News Flash

Posted on: January 18, 2012

Snowfall or Inclement Weather Procedures

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 commercial property, as...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 2, 2012

New Year's Day Garbage Collection

January 2, 2012

White Rock City Hall will be closed on Monday, January 2, 2012, for New Year's Day. Recycling, garbage and yard waste collection will be scheduled as follows:

Single-Family Dwellings and Duplexes (Bag/Can Collection)

  • All single-family collect...
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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 26, 2011

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. ...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 26, 2011

Holiday Garbage Collection Schedule

December 26, 2011 - December 27, 2011

White Rock City Hall will be closed on Monday, December 26 and Tuesday, December 27, 2011, for Christmas Day and Boxing Day. Recycling, Green Can and garbage collection will be scheduled as follows:

Single-Family Garbag...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2011

Food Bank Drive a Great Success

White Rock Auxiliary Fire Fighters would like to thank Buy-Low Foods and everyone who brought a donation for making the Food Bank Drive a great success. Over $1,000 in cash and 468 lbs of food was collected.

2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 21, 2011

Media Release: City Manager Retires

White Rock City Manager, Peggy Clark, has announced she will retire at the end of this year.

Media Release: City Manager Retires 

2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 20, 2011

Holiday Hours

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

Monday, December 26 

Tuesday, ...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 12, 2011

White Rock Fire Fighters at Bright Nights

The White Rock Fire Fighters recently braved the elements at Stanley Park, in order to take part in setting up for the biggest annual Burn Fund Fundraiser...Bright Nights! As is common on set up days, it was cold and wet! The White Rock guys joined forces...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 6, 2011

Inaugural Council Meeting

The first meeting of White Rock's new City Council took place on Monday, December 5, with new Councillors Louise Hutchinson and Larry Robinson taking the oath of office along with incumbents Mary-Wade Anderson, Alan Campbell, Helen Fathers and Grant Meyer...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 1, 2011

Pay Parking Decals

It's that time of year again! 2012 pay parking decals and dog licences will be available for sale beginning Thursday, December 1, 2011. The decal cost will be $30 plus HST.

To qualify for a pay parking decal you must be a resident of the City of White Rock...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 24, 2011

Official Election Results

Official Election Results for the November 19, 2011 Municipal election are now available.

2011 Official Election Results [PDF]

Declaration of 2011 Election Results [PDF - 49 KB]

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2011

Surplus Fire Engine Sold

As a result of the capital replacement program, the Fire Rescue Department has sold a surplus fire engine to the Cebu Filipino-Chinese Fire Brigade in the Philippines. The 1990 Engine will continue to serve the residents of the city of Cebu. Representativ...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 17, 2011

Clean Marine BC

Congratulations to the White Rock Harbour Board for becoming the latest members of the Clean Marine BC program, by the Georgia Strait Alliance! By signing on to the program, they said "Yes!" to the Clean Marine BC policy, showing their commitmen...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 17, 2011

Keep 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 commercial property, as...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 11, 2011

November Holiday Garbage Collection

November 11, 2011 - November 14, 2011 

White Rock City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 11 for Remembrance Day.

If your regular garbage/recycling / Green Can collection day is Friday, please note that for the holiday your collection day will...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 10, 2011

Difference Maker Nomination Deadline

Date & Time: November 21, 2011 (12:00 PM - 12:00 PM)

We're seeking shining examples of ordinary people with extraordinary stories of determination, excellence and teamwork to represent White Rock as the FINAL MEDAL BEARER at the Rick Hansen 25th Annive...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 1, 2011

Winter Waterfront Parking Rates

It's here! From November 1 – February 29 it now only costs $1.00 per hour for waterfront parking between the hours of 10 a.m. – 8 p.m. There is no charge when parking between 8 p.m. and 10 a.m.

Last year, White Rock City Council amended...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 18, 2011

2012 Special Event Application

This application is for any proposed events to occur on City of White Rock property during 2012. The application deadline is October 30, 2011. Please direct questions to Amy Baumann, Acting Special Events Coordinator, at (604) -541-2252 or via e-mail.&...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2011

Low Flying Aircraft

Over the next few months, you may notice low flying aircraft in the area. Please be advised that they are performing photo inspections of B.C. Hydro powerlines.

2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2011

Victoria Avenue Sewer Replacement Project

Construction Notice for Victoria Avenue Sewer Replacement Project 

From October 11 - December 6, 2011, work will take place on the Victoria Avenue Sewer Replacement Project. Victoria Ave, Finlay Street, Victoria Lane and Ash Street will be affecte...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 2, 2011

Proposed Revisions to Policy 611

In September, the City of White Rock hosted two Public Information Meetings regarding the proposed changes to Council Policy 611 - Tree Management on City Lands, with the goal of receiving public feedback. If you were unable to attend, there is still time...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 30, 2011

Business Needs Assessment

The City of White Rock and the White Rock Business Improvement Association (BIA) are working on a commercial area visioning and planning process to: 

  1. Develop a vision for White Rock‟s town centre area that is creative but realistic.  
  2. Deve...
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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 27, 2011

Public Information Meeting - Town Centre Urban Design Plan

The City will be hosting a public information meeting as an open house to present the final recommendations for the White Rock Town Centre Urban Design Plan. The meeting will be a “drop-in” format with illustrative display panels, with...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2011

Victoria Avenue Open House

Information [PDF - 1.3 MB] about Victoria Avenue construction.

2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 16, 2011

Bus Layover Update

White Rock staff have worked diligently with Coast Mountain Bus Company, the City of Surrey and Translink to find alternative locations for a bus layover, as a follow‐up to the commitment to local residents that the bus layover on Foster will be closed on...

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2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: September 9, 2011

Temporary Road Closure Notice

More information [PDF - 286 KB] about the temporary road closure on George Street, from Russell Avenue to Thrift Avenue.

2011 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 14, 2011

City News January 14

Remember to check out this week's City News [PDF - 803 KB] 

2011 White Rock News and Announcements