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Village of Fruitvale Working to Shape Its Ambitious Future
-Community input being sought in a community survey-
Click here to complete the survey - https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/Fruitvale

August 25, 2021 –– Residents are being asked to share their ideas about community and economic development direction in an initiative devoted to answering the question: what’s our vision for the future of Fruitvale and how can we achieve the exceptional as a community? The Village of Fruitvale is creating an Economic Development Strategy that will work to answer this question.

“Fruitvale is doing well, with a stable population, a full downtown, and key initiatives like recent provincial funding for affordable housing on the old middle school site,” says Kelli Tuttle, CAO. “The Village of Fruitvale aims to achieve even more with a focused vision for the future, connected to actions to be taken in future that nurture job growth, investment attraction, resident relocation to Fruitvale, tourism, and local entrepreneurialism.”

Tuttle notes that an Economic Development Strategy is like imagining standing in a Vancouver elevator as a resident of Fruitvale and being asked: what is Fruitvale all about? “We want to have the words and images that talk about an exciting future for Fruitvale as you answer the question in that little bit of time in the elevator,” Tuttle notes. “And that conversation can lead to a new resident, business investment, or visitor to the community, which enables Fruitvale to step into its full potential.”

Background

The Economic Development Strategy – anticipated to be completed in early winter 2021 - includes a community survey, key stakeholder interviews, data analysis, and workshops with an Economic Development Committee. Additional project elements that will be developed to support implementation of an Economic Development Strategy include a new brand, a new Village of Fruitvale website, and an implementation project to be identified during Strategy creation. The Village of Fruitvale, who is leading the initiative, has retained Rynic (www.rynic.org) to complete the project.

For further information, please contact:

Kelli Tuttle, CAO

Village of Fruitvale
T: 250.367.7551 ext. 225
ktuttle@village.fruitvale.bc.ca
www.village.fruitvale.bc.ca

 


Village of Fruitvale
1947 Beaver Street, Fruitvale, B.C. V0G 1L0

Request for Proposals

The Corporation of the Village of Fruitvale invites proposals for the following contract:

Village Office Janitorial Services

Proposals will be received at:

The Village of Fruitvale
Box 370, 1947 Beaver Street
Fruitvale, BC V0G 1L0
on or before 2:00 PM. local time on Tuesday August 31, 2021.

Complete details are available on the Village website at www.village.fruitvale.bc.ca, or can be picked up at the Village office. For any additional information contact Kelli Tuttle, CAO/CFO, at ktuttle@village.fruitvale.bc.ca or (250) 367-7551.

 


STAGE 4 WATER RESTRICTIONS Effective August 12, 2021

 


Important News Release from Interior Health - please click here for the bulletin from Interior Health regarding heat warnings


Important News Release from the BC Wildfire Service

 


The one thing in life that is for sure is that things are always changing.

It is with mixed feelings the Village of Fruitvale announces the retirement of Glen Grieve.

Glen has been an integral part of the Village of Fruitvale team for thirty-four years most notably in his position as Water Foreman operating the Beaver Valley Water System. Glen holds a Level III Water Treatment Operator and Level II Water Distribution Operator Certificate with the Environmental Operators Certification Program and has ensured users of the Beaver Valley Water System have enjoyed worry free and safe water treatment and distribution to their homes.

While Glen will be staying close to the Village of Fruitvale imparting his knowledge and experience as we move into a new chapter operating the Beaver Valley Water System, we will miss seeing him daily through our operations.

Congratulations Glen and we will miss you. Enjoy the next chapter!

Village of Fruitvale Council, CAO and Staff


Interior Health gearing-up to administer second doses of COVID-19 vaccine at record pace

For information on COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics in our area click here


 Homeowner Grant & Property Tax Deferment

Eligible residential property owners can now claim their 2021 homeowner grant with the Province.

As soon as you receive your property tax notice, you can apply for property tax deferment.

Remember - B.C. municipalities no longer accept applications.

How to apply?

Homeowner grant:

  • Apply online at gov.bc.ca/homewownergrant
  • Apply 24/7 using a voice recognition self-serve application: Toll-free at 1 888 355-2700
  • Or to speak with an agent, call toll-free at 1-888-355-2700, Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, excluding statutory holidays
  • You will need your Social Insurance Number and tax notice

Property tax deferment:

  • Apply online at gov.bc.ca/propertytaxdeferment
  • Call 1 888 355-2700 if you must have a paper application; Monday to Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, excluding statutory holidays. A paper-based application can take longer to receive and review – you may risk late payment penalties if you not eligible.

Applying online is quicker and secure.

 

 

 



 


 


 

 


2021 Village of Fruitvale Budget Presentation

The Village of Fruitvale 2021 Operating Budget presentation can be found here

The Village of Fruitvale 2021 Capital Budget presentation can be found here

 


Middle School Development and Haines Park Master Plans

On Saturday, September 12th, Council held an open house to share information and provide an update to residents regarding the Middle School Development and Haines Park Master Plans. To ensure that all residents have access to the same information, the poster boards that were presented at the open house are accessible online by clicking on the below links. If you want more information, please contact the Village Office.

Middle School Development Poster Boards

Haines Park Poster Board

 


 

 

“If rural living at its best is what you are looking for,
you'll find it here in Fruitvale!

Disclaimer

DISCLAIMER

The information listed is the most frequent of our records that apply within the Village of Fruitvale and is provided for convenience and information only.  Every effort is made to ensure the accuracies of this information.

The Village of Fruitvale will in no event be held liable or responsible for damages of any kind arising out of the use of online copies of information.  For more information on the Village of Fruitvale, please contact the Village Office at 250-367-7551.

 

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