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Recycling in The Hazeltons

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Connected: News and Energy Saving Tips from BC Hydro

Follow the link to read this month's Connected newsletter from BC Hydro and learn how you can save energy and money: 

https://www.bchydro.com/newsletters/connected/connected-may-2018.html?WT.mc_id=c-18-05_connected 

Garbage and Recycling Correction

A notice to all residents that the Garbage and Recycling Collection 2018/2019 sheet has several errors on it. Garbage and recycling days alternate each week. Please note that March 6th 2018 is a recycling day, not a garbage day as listed. New garbage and recycling lists will be printed out in the Bulkley Browser, or you can pick up a copy at the District Office.


Hazelton Street Map

http://www.newhazelton.ca/images/uploads/docs/HazeltonsStreets2014.pdf

Volunteer Fire Department

New Hazelton Volunteer Fire Department

Recent News:

May 4 & 5, 2013: Cliff and Helene went to a "Train the Trainer" course in Thornhill to certify them to train their new recruits the Basic Fire Fighter course.

             

Members:

 

Fire Chief: Cliff Coukell

Deputy Fire Chief: Randy Combs

Other members: Mike Glover, Helene Paranich, Zane Hobenshield, Norm Anderson, Mike Weeber, Scott Smith, Jennifer Smith, Michaela Glover, Danielle Henwood, Ricky Letendre, Samuelle Simard, Olivier Simard, BJ Schiltroth, PeterSchopfer, Trevor Semple, David Blackburn

Junior Fire Fighters: Josephine Kern, Brandon Greenall

Area of Coverage:

 

The fire department covers the District of New Hazelton, 2 Mile, South Hazelton, out to 15km east of New Hazelton on highway 16, and west to Ross Lake road.

They also cover wildland fires in this area.

 

Hazeltons' and Districts Rescue covers from Moricetown to Coyote Creek (just west of Cedarvale), all of Kispiox road, and all of the service roads in this area. This is an area of around 18,000 square kilometers.  

Services Provided:

 

Fire Protection Municipal and Wildland, Highway Rescue, Slope Rescue, Medical Assists

Training:

 

All of our members have the following training:

Fire Fighter Training

Vehicle Extrication Training

Rope / Slope Rescue

First Responder Medical Training (minimum)

Emergency Vehicle Operations

S-100 Wildland Fire Fighting

Incident Scene Management

Live Fire Training

How can you get involved?

 

Practices are Monday Nights 19:00hrs - 21:00hrs. For more information, you can contact the District of New Hazelton office.

Recycling

RECYCLING DATES:

FEB 7, 21     MARCH 7, 21     APRIL 4, 18       MAY 2, 16, 30     JUNE 13, 27    JULY 11, 25   

AUG 8, 22     SEP 5, 19     OCT 3, 17, 31     NOV 14, 28      DEC 12, 26

GARBAGE PICKUP DATES:

JAN 31    FEB 14, 28     MAR 14, 28     APR 11, 25     MAY 9, 23   JUNE 6, 20    

JUL 4, 18    AUG 1, 15, 29    SEP 12, 26     OCT 10, 24     NOV 7, 21     DEC 5, 19

RECYCLING

Plastic, Metal, Aluminum – Can all go in same bag.  Please ensure all items are rinsed and free of food residue.  Please also remove lids.  Some examples are: 

  • Milk jugs, Yoghurt containers, Margarine containers

  • Soup Cans, Metal foil, Foil pans, Meat trays (Foil)

Paper & Cardboard – Seperate bags  - Please break down the cardboard boxes.  Some examples are:

  • Cardboard :pizza boxes, cardboard boxes, cereal boxes, tea boxes, cookie boxes, cracker boxes etc, detergent boxes, paper towel rolls, toilet paper rolls

  • Paper: cards, catalogues, flyers, junk mail, magazines, books, non-foil gift wrap, egg cartons  (paper), phone books   

Glass or Ceramic - seperate bag

Foam Packaging - seperate bag

Soft Plastic bags or overwrap - seperate bag

NO REFUNDABLE BEVERAGE CONTAINERS

NO TISSUE PAPER OR PAPER TOWL

Batteries (household only)

  • drop off at the District Office

Please note: There is no limit to the amount of recycling collected bi-weekly at the curb

Smoke Alarms & Carbon Monoxide Detectors can be returned to Smithers Home Hardware.

Electronic Recycling Association

The Electronic Recycling Association is a not for profit organization with a mission to reduce electronic waste and the negative impact it has on the environment by reusing and recycling unwanted computers, laptops and other electronic equipment. We tend to prevent unwanted electronics from ending up in landfills or being prematurely disposed of and recycled when there is somebody that can still use them, maximize the life span of computers by refurbishing and donating them to your local charities and other not for profit organizations at no cost, and, if the equipment is not suitable for donation, recycle it in an environmentally friendly way. You can visit their website at www.era.ca.

 

 

Updated Brochure as of March 6, 2017

http://www.newhazelton.ca/images/uploads/docs/Recycling_in_the_Hazeltons_03.06.17.pdf

BC Transit

The District of New Hazelton sells BC Transit tickets. For a list of prices see below.

 

Zone 1 (Hazeltons)

Zone 2 (Hazelton/Smithers)

Single Fares

Adult

Senior/Student

Children Under 5

 

$2.00

$1.50

FREE

 

$4.00

$3.00

FREE

Book of 10 Tickets

Adult

Senior/Student

Children Under 5

 

$16.00

$12.00

FREE

 

$36.00

$27.00

FREE

Monthly Passes

All Zone (Adult)

Hazelton only (Concession)

 

$15.00

$40.00

 

Annual Passes

Pass for Hazeltons Only

 

$120.00

 

The District of New Hazelton Is Working For You

Click here to find out what services the District of New Hazelton is providing to residents and visitors.

ICBC

ICBC services available at the District of New Hazelton office.
1.       ICBC Transactions
2.       BC Driver License Renewals
3.       BC ID Applications & Renewals
4.       Graduated License Roadtests (L to N)
·         On a monthly or bimonthly basis.
·     Are you ready for your roadtest? Test your knowledge here.
5.       Learner’s Knowledge Tests
·         All license classes.
6.       BC Driver’s License Applications
·         Out of province and out of country.
7.       Address Changes – no fee
8.       Driver’s Abstracts – no fee
9.       Payment of Motor Vehicle Fines
Always bring primary and secondary identification for all transactions related to BC Driver’s Licenses & BC IDs to avoid delays and additional trips to our office.

 

Examples of Primary ID

Examples of Secondary ID

Canadian Birth Certificate

Care Card

BCID/BC Dirvers License

Bank Card/Credit Card

Canadian Passport

Non-Canadian Passports & Birth Certificates

Canadian Citizenship ID Card or Certificate

Student ID Cards

Record of Landing

Canadian (non-BC) Drivers Licenses & US Drivers Licenses

Permanent Resident Card

Firearm Card or other picture ID card

 

Contact Information:

Telephone: 250-842-6571
Facsimile: 250-842-6077
Email: info@newhazelton.ca
Hours: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm
 

Physical Location:

3026 Bowser Street
New Hazelton, BC
 

Mailing Address:

PO Box 340
New Hazelton, BC
V0J 2J0

Forms

Forms

Annual Events

Winterfest  

The first Friday of every December, the District of New Hazelton hosts a winter festival in Allen Park. Council serves hot dogs and hot chocolate to the many residents and guests who attend the evening event. Please see our photo gallery for pictures of Winterfest.

Canada Day Celebrations

On July 1st each year, join the Mayor and Council of the District of New Hazelton in celebrating Canada Day. The morning begins with council serving up bacon, sausages, and pancakes to almost 1,000 people! The festivities continue into the afternoon with children and families enjoying exciting games and a couple large inflatable bouncy tents! Mayor Weeber describes the event as a great time for all and states "the real key to our success is the high quality bacon which brings folks from all over the Hazeltons to this wonderful event."

Fitness Center

Location

The center is located in the site of the old curling rink at 2905 Fielding Street in New Hazelton.

Hours

The hours of operation, effective January 1, 2014, are from 4:00pm to 9:00pm, Monday through Friday. Closed weekends and holidays.

Rates

Drop in $  5.00
10 Visit Punch Card $  40.00
1 Month Membership $  35.00
3 Month Membership $  85.00
6 Month Membership $  150.00
Annual Membership $  220.00

 

Memberships can be purchased at the Fitness Center or at the District of New Hazelton Office.
 

Ice Arena

Residents of New Hazelton have access to an ice arena that is a mere 5 kilometers from town.  The arena plays host to minor hockey games, figure skating, and a competitive mens ice hockey team.  It is operated by a not for profit society, the Skeena Ice Arena Association, and is funded through user fees and a grant from the Village of Hazelton, the Regional District Kitimat-Stikine, and by the District of New Hazelton.  For more information on the ice arena feel free to call the arena directly at 250-842-6662.

Residents are currently fundraising to build a new arena. Look out for fundraing events and support the arena.

The Skeena Ice Arena Association Building Committe is pleased to announce a web site is now available that provides information and ongoing updates regarding the new arena project. The link to the site is http://www.heartofthehazeltons.ca/.

Library

Residents in New Hazelton have access to a fantastic library which services the entire area.  To access the Hazelton Public Library website please click here.

Allen Park

Allen Park is a home away from home to many residents of New Hazelton.  The park features a gazebo, scenic bridge, public washrooms, informational boards, a playground, and was the site of a 1913 gunfight which saw locals duel it out with seven bank robbers. Historical significance aside, Allen Park is the place to be on a nice day and is also the host to both of New Hazelton's annual events.

If you are interested in hosting an event at Allen Park please contact the District of New Hazelton at 250-842-6571. The District would like to remind groups using the park for events to clean up after themselves and to remove any garbage related to their event from the park.