Visionary, first RDCO Employee passes
Posted on Tuesday, October 19, 2021 03:15 PM
The RDCO Board and staff offer condolences to surviving family and friends of Al Harrison, who passed away recently at the age of 85.
He was the first employee of the Regional District of Central Okanagan and its first Administrator. Board Chair Gail Given says Al was a visionary and helped create the RDCO and programs, many of which have been emulated elsewhere. "He was extremely well respected within the province and really had crafted many of the local government services that have...
Business walk surveys the pulse of Central Okanagan businesses
Posted on Monday, October 18, 2021 04:00 PM
This is BC Small Business Week and the Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) and its community partners want to hear from regional businesses. Central Okanagan businesses are encouraged to complete a short (6 minute) survey to share their experience to date and outlook going forward here: www.investkelowna.com/businesswalk2021/. The 2020 Central Okanagan Business Walk Survey is available through Sunday October 31, 2021.
Since 2012 the COEDC, along with 13 partner organizations...
Highlights from the Regional Board meeting
Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2021 01:43 PM
Here is a link to the Board Reports highlights from the Regional Board meeting Thursday morning October 14 including information about a new effort to further indigenous relations, appointments of auditors and members to various advisory commissions and an anticipated new Board Chair.
When available, here's where you will find links to view a recording of the:
Star Place water quality advisory
Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:23 PM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has issued a Water Quality Advisory for residents served by the small Star Place Water System in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area.
The advisory affects eight properties connected to the community water system on Star Place off Trepanier Road near the Okanagan Connector (Hwy 97-C) and follows repairs and maintenance work carried out on the system earlier today. Roadside sign notices are in place to let residents know of the Water...
Trepanier Creek Greenway trail closure
Posted on Friday, October 01, 2021 12:26 PM
A section of Trepanier Creek Greenway Regional Park is closed until the end of October.
The recreational trail closure is approximately 500 metres upstream from the Clements Road trailhead next to Peachland Elementary school and three kilometres downstream from the Trepanier Road trailhead near Highway 97-C.
The closure is required for watermain construction as part of the new Peachland Water Treatment plant project.
Until the work is completed, visitors will have an out and back...