RAINFALL & WIND WARNINGS
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the Fraser Valley advising of two fall storms that will bring double rain events and strong winds to BC this week.
BUILDING SMART WITH THE BC ENERGY STEP CODE
BC Housing is providing a province wide training series for the BC Energy Step Code requirements coming into effect December 15, 2017.
WASTE REDUCTION WEEK - October 16 - 22, 2017
Waste Reduction Week is a country-wide campaign that encourages Canadians to reduce their ecological footprint. By focusing on the 3 “R’s” — Reducing, Reusing and Recycling, we can minimize the amount of waste ending up in landfills.
STAY SAFE. YOUR SAFETY MATTERS!
Fireworks and firecrackers are NOT safe and are banned in the City of Abbotsford. Please celebrate your events safely!
DRAFT 2018-2022 FINANCIAL PLAN PRESENTATION AND PUBLIC CONSULTATION
The draft financial plan is scheduled to go to the Special Council Meetings on November 7, 8 & 9, 2017 from 1:00pm-5:00pm in the Matsqui Centennial Auditorium.
WASH SMART AND SAVE WATER AND MONEY!
Online rebate on qualifying ENERGY STAR washing machine.
CHECK BEFORE YOU BURN
Open air burning is only permitted in rural areas and is never permitted in the Urban Area at anytime of the year!
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.
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.
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.
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.