Posted on Tuesday, August 09, 2022 12:01 PM
A safety reminder that a 1.7-kilometre section of the Mission Creek Greenway recreational trail remains closed.
Heavy equipment and crews are working from the Scenic Canyon entrance at Hollywood Road south, upstream past the Smoothing Stones bridge.
They are repairing flood-damage to the Greenway trail and rip-rap protection near the Friends, Cedar and Smoothing Stone bridges.
For everyone’s safety, visitors are asked to stay out of this closed area, respect signage, fencing and barricades that are...
Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 09:05 AM
The nomination process will soon be underway for potential candidates seeking to run in the October 15 General Local Government Elections in the Regional District of Central Okanagan.
Candidate information packages are now available for the Central Okanagan East or Central Okanagan West Electoral Area Directors and Zone 1 and Zone 2 School Trustee elections Those considering their candidacy should check the RDCO website rdco.com/elections, or pick up a candidate information package at the RDCO...
Posted on Friday, July 29, 2022 02:46 PM
This means outdoor lawn and garden irrigation is only allowed one day each week for customers served by the community water system off Highway 33 south. If needed, those with an even number street address may water outdoors on Saturday while customers with an odd number street address may water outside on Sunday.
During Stage 3, the RDCO water systems regulations bylaw...
Posted on Friday, July 29, 2022 02:00 PM
Effective immediately, all campfires are prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas.
Due to extreme temperatures, dry conditions and the high-extreme fire danger rating, the campfire ban will remain in effect until further notice.
The campfire ban affects all local government fire jurisdictions in the Regional District of Central Okanagan including the City of West Kelowna, District of Lake Country, District of Peachland, Westbank First Nation...
Posted on Wednesday, July 27, 2022 09:48 AM
With hot daytime temperatures expected to continue and a heat warning in place, Central Okanagan Electoral Area residents are encouraged to stay safe and cool.
Interior Health and Prepared BC recommended that residents:
- Drink plenty of water and other liquids to stay hydrated
- Take it easy, especially during the hottest hours of the day
- Seek cooler indoor and outdoor spaces
- If you have air conditioning, be sure to turn it on. It does not need to be on as high as it can go to help keep you safe