Town of 






Bishop’s Falls

Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

 

Nestled in the heart of the Exploits Valley, Bishop’s Falls is an ideal home base while you explore the scenic Exploits Valley and the surrounding coastal communities. Icebergs, whale watching and scenic fishing communities are all within an hour drive of our town.

This summer come visit our beautiful town

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Could an Ambulance or Fire Truck locate your home easily?


Does your house have the correct Civic Address on the front?


Are the numbers visible from the road?




31st Annual Bishop’s Falls Lions Club Winter Carnival


Please See Community Calendar for Event Details





CRAFT FAIR


Thank you to everyone for making the first monthly Craft Fair a Success.


The next Craft Fair is scheduled for:


March 21, 2015

10:00 am -  3:00 pm

Lion’s Club

80 Main Street


Please come check it out; each month there will be some new vendors, food services for vendors and visitors, and much, much more. 

View pictures of the February Craft Fair below:


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Sale of 2000 International (Flyer)


The Town of Bishop’s Falls intends to sell a 2000 International (Flyer) {Serial Number 1HTGEADR3YH330052} as is where is.  Persons interested in this equipment must ensure the Town Office receives a sealed bid on or before 4:00 pm on March 3, 2015.  Offers may be hand delivered to 445 Main Street or mailed to:


Town of Bishop’s Falls

RE:  Sale of Asset - 2000 International (Flyer)

PO Box 310

Bishop’s Falls, NL   A0H 1C0


The equipment can be viewed by appointment only.  To make an appointment please contact the Town Office at 709 258 6582.  Offers will be opened on March 4, 2015 @ 10:00 am


The Town does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any bid.




General Labourer Position Available.


Please submit your resume before 4:30 pm on February 27, 2015.  

See Tenders Jobs and Notices for details




Safety Advisory


Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro, is advising residents that it will be lowering water levels through Bishop’s Falls by four feet starting on February 9th, 2015.  People crossing the river upstream of the dam should take notice of the ice conditions as they may become unstable as a result of the lowering of the water level.  Residents should exercise extreme caution.  This condition will exist until all ice has gone out of the river.  For more information about snowmobile, ATV and winter safety visit - http://www.hydrosafety.ca





Sort It Central - Recycling and Garbage Program


By now all households should have received an information package from Central Newfoundland Waste Management (CNWM) regarding the launch of the curb side recycling and garbage program for Central Newfoundland.  The package contains very useful information and the guide should be kept for future reference. 


The Program Launch Date is March 2, 2015 with full mandatory compliance expected by March 31, 2015.  For further details please contact CNWM at 709-653-2900, info@cnwmc.com or www.cnwmc.com




CONGRATULATIONS


The Town of Bishop’s Falls would like to congratulate the 512 Exploits Squadron Air Cadet Band on their outstanding performance at the Provincial Cadet Band Competition at MHCS in St. John’s on Feb. 7, 2015. 


The Band won first place in several categories including Best Overall Band, Best Service Band, Top Air Cadet Band and Top Band Major (Flight Sargent Aidan Fancey).  The 512 Exploits Squadron is now THE TOP CADET BAND IN NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR.  See Pictures Below


Pic No. 01       512 EXPLOITS SQUADRON BAND

Pic No. 02       Band Major - Flight Sargent A. Fancey




PUBLIC MEETING


On January 29, 2015 the Town hosted a public meeting on the Exploits River Development Strategy.  The Strategy is an important initiative that will help frame Bishop’s Falls as a unique and desirable angler and tourist destination.  If you did not get a chance to attend the public meeting and would like to provide feedback, send us an email at info@bishopfalls.ca before February 6, 2015.  We look forward to receiving your comments/suggestions/opinions.


Please click here for the PowerPoint presentation that was delivered by TRACT Consulting.






At a Public Council Meeting held on January 20, 2015, Councillors were pleased to present Certificates of Appreciation to Sarah Ward, Miss Bishop’s Falls; Lacey Street, Little Miss Bishop’s Falls and Dawson Snow, Little Mr. Bishop’s Falls for the Excellent Job they did representing our Town in 2014-2015


see photo below

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ITS YOUR TOWN

NAME THAT STREET


If you have any suggestions for existing and/or future street names based on town history, or just a name that you find fun and fitting, please submit to: 


Town Hall - 445 Main Street

Call - 258-6581

Email:  sheila@bishopsfalls.ca




2015 MUNICIPAL BUDGET


The Bishop’s Falls Town Council adopted the 2015 Budget (and policy) during the Public Meeting on December 16, 2014.  See the Municipal Budget Page for more information.




TOWN LOOKING FOR CASUAL EMPLOYEES


see details under Jobs and Notices




2014-2015 STADIUM SCHEDULE



Click here for the 2014-2015 Stadium Schedule.  To book ice time please contact 258 5451.