Posted on Friday, January 27, 2023 12:30 PM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan is preparing its 2023 – 2027 Five-year Financial Plan. Residents have several ways to learn about and comment on the fiscal priorities outlined in the budget.
Unlike municipalities, the regional district does not have one tax rate. The RDCO has more than 80 individual services provided and paid for by different combinations of taxpayers across the Central Okanagan. Each service budget is separate, and all assets, revenues, expenses, reserves,...
Posted on Friday, January 20, 2023 12:30 PM
The Regional Board received a report on the financial implications for installing backup electrical generators on the Killiney Beach and Westshore Estates water systems. Community Works Gas Tax funds could be considered for this project. The report recommends that prior to allocating Community Works Gas Tax funds in 2023, a Board policy be developed for appropriately allocating gas tax funds for eligible projects in the regional district electoral areas.
Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 10:23 AM
Visitors to Kaloya and Kopje Regional Parks in Lake Country are invited to have their say at yoursay.rdco.com.
Now until March 20, 2023, an online survey is available where visitors can share their experiences and comment about pilot projects temporarily allowing dogs in each of the regional parks.
The pilot project allows dogs off-leash in Kopje, and on-leash on trails within Kaloya on a trial basis until the end of March. Dogs are not allowed on the beach or playground areas of either park. The...
Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2023 02:09 PM
The Regional Board has adopted bylaws setting out annual rate adjustments for 2023 through 2027 for each of the six water systems maintained and operated by the regional district. The new rates reflect inflation and operating cost increases and projections since the last rate adjustments were approved in 2019. Specific fees may need to be adjusted during the annual budget process to ensure each system is financially sustainable. The rates vary by each system based...
Posted on Monday, January 09, 2023 01:08 PM
The new year means that Central Okanagan residents can now recycle even more items either in their home recycling, or by returning items to a recycling depot.
As of January 1, Recycle BC has added single-use products and packaging-like products to its residential recycling program.
The change is the result of an amendment to the BC Recycling Regulation. Previously, only plastic, metal and glass packaging, and paper products were included in the Recycle BC program. This change expands the accepted...