FIRE PREVENTION WEEK - October 8 - 14, 2017
Join Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service for Family Night on Wednesday October 11, 2017 - 6:00-8:00pm and remember "Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out!"
THE BEST OF THE BEST
The City of Abbotsford's Economic Development team has been awarded the Marketing Canada Award for "AG Tech Video", for promotional videos.
3RD ANNUAL BUSINESS WALKS EVENT
The City of Abbotsford will host its 3rd annual Business Walks event on October 3-5, 2017. For more information, visit abbotsford.ca/businesswalks.
PLAN 200K VIDEO: VIBRANT NEIGHBOURHOODS
Plan 200K is about bringing to life the vision established in Abbotsford’s new Official Community Plan. On June 15, 2017, the City hosted two urban experts, Jillian Glover and Charles Montgomery, to provoke and inspire us as we work on building better neighbourhoods for all residents. Here is a highlight video from that special evening: https://youtu.be/NMsdTBOG8rU
QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY
How do you rate your quality of life in Abbotsford? Help us guide new program delivery, services and amenities by telling us what you think. Complete the survey at Abbotsford.ca/QualityofLife. A Punjabi version is available at Abbotsford.ca/QualityofLifePunjabi.
CULTURE DAYS: SEPTEMBER 29, 30 & OCTOBER 1, 2017
A national celebration of culture featuring three days of free arts and culture activities, with a variety of events taking place in Abbotsford.
CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS WILL NOT BE BROADCAST ON SHAW TV AFTER AUGUST 15
Residents can still view live council meetings through the City's website at www.abbotsford.ca/livecouncil. All regular Council and Executive Committee meetings are live streamed on the day they are scheduled.
AFTER HOURS EMERGENCY NUMBER HAS CHANGED
The City of Abbotsford After Hours Emergency number has changed to 604-864-5552. This number can now be called for City services required outside of Monday to Friday regular business hours.
2017 MAYOR'S BREAKFAST
Watch the video from the 2017 Annual Mayor's Breakfast.
Full Length Version
ORDER OF ABBOTSFORD 2017 RECIPIENT
Abbotsford City Council is proud to announce that Lynne Harris is this year’s recipient of the Order of Abbotsford.
2016 ANNUAL REPORT
View the 2016 Annual Report, including a financial overview, highlights and accomplishments, and progress being made on Council’s strategic goals.
WATERING RESTRICTIONS NOW IN EFFECT!
We are in Stage ONE. Lawn Sprinkling is permitted twice a week, mornings only. Visit Our Water Matters for more information.
BURNING BAN NOW IN EFFECT
The open air burning ban is now in effect, from June 1 to September 30.
View our list of current and upcoming road closures.
Now that we have the vision in our updated Official Community Plan, it’s time to put the plans in place for the future that you envisioned! Visit Plan200K for details on the plans and studies currently underway.
AGRICULTURE IN ABBOTSFORD IS CHANGING
Agrefresh is a comprehensive three stage planning process, to review agricultural policies, bylaws, and regulations, and to establish a framework for ongoing bylaw compliance for land within the Agricultural Land Reserve (ALR).
VIDEOS AND CORPORATE PUBLICATIONS
A variety of City of Abbotsford videos and corporate publications are now available for viewing.
Now that we have the vision in our updated Official Community Plan, it’s time to put the plans in place for the future that you envisioned!
Single-family and duplex residences receive curbside collection of compostables, recyclables and garbage. Collection is weekly for compostables and recyclables, and bi-weekly for garbage.