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Financial Plan – Open House

The Village of Gold River is inviting the public to attend an open house at the Village Office to learn more about the five-year Financial Plan for the Village. There will be two sessions: March 15, 2022 from 10:00am to 12:00pm and March 16, 2022 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. Open house will take place in Council Chambers at 499 Muchalat Drive with Staff and Council available to answers questions.

For a brief overview of finances see financial presentation below.

Open House – Financial Plan

2022 Financial Plan Mar 7

Notice of Development Variance Permit

The RCMP has been approved to construct a new detachment at 495 Maquinna Crescent. However, the proposed accessory building behind the detachment will exceed the maximum height allowance for the current zoning of “Civic Use Zone – P.2”. This zoning allows for a maximum height allowance of 9.1 meters for the principal building and 4.6 meters for an accessory building. The Development Variance Permit being applied for will allow the RCMP to construct an accessory building with a height of 7.45 meters to accommodate a boat vessel.

Notice is hereby given under section 499 of the Local Government Act to residents of the Village of Gold River that this development variance permit will be presented to Council on March 7, 2022. The proposed permit will be available for public inspection at the municipal office at 499 Muchalat Drive from 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday excluding stat holidays. Questions or concerns can also be directed to the undersigned.

NOTICE OF DEVELOPMENT VARIANCE PERMIT

EV Charging Station

The Village of Gold River is getting an EV charging station! The Village has been working closely with BC Hydro to construct a EV Charging Station at the Visitor Information Centre. Construction on the new charging station is expected to begin on February 16, 2022 and is set to be operational by the end of March. Funding for this project was provided by BC Hydro and the contractor awarded this project is Knappett Industries.

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2022 DOG TAG REMINDER

It is that time of year, your dog tags are due for renewal and the 2022 licences are available at the Village Office. If this is the first time to register your Dog, please bring your certificate of spay/neuter.

Neutered dogs are no charge, as long as the dog tag is picked up by January 31st. After January 31st, there is a $10 fee for the dog tag.

Unneutered dogs are $30, as long as your dog tag is picked up by January 31st. After January 31st, the fee increases to $40.

If you have any questions, you can contact the Village Office at 250-283-2202.

Reminder for Applicants to the Provincial Property Tax Deferment Program

If you are applying for provincial property tax deferment program, you still need to claim the Home Owner Grant and pay the utility portion of taxes before July 2, 2021.

Property taxes which qualify for deferment include the current year levy only, and must be net of the Provincial Home Owner Grant, and any utility charges (water, sewer and garbage user fees). All prior year property taxes, penalties, and interest charges must be cleared before you apply for tax deferment. Second residences, such as rental properties or summer cottages do not qualify for tax deferment.

2021 Business Licence Reminder

The Village is in the process of issuing the 2021 Business License reminders to the registered business. Business Licences were due January 1.

This is a reminder that all individuals operating a business in Gold River require a business license, this includes those operating a business out of their home. As per the Business License Bylaw, anyone who carries on a business for which a License is required, without holding a valid business license for the business, commits an offence and may be liable for a fine of not more than two thousand dollars ($2,000.00) and the costs of prosecution.

Drop by the Village Office to complete your business license renewal/application.

2021 Dog Tag Reminder

It is that time of year, your dog tags are due for renewal and the 2021 licences are available at the Village Office.  If this is the first time to register your Dog, please bring your certificate of spay/neuter.

Neutered dogs are no charge, as long as the dog tag is picked up by January 31st.  After January 31st, there is a $10 fee for the dog tag.

Unneutered dogs are $30, as long as your dog tag is picked up by January 31st.  After January 31st, the fee increases to $40.

If you have any questions, you can contact the Village Office at 250-283-2202 or by email at .

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