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North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues seeking new members

The North Shore Advisory Committee on Disability Issues provides a forum for discussion of issues affecting people with all types of disabilities. They formulate proposals, respond to requests, and make recommendations to the three North Shore municipalities (the City and District of North Vancouver and the District of West Vancouver,) that will promote, develop, and sustain an accessible community, free of physical and social barriers. The committee is currently looking for new members. 

2016 Design Excellence and Heritage Award winners announced

This year's winners for both the 2016 Heritage Awards and the 2016 Design Excellence Awards were presented at a special ceremony at District Hall on Monday, February 27.

Alternative approval process for Park Dedication Removal Bylaw 8206, 2016

The District of North Vancouver intends to adopt Park Dedication Removal Bylaw 8206, 2016. Learn about the bylaw and the process for approving it.

More improvements for Highway 1 revealed with announcement of additional funding

Today, Mayor Walton joined representatives from the provincial and federal governments to announce an additional $60 million in joint funding for the Highway 1 Lower Lynn Corridor improvement project. The additional funding will be used for a new, fourth phase of the project, which will include:

New garbage and organics carts coming during 2017

This year, we will be providing free carts with wheels and locking lids — one for garbage and one for organic waste — to every home in the District that receives residential garbage collection.

Your 2017 property assessment notice

BC Assessment, the provincial Crown corporation that classifies and values properties in BC, has recently mailed out their 2017 assessment notices. These assessments reflect the value of all homes in the District as of July 1, 2016.

Federal government announces $500,000 upgrade to Kirkstone Park sports field

Mayor Walton with MP Jonathan WilkinsonWe will receive $500,000 in funding from the Government of Canada's CIP 150 program to upgrade Kirkstone Park's sports field  — including converting it to synthetic turf — it was announced today.

Help us expand the ways we offer services and deliver information

We're exploring new ways to use the Internet and other digital tools (apps, mobile devices, and so on) to increase your access to District Hall, and we'd like your help. Please take a few minutes to tell us about your experiences using our current online tools, and how we could improve or add to those tools to make it easier to interact and do business with us. We'll consider what we learn as we plan future improvements and additions to DNV.org and develop additional digital tools and services.

Update on the new Keith Road Bridge

With the record breaking number of wet days in October and November, we have been unable to complete final paving across the bridge, and have postponed final completion until warm and dry weather returns in the spring. Contractors have been preparing the site for temporary line painting and will be opening additional lanes on the bridge as soon as appropriate weather and road conditions allow. In the meantime, restoration work in Bridgman Park is ongoing and set for completion by December 31, 2016.

New Delbrook Community Recreation Centre update

We’re excited to be opening a new community recreation centre in 2017. The new Delbrook Community Recreation Centre will be a dynamic hub for health and wellness, recreation, arts and culture, and community gatherings.  We look forward to bringing the community together to celebrate and enjoy the facility through new recreation and culture programming, activities and events for all ages, interests and abilities, provided by North Vancouver Recreation and Culture (NVRC). This centre will be a great addition to our other facilities and services.

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