2018 AGRICULTURE GRANTS NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS
The Abbotsford Community Foundation is currently accepting applications. Letters of Intent must be submitted before April 2, 2018 and full applications, if eligible must be completed by April 13, 2018.
CEMETERY HOLIDAY DECORATIONS
Now that the holidays are over, holiday decorations placed on cemetery plots in the City of Abbotsford Cemeteries will need to be removed. Memorial markers and flowers (fresh cut or artificial) can be placed on cemetery graves in place of the holiday decorations.
VIEW THE LIST OF PARKS THAT HAVE REOPENED
Please visit our website for updates on city services, parks and roads following the winter storm. Updates will be posted to www.abbotsford.ca/storm.
INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP GARDEN CLOSED
Due to slippery conditions, the International Friendship Garden will be closed until further notice.
2018 CURBSIDE COLLECTION CALENDAR
The Curbside Collection Calendar was mailed to Abbotsford households in mid December. If you have not received your 2018 Calendar by the end of December please contact Engineering Department.
DOG LICENCE UPDATES BY FRASER VALLEY REGIONAL DISTRICT
The due date to obtain a dog licence has changed from February 15 to December 31. A 25% penalty will apply after December 31. Dog licences can be purchased at Abbotsford City Hall in person or online.
METRO VANCOUVER PARKLAND AMENDMENT
Metro Vancouver Regional District (MVRD) has reached an agreement with the City of Abbotsford, which enables the City to withdraw from Metro Vancouver’s regional parks function and explore new park partnerships with the Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD).
GREEN FLEET MANAGEMENT PLAN RECEIVES FUNDING
The City of Abbotsford has received $57,600 in funding from the Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program through the Federation of Canadian Municipalities and $12,000 from the Fraser Valley Regional District for a Municipal Green Fleet Management Plan.
ABBOTSFORD NAMED MOST BUSINESS FRIENDLY MUNICIPALITY
The Commercial Real Estate Development Association (NAIOP) has named the City of Abbotsford Most Business Friendly Municipality, highlighting the City's accomplishments in attracting businesses, encouraging the growth of existing businesses and promoting industrial development.
VYE ROAD/HIGHWAY 11 PROJECT UPDATE
Construction will soon begin on this project, which will see the widening of Highway 11, by extending the Nexus lane to the U.S. border and constructing a two-lane overpass on Vye Road, between Highway 11 and Riverside Road.
APPLY ONLINE FOR LAND USE INFORMATION LETTERS
The City of Abbotsford is moving to an online process for land use information requests or “comfort letters.” This will increase our ability to efficiently process these requests.
@ABBOTSFORD - CITY SERVICES APP
Download the NEW City Services App to your mobile device to connect with City Hall, report issues, view amenities and directions for parks, trails and bike routes and much much more!
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
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.
2016 ANNUAL REPORT
View the 2016 Annual Report, including a financial overview, highlights and accomplishments, and progress being made on Council’s strategic goals.
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.
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.