City of North Battleford - Saskatchewan

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Council Agenda for Nov. 23 November 23, 2020

Full Agenda https://www.cityofnb.ca/mrws/filedriver/Agendas_and_Agenda_Sheets/C02-2020.pdf

This meeting starts at 6:30 pm at the Chapel Gallery. If you are planning to attend in person you will be required to hand sanitize and complete a sign-in for contact tracing and masks wearing is mandatory.
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Twinkle Tour 2020 November 18, 2020

Residents of the City of North Battleford are encouraged to decorate and light up their roofs, lawns, walls and/or windows because the Twinkle Tour is back for its third year! The City of North Battleford and CJNB is encouraging those who light up the season with their merry decorations to enter their property into the 2020 Twinkle Tour. Get creative! Complete your registration online at www.cjnb.ca/contest/42552/enterContest/. The deadline to register is December 14th, 2020. This contest is open only to residents and businesses in the City of North Battleford.

Prizes

Every person that registers their home to be part of the tour has a chance to win a prize just for entering!

Best Decorated House

The winner of the best-decorated house will receive a plaque to be proudly displayed at home, a prize package from Magic Lantern Theatres and, a plaque will be displayed at City Hall declaring you as the owner of the best-decorated house for the Twinkle Tour 2020. The Magic Lantern Theatres prize package is a private movie showing with admission for up to 35 people and a $50 gift certificate to their concession for a prize value of $300. Due to the uncertainties of COVID-19, the award-winning house will have until the end of 2021 to use this prize.

Best Decorated Street

The block judged to have the best-decorated street will receive a street blade sign that will be hung on their block, a plaque at City Hall will be displayed proclaiming their Block as “Best-Decorated Street Twinkle Tour 2020”. No entry is required for this prize.

If your decorating style is traditional, modern chic, or if you channel your inner Clark Griswald, enter your home into the 2020 Twinkle Tour before December 14th. Save the date of December 17th and drive along the tour. Starting at 6:00 pm everyone is welcome to stay in their social bubble and follow in their vehicle to join the guided tour leaving from the Civic Centre Parking Lot. Add to the festive spirit and decorate your car or dress up in your most festive PJs! While the tour is happening, listen to Saskatchewan Country CJNB for an evening of Christmas music and a running commentary of the displays from our hosts and special guest Mayor David Gillan.

Please note that not all houses will be included in the guided tour. However, a map of all the houses registered will be available on our website and CJNB’s website on the day of the tour. All registrants will be eligible for judging and prizes.

For more information:

Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-1713 | dmacdonald@cityofnb.ca

Inaugural Meeting of Newly Elected Council November 13, 2020

This meeting will be broadcast live on Zoom starting at 6:00 pm and you can watch it from the link below.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82471795974

 

Discretionary Land Use Application - 1571 - 91st Street November 13, 2020

The City of North Battleford has received an application to establish a Type II Home Based Business at 1571-91st Street.

https://www.cityofnb.ca/pdfs/public_notices/public_notice_55_DLUA-1571-91%20Street.pdf

Residential Streets Snow Removal November 10, 2020

City of North Battleford Roadway Department has been busy clearing snow from priority streets since Saturday, November 7th. The amount of snowfall was so great that the Roadways Department will perform residential snow removal on Remembrance Day, without holiday break. Snow removal will continue throughout the week.

Residents are asked to remove their vehicles from the street during their on-street parking restriction time to help ensure snow plow equipment can effectively clear snow from the streets.

Resources

On-street Parking Restriction Map
https://cityofnb.ca/mrws/filedriver/CNB_Parking_Restrictions_Map_Schedule_I_February_2017_24X30.pdf

Snow Plowing Routes
https://www.cityofnb.ca/mrws/filedriver/CNB_Snow_Street_Plowing_Map_11_X_17.pdf

For more information:

 

Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-1713 | dmacdonald@cityofnb.ca

Unofficial 2020 Municipal Election Results November 9, 2020

These are the unofficial results from the November 9th, 2020, City of North Battleford Municipal Election.

Mayor Candidates

Name

Votes

Bater, Ryan

988

Gillan, David

1198

Laing, Lois

74

Nikolic, Misa

40

Sieben, James

50

 

Counicillor Candidates

Name

Votes

Hawtin, Kelli

1516

Higgs, Valorie

612

Ironstand,Thomas (Bill)

983

Lazar, Clay

671

Lightfoot, Greg

1151

Lindgren, Kent

1278

MacAngus, Ross

780

Mercer, Dennis

700

Parker, Matthew

726

Plews, George

571

Rafuse, Sheldon

650

Taylor, Len

1148

Williams, Warren

741

We do not have an overall voter turn out percentage to report.

Official election results will be declared by North Battleford City Clerk and Returning Officer, Debbie Wohlberg, at 11:00 am on Thursday, November 12th, 2020.

For more information:

Debbie Wohlberg, City Clerk/Returning Officer
306-445-1719 | dwohlberg@cityofnb.ca

Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-1713 | dmacdonald@cityofnb.ca

Snow Removal November 9, 2020

Roadway crews have been removing snow from the City’s priority routes since the morning of Saturday, November 7th. Additionally, the roadway crews have been clearing snow from the main streets to the Civic Centre and its parking lots in preparation for the 2020 Municipal Election on Monday, November 9th.

Maintaining an efficient transportation network is always one of the top priorities during the winter months to ensure the safe and quick movement of both drivers and pedestrians along our streets. The City must prioritize snow clearing and sanding after a snowfall. The Department of City Operations begins by clearing the main arterials, emergency routes and access points to the City before moving on to secondary streets, such as 19th Avenue and 95th Street.

Sometimes, intersections are closed during snow removal and blockades are set up to prevent accidents. Drivers are to respect any closures and find alternate routes as it is not safe to pass plows, graders and sanding trucks. Drivers are reminded to reduce their driving speeds and to adjust to the winter driving conditions. These precautions will ensure the safety of drivers, pedestrians and City snow removal crews in these areas.

When it comes to pedestrian safety, residents and business owners are responsible for clearing all sidewalks adjacent to their property. In the downtown core, the City will clear sidewalks and driveway entrances if residents and business owners do not comply within 24 hours after a snowfall. Sidewalks must be cleared within 48 hours after a snowfall in areas outside of the downtown. If the City does the clearing, the property owner or business owner will be charged for the costs.

Resources

Sidewalk Clearing Bylaw 1900
https://cityofnb.ca/mrws/filedriver/Website_--_1900_Sidewalk_Clearing_Bylaw.pdf

Snow Plowing Routes
https://www.cityofnb.ca/mrws/filedriver/CNB_Snow_Street_Plowing_Map_11_X_17.pdf

For more information:

Dustin Tungilik MacDonald, Communications Administrator
306-445-1713 | dmacdonald@cityofnb.ca

2020 Municipal Election Live Results November 9, 2020

Election Results Icon

Watch the unofficial results live on Monday, November 9th from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm via Zoom at this link https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82096818013

Lest We Forget Flag Raising November 2, 2020

This Monday morning we physically distanced and raised the Lest We Forget flag at City Hall together with the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #70. This Veterans Week we commemorate all Canadians who have served their country in times of war and acknowledge the courage of those presently serving.

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