VILLAGE OF GOLD RIVER - NEWS & EVENTS
At the Regular Council Meeting held Monday, November 21, 2016 Council agreed to reopen Nimpkish Park as the off-lease dog park until April 30, 2016. Click here to read the Notice.
PLEASE NOTE: The Regular Council Meeting to be held Monday, November 7, 2016 will commence at 6:30 p.m. in Council Chambers at the Village Office, 499 Muchalat Drive. Click here to read the Notice of Change of Meeting.
Have an idea for a new dog park location? Council has scheduled a Public Consultation Meeting/Open House to provide an opportunity for public input for the Off-Leash Dog Park Options. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Arena Lounge, Gerry Morgan Memorial Centre. Please contact the Village Office at (250) 283-2202 for more information.
CALLING ALL GHOULS AND GOBBLINS!!! Council members will host the 2016 Halloween Party - Monday, October 31, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. at the Community Hall, Gerry Morgan Memorial Centre. There will be judging of Halloween costume and coloring contests, pumpkin carving and Candy Jar Guessing Contest. Costume judging will start at 6:45 p.m. sharp! Come down and enjoy a hot dog and hot chocolate on us!
Effective immediately Nimpkish Park is CLOSED to dogs in preparation for Gold River Days and while Council reviews options for a permanent off leash dog park area. Click here to read the Notice.
Nimpkish Park Splash Park Update - The installation of the Splash Park was completed by DB Perks/Vortex over the August long weekend, almost one week ahead of schedule. Click here to read more about the new Splash Park.
Highway 28 will be CLOSED at Saunders Creek Bridge between 10:30 p.m. and 1:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 13th and Thursday, July 14th. Emergency vehicles will be able to cross the bridge. Click here to view the Road Closure Notice.
The Village Office will be closed Friday, July 1, 2016 for Canada Day. 2016 Property Taxes are due by 5:00 p.m. on Monday, July 4, 2016. A 10% penalty will apply to all outstanding tax balances effective July 5, 2016. If there is a disruption to postal services property owners are still responsible for making property tax payments on time. Penalty rules still apply. Gold River property taxes can only be paid at the Village Office at 499 Muchalat Drive, Gold River BC. Property tax payments CANNOT be made online, at any bank or financial institution, or other City Halls/Government Offices. Click here to view the 2016 Property Tax Information Brochure or call the Village Office at (250) 283-2202 to find out what other arrangements can be made to pay your property taxes before the July 4, 2016 deadline.
At the Regular Council Meeting held June 6, 2016 Council passed a resolution to change the Council Meeting Schedule for the summer months. The July 18, 2016 and August 15, 2016 Regular Council Meetings will be CANCELLED. Council will only meeting once in July, on Monday, July 4, 2016 and once in August, on Tuesday, August 2, 2016. Click here to view the Notice of Change of Meeting. You can also view the Revised 2016 Council Meeting Schedule here.
The 2016 Annual Report will be presented to Council at the June 20, 2016 Regular Council Meeting. Click here to view the Report. The 2015 Audited Financial Statements will be included in the 2016 Annual Report. Click here to view the 2015 Financial Statements - Appendix A to the 2016 Annual Report.
The 2015 CARIP Climate Action/Carbon Neutral Progress Survey Public Report will be presented to Council at the May 16, 2016 Regular Council Meeting. Click here to view the Report.
A Special Council Meeting will be held on Thursday, May 12, 2016 at 12:00 noon in Council Chambers, at the Village Office - 499 Muchalat Drive. Click here to view the Notice of Special Council Meeting.
The 2016-2020 Financial Plan Public Presentation was presented at the April 18, 2016 Regular Council Meeting. Click here to view a copy of the 2016-2020 Financial Plan as presented.
Vancouver Island Regional Library
396 Nimpkish Drive
Gold River Literacy Society
Village Square Plaza
499 Muchalat Drive - P.O. Box 610
Gold River, BC V0P-1G0
250-283-2202 fax 250-283-7500
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The Village of Gold River is a community rich in history, progressive in commerce, yet proudly retains it's small town appeal. The Village is nestled among snow capped mountain peaks, surrounded by the Pacific Rain Forest and opens to the waters of the Historic Nootka Sound. Welcome future residents, visitors and those just passing through. We hope to see you soon!