News Release​​​​​​

  • Posted 2024 02 17--Notice of Emergency Management Public Dinner and Presentation for 2024 March 12--5:00pm to 7:00pm.  Dinner at 5:00pm, presentations from 5:30pm to 6:15pm, questions & answers and one-on-one conversations with presenters.  Over 15 Agencies attending in-person or via Zoom.

  • Posted 2024 02 12—Bottled Water Temporary New Location.   For District of Wells Citizens, bottled water has shifted from the Community Hall main level, as the floor is getting re-finished over the next 10 days, to the Rear Entrance to the Community Hall in the hallway beside the Library.  For more information, contact Jerry Dombowsky, CAO at 250-991-1155 or jerrydombowsky@wells.ca.

  • Posted 2024 02 10--The Wells Hotel, with a current liquor licensing capacity of 105 persons is requesting an increase to 120 persons.  The pub liquor licensing capacity is proposed to increase from 55 to 70 (including patio seating), the Café realigned to 35 persons (from 50), and a Fireside Lounge addition of 15 person capacity.  These capacities fall within the numbers permitted by the Fire Code.

    Public comment on this application is requested.  Please provide input by Friday February 23, 2024 via email to clerk@wells.ca or in person at the Wells Municipal Hall.  For more information contact  Jerry Dombowsky, CAO, District of Wells at 250-991-1155 or JerryDombowsky@wells.ca

  • 2023 11 22--Notice of Emergency Works--Lowhee Creek Dike Repair Phase One--10 week implementation (weather dependant).  This is a partnership with the Province of BC, District of Wells, Lhtako Dene Nation, and other partners.  This Project is successfully completed.  For more information contact Mayor Ed Coleman at 250-991-9034.

  • 2023 11 09--Ambulance Service Changes Being Planned by the Province.  You can find the News Release with more information here: http://www.bcehs.ca/about/news-stories/stories/new-staffing-model-for-rural-and-remote-communities.  More details will be coming shortly.

  • 2023 10 10--Cariboo Gold Environmental Assessment Certificate Approved.  Decision Overview. Decision Background Document.

  • 2023 08 21--11:55am--Waster Water Provincial Announcement. Province of BC:  "The District of Wells is receiving $5 million to support the Wells Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades and Expansion project, which will preserve water quality, aquatic life and recreational uses of the Willow River."  From Mayor Coleman on behalf of Council:  “The Wells Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades and Expansion Project creates long-term security and sustainability in our community and enables future development for the diversification of the District of Wells and the surrounding area economies.”  For more information, contact Mayor Ed Coleman at 250-991-9034.

  • 2022 JANUARY 12--11:47AM--DRINKING WATER ADVISORY--NO DRINK OR COOK WITHOUT LEAD FILTERING, BOTTLED WATER AVAILABLE AT DISTRICT OFFICE, CALL AT 250-994-3330. INFORMATION NOTICE--LEAD IN WATER (Curtesy of Northern Health)   CALL MAYOR ED COLEMAN FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AT 250-991-9034

 

 



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