News & Notices

District of Taylor 2018 Bursary

Apply today! The District of Taylor bursary is open to grade 12 grads as well as mature students entering post-secondary. 

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Burn Bans Rescinded

As of 12 o'clock noon on June 2nd, Burn Bans are recsinded within the Prince George Fire Centre Jurisdiction. 

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Enbridge Flaring Notification for Tuesday, June 5th

Notice of flaring to occur on June 5, 2018 at the Enbridge CS1 station yard. In addition, our 26” Alberta Mainline will undergo purging at the second location on the attached sketch which may be loud for about fifteen minutes. This is on private land and the nearby residents have been notified

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June Public Swim Schedule

Enjoy Public Swim Mondays - Wednesdays starting on Tuesday, June 5th!

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Special Council Meeting - May 28th

A Special Council Meeting will take place on Monday, May 28th at 6:00pm. 

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Smoky Skies Bulletin

A Smoky Skies Bulletin has been issued for the North and South Peace Regions by the Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.

It is advised to avoid strenuous outdoor activity. This Bulletin will remain in effect until further notice.

Read the full bulletin here. 

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Taylor Hill Climb 2018

Join us for the annual Taylor Hill Climb on Saturday, May 26th from 12 - 2pm!

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Water Levels Normal

There have been a number of communities affected by flooding. As per the Fire Chief, Taylor is safe and our water levels are normal as of today. 

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Chamber Luncheon

Mayor Fraser will be speaking at the Fort St John Chamber of Commerce Luncheon on Tuesday, May 15th! Get your tickets today!

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Burn Bans in Effect in Northeast BC

As of noon on May 5th, Category 2 open fires and the use of fireworks is now banned in the Northeast region. 

For more information on these burn bans, please see this Information Bulletin from the Ministry of Forests, Lands, and Natural Resource Development. 

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Emergency Preparedness BBQ and Siren Testing

Join the District of Taylor and TIMAG for the annual Emergency Preparedness Open House and BBQ. New this year, a test of the emergency siren will be taking place at 

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Water Restrictions Now in Effect

Water restrictions are now in effect from May 1st - October 31st. 

Please only water on ODD numbered days between 6-8am and 8-10pm. 

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Coffee with Council

Join Mayor Fraser and Council next week on Tuesday, April 24th at the Taylor Community Hall from 6:00 - 8:00pm for the second Coffee with Council night! 

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Mayor Fraser on CBC Daybreak North

Listen to Mayor Fraser on CBC Daybreak North! He starts at 56:25.

 

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Celebrate Sustainability with the District of Taylor!

Join the District of Taylor and NEAT on Wednesday, April 18th at the Yard and Garden Trimmings Transfer Station (by the Lone Wolf Maintenance Building on Cherry Ave East) from 5:00 - 7:00! Earth-friendly giveaways, pizza, prizes, and new knowloedge on sustainability await you!

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Yard and Garden Trimming Event

Join us April 18th by the Lone Wolf Maintenance Buidling to celebrate Earth Day with pizza, juice, and learning about sustainability!

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Audited Financial Statements Presentation

There will be a presentation of the audited financial statements on Tuesday April 24th. 4:30 to 5:30 in Council Chambers. 

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NEW Taylor Events and Recreation Guide

Grab or download your copy of the new  Taylor Events and Recreation Guide for Spring/Summer 2018. 

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Draft Snow Removal Policy

We want to hear from you! Council is reviewing the Snow Removal and Ice Control Bylaw and wants your feedback! Review the policy and submit your comments, concerns, and ideas in writing to the District of Taylor Office for consideration or join us at the Public Works Committee Meeting on Monday, March 19th at 9:00. 

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Free Easter Tickets

Hop to the Hub for your free ticket to the District of Taylor Easter Party on March 31st from 12 - 3pm. Tickets are available at the Community Services Hub and District of Taylor Municipal Office! 

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Invasive Plant Jingle Contest

The Peace River Regional District is putting this invasive on notice and they need your help! Enter the PRRD Invasive Plant Jingle Contest for your chance to win great prizes! For full contest details, click here.  

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Rural Development Strategy

How can the BC Government help make rural life better? Let them know! Share your ideas on rural development HERE by 4pm on February 28th to have your say!

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Resource Municipalities Symposium - February 28th

Calling Energy Industry Professionals! You are invited to attend the NEBC Resource Municipalities Coalition syposium on February 28th. Click on the poster below to see the schedule or sign up on Eventbrite!

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Kids Kamp: Spring Break Edition

Kids Kamp: Spring Break Edition is back again this year March 19th - 23rd at the Taylor Community Hall! Registration opens on Monday, February 19th! Make sure you register quickly as there is limited space available. Download the registration form and parent handbook here

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Reminder - Societies Act Workshop Tonight

This is a reminder and invitation for any Not-for-Profit Societies to join us for the Societies Act Workshop taking place in tonight in Council Chambers from 6-8pm by the Dawson Creek Chamber of Commerce. 

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Council BINGO - Friday, February 9th

Get ready for great prizes, delicious snacks, and tons of fun with Mayor and Council as they host their annual Bingo this Friday, February 9th from 7-9pm. 

The cost is free to attend however, please bring a non-perishable food donation.

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Societies Act Workshop

Are you part of a non-profit society and want to learn more about the changes to the Societies Act? Join the Dawson Creek Chamber of Commerce as they host a free workshop at the District of Taylor Council Chambers on Thursday, February 8th from 6-8pm. 

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Summit Series - Taxes 101

Join us for the second in the Financial Health Summit Series on Tuesday, February 20th for  How to do Your Taxes - Taxes 101 with MCR Accounting!

 

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Council and Committee Meetings in 2018

Council and Committee Meetings will be happening the following dates of 2018. Want to add your topic to the agenda and speak to Council? Come as a guest of council by submitting your request in writing the Thursday prior to the meeting you would like to attend.

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District Office Holiday Hours

Please be advised of the holiday hours of operation for the District of Taylor municipal office. 

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Weekly Events: Dec 11-15th

This Week In Taylor:

  • Hang every light with care, this Wednesday is the annual Christmas Light Up Judging. Councillors Ponto and Lueneberg will be awarding 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes to the best decked homes in Taylor!
  • Christmas Bingo will be happening this Friday, December 15th from 7:00-9:00pm. 

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Coffee with Council

On behalf of Mayor and Council, we would like to thank you to everyone who came out to our first Coffee with Council event and engaged with us on Parcel Z Development, Snow Removal, and the Traffic Safety Survey Results! It was a great turnout with lots of feedback. The results will be posted in the new year.
Council and staff appreciate your engagement and hope to host another Coffee with Council evening in the new year!

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Meetings of Committee and Council - December 4th

Please join us in Council Chambers today for the following meetings:

Recreation Committee: 10:00am

Committee of the Whole: 4:00pm

Regular Council: 5:00pm

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Santa Skate and Pictures with Santa

Join us tomorrow evening, December 1st, at the District Ice Centre for a FREE Santa Skate on the main ice from 4 - 8pm and Pictures with Santa from 5 - 7pm in the lobby. Free Hot Chocolate will be served from the Black Cats Concession. 

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Coffee with Mayor Fraser and Council

Engage in your community at Coffee with Mayor Fraser and Council on Thursday, December 7th between 6:30 and 9:00. Stop by for a quick chat, grab a snack, and voice your ideas on Parcel Z Development, Snow Removal, and hear the results of the Traffic Safety Survey. 

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Public Meeting - Proposed Cemetery Bylaw

A public meeting will be held on Monday, December 4th to discuss changes to the Cemetery Bylaw.

 Cemetery, Bylaw, Public Meeting, District of Taylor

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Taylor Winter Wonderland - Upcoming Events

Make sure you join us to celebrate this festive season with a number of events happening in the Community!

Holiday, Christmas, Events, Taylor

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Meetings of Committee and Council - November 20th

Please join us in Council Chambers today for the following meetings:

Public Works Committee: 9:00am

Protection Committee: 1:00pm

Regular Council: 5:00pm

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Remembrance Day Ceremony 2017

Please join us for the District of Taylor Remembrance Day Ceremony at the Taylor Community Hall. We will begin gathering at 10:00am with the march and ceremony beginning at 10:40am. 

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Tomorrow is Garbage Day!

Tomorrow, November 7th, is the FIRST garbage day to use the new garbage containers. Please remember that containers must be ready by 8am to be picked up. 

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Council and Committee Meetings Today

Join us in Council Chambers as exciting meetings take place today with important budget discussions and delegates from the community speaking.
Recreation Committee Meeting - 10am

Committee of the Whole - 4pm

Council - 5pm

For more information, please call 250-789-3392

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Peace Island Park Caretaker Request for Proposals

Peace Island Park is located along the Peace River just outside of Taylor, BC. The District of Taylor is seeking proposals from interested individuals to operate, maintain, develop and conduct security patrols throughout Peace Island Park on a year round basis.

Details on BC Bid

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Remembrance Day Ceremony

Join us for the Taylor Remembrance Day Ceremony on Saturday, November 11th. The Gathering will begin at the Taylor Community Hall at 10:00, with the March and Ceremony to follow after 10:30.

Would you like to lay a wreath at the ceremony? Contact Community Services at 250-789-2828. 

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Enbridge Open House

Join Enbridge on Thursday, October 26th between 5:00 - 8:00pm for an Open House on their Compressor Station 1 Modernization Project. 

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Fire Prevention Week!

It's Fire Prevention Week! The theme this year is: Every Second Counts! Plan 2 Ways Out. 

Taylor Fire and Rescue Services will be visiting Taylor Elementary this week to speak to our students - but don't let the conversation stop there! 

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Interested in Local Air Quality?

Find information about our local air quality at BC Air Quality. There are stations are Lone Wolf Golf Course, the South Taylor Hill, and for Taylor Townsite. 

 

For more information, visit their website!

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Notice of Meeting Time Changes - Monday October 2nd

Notice of Committee Meeting Changes:

Sub-Recreation Committee Meeting 9am (Community Services Hub)

Recreation Committee Meeting 11am (Council Chambers)

Committee of the Whole 3pm  (Council Chambers)

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Last Day of the Visitor Centre - Saturday, September 30th

Join us at the Last Day of the Visitor Centre this Saturday, September 30th from 9am - 5pm for cupcakes and beverages to celebrate another fantastic year at the Taylor Visitor Centre!

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Public Notice of Application for Route Elimination

Please see the Public Notice of Application for Route Elimination from Greyhound. Click here to see the full application. Responses must be submitted by October 13th and can be sent to Greyhound directly or to District of Taylor Mayor and Council. 

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Be Bear Aware

Please remember to be Bear Aware during the fall. See the list of tips in the image below or find more information at wildsafebc.com.

 

In the event that you see a bear, please call District Bylaw personnel at 250-789-3392 and/or BC Conservation Officers at 1-877-952-7277. 

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Medical Clinic Meet & Greet BBQ

Meet the doctors of the North Peace Primary Care Clinic and enjoy a hot dog and refreshments tonight from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at the Taylor Medical Clinic. 

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Moving Sale Extended!

The District of Taylor is holding a Moving Sale now extended Friday and Saturday at Unit 2   9707 - 99 Ave.

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Fall Recreation Programs and Events

Enjoy family fun this fall with a number of activities and events happening in Taylor!

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Coats for Kids - Still in Need of Donations!

Coats for Kids is still in need of donations!

Help us keep kids happy and active throughout the winter with proper winter clothing! Now accepting winter gear for children of all ages at the Community Services Hub. For more information, call Community Services at 250-789-2828. 

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Taylor Tai Chi

Register today for Taylor Tai Chi with Willow Moon Arts! Monday Beginner, Advanced, and Gentle Stretching Classes available. Call the Community Services Hub at 250-789-2828 for more information. 

Taylor Tai Chi Recreation Program

Taylor Tai Chi Recreation Program

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Fire Ban Changes for Peace Region Area

The Burn Ban has been lifted on Category 1 Fires (Campfires)! A ban remains in effect for Category 2 and 3 fires. Click here to view the Open Fire Regulations for more information on fire categories. 

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Notice from Public Works

As part of regular maintenance, Public Works is cleaning the sewer system from August 14th - August 31st. THere may be effects of the clearning that result in water being agitated within residences. We apologize for any inconvenience and will try to mitigate any foreseen occurances. 

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Employment Opportunity - Maintenance Worker II

The District of Taylor Parks & Facilities Department is currently hiring for Maintenance Worker II. 

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2017 Back to School Hockey Jamboree

Taylor Minor Hockey will be holding the annual Back to School Hockey Jamboree from August 31st - September 3rd. Register before August 14th and save!

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Taylor Minor Hockey Jamboree Registration

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2017 Gold Panning Parade!

Show your commmunity spirit and enter your float in the 2017 World Invitational Gold Panning Parade on Friday, August 4th! For more information, contact parade organizer Councillor Dave Lueneberg at dlueneberg@districtoftaylor.com! 

 

2017 Worlds Invitational Gold Panning Parade Invite Letter

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Emergence Art Sculpture Unveiling

The unveiling of Emergence, a public art sculpture recognizing Canada 150, the 75th Anniversary of the Alaska Highway, and 118 years of the Treaty 8 Agreement, will take place on Friday, August 11th from 4:00-7:00 at NAR Park in Dawson Creek. 

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Fire Ban - All Open Fires

Effective at 8 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017, all open fires (including campfires) are prohibited throughout the Prince George Fire Centre's jurisdiction to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.

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Burning Restrictions - Category 2 and Category 3 Fires

Burning restrictions in effect starting July 6th at noon for Category 2 and 3 fires. For more details, read here

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Yoga Classes »

Date: Wednesday June 20th, 2018

Time: 5:45pm - 6:45pm

Taylor Fire Department Practice »

Ongoing: Occurs every Wednesday Night

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Yoga Classes »

Date: Wednesday June 27th, 2018

Time: 5:45pm - 6:45pm

Taylor Fire Department Practice »

Ongoing: Occurs every Wednesday Night

Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Taylor Library Lego Night »

Ongoing: The Last Friday of Every Month

Time: 5:00pm - 7:00pm

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