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Expansion of West Quesnel Land Stability Project
June 24, 2016
City of Quesnel wins BC Economic Development Award
June 22, 2016
Imagination Park Summer Fun Program starts July 4
June 13, 2016
2015 Annual Report ready for public inspection
June 10, 2016
Collective Agreement Ratified for CUPE 1050
June 3, 2016
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Accessible Playground now OPEN

Accessible Playground at the Arts and Recreation Centre is now OPEN. This playground was a community project that took over three years of fundraising and received partial funding from the North Cariboo Recreation and Parks function.

The Habitat playground was designed by the Quesnel Parent Resources Team. Sandy Meidlinger from the Quesnel and District Child Development Centre wrote dozens of grant applications and Carley Tolhurst and a group of volunteers raised funds to make this possible.  Darryl Tolhurst and Canadian Western Mechanical did the majority of the ground preparation and Rob, Jason and their crew from Fresno Construction did the final leveling and concrete border. Urban Systems from Kamloops provided the site design.  Habitat Systems contributed to the colour costs on the rubber surface and Western Safety Surfaces donated five days of their staff to help the volunteers put up the playground. City staff helped with the survey work. Mercury Fencing Dismantled the old fence.

Come on down and take a look or join the kids on the playground!

Moffat Bridge - Traffic Delays

The Utilities Department will be inspecting the Moffat Bridge on Friday July 29, 2016 between 4 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. Traffic control will be in place; please expect single lane traffic and minor delays.

West Fraser Timber Park Playground Closure

The West Fraser Timber Park playground is now closed for upgrades. The playground will re-open on August 19. Click here to view the other parks in and around Quesnel.

West Quesnel Construction

Notice of Construction Abbott Drive - July 7 - October 15, 2016

Notice of Construction Anderson Drive - July 7 - August 31, 2016

West Quesnel Land Stability Phase II Program

This program includes installation of dewatering wells and horizontal drains, storm sewer upgrades as well as road and sidewalk reconstruction. There WILL be MAJOR disruptions to traffic and residents. Please be patient, drive safely and leave early for work and appointments.

All inquiries and questions regarding the construction portion of this project can be directed to Sasha Robertson, Acres Enterprises Ltd, at (250) 299-6552.

All questions regarding the technical portion of this project can be directed to Jack Marsh, WQLS Project Manager at (250) 992-2111.

Work Schedule

Road Work Map

Wells and Drains Map

Baker Drive Construction Notice

Please be advised the City of Quesnel Public Works crews will be making improvements to Baker Drive from Hill St. to English Ave. including a portion of English, Harper and Harcourt.

This will include:
• Installation of storm drain lines and catch basins
• Replacement of existing sidewalk with new concrete curbs, gutters and sidewalk
• Installation of new road base and repaving

This work will commence June 8 and be completed in September. Traffic re-routing and minor delays are to be expected. If you have any questions regarding this construction notice, please contact Public Works at 250-992-6330.

2016 Strategic Plan

Click here to view the 2016 Strategic Plan.

Bylaw of the Month

Bylaw of the Month - July

Water Regulations Bylaw No. 1763

Thank you for sprinkling within the regulated hours between May 15 - September 30!

Community Resource Guide

New update to the Community Resource Guide on April 2016. For more info or errors, please contact the Quesnel Employment Services at 250-992-7691.

Major Initiatives

Active Transportation Plan

Arena Replacement Project

Budget 2016

Proposed Public Works Facility

West Quesnel Land Stability Project

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