COVID-19

Most Recent City News Related to COVID-19 Pandemic

UPDATE: Sept 1, 2020 - Re-Starting the Parks, Recreation & Culture Department

On September 8th, 2020 the Recreation Centre will be reopening in a phased approach.  The initial phase includes the reopening of the preschool, fitness and aquatic centre facilities. Programming activities and room bookings will be introduced into the facility in October. We ask that all patrons read, understand, follow and respect the guidelines we have put in place for the health and safety of everyone.  Click for MORE DETAILS!

UPDATE: August 24, 2020 - The REVY. Masks have arrived!

Visit the Revelstoke Visitor Centre for your FREE mask!
MASK UP, REVELSTOKE! - VIDEO 
More Details: Revelstoke Recovery Task Force
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UPDATE: August 11, 2020 - Listen below to a radio podcast with Charles Adler of Global News and our Mayor Gary Sulz.

Global News:

Gary Sulz joins Charles to discuss reports of aggressive driving and rude gestures being directed at individuals with out-of-province license plates on their vehicles and his “Kindness to out-of-province plates” initiative.

UPDATE:  July 31, 2020 - "Welcome to Revelstoke!" video

For more information on the efforts being made by the City of Revelstoke to help our community recover from the COVID-19 pandemic,
visit the Recovery Task Force section.
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UPDATE:  August 10, 2020  - City Hall Construction

After a short stint of remote-only access to services due to construction, Staff have returned to City Hall while the building rehabilitation project continues.   

Development Services is open to the public Mon-Fri, 12-3pm (closed on holidays) while Finance remains at the Revelstoke Community Centre with public drop-in hours Mon-Fri,
12-3pm, (closed on statutory holidays).  

Appointments with the departmens can be made outside of these times
for those in need.
Visit City Services for department contact information.

  Public Works Office is open to the public
Mon-Fri, 7:30am-3:30pm - Lunch Closure 12-1pm
(closed on Statutory Holidays)

UPDATE:  July 28, 2020 - Commercial Utilities Relief

For the period between March 16, 2020 and May 30, 2020 inclusive, businesses can apply to the Finance department to have their utilities reduced. Applications must be received no later than September 30, 2020 at 4:30pm.

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Completed Utility Relief Form can be sent to finance@revelstoke.ca, or dropped off in person at the Finance department. Finance staff will review each business on a case by case basis, and determine the reduction in utilities. Each applicant will be notified of the amount they are eligible for, and a credit will be applied to their utility account.

Please note that only businesses who reduced or ceased operations in response to COVID-19 are eligible for a reduction in utilities.

Media Release:
May 28, 2020 - City Hall Set to Re-Open on June 1, 2020
City Hall Re-Opening June 1-2020
Media Release:
May 15, 2020 - Revelstoke Outdoor Spaces Scheduled to Re-Open
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UPDATES on Coronavirus (COVID 19)

The City of Revelstoke is monitoring the COVID-19 situation closely to ensure we continue to respond to emerging issues as they relate to City facilities, programs, services and events. This includes following the direction of Interior Health, British Columbia Centre for Disease Control or the Government of Canada.

While the COVID-19 situation is changing daily around the world, we are mindful that our community is concerned about the potential impact of the further spread of the coronavirus and we are acting accordingly to do what we can to support public safety.

Check this page regularly for ongoing updates on the Coronavirus situation as it relates to City of Revelstoke facilities, programs, services and events.

FACILITIES

As of June 30, 2020, the following is the status of our facilities:

Open to the Public
City Parks, Playgrounds, Splashpark and Skatepark
City Hall - Development Services has counter service 12-3pm, Mon-Fri (closed on Statutory Holidays), appointments can be made outside these hours - please note: changes in public access may change due to City Hall construction until the end of the year
Finance Department - Temporarily located at the Community Centre due to City Hall construction, counter service from 12-3pm, Mon-Fri (closed on Statutory Holidays).
Public Works Office - 7:30am - 3:30pm (Lunch Closure: 12-1 pm) - Monday to Friday (closed Statutory Holidays)
Fire Hall - 9am-4pm, Mon-Fri (closed Statutory Holidays), - Emergencies call 911

Please respect all markers and signage at City facilities regarding physical distancing and best practices for reducing the spread of COVID-19.

Closed to the Public
Revelstoke Forum
Revelstoke Community, Aquatic and Fitness Centre - Re-Opening Scheduled for Sept 8 - Click for More Details!
Revelstoke Seniors Center
RCMP Office - Emergencies call 911

FINANCE INFORMATION

COMMERCIAL UTILITY PAYMENT DUE DATE RELIEF

To offer some financial relief for Revelstoke’s business community during the COVID-19 pandemic, Council has approved an amendment to the commercial utility bylaws (Utility Billing Due Date Amendment Bylaw No. 2262) which changes the second quarter payment due date from April 30 to two equal payments due July 31 and October 31, 2020.   For inquiries, please contact the Finance Department at:  250-837-2161

More Finance Information

COMMUNICATIONS

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Other Related Press Release

COVID-19 " Hold the Line" This Easter Long Weekend - April 9, 2020

COVID-19 City Supports Revelstoke Idea Factory Face Shield Production - March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Public Park Closures - March 20, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Operations Center and Essential Services - March 18

Mayor’s Community Address Videos: 

YouTube Video - Text - Posted August 13, 2020

Community Address

PUBLIC NOTICES:

COVID-19-public meetings cancelled
Alert Center
Secure Garbage
Non-Flushables

MORE INFORMATION

For more information and updates, including answers to frequently asked questions and translated information, please consult the resources in the menu on the left or click to use the Self-Assessment Tool.

Still have questions? Visit these sites for trusted information and contact:
HealthLinkBC / 811 if you have symptoms
Call 1-888-COVID19 (268-4319) if you would like more information

On behalf of City Council and Staff we thank you in advance for your understanding and cooperation on this matter.