Council

The view from Mount Woodside looking southwest over the Fraser River. (File Photo)

Kent Council to appeal to MOTI for Mount Woodside road safety improvements

Resident advocates for additional safety measures for cyclists, pedestrians

 

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87 per cent of Harrison residents approve an off-leash dog park: Report to Council

Nearly 9 out of 10 Harrison Hot Springs residents are in favour…

 

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Harrison parking planning meeting on tap for Thursday

The meeting takes place over Zoom, online survey

 

The red line indicates the area afffected by sewer upgrade work until the end of October. (Graphic/District of Kent)

Agassiz sewer upgrade in progress

Construction along Cheam Avenue expected until Oct. 29

The red line indicates the area afffected by sewer upgrade work until the end of October. (Graphic/District of Kent)
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District of Kent pledges continued advocacy for Agassiz-Rosedale bridge improvements

Transportation minister Rob Fleming responded to letter of concern from local officials

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Effective Sept. 15, patrons of the Community Recreation and Cultural Centre age 12 and older must provide prof of at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and two doses by Oct. 24 to participate in some programs and activities. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Council approves vaccine card policies for CRCC

Proof of both doses required by Oct. 24

Effective Sept. 15, patrons of the Community Recreation and Cultural Centre age 12 and older must provide prof of at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine and two doses by Oct. 24 to participate in some programs and activities. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Harrison Hot Springs Council is currently meeting at Memorial Hall on Esplanade Avenue. (Adam Louis/Observer)
District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

District of Kent council salutes COVID vaccine clinic volunteers

Aug. 16 meeting was first audio/video broadcast ever

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
The Bungalow Motel was demolished in May. A developer is looking to build mixed residential/commercial space in its place at 511 Lillooet Road. (Screenshot/Google Maps)

Public meeting set for development on former Bungalow Motel site

Meeting is next Thursday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. at Harrison Beach Hotel

The Bungalow Motel was demolished in May. A developer is looking to build mixed residential/commercial space in its place at 511 Lillooet Road. (Screenshot/Google Maps)
Empty parking spots are a rare commodity in Harrison during the busy season. The village is working with IBI group to develop a master parking plan. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Council considers parking proposal

Council votes 4-1 to award parking plan contract

Empty parking spots are a rare commodity in Harrison during the busy season. The village is working with IBI group to develop a master parking plan. (Adam Louis/Observer)
District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Kent Council, residents to collaborate on combating climate change

Residents propose forming environmental advisory committee

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
Forest fire hazard levels are extreme in Harrison Hot Springs right now. The Fraser Valley Regional District states East Sector Park has been closed due to the high fire risk. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Harrison Hot Springs Council clears fire department to assist with B.C. wildfires

Fire department would send four members, one engine if required

Forest fire hazard levels are extreme in Harrison Hot Springs right now. The Fraser Valley Regional District states East Sector Park has been closed due to the high fire risk. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A Phase 3 chart hangs on the door of the District of Kent Municipal Hall in Agassiz. Both the district and village of Harrison Hot Springs are opening in-person public meetings once more while urging the public to continue respecting provincial health recommendations. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A Phase 3 chart hangs on the door of the District of Kent Municipal Hall in Agassiz. Both the district and village of Harrison Hot Springs are opening in-person public meetings once more while urging the public to continue respecting provincial health recommendations. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A drone’s-eye view of the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge. (Screenshot/Shutter Speed Network)

Kent Council advocates for a wider Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge

Council voted unanimously to send letter of concern to transportation ministry

A drone’s-eye view of the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge. (Screenshot/Shutter Speed Network)
A multi-angle rendering of what a potential wayfinding sign would look like. The village is working with several local organizations to create the sign, designed to help tourists find their way around Harrison. (Screenshot/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)

Harrison Council approves wayfinding signs for tourism

Signs to be located at corner of Esplanade and St. Alice

A multi-angle rendering of what a potential wayfinding sign would look like. The village is working with several local organizations to create the sign, designed to help tourists find their way around Harrison. (Screenshot/Village of Harrison Hot Springs)
District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

District of Kent staff considering steps toward a safer Ashton Road

Residents in the Agassiz neighbourhood have a number of safety-related concerns

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Kent council greenlights dike improvements

Four dike sections to be worked on in first phase

District of Kent Municipal Hall. (Adam Louis/Observer)
District of Kent Municipal Hall (Adam Louis/Observer)

Kent council temporarily loosens patio regulations for restaurants

Allows for expanded outdoor dining while third wave COVID-19 restrictions in place

District of Kent Municipal Hall (Adam Louis/Observer)
Former Pitt Meadows city councillor David Murray was convicted of sex assault, and is now being sued by the victim. (files)

Former Pitt Meadows city councillor sued for sex assault

David Murray was convicted in 2017 of sexually assaulting a teen 25 years earlier

Former Pitt Meadows city councillor David Murray was convicted of sex assault, and is now being sued by the victim. (files)
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District of Kent council: Agassiz vaccine clinics successful

About 700 people vaccinated in two clinics, district officials say

THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP/Rogelio V. Solis