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Sep 5 2018 - 10:49am

On September 4, 2018, Council for the City of Port Alberni unanimously passed a motion to award the main construction contract for the upcoming Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades project to Tritech Group for $17,128,429.53 plus GST - the largest construction contract awarded in the City of Port Alberni’s history.

The Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades project (the Project) is slated to break ground in late September/early-October 2018, and will take approximately two years to complete. When complete, the Project will:

• improve effluent quality

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Aug 9 2018 - 11:15am

On August 13, 2018, City of Port Alberni Council will consider a motion to enter into an agreement with the Tseshaht First Nation. This agreement would see the two governments pursue a partnership in the development of a Tseshaht art piece and interpretive signage for the Harbour Quay Clock Tower.

This collaboration would recognize the historic Tseshaht winter village of Tlukwatku-is (Wolf Ritual Beach) near Harbour Quay, honour the wolf as the fundamental holder for the Tseshaht Law of Harmony and celebrate Alberni Valley’s rich local history and culture.

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Jul 24 2018 - 12:30pm

July 24, 2018

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Jul 10 2018 - 2:23pm

Westporte Place Water Main Upgrade Project - Compton Road and Russell Street

To address aging infrastructure, accommodate future growth and ensure the continued delivery of safe, high-quality drinking water to your neighbourhood, the City of Port Alberni is upgrading a small portion of the water distribution system in your area.  

Upcoming Construction

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Jun 22 2018 - 9:52am

To further Reconciliation efforts and cultivate cross-cultural awareness in Port Alberni, the Reconciliation Committee, a partnership between the Hupacasath First Nation, Tseshaht First Nation, and the City of Port Alberni, hosted a forum on March 27, 2018, to gather input on Reconciliation at the local level.  The event welcomed approximately 112 residents, local First Nations and elected officials from around the Alberni Valley.

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Jun 19 2018 - 1:41pm

Your local government is holding an information session for potential candidates interested in running for Port Alberni City Council, Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District Board or School District #70 Trustee.

Please join us:

When: Thursday, July 19th, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.

Where: Echo Centre, Dogwood Room

           4255 Wallace St, Port Alberni

This session will provide information on:

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Jun 5 2018 - 3:23pm

The City of Port Alberni and the Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District (ACRD) are working with Dr. Ryan Reynolds from the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) School of Community and Regional Planning to gain a better understanding of people’s experiences during the January 23rd tsunami warning and evacuation.

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Jun 5 2018 - 8:37am

PORT ALBERNI, British Columbia, Canada – The City of Port Alberni is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Rob Kraneveldt as Facility Operations Supervisor replacing Mr. Mark Zenko who is moving on to new opportunities.

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May 23 2018 - 12:46pm

To address aging infrastructure, accommodate future growth and improve drainage in your area, crews from the City of Port Alberni are replacing a sewer main on North Park Drive between and 7th Avenue and 10th Avenue. Installation activities on North Park Drive are nearing completion and crews are moving on to the 10th Avenue crossing.

10th Avenue Crossing

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May 22 2018 - 4:46pm

The City of Port Alberni is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Flynn Scott as Manager of Bylaw Services.

In 2017 the City committed to making its Bylaw Services Department more robust to help improve livability in Port Alberni and increase safety in the community. This commitment included the creation of three new positions in Bylaw Services: a full-time manager, one additional Bylaw Officer, and one part-time Administrative Clerk.