Posted on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 09:25 AM
Central Okanagan residents are invited to celebrate the official opening of the expanded Mission Creek Greenway and more than a quarter century of fundraising support by the Friends of Mission Creek.
Join the RDCO and Friends society at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, May 27 as they officially mark the opening of two trails:
- 2.3-kilometer expansion of the Mission Creek Greenway (Phase 3)
- 240-meter Pinnacle trail
The ceremonies take place at the Field Road entrance to Scenic Canyon Regional Park (3965 Field...
Posted on Monday, May 16, 2022 09:44 AM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has received the Community Excellence Award for Environmental Sustainability from the Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA).
The award was presented during the recent annual SILGA conference in Salmon Arm.
The RDCO was recognized for its collaborative effort in developing a Regional Flood Mitigation Strategy as part of the on-going Floodplain Management Plan. The project involved extensive input from all local governments, First Nations,...
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 12:32 PM
The next meeting of the Central Okanagan West and North Westside Governance and Services Study Committee is scheduled for:
- Thursday, May 19
- 6 – 8:30 p.m.
- Killiney Beach Community Hall, 516 Udell Road
When available, find links to information about the committee, agenda, future meetings and resource documents at yoursay.rdco.com.
If you are not able to attend this meeting in person, when available you’ll find a link to a video recording of the meeting on the study committee project page at yoursay.rdco.com
Posted on Friday, May 13, 2022 08:10 AM
The Regional Board has appointed the officials that will conduct the Electoral Area Directors and school trustee elections in the Central Okanagan East and Central Okanagan West Electoral Areas. Corporate Officer Karen Needham is the Chief Election Officer while Corie Griffiths and Sandi Horning are Deputy Chief Election Officers. The Board also adopted a new Election and Assent Voting Bylaw which authorizes expanded mail ballot voting for all eligible electoral...
Posted on Wednesday, May 11, 2022 02:58 PM
Central Okanagan residents have a role in reducing potential wildlife conflicts.
The Regional Waste Reduction Office encourages residents to keep neighbourhoods safe by managing anything that attracts bears and other wildlife around your home, including your household garbage.
Conservation Officers report bears are already active in many neighborhoods across the region, accessing garbage carts as a food source, so it’s time to be extra vigilant and do your part to reduce wildlife conflicts: