News Flash

Posted on: December 30, 2012

Holiday Waste Collection Schedule

White Rock City Hall and City facilities will be closed on Tuesday, January 1, 2013 for New Year's Day. Recycling, Green Can and garbage collection normally scheduled for Tuesday, January 1 will take place on Wednesday, January 2. Please have all receptac...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 20, 2012

Volunteer Opportunity for Advisory Design Panel

The City of White Rock is seeking volunteers to provide insight and expertise to serve on the Advisory Design Panel (ADP).

The ADP is appointed by City Council to advise Council on the quality of design of the built environment of the City and specifically...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 19, 2012

City News Advertisement

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad.

City News-Dec. 20 [PDF - 937 KB]

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 19, 2012

Is it your turn to be the designated driver?

Drinking and driving is the leading criminal cause of death and remains one of the leading causes of fatal collisions. This holiday season, please plan ahead for holiday celebrations and choose a safe way home — call a cab, take transit, or choo...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 17, 2012

Winter Weather Reminders

Keep the Sidewalks Clear

All White Rock property owners are reminded that in the event of a snowfall, or inclement weather, City bylaws require them to remove all snow and ice from sidewalks adjacent to their property no later than 10:00 a.m. This includes...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 17, 2012

Holiday Hours

Please note that City Hall and other City facilities (including the Operations Building, Kent Street Activity Centre, White Rock Community Centre and Centennial Park Leisure Centre office) will be closed on the following days during the holidays.

  • Tuesday, ...
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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 17, 2012

White Rock introduces WROMS – White Rock Online Mapping System

The City of White Rock is pleased to introduce WROMS (beta) – White Rock Online Mapping System. Use WROMS to discover White Rock property information through an easy-to-use map interface. Launch WROMS to look up property information like:

  • Zoning
  • L...
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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 10, 2012

Looking to get involved with your city?

2012-2013 COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY

The City of White Rock is seeking volunteers to provide insight and expertise to serve on the Public Art Advisory Committee. This committee provides advice to Council and staff regarding matters concerning...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 10, 2012

White Rock Museum seeks community involvement to celebrate century mark

The White Rock Museum & Archives building will celebrate its 100th anniversary next year, and all those with memories of this White Rock icon are invited to participate.

Over the past century, the former railway station has served many roles in the com...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 9, 2012

Safely Caring for Your Christmas Tree

Keep a cut tree fresh, fragrant and safe through the holidays with these simple steps.

Set Up

  • Get your tree home and into its stand as soon as possible. Otherwise, keep it in a sheltered, unheated area (garage or balcony) to keep it from drying out.
  • Before s...
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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 7, 2012

City News Advertisement

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad.

City News, December 6, 2012 [PDF - 1.1 MB]

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 16, 2012

2013 Tourism White Rock Art Calendar

A beautiful collection of White Rock "Seaside Scenes" by accomplished local visual artists are featured in the 2013 Tourism White Rock Art Calendar.

2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 14, 2012

City News Advertisement

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad.

City_News_Nov 15.pdf [PDF - 507 KB]

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 3, 2012

2012 By-Election Results

City of White Rock Votes, November 3, 2012

  

Declaration of Official Election Results - Download

2012 By-Election Determination of Official Results - Download

Campaign Financing Disclosure Statements:

Note: within 120 days after general voti...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 1, 2012

Waterfront Parking

Great news! From November 1 – April 30 it now only costs $1.50 per hour for waterfront parking between the hours of 10 a.m. – midnight.

If you plan on visiting frequently, be sure to check out the new Waterfront Off-Season Parking Decal...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 1, 2012

Waterfront Off-Season Parking Decal for Non-Residents

A new waterfront non-resident off season parking decal is being introduced thanks to the Mayor's Parking Task Force report to Council. This decal is for 4 hours maximum parking at the waterfront from Nov. 1, 2012 to Apr. 30, 2013. This is being offered as...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 31, 2012

2012 By-Election Information

City of White Rock Votes, November 3, 2012

  

Declaration of Official Election Results - Download

2012 By-Election Determination of Official Results - Download

Campaign Financing Disclosure Statements:

Note: within 120 days after general voti...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2012

A Historical Guided Walking Tour

White Rock Museum and Archives Presents A Historical Guided Walking Tour

You are invited to join Hugh Ellenwood, our entertaining and knowledgeable Archivist, on A Historical Guided Walking Tour of the beautiful White Rock waterfront focusing on our three ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2012

City News Advertisement

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here is this week's ad.

2012-10-25-City_News.pdf [PDF - 765 KB]

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2012

All Candidates Forum for the 2012 By-Election

The South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the White Rock Business Improvement Association (BIA) will be hosting a City of White Rock By-Election All Candidates Forum.

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Place: White Rock ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 15, 2012

Biweekly Garbage Collection is Here

Biweekly Garbage Collection is Here!

On October 1, 2012, garbage collection for single family dwellings moved to biweekly (every second week). Blue box recycling and the Green Can program continue to be collected weekly. A brochure outlining the changes to...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 11, 2012

Fire Prevention Week

The White Rock Fire Rescue is endorsing Fire Prevention Week to promote “Have Two Ways Out!”

Create a home fire escape plan with two ways out of every room and discuss it with the whole family.

Practice the plan with everyone in your hom...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 11, 2012

City of White Rock opens off-leash dog park

On October 5, Mayor Wayne Baldwin, Councillors' Campbell, Fathers, Hutchinson, and Meyer enjoyed the opening of White Rock's off-leash dog park with a number of their four-legged friends.

The dog park, which is located in Ruth Johnson Park between the Mel ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 10, 2012

City News Advertisement

Each week the City of White Rock places a "City News" ad in the Thursday edition of the Peace Arch News. Here are this week's ads.

2012-10-11-CityNews.pdf [PDF - 995 KB]

2012-10-11-CityNews_Voting.pdf [PDF - 638 KB]

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 3, 2012

White Rock Museum & Archives Annual Book Sale

The Museum & Archives is accepting gently used book donations (no magazines nor encyclopedia's) for their Annual Book Sale. Donations may be dropped off at the Museum (14970 Marine Drive, White Rock), daily between 11 a.m. & 4:30 p.m.

The White Roc...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 2, 2012

Lorraine Ellenwood Honoured with Diamond Jubilee Medal

On Monday, October 1, White Rock City Council presented White Rock resident Lorraine Ellenwood with the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, for her significant contribution to our community.

This new commemorative medal was created to mark the 2012 c...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2012

Oct. 2 – Filming on Pier and Promenade

On Tuesday, October 2, 2012 from 7 a.m. until approximately 7 p.m., the television series “Psych” will be using the Pier and the Promenade from the White Rock Museum building to the white rock for filming.

From 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The pr...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2012

Centre for Active Living program guide

The Centre for Active Living is a positive, supportive environment for people living in the community to achieve and maintain good health through prevention, fitness and chronic disease recovery and management.

2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 24, 2012

Your New Garbage Collection Schedule

Last year we made significant changes in our waste collection service to single family homes by introducing the Green Can program, a yard trimmings and food scraps recycling program.

On October 1, 2012 we will make another positive change in our waste coll...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 21, 2012

Notice of Tax Sale

As at 2:00 p.m. Friday September 21, 2012 the properties listed in the Notice of Tax Sale document  remain in delinquency and are expected to be offered for sale by public auction at 10:00 a.m. on Monday September 24, 2012 in the Council Chambers...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 14, 2012

Never Forget your Garbage Day Again

You can now sign up online for waste collection reminders. From e-mail to text messages to phone call reminders, with this new service you'll never forget your garbage day again.  This service will be especially helpful in October 2012 when garba...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 7, 2012

Call for Olympic Athletes

White Rock City Council would like to recognize past and present White Rock athletes with ties to our community. If you or someone you know fits this description, please contact the City of White Rock by October 12, 2012. (More information [PDF - 160 KB])...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 7, 2012

Join Mayor Baldwin for his State of the City Address

Want to learn more about the City of White Rock's vision for the future of White Rock? Join us for an evening networking reception for the Mayor's annual State of the City Address, hosted by the South Surrey and White Rock Chamber of Commerce.

September 13...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 7, 2012

Uptown Street Festival

Don't miss the Uptown Street Festival on Saturday, September 8 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. in Uptown White Rock!

The Festival is packed with a variety of special events and attractions, including the second annual Uptown Companion Dog Show, an Art Walk, T...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 1, 2012

Labour Day Garbage Collection Schedule

Labor Day – September 3 – Monday
Regularly scheduled Multi-family/Commercial Monday garbage/recycling/yard waste/cardboard will be collected on Tuesday, September 4, 2012.

2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 29, 2012

Help shape the future of Metro Vancouver

The 2012 Metro Vancouver Urban Futures Survey gives residents a voice in the planning of our region. It is the third in a series of studies that impacted the decisions that make Greater Vancouver what it is today.

The parks we enjoy, the recycling...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 27, 2012

ICBC's Drive Smart Campaign

ICBC's Drive Smart Campaign wants to remind you to keep your mind on the road. They are introducing six hit ringtones to remind you to keep your mind on the road and off your cellphone when you're driving. Download your favourite music genre or a...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2012

Career Opportunities

The City of White Rock has new job postings listed under the Career Opportunities section of the web site, including a posting for the Executive Assistant to the CAO and Mayor.

To learn more, please visit the Career Opportunities section of the we...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2012

Skate Instructors Wanted

Skate instructors are wanted for pre-school and children's learn to skate programs at Centennial Arena.

Requirements:

Strong skating skills, energetic, responsible, and enthusiastic.

Shifts will be on:

Fridays: 10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Fridays: 3:00 p.m. - 4:30...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2012

Caring for the Air

Metro Vancouver is responsible for monitoring air quality in the region and has released a new, plain language report on the current and future state of the air in the Lower Mainland.

Air quality in our region is good and almost always meets local...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2012

Special Event Applications 2013

Are you planning an event in 2013 that will take place in a City park or on City property? If so, it's necessary to complete a Special Event Application Form [PDF - 597 KB].

The application deadline is Sept.15, 2012 (for all even...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: August 20, 2012

Never forget your garbage day again

Through Recollect.net, a collection reminder service, residents can now receive reminders about their garbage, Green Can, and recycling collection schedule. From e-mail to text to phone reminders, with this new service you'll never forge...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 30, 2012

Holiday Collection Schedule for BC Day

White Rock City Hall will be closed on Monday, August 6, 2012 for BC Day.

If your garbage/recycling/Green Can collection schedule falls on Monday, August 6, it will be collected on Tuesday, August 7.

Please have all garbage, recycling and Green Can receptac...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 23, 2012

Career Opportunity: Planning Technician

The Planning and Development Services Department seeks an individual with outstanding customer service skills and considerable knowledge related to planning operations to join their team. Reporting to the Director of the Department and working closely wit...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 18, 2012

We’re the Home of Skimboarding this Summer

Skimboard Building (8 – 15 years)

Do you need a skimboard? Do you have a skim design that you'd like to try out? Come out to the skimboard building camp and build the perfect board! We'll spend 3 days building and then head to the beach for 2 days of skimm...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 18, 2012

Land N’ Sea Summer Camp for Kids

Looking for some summer fun for the kids (ages 6 – 9)? Check out Land N' Sea summer camp, it's the place to be! Expect a fantastic week with tons of fun and excitement, various themes, and a weekly out-trip by our qualified staff. Extended camp hours are ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 10, 2018

Sources Community Resource Centres presents "Balancing Act" Video

Created by local artist Don Li-Leger, this short film takes an authentic and gritty look into the local landscape of poverty, food security and community support.

2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 5, 2018

Tour de White Rock

The Tour de White Rock is almost here! Don't miss all the cycling action July 13 - 15.

Tour de White Rock Race Events

Hill ClimbJuly 13, 7:00 p.m.The competitors start at the bottom of Buena Vista Avenue and Oxford Street and race up Buena Vista and finish ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2018

A Celebration of the Life of Mary-Wade Anderson

A Celebration of the Life of Mary-Wade AndersonAugust 2, 1927 – June 26, 2012

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.White Rock Community Centre15154 Russell Avenue, White RockRooms A, B and C

On Tuesday, June 26, 2012 community advoca...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2012

Beware of Giant Hogweed

Giant Hogweed is a non-native invasive plant that may be found in White Rock. It can cause considerable injury to people and is a serious threat to the natural ecosystem. It can reach a height of 15 feet and has large blossoms of numerous white flowers cl...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: July 3, 2012

New Waste Collection Program - October 1, 2012

The City of White Rock is transforming its waste collection in order to divert waste from the landfill. Starting on October 1, 2012, garbage collection for single family dwellings will move to biweekly/alternate week collection.

Biweekly solid waste collec...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 28, 2012

Canada Day Holiday Hours

White Rock City Hall will be closed on Monday, July 2, 2012 for Canada Day.

If your garbage/recycling/Green Can collection schedule falls on Monday, July 2, it will be collected on Tuesday, July 3.

Please have all garbage, recycling and Green Can receptacle...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 22, 2012

2011 Annual Report Available Online

The 2011 Annual Report, by the Corporation of the City of White Rock, is now available online.

Copies of the 2011 Annual Report are available to view at City facilities. A public meeting and opportunity for the public to comment on the Annual Report will o...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 20, 2012

Open House and Community Forum

Date & Time: June 27, 2012 (5:30 PM - 8:30 PM)Open House and Community Forum on Arts, Culture and the EconomyThis is an exciting opportunity to take part in creating a comprehensive vision regarding arts and culture in the City of White Rock. The area...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 20, 2012

Updated Schedule for Land Use and Planning Committee Meeting and Public Hearings

The Land Use and Planning Committee Meeting to be held June 18, 2012 regarding the following items:

  • Application for Zoning Bylaw Amendment – 15374 and 15382 Roper Avenue (ZON 12-027); and
  • Application for Zoning Bylaw Amendment and Major Developmen...
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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 18, 2012

Dogs and the Waterfront

Due to a recent newspaper article, there has been some confusion about dogs on White Rock beach. Please note that dogs are currently prohibited from White Rock Pier and Promenade all year round.

Leashed dogs are now allowed on the waterfr...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 12, 2012

Calling all Olympic Athletes

White Rock City Council would like to recognize past and present White Rock athletes with ties to our community. If you or someone you know fits this description, please contact the City of White Rock as soon as possible.

Contact:Tracey Arthur, City ClerkC...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: June 6, 2012

Tree Inventory

If you've seen a number on a tree lately, it's because that tree has been counted in the City of White Rock's tree inventory.

Summer staff are creating a database of trees on City property. Once completed, the City will have an inventory of these important...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 31, 2012

2012 Property Tax Notices

The 2012 Property Tax Notices have been mailed. 2012 Property Taxes and Home Owner Grant Applications will be due on July 3, 2012. Home Owner Grants can be claimed online but only from the date the tax notices are mailed until the tax due date.

Im...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 28, 2012

2012 – 2014 Corporate Priorities

On May 28, the City of White Rock released their 2012 – 2014 Corporate Priorities. This pamphlet identifies and documents the priorities of the City for the 2012 – 2014 term of Council and lays the foundation for the development of a m...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 23, 2012

The "I Love Peace Arch Hospital" Campaign

The Peace Arch Hospital and Community Health Foundation are collecting stories for a series about why people in this community love their hospital through their “I love Peace Arch Hospital” campaign.

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 23, 2012

Let’s Communicate!

We're making it easier than ever to receive news and updates from the City of White Rock.

City News in your InboxEvery Friday the City distributes an e-mail newsletter. To stay up to date via e-mail, sign-up today! Archived issue...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 18, 2012

Victoria Day Holiday Collection Schedule

White Rock City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 21, 2012 for the statutory holiday. Therefore regularly scheduled Monday solid waste and recycling will be collected on Tuesday, May 22, 2012.

Never forget you garbage day again!

Through Recollect....

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2012

Welcome Rick Hansen

We're excited to welcome the Man in Motion himself, Rick Hansen, and the relay team to our City by the Sea for an exciting End of Day Celebration on May 19!

Since August, the anniversary relay has made its way across the country, retracing the original Man...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2012

Summer Leisure Guide is Here

The 2012 Summer Leisure Guide is online May 10!

White Rock residents, your copy will be delivered to your home by Canada Post.

Registration opens May 16, 2012.

Program Registration Options Online

WebReg is simple and conven...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2012

Emergency Preparedness Week

Emergency Preparedness Week is May 6 - 12. Are you prepared?

If an emergency happens in your community, it may take emergency workers some time to reach you. You should be prepared to take care of yourself and your family for a minimum of 72 hours. Visit&a...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 10, 2012

2012 Committee Volunteer Opportunities

The City of White Rock is seeking volunteers to provide insight and expertise to serve on the following four (4) city committees:

  1. Economic Investment Committee
  2. Environmental Advisory Committee 
  3. Tree Advisory Committee
  4. Arts Economic Task Force

All appl...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 8, 2012

TV Broadcasting Notice for the Next Council Meeting

Due to Shaw's commitment to a LIVE production of WHL playoffs on Tuesday, May 8, the broadcast of White Rock's City Council meeting will be adjusted to air at 10 p.m. or immediately following the game if it runs into overtime.

2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 4, 2012

Public Notice - Bylaw 1964

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to Section 124 of the Community Charter, The City of White Rock Council will be considering an amendment to the “Council and Committee Procedure Bylaw, 2009, No. 1860” at the regular meeting to be h...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 1, 2012

Beachfront Log Removal

This week the City of White Rock will remove excess logs from the waterfront by the White Rock and at the boat launch, with environmental approval from Fraser River Estuary Management Program. The logs will be ground up and sent to Fraser Richmond Soil an...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 23, 2012

Career Opportunity - Director, Engineering & Municipal Operations

Career Opportunity - Director, Engineering & Municipal Operations

2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2012

City News in Your Inbox

Get City news delivered straight to your inbox every Friday! Sign up for the City of White Rock's e-newsletter today.

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2012

Final Medal-Bearer for Rick Hansen Relay

White Rock teen Jayme Hall will be the final medal-bearer for the Rick Hansen 25 Anniversary Relay end of day celebration in White Rock on May 19. The bubbly, active teen survived a massive stroke less than two years ago. She went 23 hours withou...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 3, 2012

Goodbye Graffiti

Do you need graffiti removed from your residential property in White Rock? During the months of March and April, the White Rock Business Improvement Association in partnership with Goodbye Graffiti is thanking White Rock residents for supporting local bus...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 30, 2012

Nominate an Outstanding Citizen

Do you know an individual who is an outstanding citizen and has contributed to the success, well-being and livability of White Rock? Should they be recognized by the community during Canada Day events? If so, nominate them!

Download a nomination form [PDF ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 29, 2012

Council Update – Your Taxes

No one likes paying taxes, not even us. The good news is that the City of White Rock has made a concentrated effort to reduce spending in 2012 and keep property taxes in check with a proposed increase of only 2.5%.

If we didn't make this effort to cut cost...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2012

City of White Rock Hires New City Manager

The Mayor and Council of the City of White Rock are pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Bottrill as the new City Manager.

Mr. Bottrill comes to the City with over 20 years of executive leadership experience working in local government. As a Chartere...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2012

Property Tax Certificates Online

Property Tax Certificates are now available through BC Online.

For more information, visit the Financial Services section of the web site.

Download [PDF - 218 KB] the press release.

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 20, 2012

Urban Futures Opinion Survey 2012

The Urban Futures Opinion Survey 2012, now available at http://www.urbanfuturessurvey.com/ is the third in a series of geographically-specific research studies that measure the importance of a number of issues to residents across the Lower Mainland. Previ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 1, 2012

City News and E-Newsletter

This week's City News as advertised in the newspaper -  Download [PDF - 298 KB] 

Sign up to receive City News in your inbox each week or view the latest e-newsletter online.

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 29, 2012

Anti-Bullying Day

 

 On Wednesday, February 29, City staff took a stand against bullying by wearing pink t-shirts for Anti-Bullying Day. 

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 29, 2012

Financial Plan Update

The 2012 to 2016 draft Financial Plan went to the Finance and Audit Committee meeting on February 27, marking the start of public budget deliberations.

The next step in the process is to bring forward updates to the 2012 to 2016 draft Financial Pl...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2012

Fraser Health Expands Whooping Cough Outbreak Response

Fraser Health is urging all adults and youth who are in regular contact with young children, including pregnant women and their partners, to see their doctor or participating pharmacist and get the free whooping cough vaccine.

Fraser Health PSA -&...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 27, 2012

Career Opportunities

The City of White Rock is currently hiring for the following positions:

  • Auxiliary Firefighters
  • Technical Support Specialist
  • Chief Administrative Officer

To learn more about these positions, visit Career Opportunities online.

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 23, 2012

Financial Plan Process

Council Update - The Financial Plan Process

Each year Council has the difficult job of establishing the City's Financial Plan. In this Council Update you'll learn more about the Financial Plan process and how you can be involved.

What is the Financial Plan?...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 23, 2012

Property Care for Ravine and Slope Side Residents

If your property is near a ravine or slope you probably already know that these are highly sensitive areas. Your property care decisions can influence the stability of the slope, your neighbour's property, as well as those at the bottom of the slope.

Tips ...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 17, 2012

Career Opportunity for CAO

The City of White Rock is currently seeking a Chief Administrative Officer with a record of success in senior level positions, preferably in the public sector. Reporting to the Mayor and City Council, the Chief Administrative Officer will provide...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 16, 2012

Request for Expression of Interest

The City of White Rock is seeking transportation engineering consulting services, land surveying services, civil engineering consulting services and geotechnical engineering consulting services for various City projects on an “as and when needed...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 8, 2012

Career Opportunity for Seasonal Labourers

The Engineering & Municipal Operations Department seeks a number of qualified customer service and team oriented Labourers to supplement their regular crew during the summer months. These temporary full time appointments are expected to begin April 30...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 6, 2012

City News in your Inbox

The City of White Rock has expanded its communications reach, enabling residents to have City news delivered straight to their inbox.

Sign up to receive regular updates from your City by the Sea!

Read the press release [PDF - 216 KB].

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2012

City of White Rock Hires Acting City Manager

On Wednesday, February 1, 2012, Dennis Back will join the City of White Rock in the position of Acting City Manager until a New City Manager is hired.

Back's extensive experience includes having served as City Manager for the District of North Vancouver an...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2012

New Well Drilling Notice

EPCOR White Rock is drilling a new well at the Merklin Street reservoir site. Work will take place between 7:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. from January 30, 2012 to April 11, 2012. Download the notice [PDF - 16 KB] from EPCOR for more information...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 24, 2012

White Rock Celebrates the Completion of Major Recreational Infrastructure Upgrades

On January 24, 2012, South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale MP Russ Hiebert, White Rock Mayor Wayne Baldwin, and members of Council celebrated the completion of over 20 recreational infrastructure upgrades across the City of White Rock. These upgrades were ma...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 23, 2012

New Exhibit at White Rock Museum and Archives

While temperatures continue to drop outside, things are heating up inside the White Rock Museum & Archives. The White Rock Museum & Archives is proud to present Emergency and Everyday Assistance: A History of Fire Rescue in White...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 23, 2012

Pay Parking Decals for Sale

It's that time of year again! 2012 pay parking decals and dog licences are for sale. The decal cost is $30 plus HST.

To qualify for a pay parking decal you must be a resident of the City of White Rock. Please provide: A valid driver's licence with...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 14, 2012

Civic Grant Applications

The City is accepting applications for the 2012 Civic Grants. Annually, City Council awards a limited amount of funds to recipients doing work in the community that either benefits the residents of the City or brings favourable publicity to the City, ther...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 13, 2012

Mayor Draws Winners for Christmas at the Rock Promotion

Mayor Wayne Baldwin chose the winners in a random draw for the Christmas at the Rock promotion!

The second annual Christmas at the Rock promotion was held in December 2011 by the White Rock Business Improvement Association and Tourism White Rock.

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2012

Street Lights

To report damaged or non-working street lights contact the Engineering and Municipal Operations Department (604) 541-2181 or contact us online. When reporting the issue, please include the type of pole (wooden or metal) and the street address

2012 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2012

City Collects 40 Tonnes of Waste in One Day

MEDIA RELEASEJanuary 4, 2012For Immediate Release40 Tonnes of Waste Collected in One DayWhite Rock, B.C. - Although many people take time off over the Christmas holidays, the amount of garbageproduced and collected never slows down. On December 28, City s...

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2012 White Rock News and Announcements