Survey on municipal citizen service runs until the end of August
"How do you rate the citizen service at the Bocholt city administration?" Citizens can still participate in the survey of the city of Bocholt until 31 August.
City considers complaint against citizens' petition unfounded
A citizen has filed a complaint at the administrative court // City sticks to proceedings
A citizen of Bocholt has filed a complaint with the Administrative Court of Münster by way of an interim injunction against the citizens' petition opposing the construction of a refugee shelter in Biemenhorst. Mayor Thomas Kerkhoff informed the city council about this on Wednesday.
Citizens' petition: 3,758 valid signatures submitted - quorum met
Possible referendum on the question of refugee accommodation in the district of Biemenhorst
The citizens' petition opposing the planned construction of a refugee shelter in the district of Biemenhorst (Am Takenkamp) has met the legally required quota. After verification by the city administration, 3,758 valid signatures were submitted. The legally required quorum of 3,511 valid signatures was thus reached. As a result, a referendum could be held.
Citizens' petition Bocholt: Initiative submits 3,985 signatures
The initiators of the citizens' petition opposing the construction of a refugee shelter in the Biemenhorst district of Bocholt have submitted 3,985 signatures to the Bocholt city administration in due time. The city of Bocholt is now checking the submitted signatures for legal validity.
Storm warning: heavy rain in the afternoon
The German Weather Service (DWD) has issued a warning of "heavy rain" for the afternoon. According to this, heavy rainfall of between 30 and 60 litres per square metre is expected in the coming hours.
The German Weather Service (DWD) has issued a warning of "heavy rain" for the afternoon. According to this, heavy rainfall of between 30 and 60 litres per square metre is expected in the coming hours. The heavy rain warning is currently (as of 12.14 p.m.) valid for the period from Thursday, 2 p.m., until midnight . According to the warning, "heavy rain" and rainfall amounts between 30 l/m² and 60 l/m² are...
Redevelopment of the town hall and cultural centre in Bocholt: Reopening expected at the end of 2025
Bocholt. The Bocholt town hall with its adjoining cultural centre on Berliner Platz is not expected to be put back into operation until the end of 2025. This was announced by the administration in the main and finance committee on 4.5.2023. The construction schedule for the renovation had to be adapted to the plans of the architectural firm Böhm. Initially, it was assumed that the building would be...
Angelika Brands from the Mayor's office retires
15 years in the mayor's office in Bocholt // Farewell on 20 April
For many years, Angelika Brands from the mayor's office organised and structured the mayor's tasks, most recently for Thomas Kerkhoff. Her overview, structure and much contact with citizens characterised this time. This is what Angelika Brands is known for. She is always friendly, close to the citizens and a real organisational talent. Now, after 15 years in the mayor's office and almost 18 years with the...
Protection measures for the "Hohenhorster Berge" nature reserve in planning
District of Borken/Bocholt - The members of the "Round Table" for the "Hohenhorster Berge" nature reserve in Bocholt - which includes the landowner, the hunting community, the nature conservation authority of the district of Borken, NABU and the town of Bocholt - were unanimous after their most recent meeting in the Borken District House: they see a need for action to specifically protect this area and at the same time to continue to enable visitors to "experience nature" there through suitable visitor guidance measures.
As a result of the heavy use of the area by groups of people, however, a large number of "trampling paths" have developed which cut through the sensitive area. The "polluters" are obviously dog owners who let their animals run free in the area, recreationists who leave the prescribed paths, mountain bikers and horse riders. Especially in the breeding and sowing season, which is now beginning, this unfortunately...
Vacancies: Bocholt municipal administration is looking for reinforcement
Apply now until 22 April 2023
The city of Bocholt is currently advertising various job vacancies.
Telephone extension: Administration now four-digit
The city of Bocholt has changed its telephone numbers. The core administration has new, four-digit extensions.