Mayor Elaine Manzer joined a small group in raising the Pride flag at the downtown traffic circle this morning. In line with our proclamation policy, June 9-15 has been officially declared Pride Week in Peace River.Read More →

Highlights from the Governance and Priorities meeting June 3, 2024: ➡️ Layne Gardner, Chair of the Peace River Economic Development Committee, gave a presentation on the committee’s work this year. That included an update on the Rural Renewal Stream, which has seen 34 businesses take part, 161 employees requested, and 79 endorsement letters issued. ➡️ Samuel Mugford, Director of Corporate Services, proposed changes to the Town’s reserve policy. Those would include the creation of dedicated Water, Wastewater, Storm Sewer, and Solid Waste reserves. ➡️ Patrick Fisher, Director of Engineering and Infrastructure, suggested a rebranding of his department to better communicate the actual work and responsibilitiesRead More →

Posted: June 5, 2024 Due to recent precipitation, the Fire Restriction for the Town of Peace River has been downgraded to a Fire Advisory. This Advisory is in place as a caution for any fires. Details on what is permitted are listed below. Permits are required for open burning and will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Small, supervised fires in Fire Pits are permitted in backyards, parks, and camping areas without a permit A Fire Pit fire is defined as: A fire in a non-combustible structure or container, which has the draft and smoke vents covered with a heavy gauge metal screen having a meshRead More →

RFQ: Peace Regional Pool Hot Tub Replacement Project POSTED: May 31, 2024 UPDATED: June 19, 2024 CLOSING DATE AND TIME: June 27, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. Local Time I. QUESTIONS REGARDING THIS TENDER  Questions regarding this Request for Tender must be submitted in writing via email only to The AME Consulting Group Ltd., c/o Cristina Perez. Email: [email protected]  Questions must be received no later than June 14, 2024 at 2:00 p.m. Local Time. Questions received later than this stated time and date may not be acknowledged or answered. II. SUBMISSION LOCATION  Submissions will be received via hard copy, with the following information on the envelope:Read More →

An update from the women’s shelter, support for asphalt work, and a proud display of fandom from Coun. Marc Boychuk (he lost a bet) highlighted the May 27, 2024 council meeting. The Peace River Regional Women’s Shelter gave an update following its mould remediation work, for which the Town contributed financial assistance earlier this year. “We had amazing support,” said Carol Van Slyke, chair of the shelter’s board, talking about local governments stepping up quickly to address the mould discovery. The work to remediate the facility took about three months. Council approved a transfer of $400,000 from the General Operating Reserve to fund various asphaltRead More →

We are seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Seasonal Bylaw Enforcement Officers. As a seasonal member of our enforcement team, you will work closely with residents, businesses, and visitors to ensure compliance with local bylaws while fostering positive relationships and a sense of community pride. Through the course of their duties, the Bylaw Enforcement Officer will be required to respond to complaints, investigate appropriately, issue tickets as required, participate in judicial hearings and court proceedings, and follow law enforcement policies and procedures. Other responsibilities will include administrative tasks such as the creation and maintenance of records and preparation of reports. Responsibilities: Patrol theRead More →

Are you a meticulous professional with a passion for numbers and a knack for ensuring employees receive their due? As the Payroll and Benefits Administrator, you will play a crucial role in managing payroll processes and administering employee benefits, ensuring accuracy, compliance, and timely execution. Our municipal team is dedicated to delivering exceptional services to our residents, and we are looking for a detail-oriented, experienced Payroll and Benefits Administrator to join our Human Resources department. Key Responsibilities: Payroll Management: Process bi-weekly payroll for all municipal employees, ensuring accuracy in wage calculations, tax deductions, and compliance with relevant regulations. Benefits Administration: Administer employee benefits programs includingRead More →

Heads up!Beginning May 16, 2024, we’re upgrading our phone system and moving it to the cloud.There may be interruptions with calls at Town facilities while this work is taking place.Thank you for your patience and understanding!Read More →

It was a four-hour marathon of a council meeting on Monday! Here are some of the highlights from the May 13, 2024 meeting: New tax rates were set. This year we are collecting a total of $12.46 million in property taxes, compared to $11.99 million in 2023. That means we are collecting an extra $69.90 per resident, which is $5.80 per month or $0.19 per day. Administration has worked hard to keep taxes in line with or below inflation while maintaining or increasing services. Tax notices will be mailed to all property owners in late May. Council defeated a bylaw to update its Code ofRead More →