New Regional Board at work
Posted on Thursday, November 10, 2022 01:00 AM
Regional Board directors have taken their oath of office to begin their four year term serving the residents of Central Okanagan.
Directors acclaimed City of Kelowna councillor Loyal Wooldridge as chair and West Kelowna mayor Gord Milsom as vice-chair.
Representing the two electoral areas are:
- Kevin Kraft - Central Okanagan East Electoral Area
- Wayne Carson - Central Okanagan West Electoral Area
Here the additional appointed members of the Regional Board for 2022-2026:
- Tom Dyas - Mayor, City of...
Curbside waste pickup could be delayed in winter conditions
Posted on Friday, November 04, 2022 08:56 AM
With snow back on the roads after the balmy temperatures of late, the Regional Waste Reduction Office reminds you to please be patient with your waste collection during winter weather events.
During times of heavy snowfall, or excessive inclement weather and icy roadways, if your garbage, yard waste or recycling collection is missed on your regular collection day, please leave your carts out until collection occurs. To ensure your collection is not missed, please do not bring your carts back in to...
Central Okanagan remembers
Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2022 11:37 AM
Regional District offices and facilities will be closed Friday, November 11 for Remembrance Day. Service resumes at 8 a.m. on Monday, November 14.
All citizens are encouraged to pause and reflect on the sacrifices made to preserve our freedom and to attend one of the Remembrance Day ceremonies throughout the Central Okanagan.
Indigenous Veterans Day
Please join Westbank First Nation (WFN) and guests on November 8from 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m., at the WFN Community Core, 1900...
Yard waste clean up time
Posted on Tuesday, November 01, 2022 03:18 PM
A reminder that yard waste collection continues through the end of December, so there’s still lots of time to get your yard cleaned up before winter.
Bi- weekly yard waste pickup ends Friday, December 30. That’s the last day in the Central Okanagan for the curbside yard waste pickup program until collection resumes March 1, 2023.
The Regional Waste Reduction Office has a few tips to keep your yard waste collection running smoothly. Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart says, “Our waste contractor...
Agricultural Strategy Open House
Posted on Friday, October 28, 2022 04:00 PM
Agriculture in the Central Okanagan generates $900 million a year in economic activity with more than 800 farms employing over 4,400 people.
The Regional District of Central Okanagan is developing a region-wide Agricultural Strategy to provide coordinated and consistent agricultural policies to help protect agricultural land, increase food security and address issues within the agricultural community.
Residents are invited to attend an Information Open House Thursday, November 3 from 5-7 p.m. at...