Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 02:00 PM
Fire Service Area adjustments
The Regional Board has approved some boundary adjustments to the Ellison and Joe Rich Fire Service Areas.
The owners of 7005 Old Vernon Road have signed a letter of petition requesting their property be added to receive service from the Ellison fire department. A property 4150 Old Vernon Road previously within the service area is now part of the City of Kelowna and is removed from the Ellison fire area.
The Joe Rich Fire Service Area is being expanded to add service...
Posted on Thursday, September 08, 2022 12:10 PM
It’s with great sadness we have learned of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Out of respect, flags at RDCO facilities are being lowered to half mast. As the longest reigning monarch our country has known, we pause to reflect on her remarkable life. On behalf of the RDCO, I offer our condolences to the Royal Family on the loss of their matriarch.
RDCO Chair Loyal Wooldridge
Posted on Wednesday, September 07, 2022 12:26 PM
North Westside Road residents within the Central Okanagan will have a special opportunity to dispose of unwanted bulky items.
Wednesday, October 5 through Wednesday, October 12, during regular operating hours at the North Westside Road transfer station, you can dispose of large household items for a cost of $20 per truckload.
This special disposal opportunity is available to residents with a valid ID card for residential items only including:
- appliances – fridges and freezers accepted at no...
Posted on Thursday, September 01, 2022 01:13 PM
Campfires remain prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas until further notice.
While Kamloops Fire Centre lifted restrictions yesterday, the Central Okanagan continues to experience high temperatures, dry conditions and high to extreme fire danger ratings. The campfire ban remains.
The campfire ban affects all local government fire jurisdictions in the Regional District of Central Okanagan including the City of West Kelowna, District of Lake...
Posted on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 06:35 PM
The new chief for the North Westside Fire Rescue department (NWFR) is a familiar face in the community.
Ross Kotscherofski has been appointed NWFR Chief and begins his duties on August 31, 2022. He brings extensive experience to the paid-on-call department which serves communities along Westside Road from La Casa to Westshore Estates. He formerly held the position of Fire Services Manager with the RDCO and volunteered for NWFR early in his career.
Kotscherofski has Emergency Medical Responder experience,...