Sumas Mountain Trails Closed Due to Fire Concerns
Air Quality Advisory In Effect

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Thinking About Running for Council
THINKING OF RUNNING FOR ABBOTSFORD CITY COUNCIL?
Come to the pre-nomination City Council Candidate Orientation Session. Wednesday, August 29, 2018 3:00-4:00pm. Room 530, 5th Floor @ Abbotsford City Hall.

Involve Call for Presenters
INVOLVE SYMPOSIUM CALL FOR PRESENTERS
Are you a leader in your field who would like to share your expertise with service groups in our community? We are currently seeking applications for workshop presenters on a variety of topics that would be of interest to our delegates. Deadline to apply is September 15.

Smokey Skies Over Abbotsford
AIR QUALITY ADVISORY IN EFFECT
Metro Vancouver has issued an Air Quality Advisory for Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley because of high concentrations of fine particulate matter due to wildfire smoke from fires burning throughout the Pacific Northwest.

Sumas Mountain Closure 2017
SUMAS MOUNTAIN TRAILS CLOSURE
Metro Vancouver and FVRD have closed the trails in Sumas Mountain Interregional Park effective Friday, August 10, 2018 due to fire concerns.

FVRD and FOODMESH
FVRD AND FOODMESH PILOT PROJECT
The Fraser Valley Regional District (FVRD) and FoodMesh have started a pilot project across the region to give food a second chance. FoodMesh is an online marketplace that connects farmers, restaurants and other food producers with charities that use food. 

Election-Workers
2018 ELECTION WORKERS
The City of Abbotsford is looking for people to work in the 2018 municipal election this October.

Warm Weather Safety Tips
WARM WEATHER ALERTS AND SAFETY TIPS
View current updates and alerts, and be prepared by following the top 6 safety tips for staying cool in the summer sun and high heat.

Water Restriction Stage One
STAGE ONE WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE NOW IN EFFECT
Lawn sprinkling is permitted twice a week in the morning only. All hoses must be equipped with a spring-loaded shut off device.

2017 Property Taxes and Home Owner Grants
2018 PROPERTY TAXES & HOME OWNER GRANTS 
2018 Property Taxes  were due Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at midnight. 
A penalty equal to 5% of unpaid 2018 property taxes has been applied to accounts as of Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Home Owner Grants can be claimed online, in person at City Hall or by mail.
Visit the tax payment options page for detailed information on tax payment alternatives and claiming Home Owner Grants.

Turner House Move
TURNER HOUSE MOVE
Abbotsford’s oldest historical building, Turner House, has been moved to its new home at Clayburn Park as part of the City of Abbotsford’s efforts to honor heritage in Clayburn Village.
Watch the video highlights of the move!

PRC Master Plan
PARKS, RECREATION & CULTURE MASTER PLAN OFFICIALLY ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The Parks, Recreation & Culture Master Plan was officially adopted by Council on June 25, 2018. View our short video that provides highlights of the PRC Master Plan

Check Before You Burn
BURNING BAN NOW IN EFFECT 
The open air burning ban is now in effect - June 1 to September 30. Read our Information Bulletin for further details. 

Swoop Airline
SWOOP AIRLINES CELEBRATES INAUGURAL FLIGHT INCLUDING ROUTE TO ABBOTSFORD AIRPORT 
Swoop today celebrated the debut of its ultra-low-cost carrier (ULCC) services in Canada with its inaugural flight between John C. Munro Hamilton International Airport and Abbotsford International Airport.

Transportation & Transit Master Plan
TRANSPORTATION & TRANSIT MASTER PLAN OFFICIALLY ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The Transportation & Transit Master Plan was officially adopted by Council on June 25, 2018. View our short video that provides highlights of the Transportation & Transit Master Plan or view the full Transportation & Transit Master Plan

Lawnbowling Relocation
LAWN BOWLING CLUB RELOCATION INFORMATION SESSION
As part of the Jubilee Park Improvement Project, the Abbotsford Lawn Bowling Club is relocating to Mill Lake Park. 

Taste of Abby 2018
FIRE MASTER PLAN OFFICIALLY ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The Abbotsford Fire Rescue Service Master Plan was officially adopted by Council on June 11, 2018. View our short video that provides highlights of the Fire Master Plan or view the full Fire Master Plan

Water Wise Portal
WATER WISE PORTAL
Check out the City's new Water Wise Portal, the new resource to track and monitor your household’s or business’ water usage. You will need a MyCity account to log into this free service, sign up now.

House under construction
BUILDING PERMIT ESTIMATOR
Check out the new building permit fee calculator and get an estimate for your permit fees.

Master Plans - Utilities
UTILITIES MASTER PLANS OFFICIALLY ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The City Water, Joint Water, City Wastewater, Joint Wastewater and the Drainage Master Plans were officially adopted by Council on June 11, 2018. View the Final Master Plans and presentations at www.abbotsford.ca/plan200k

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2017 ANNUAL REPORT
View the 2017 Annual Report, including a financial overview, highlights and accomplishments, and progress being made on Council’s strategic goals.

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2018 TAX NEWSLETTER: WHATS NEW AT THE CITY
Read our newsletter highlighting City's achievements from 2017 as well as ongoing initiatives taking place in 2018. The newsletter is also available in Punjabi.

UDistrict NP
UDISTRICT NEIGHBOURHOOD PLAN ADOPTED BY COUNCIL
The UDistrict Neighbourhood Plan was officially adopted by Council on May 28, 2018.  View the UDistrict Video to learn about the highlights of the plan!

2018 Mayors Breakfast Video
4th ANNUAL MAYORS BREAKFAST VIDEO
View Mayor Henry Braun's speech and presentation at the 4th Annual Mayor's Breakfast on May 23, 2018.

PRC Master Plan Feedback
WATERWISE LANDSCAPE ASSESSMENT
Sign up for a FREE irrigation and landscape assessment today and you may be eligible for a rebate.

Quality of Life
QUALITY OF LIFE SURVEY
Your feedback will help shape how the City delivers programs, services and amenities as our community continues to grow.

Jubilee Park Improvements
JUBILEE PARK IMPROVEMENT PROJECT UNDERWAY
The park will be upgraded to enhance safety, improve visibility and increase parking. 

LED Street Lighting Pilot Project
LED STREET LIGHTING PILOT PROJECT
The City of Abbotsford is conducting an LED Street Lighting Pilot Project which can lead to cost savings and reduction in greenhouse gas emissions

Council Meetings
2018 LOCAL GOVERNMENT GENERAL ELECTION RESOURCES
The province has released a set of resources for anyone considering running in the 2018 local government general election. 

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CITYSTUDIO ABBOTSFORD
The City of Abbotsford in partnership with University of the Fraser Valley launched Citystudio Abbotsford, a program that will challenge university students to tackle civic issues and provide prototype solutions.  
View the letter of Congratulations from Vancouver's Mayor Gregor Robertston

@Abbotsford Mobile App
@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!

After Hours Emergency Number
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. 

Seasonal Construction Projects and Road Closures
SEASONAL CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS AND ROAD CLOSURES
View our list of Seasonal Construction Projects and current and upcoming Road Closures.

Abbotsford Mayor & Council

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! 

Curbside Collection
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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.

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Parks
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Recreation
Culture
Culture