The City of Enderby is challenging its residents to join in the 3rd Annual Our Enderby Clean-Up Challenge. Enderby residents can show their civic pride by helping to clean-up and beautify areas throughout the community. Participants will muster at 9:15 am on Saturday April 18th in the City Hall parking lot. The Clean-Up Challenge will take place from 9:30 am to 11:45 am.
The Clean-Up event will be followed by an Appreciation Barbeque at 12:00 pm in Belvidere Park hosted by the Enderby & District Lions Club. Participants will be provided with food and refreshments to celebrate their community contribution.
Participants are encouraged to take photos and utilize social media, such as the Our Enderby Facebook page, to showcase how they are strengthening Enderby as a clean, beautiful community.
“The Our Enderby Clean-Up Challenge is a great opportunity for the community to come together and work towards a common goal which is the beautification of our great City. We encourage all residents to take part in the Clean-Up in any way they can,” explains Mayor Greg McCune.
Whether it’s cleaning your own property or cleaning your neighbourhood, the City of Enderby is challenging YOU to take part in the 3rd Annual Our Enderby Clean-Up Challenge. For any questions or inquiries, please contact the City of Enderby at (250) 838-7230.
Road construction on Mill Avenue and Belvedere Street will resume on the week beginning February 23, 2015. The project involves the installation of new underground utilities and renewing the road itself. The affected areas are:
Mill Avenue, from Belvedere Street to George Street
Belvedere Street, from Cliff Avenue to Mill Avenue
Construction will begin at the north end of Belvedere Street, closest to the intersection with Mill Avenue.
During this time, there will be intermittent closures to vehicle traffic. However, pedestrian access to businesses will continue. Notices were distributed to affected businesses last week.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation as the contractor works to complete the project and get the roads re-opened as soon as possible.
2015 is upon us and it’s looking to be an incredible year. Your City Councillors and staff have been working hard on their portfolios and will be ready to present this year’s priorities for the March 1st deadline that we have set. This will coincide with the budget process that is underway and will continue to match projects with the funds that are available.
The Mayor and the Councillors that you elected in November of 2014 are all committed to working on your behalf to move the City of Enderby into the future. We see a community that will allow everyone to chase their dreams and live in a place that is affordable and provide the services that you tell us you need.
We look forward to the challenges and know that with open communication with citizens and community groups from our amazing volunteers to the business community, the schools, the recreation services, seniors programs and always improving healthcare system we can have a community that we will continue to be very proud of. This will lead to others moving to our city and will help us to create more jobs and opportunities.
It is a complete honour to be the Mayor of such an amazing City. We live in a very beautiful part of the world and the strength of our region will continue to make this a very desirable place to Live Visit and Play. Tell your friends and your family. Enderby is the place to be. A great place to raise a family or retire with the services you need.
At the December 15, 2014 Enderby City Council meeting, retired Councillor Earl Shipmaker was recognized for thirty-five years of local government service. During this time, Earl served first as Area F Director (including 14 years as Chair of the Board of the Regional District of the North Okanagan) and then as a Councillor for the City of Enderby. Earl announced earlier in 2014 that he intended to retire from public office.
In recognition of Earl’s impressive service, the Union of British Columbia Municipalities commemorated him with an award. The award was presented by UBCM Past President Rhona Martin.
Following Ms. Martin, MP Colin Mayes, MLA Eric Foster, RDNO Chair Rick Fairbairn, Area F Director Herman Halvorson, and staff spoke fondly of Earl’s dedication, wisdom, and humour. Earl’s wife, Irene, was also present, and recognized for her support throughout his tenure.
Rather than do a gift exchange at the annual Christmas party, City of Enderby Staff and Council decided to give something back. Staff and Council continued the tradition of donating food to the Enderby & District Community Resource Centre‘s Pantry Program. The program provides food to people in need in Enderby. On December 16, Mayor and Council presented the donation of goods to the Executive Director for the Community Resource Centre, Kara Wilhelms.
On behalf of Mayor, Council, and Staff, have a safe and happy holiday season!
To donate to the Pantry Program, please drop off non-perishable food items or monetary donations to the Resource Centre located 1110 Belvedere Street (below the Saint Andrews United Church) on Tuesdays and Wednesdays between 9am and 4pm. Items in high demand include coffee, peanut butter, cereal, evaporated milk, toilet paper, and personal hygiene products. Please be advised that home canning is not accepted. If you have any questions regarding the Pantry Program please contact Kara Wilhelms at 250-838-9446.