News Flash

Posted on: January 1, 2017

Notice of Work: Erosion Repair on East Beach

Due to storms, the foreshore on White Rock beach has suffered damage from the effects of wave erosion. Specific areas at east and west beach have been identified as requiring repair and protection from future events.

Through January and February 2017, City...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2016

State of the City Address

On Wednesday, October , 2016, the White Rock and South Surrey Chamber of Commerce hosted Mayor Wayne Baldwin and City Council for the annual State of the City address. Mayor Wayne Baldwin spoke on the City Council priorities and honoured some of the many ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 23, 2016

Holiday Hours at City Facilities

City Hall City Hall will be closed from Saturday, December 24 to Monday, January 2. Regular work hours will resume on Tuesday, January 3.

OperationsThe Engineering and Municipal Operations building will be closed on December 26, 27 and January 2.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 22, 2016

Extreme Weather Shelters Open - December 22

Extreme weather response plan is active from: December 22nd 2016

Surrey Urban Mission: 10776 King George Blvd, 604.581.5172- 20 beds 

Cloverdale Community Kitchen: 5337 180 St, Cloverdale, 604.574.4341- 15 beds 

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 14, 2016

Meet White Rock's New Staff Sergeant Daryl Creighton

Watch to meet White Rock's new Staff Sergeant, learn more about what the RCMP is doing to prevent crime, and how to stay safe during the holidays.

View the official presentation slides

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 13, 2016

White Rock Recycles! Download the New App

Remembering your collection day and sorting your garbage, recycling and organics is now easier than ever. We’ve worked with Vancouver based ReCollect to launch the White Rock Recycles app. Simply download the app, which is available for...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 9, 2016

Johnston Road Concept Options Open House Event Materials

On December 8, 2016 the City held a Concept Options Open House which showcased three concept designs prepared for the revitalization of Johnston Road, from North Bluff Road to Roper Avenue. The designs were based on the feedback provided through the publi...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Be a Good Neighbour! Clear Snow and Ice from your Property

There is a snowfall warning in effect for Metro Vancouver. Please keep an eye on Environment Canada's website for updates on the warning. 

Consider clearing a neighbour’s sidewalks when you do your own. 

Clearing snow an...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: December 8, 2016

Water Quality Open House Event Materials

On December 7, 2016 the City of White Rock held a Water Quality Open House at the White Rock Community Centre. 

If you were unable to attend, or would like more information, please view the event materials.

If you would like to learn more about wat...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 29, 2016

Tour of RES'EAU WaterNET's Mobile Water Treatment (Pilot Plant)

In 2016, the City of White Rock partnered with RES'EAU-WaterNET, which is Canada's first and only non-profit research organization devoted exclusively to developing innovative, sustainable and affordable technologies for providing clean drinking water to ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 25, 2016

City News - November 25

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Upcoming: Water Quality Open House

The City will be hosting a Water Quality Open House at the White Rock Community Centre to provide information and clarification on water in White Rock.

  • Date: December 7, 2016
  • Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Location: White Rock Community Centre, 15154 Russell A...
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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Council in 2017

Mark your calendars!  The 2017 Council Schedule has been finalized.  Council meetings will be held on the following dates:

January 16 and 30

February 6 and 20

March 6 and 27

April 10 and 24

May 15 and 29

June 12 and 26

July 10 and 24

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Fill up a Police car at the Christmas Toy Drive

‘Tis the season of giving! Help us fill up a Police car with new, unwrapped toys! The White Rock RCMP and the Salvation Army will be collecting toys to help local families on the Semiahmoo Peninsula in their first annual Christmas Toy Drive. Pre...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 18, 2016

City News - November 18

Each week the City of White Rock places an ad in the Friday edition of the Peace Arch News. It can also be accessed on the website each week.

For up to the minute ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 18, 2016

2017 Committee Volunteer Opportunities

CITY COMMITTEE VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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 f...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 17, 2016

See an Issue in the City? Snap a pic and send it to us!

It’s that time of year! The fall and winter weather can be hard on the City. If you notice problems like fallen trees, downed fences or poles, or burnt streetlights, notify the City by taking a photo, including a brief description of the locatio...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 17, 2016

Save the Date for the Johnston Road Concept Options Open House!

Three concept designs have been prepared for the revitalization of Johnston Road, from North Bluff Road to Roper Avenue. The designs are based on the feedback provided through the public workshop, community survey, and business consultation which took pla...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 10, 2016

City Facilities Closure - Remembrance Day

City facilities will be closed on Friday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. Regularly scheduled Friday curbside collections will be picked up on Monday, November 14. There is no change in the rest of the residential collection schedule for the week.

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 2, 2016

Parking Rates are Reduced for Winter!

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

Come visit the waterfront, a great place to visit and to conduct business and luncheon meetings. For more parkin...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 1, 2016

Reminder: City has Added Chlorine to the Oxford Water Distribution System

In early October, the City of White Rock took further steps towards meeting its February 1, 2017, secondary disinfection implementation requirement, as mandated by the Fraser Health Authority.In February of this year, the City informed t...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 27, 2016

Pick up your Annual Pay Parking Decals

It’s that time of year again! 2017 pay parking decals are available for sale as of 1 November. The decal cost is $43 plus GST. Your current parking decal expires December 31, 2016.

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

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 24, 2016

White Rock City Councillor, David Chesney, Censured

Breach of Trust and Sharing of Confidential/Classified Information 

 

Over the last few weeks, it was brought to Council’s attention that Councillor Chesney had gone against Council’s direction and divulged confidential information regardi...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 21, 2016

View Council's 2016 - 2018 Strategic Priorities

The City of White Rock has provided information on Council's Corporate Priorities for 2016 – 2018.  The document identifies the priorities of the City of White Rock for the term of Council and lays the foundation for the development of ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: November 7, 2016

Water Main Flushing Program

The City of White Rock’s annual Water Main Flushing Program aims at maintaining the City's water quality and increases the capacity of the water system.

The program takes place from November 7, 2016, until the middle of December. Flushing operations will b...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 19, 2016

Notice of Work: Tree Trimming on Marine Drive

City contracted crews will be pruning trees on the South side of Marine Drive and on the promenade. To ensure the safety of residents and visitors during this regular maintenance, rolling road closures will be taking place on Marine Drive throughout the d...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2016

Participate in Translink's Upcoming Consultation

Public consultation for Phase One of Translink's 10-Year Vision for Metro Vancouver Transit and Transportation runs from Oct. 11 to 31, 2016. The approximately $2 billion plan would increase transit services and improve roads, cycling, a...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 12, 2016

The Online Survey for Phase 3 of the OCP Review is now Open!

We’re updating our Official Community Plan (OCP) and we need your help! The revised OCP will provide a renewed vision for White Rock to the year 2045 along with a regulatory framework required to guide growth toward that vision.

With Phase 1 &...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 9, 2016

Don't Wait, Check the Date! It's Fire Prevention Week.

Fires are real, not just events in the news or movies. Fire is fast, extremely hot and spreads rapidly. It creates thick black toxic smoke that is even more deadly than flames! When fire strikes, seconds are important! There is no time to stop and think. ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 7, 2016

White Rock Adds Chlorine to the Oxford Water Distribution System

This week, the City of White Rock took further steps towards meeting its February 1, 2017, secondary disinfection implementation requirement, as mandated by the Fraser Health Authority.In February of this year, the City informed the publ...

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements
Posted on: October 6, 2016

Check out the Updated My Water FAQs Page!

Have a question about water in White Rock? We've updated and expanded our frequently asked questions (FAQs) section of the City's MyWater site.  View it now!

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2016 White Rock News and Announcements