City of Armstrong hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony

For Immediate Release

Armstrong, BC – – The City of Armstrong hosted the Groundbreaking Ceremony at 10 a.m. today to officially commence the beginning of a new era for the City.  

“We look forward to our new City Hall as we say a fond farewell to the old one. The new City Hall will reflect on the theme of the wood first initiative that Council has followed with the construction of the Arena, Armstrong Spallumcheen Outdoor Pool, Memorial Park gazebo and Spirit Square,” said Mayor Chris Pieper.

Pieper thanked those in attendance including local dignitaries and previous mayors Gerry Oglow and Eric Hornby.

The new City Hall will offer an expanded Council Chambers which will accommodate more seating for public attendance, additional office space for employees, better storage for records management as well as an Emergency Operations Center in the lower floor.  The exterior of the building will be constructed with durable, sustainable materials with a garden space complete with seating for the public to enjoy.

“The City of Armstrong takes another step forward in history,” Pieper said, adding that the new City Hall will reflect the City’s motto of pride, spirit and vision.

For Immediate Release

Armstrong, BC – – The City of Armstrong hosted the Groundbreaking Ceremony at 10 a.m. today to officially commence the beginning of a new era for the City.  

“We look forward to our new City Hall as we say a fond farewell to the old one. The new City Hall will reflect on the theme of the wood first initiative that Council has followed with the construction of the Arena, Armstrong Spallumcheen Outdoor Pool, Memorial Park gazebo and Spirit Square,” said Mayor Chris Pieper.

Pieper thanked those in attendance including local dignitaries and previous mayors Gerry Oglow and Eric Hornby.

The new City Hall will offer an expanded Council Chambers which will accommodate more seating for public attendance, additional office space for employees, better storage for records management as well as an Emergency Operations Center in the lower floor.  The exterior of the building will be constructed with durable, sustainable materials with a garden space complete with seating for the public to enjoy.

“The City of Armstrong takes another step forward in history,” Pieper said, adding that the new City Hall will reflect the City’s motto of pride, spirit and vision.

Be prepared during Spring freshet : Should you need it, a free sand bagging station is currently set up at our Public Works Yard located at the corner of Patterson Ave and Becker Street. For more information on flooding and the City’s Emergency management program please go to https://www.cityofarmstrong.bc.ca/emergency-management/ or call 250-546-3023.