Request for Proposals:  Grant Writer

POSTED: February 21, 2018

The District seeks a Grant Writer on a contract basis for a minimum of 400 hours to begin on April 1, 2018.  Please see the attached poster for details.

Business Facade Improvement Program

POSTED: February 21, 2018

The District of Stewart is once again offering the Business Facade Grant Program to support business improvements. For more information, click the links below to view:

Notice of Application for a Disposition of Crown Land

POSTED: February 20, 2018

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is accepting proposals for the disposition of Crown Land (former teacherage) for Residential Purposes located at 424-12th Avenue, Stewart BC.
Please see the attached poster for more information.

2018 Strategic Plan Available for Public Review

POSTED: February 14, 2018

The 2018 Strategic Plan is available for viewing and comment - please see the attached poster for more information.
 

Local Government Internship Program

POSTED: February 14, 2018

Northern Development Initiative Trust is accepting applications from recent (or soon to be) graduates in Local Government programs to participate in an Internship Program.  For more information, please see the attached poster and visit NDI's website.

Register Your Household for Stewart’s “One Call System” in the Event of an Emergency

POSTED: February 7, 2018

Please see the attached Poster regarding registering your household for emergency notifications.

The Stewart Pool Building Reuse Study

POSTED: February 7, 2018

The District of Stewart is looking for your input on potential uses for the old Pool building. A paper copy of the survey can be deposited at the grocery stores or at the District office until February 16th.
Alternatively, by clicking on this link, you can submit your survey electronically.

January 23, 2018 Evacuation Statement

POSTED: February 6, 2018

Please see the attached notice regarding the January 23, 2018 Evacuation Statement

Information from BC Assessment

POSTED: January 2, 2018

Please see the attached regarding the 2018 Property Assessments and information on the appeal process. BC Assessment has also provided several links to......

Business Licence & Dog Licence Renewal

POSTED: January 2, 2018

With the arrival of 2018 comes the need to renew annual licences.
Please stop by the District office to purchase a 2018 Business Licence and/or 2018 Dog Licence.
See Bylaw No 864-2013 regarding Business Licences and Bylaw No. 815-2006 regarding Animal Licences for more information.

District of Stewart Nomination:

POSTED: December 5, 2017

The District of Stewart has been nominated in the Best Small Communities category as a part of this year’s Open for Business Awards.
The Open for Business Awards recognize and celebrate communities that best demonstrate they are promoting and adopting business friendly initiatives within their region.

Funding Received for the Stewart Wastewater Rehabilitation Project

POSTED: December 5, 2017

The District of Stewart has received funding for a cost-sharing agreement with the Government of Canada and the Province of BC under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund for  “Stewart Wastewater Rehabilitation Project.”  The total funding amount received was.....(click link for full article)

Public Notice:  Snow Removal

POSTED: November 23, 2017

Please see the attached Public Notice regarding Snow Removal in Stewart.

Public Comment Period & Open House:  Red Mountain Underground Gold Project

POSTED: November 16, 2017

Please see the following link and poster regarding the upcoming open house in Stewart:  Environmental Assessment Office Information

Public Notice Poster

Water Quality Advisory - Lifted effective November 2, 2017

POSTED: November 2, 2017

Please note that the Water Quality Advisory previously in effect has been lifted effective November 2, 2017

Special Event Insurance in Municipal Owned Buildings and Parks

POSTED: October 30, 2017

If you are planning an event in a municipal owned building or park and require insurance, for your convenience the District has attached a link for easy access to quotes and payment: CLICK HERE

Notice of Job Posting:  Heavy Equipment Operator (Casual)

POSTED: October 20, 2017

The District of Stewart is now accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Operator.  For details, see the Job Posting.

2018 Community Grants-In-Aid

POSTED: September 5, 2017

The District of Stewart is now accepting applications from organizations seeking funding in excess of $1000 for the year 2018.  Deadline for applying is October 31st, 2017.
 

Public Notices, Information and Job Opportunities

POSTED: September 1, 2017

View District of Stewart Job Opportunites, Public Notices & Information here

NW BC Resource Benefits Alliance

POSTED: August 25, 2017

Watch this video for updates regarding Municipal Government and Regional District discussions with the Provincial Government regarding a potential revenue sharing agreement for the NW

Notice from Stewart Health Centre

POSTED: August 23, 2017

Please see the attached notice regarding the resignation of Dr. Huff & Dr. Kawerninski effective September 30th, 2017.

Proposed Red Mountain Project near Stewart

POSTED: June 5, 2017

IDM has prepared the attached community newsletter to share information on the proposed Red Mountain Project with community members in Stewart.

Regional District Solid Waste Management Plan

POSTED: March 23, 2017

The District of Stewart is a member of the Regional District Solid Waste Management Plan. This Plan is a new approach that will help make waste management safer and more cost efficient by sharing resources. All communities will contribute to the plan based on their population. This means that Stewart’s taxpayers will contribute approximately 7% of the cost.

You will be receiving an informational flyer in your mailbox that provides more information. We encourage you to read the flyer and be informed about the changes that will be taking place with the closure of our landfill and the construction of a transfer station.

Community meetings will be arranged in the coming months so that you can provide your input into this process.

If you have questions or concerns please do not hesitate to contact me.

Jennifer Larson, CPA, CGA
Chief Financial Officer

2016 Census Data

POSTED: February 8, 2017

Here is the first level of Census Data from 2016, just in:  Stewart Population

Financial Assistance/Grants-In-Aid Policy

POSTED: July 29, 2016

Click on this link to learn more about a policy recently passed by Council pertaining to organizations requesting financial assistance from the District of Stewart

New Landfill Tipping Fees

POSTED: July 9, 2016

At the Regular Meeting of May 9th, 2016 Council adopted the new Solid Waste Amending Bylaw No. 898, 2016.
This bylaw replaces "Schedule D" (fees & charges) of Bylaw No. 875, 2015 and tipping fees now apply to both Commercial & Residential Users.

Guide to Stewart

POSTED: March 9, 2016

Thinking of making Stewart your home or planning a vacation adventure?  View this Guide to Stewart and see all that our beautiful community has to offer!

NW BC Resource Benefits Alliance

POSTED: August 25, 2015

Attached for your information is a press release regarding the NW BC Local Government Alliance Action Plan

News Release:  Kitimat & Stewart Receive Funding for Infrastructure Projects

POSTED: July 27, 2015

The District of Stewart is pleased to be the recipient of funding from the Federal & Provincial Governments for the Stewart Landfill Site through the Small Communities Fund.

CBSA Telephone Reporting Procedure

POSTED: June 24, 2015

Canada Border Services Agency has provided the attached Notice to All Travellers requesting clearance to Canada between Midnight to 8:00am to explain the new telephone reporting procedure.

Also attached is the Border Crossing ID Requirements information sheet from CBSA.

District of Stewart Strategic Council Priorities - 2015

POSTED: March 17, 2015

As an outcome to Council's retreat and planning session held on January 17, Council has adopted new Strategic Priorities for 2015.
The District welcomes your comments and response:

email:  info@districtofstewart.com
phone:  (250) 636-2251
Mail:  P.O. Box 460, Stewart BC   V0T 1W0

UBCM-2016

POSTED: October 13, 2016 | Mayors Blog

The 2016 Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention is focused on the theme “Stronger Together”. Standing together, from far and wide, each region still stands together. Each region has something unique to contribute to the growth and prosperity of BC and is integral to the success of this province.

Water quality

POSTED: September 5, 2016 | Mayors Blog

Lately the District of Stewart has issued few times a boil water advisory.  It's strictly a precautionary measure due power outage. Without power  water pressure at our pump declined below established level. A loss in pressure can result in contamination entering the drinking water distribution system from surrounding soil and groundwater (to read more click heading)
 

Stewart - the Best Town for Nature Lovers

POSTED: July 7, 2014 | Kids Blog

If you enjoy fresh air, hiking and wild life photography, see why this Bear Valley School student thinks you'll love Stewart!  => read essay

STEWART HAS THE BEST SOIL FOR GARDENING

POSTED: March 3, 2014 | Kids Blog

Read this essay from Lane Hyslop to understand why the soil in Stewart is great for gardeners!

Request for Proposals:  Grant Writer

POSTED: February 21, 2018

The District seeks a Grant Writer on a contract basis for a minimum of 400 hours to begin on April 1, 2018.  Please see the attached poster for details.

Business Facade Improvement Program

POSTED: February 21, 2018

The District of Stewart is once again offering the Business Facade Grant Program to support business improvements. For more information, click the links below to view:

Notice of Application for a Disposition of Crown Land

POSTED: February 20, 2018

The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is accepting proposals for the disposition of Crown Land (former teacherage) for Residential Purposes located at 424-12th Avenue, Stewart BC.
Please see the attached poster for more information.

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation