2016 Media Releases

December 9, 2016 - New Groomer for Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club

The City of Revelstoke, through access to the Resort Municipality Infrastructure Program funding, and in collaboration with the Revelstoke Nordic Ski Club and the Columbia Shuswap Regional District is pleased to announce the unveiling of a new groomer at the Mt. MacPherson Nordic Ski Centre. 
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October 25, 2016 - City Appoints Director of Finance

The City of Revelstoke is pleased to announce the appointment of William Wallace, CPA, CA as its Director of Finance.
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October 24, 2016 - Big Eddy Water System - Boil Water Advisory Cancelled 

Effective October 24, 2016, the City of Revelstoke in consultation with Interior Health lift the Boil Water Advisory for all customers on the Big Eddy Water System.

Interior Health issued the advisory on a proactive precautionary basis. Further sampling of the Big Eddy water system showed no contamination. The City thanks Big Eddy Water System users for their patience during the advisory.

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August 24, 2016 - Garbage Regulation Enforcement Increased in Revelstoke

Over the past month the City of Revelstoke has stepped up its bylaw enforcement in an effort to reduce the number of human wildlife conflicts.

Bylaw enforcement in the City of Revelstoke is usually initiated by citizen complaints, however in light of the recent bear euthanizations the City has increased patrols and is proactively enforcing regulations in areas where bears have been reported.

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July 28, 2016 - Council Awards Gateway Roundabout Upgrades to Local Contractor

City Council passed a resolution to award the Gateway Roundabout Upgrades Contract to local contractor Speers Construction. Construction of the roundabout on Wright Street is expected to begin in August 2016, with the remainder of the project and roundabout landscaping to be completed by summer 2017.

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June 30, 2016 - Geoff Battersby Awarded Order of Canada

The Government of Canada has announced that former Mayor of Revelstoke, Dr. Geoff Battersby, has received the Order of Canada award.

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June 17, 2016 - City of Revelstoke Enhancing Emergency Management Preparedness, Response and Recovery Program

The City of Revelstoke is making changes to enhance the delivery of Emergency Management preparedness, response and recovery under the Revelstoke and Area Emergency Management Program (RAEMP).

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June 16, 2016 - Council Invites Community Comments regarding Vacation Rentals

During the Regular Council Meeting held on June 14, 2016, Council requested that the community be engaged in consultation on Vacation Rentals and be invited to make written submissions to the City from June 20, 2016 to July 20, 2016.

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June 1, 2016 - Public Art Display

Revelstoke’s newest piece of public art titled “Blowin’ in the Wind” will be unveiled on Friday, June 3rd, 2016 at 6:15 p.m. at the Revelstoke Visual Arts Centre Garden.

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May 27, 2016 - Revelstoke Celebrates Tourism Week

The City of Revelstoke is joining dozens of communities, cities and regions around British Columbia to recognize National Tourism Week - May 29 to June 4.
Mayor McKee will recognize the achievements of tourism operators, employees, destination marketing organizations and other stakeholders by personally welcoming guests at the Visitor Information Centre on Monday, May 30th from 1:00-2:00pm.

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Official Opening of the Revelstoke Snowmobile Welcome Centre

The City of Revelstoke, through access to the Resort Municipality Infrastructure Program funding, and in collaboration with the Revelstoke Snowmobile Club, the Columbia Shuswap Regional District and the Columbia Basin Trust, is pleased to announce the official opening of the Revelstoke Snowmobile Welcome Centre. The Centre is located at 4177 Westside Road in Revelstoke.

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City of Revelstoke receives federal Gas Tax Fund contribution for Asset Management Planning

The City of Revelstoke, has received a contribution from the 2016 Gas Tax Strategic Priorities Fund of $32,500 for asset management planning. This Gas Tax Fund program shows a strong commitment from the Government of Canada and the Province of British Columbia toward sustainable local government decision-making in managing infrastructure and assets.

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Revelstoke Public Works Announces New Garbage App

The City of Revelstoke has made it easier for residents to stay connected about waste management collection and programs. Visit our website and search your home address in our new on-line tool or download the Re-Collect app to your smart phone.

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Over 65 % of Big Eddy Landowners Sign Petitions In Favour of Water Upgrades

Big Eddy property owners have met the petition threshold to have the City proceed with the Big Eddy Water project.

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