News Flash

Posted on: May 17, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - May 17, 2019

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Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

  • The opening of the West Beach Parkade
  • Council's Strategic Priorities for 2018 - 2022
  • Work begins on the iconic White Rock Pier
  • Highlights from Monday&...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 17, 2019

City Hall Closure - Victoria Day

White Rock City Hall

White Rock City Hall will be closed on Monday, May 20, 2019, for Victoria Day. We will reopen on Tuesday, May 21.

City facilities will be closed on Monday, May 20, 2019, for Victoria Day and will reopen on Tuesday, May 21. The facilities include:

  • Engineerin...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 14, 2019

West Beach Parkade Now Open

West Beach Parkade now open.

The four-level parkade is now open at Victoria Avenue and Vidal Street to provide more parking options near the waterfront for residents and visitors.

The parkade features include:

  • Over 180 parking spaces
  • Seven (7) electric vehicle parking spaces
  • Four-levels ...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 3, 2019

City of White Rock receives $1-millon grant from Government of British Columbia

MLA Ravi Khalon and Mayor Darryl Walker

The Government of British Columbia, through the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, awarded the City of White Rock with a $1-million grant that will help repair waterfront infrastructure from storm damage along the promenade and White Rock Pier.

The...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: May 2, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - May 2, 2019

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Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

  • Updates on the Water Treatment Plant 💧
  • Water restrictions are now in effect 🌞 which means summer is almost here!
  • Don’t miss the art exhibit 🎨...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 30, 2019

Stage 1 Water Restrictions begin May 1

Water Sprinkler on a green Lawn

On May 1, White Rock will have Stage 1 watering restrictions in place. In order to support and promote sustainable water practices throughout the hotter months of the year, outdoor watering restrictions will be in effect from May 1 to October 15. Click he...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 29, 2019

Update on Water Testing

Water Swirl

The City of White Rock’s Water Treatment Plant is operational and will be fully commissioned by the beginning of May. The operational test period is now completed.

If there is any concern, please contact the Engineering and Operations Department ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 26, 2019

Notice of Parking Stall Painting at the Waterfront

Notice of Work

Starting on Monday, April 29, the pay parking stall lines and numbers are being re-painted at the waterfront. The contractor will begin the work from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Monday, April 29 and will continue until Thursday, May 2, 2019.

The work will b...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 18, 2019

Happy Easter - A Message from Mayor and Council.

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On behalf of White Rock City Council, we wish you, your family and friends a very Happy Easter.

We hope that everyone takes this time of renewal and optimism to reconnect with family and friends and enjoy the beautiful Spring weather this Easter long weeke...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 16, 2019

City Hall & Facilities Closure and Waste Collection Schedule - Easter

White Rock City Hall

City Hall & Facilities Closure

White Rock City Hall (15322 Buena Vista Avenue) and Engineering and Operations (877 Keil Street) will be closed on April 19, 2019 for Good Friday and April 22, 2019 for Easter Monday. We will reopen on Tuesday, April 23, ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 12, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - April 12, 2019

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Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out - Highlights include:

  • Updates on the Pier restoration and re-opening date 🌊
  • Generations Playground 🌞 Open House is happening this Saturday, April 13!
  • Don’t miss the...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 8, 2019

National Volunteer Week - A Message from Mayor and Council.

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April 7-13, 2019 marks National Volunteer Week. White Rock City Council would like to recognize and express our gratitude to the many volunteers in our City by the Sea.

Volunteers provide tremendous contributions to our community by donating their time to ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 4, 2019

e-Billing now available on myWhiteRock

eBilling now available on myWhiteRock

The City of White Rock’s online service myWhiteRock now offers e-Billing for business licences.

myWhiteRock is an online service that lets property owners and businesses access information any time about their City of White Rock property tax, wat...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: April 2, 2019

Summer Parking Rates Now Applicable at the Waterfront.

Free Waterfront Parking February 1 - March 31, 2019.

Summer parking rates are now applicable at the waterfront parking lots and street parking.

Currently, summer hourly parking rates are $3.25. Pay parking is in effect from 10:00 A.M. to Midnight (12:00 A.M.). 

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Committee Volunteer Opportunities for the City of White Rock

Committee Volunteers

Volunteering is a great way for residents to get involved, provide input and expertise on important issues and make a positive contribution to our community.

The City is currently accepting applications to fill vacancies on the following seven (7) Committe...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 14, 2019

UPDATE - Notice of Water Testing until April 15, 2019.

Water Swirl

UPDATE – Please be advised that the City of White Rock’s Water Department will continue to do operational testing for the Water Treatment Plant until April 15, 2019

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The City of White Rock’s Water Treatment Plant i...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2019

The Spring/ Summer 2019 Recreation Guide is now available!

White Rock Spring Recreation Guide cover with girl holding tennis raquet

The City of White Rock is proud to support and facilitate the active, healthy lifestyles of our residents and guests by offering classes for toddlers to excursions for those over the age of 55. Whether you're interested in sports, arts, fitness, health an...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 12, 2019

Special Council Meeting on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.

Special Council Meeting for March 13, 2019 at 5:00 P.M.

A Special Council meeting has been called for 5:00 P.M. on Wednesday, March 13, 2019 in order to consider the majority of business that was deferred from the Monday, March 11, 2019 Regular Council meeting.  Click here to read the Monday Regular C...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 11, 2019

Run a Food Cart on the Promenade!

People walking along the Promenade

The City of White Rock has a Food and Beverage Cart program in designated areas along the White Rock Promenade.

Vendors will be limited to carts only, no motorized vehicles, and will be limited to food and beverage vendors; no novelty items. Vendors will b...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 8, 2019

Parking Lot East of Memorial Park Now Open on Weekends and Weeknights

Parking Lot East of Memorial Park

The parking lot East of Memorial Park is now open on weekends and weeknights for the public to use.

Between 5:00 PM and 5:00 AM Monday through Friday and all day on weekends, the parking lot will be open.

Please note that a few parking stalls will be used f...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2019

International Women’s Day - A Message from White Rock Mayor and Council.

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Today is International Women’s Day. For generations, women have played, and continue to play, a significant role in helping shape our policies that impact all our lives.

As your City Council, we have established new volunteer Advisory Committees and will b...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: March 7, 2019

Starting October 1, 2019, Dogs are allowed on the promenade.

Dog on leash walking with owner

A trial program will allow dogs on the White Rock promenade starting October 1, 2019 until March 31, 2020. Until then, dogs are NOT ALLOWED on White Rock’s waterfront promenade.

At the February 11, 2019 regular Council meeting, City Coun...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 28, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - February 28, 2019

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Stay Connected with the City of White Rock! The City Connects E-Newsletter is out! Highlights include:

 -Spring Break is coming ☀️ find info on Spring Break camps for kids ⚽️⛹️

 - Don’t miss the art exhibit 🎨 “Our Pier...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Happy Family Day - A message from White Rock Mayor and Council.

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We wish you and your family a healthy and happy Family Day! 

We hope you have the opportunity to reconnect with your family, to re-energize, refocus and share some quality time together...perhaps at Centennial Area for the City’s free Family Day s...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 15, 2019

Notice of Work - Water Main Leak

City of White Rock Construction Sign

A water main leak is affecting residents from Foster Street to Dolphin Street and Marine Drive to Victoria Avenue. 

White Rock’s Water Operations crews are on scene working on emergency repairs. It is anticipated that the repairs are to ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 14, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - February 14, 2019

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The City Connects E-Newsletter is here! Highlights include information about how the City prepares for snowfalls, invitation to Our Pier: A Retrospective exhibit, Family Day message from Mayor and Council, and so much more!

Read the full newsletter here:&a...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Snow Clearing & Priority Routes

White Rock snow clearing and priority routes

How the City of White Rock Prepares for Snow & Ice Mitigation

The City of White Rock regularly monitors two major weather forecaster providers in order to have enough time to prepare our trucks and crews ahead of any storm. We dispatch equipment as nee...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 6, 2019

Promenade West of the White Rock to Re-Open on February 7, 2019

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The City of White Rock is pleased to inform residents, businesses, and visitors that the Promenade, West of the White Rock (referred to by First Nations as P’Quals) will be open to the public by 12:00pm on Thursday, February 7, 2019.

The City’s Engineering...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Happy Lunar New Year - A message from White Rock Mayor and Council.

Message from Mayor and Council - Lunar New Year

On Lunar New Year, as you and your loved ones gather to say goodbye to the Year of the Dog, and welcome the Year of the Pig, we wish you a prosperous New Year! Kung Hei Fat Choi! Gong Xi Fa Cai! 

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 5, 2019

Council Strategic Priorities - Aligning Our Priorities

Aligning Our Priorities 2018-2022

On Friday, February 8, 2019, Council will be meeting to review the feedback provided by residents and business owners and discuss their strategic priorities for their 2018 - 2022 term.

Council Strategic Priorities Facilitated Session

Date: Friday, February ...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 4, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - February 4, 2019

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The City Connects E-Newsletter is here! Highlights include FREE PARKING at the waterfront, Lunar New Year message from Council, and more!

Read the full newsletter here: http://ow.ly/e0hH30nzXg6

Not subscribed? Never miss an issue by subscribing here: http:/...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: February 1, 2019

Black History Month - A message from White Rock Mayor and Council.

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Over 20 years ago, in December of 1995, the House of Commons officially recognized February as Black History Month, following a motion introduced by the first black Canadian woman elected to Parliament, the Honourable Jean Augustine. The motion was carrie...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 31, 2019

Free Parking at the Waterfront

Free Waterfront Parking February 1 - March 31, 2019.

From February 1 - March 31, 2019, parking will be free at East and West Beach along the waterfront. 

Please note that parking between Oxford Street and the Hump is restricted to a 4 hour maximum stay.

At the regular council meeting on Monday, Janua...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 30, 2019

Committee Volunteer Opportunities

Committee Volunteers

Volunteering is a great way for residents to get involved, provide input and expertise on important issues and make a positive contribution to our community. 

Currently, the City of White Rock is accepting applications for three committees:

1. Park...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 25, 2019

Notice of Special Council Meeting: Community Forum | Dogs on the Promenade

Special Council Meeting - January 30, 2019

On Wednesday, January 30, 2019 a Special Council Meeting will be held at the White Rock Community Centre regarding Dogs on the Promenade. 

The meeting agenda can be found here: http://ow.ly/rVE630nv38P

If you have questions please contact clerksoff...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 18, 2019

City Connects E-Newsletter - January 18, 2019

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The first City Connects E-Newsletter of 2019 is here! 

What you'll find in this edition: City Council wants your input on their Strategic Priorities for their term (link in e-newsletter), Council highlights (Question & Answer period returns Ja...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 11, 2019

Council's Strategic Priorities Survey - Aligning Our Priorities

Survey - Aligning our priorities

At the beginning of each Term in Office, White Rock City Council establishes a long-term vision and strategic plan for the duration of their term, through the Council Strategic Priorities Plan.  

Have your say! Provide your input into Council’s St...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 4, 2019

Latest Update Regarding East and West Beach, the Waterfront, and Pier.

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Thursday, January 3, 2019 marked two weeks since the devastating windstorm swept through the City that resulted in extensive damage to the Pier, waterfront, and boats along the marina.

According to BC Hydro, the December 20, 2018 storm was the most damagin...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Updates on Waterfront Projects

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Storm 2018 Clean Up Work: Beaches and Promenade

Thursday, January 3, 2019 marks two weeks since the devastating windstorm swept through the City that resulted in extensive damage to the Pier, waterfront and boats along the marina.  BC Hydro report...

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2019 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: January 3, 2019

Request for Service

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If you notice problems like street flooding, fallen trees, or burnt streetlights, notify the City with Request for Service, our online platform for reporting non-emergency issues.

To use this service, we recommend that you have the following ready:

  • Have you...
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2019 White Rock News and Announcements