Posted on Thursday, October 28, 2021 03:03 PM
A reminder that fall yard waste collection continues until the end of December so there’s still lots of time to take advantage of the good weather and get your yard cleaned up before winter.
Bi-weekly fall yard waste pickup ends Friday December 31. That’s the last day in the Central Okanagan for the curbside yard waste pickup program until collection resumes March 1, 2022.
Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart with the Regional District says there are a few things to keep in mind when loading...
Posted on Wednesday, October 27, 2021 04:08 PM
Killiney Beach water system update Oct. 26
We have completed the engineering assessment of the entire water system and work is underway to address the recommendations. The Do Not Consume Advisory continues to be in effect as boiling the water will not make the water safe to drink.
The assessment recommendations include:
- Additional chlorination dosing - customers will notice a stronger, short-term chlorine smell in the water. There is no risk to residents from this higher chlorination, which is within...
Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 02:31 PM
A $60,000 Provincial government restructure planning grant will help facilitate a governance and services study for the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area, with an emphasis on North Westside communities.
Municipal Affairs Minister Josie Osborne says the grant will assist the RDCO over the next year, engage with residents to understand their concerns and interests about governance and to identify robust options within the regional district framework for addressing their most pressing needs.
Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 02:19 PM
The Regional Board has received a report confirming the Provincial Minister of Municipal Affairs has approved a grant to facilitate a governance and services study for North Westside communities. While this is not an incorporation study, the $60,000 grant will assist the RDCO in educating and engaging with residents on facets of governance and services, their concerns and interests and to identify options within the regional district framework to address...
Posted on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 11:30 AM
Pilot projects are officially underway in two regional parks in the District of Lake Country.
One of the pilot projects allows dogs to be off-leash in Kopje Regional Park, while the other allows dogs on-leash on trails within Kaloya Regional Park. Dogs are not allowed on the beach area of either park. Until this trial, neither of the two regional parks has allowed dogs within park boundaries. The pilot projects provide more dog-friendly access options and run during the slower off-season...