Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021 10:27 AM
Joe Rich residents are encouraged to make this year’s Community food bank collection the best-ever!
Last year they donated more than 748 kilograms of food and over $1600 to the Central Okanagan Community Food Bank.
Sunday, December 5 between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., Joe Rich Fire Rescue members will be travelling throughout the community collecting non-perishable food and cash or cheque donations.
COVID-safe protocols include contactless pickup and physical distancing. On the day of the event, residents...
Posted on Wednesday, November 10, 2021 03:06 PM
In consultation with Interior Health, the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) has rescinded a Do Not Consume Notice (issued Sept. 2) for residents served by the Killiney Beach water system. With the removal of the Do Not Consume notice, all water from the tap is considered safe and water quality is within acceptable Canadian Drinking Water Guidelines.
This affects approximately 295 properties serviced in the Killiney Beach subdivision located off Westside Road.
The entire water system...
Posted on Friday, November 05, 2021 10:18 AM
Are you putting the right things in your recycling cart? Do you know which items are depot only recyclables? As part of the Regional Waste Reduction Office ongoing recycling education campaign, Recycling Ambassadors are back on the streets this fall checking what’s going into residential recycling carts.
Engineering Manager Travis Kendel says the Recycling Ambassador program, now well into its third season, has been extremely effective in helping residents to recycle right. “Through the remainder...
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2021 02:41 PM
Regional District of Central Okanagan Board Directors have elected a new chairperson.
Following a secret ballot vote at today’s Regional Board annual inaugural meeting, Director Loyal Wooldridge was named to succeed Gail Given who served as chair for seven years from December 2014 to November 2021.
Wooldridge was appointed to the Regional Board in the fall of 2018, the same year he was first elected to Kelowna City Council. Wooldridge is well-known in the local business community and passionately...
Posted on Thursday, November 04, 2021 01:59 PM
At the Inaugural meeting of the Regional District Board, Kelowna Councillor Loyal Wooldridge was elected as Chair by Directors. West Kelowna Mayor Gord Milsom was acclaimed as Vice-Chair serving for a fourth year.
Past Chair Gail Given was recognized with a certificate for her seven years of leadership to the region from Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray.
The Regional District Board consists of 13 voting members representing the Central Okanagan East and Central Okanagan...