Posted on Friday, July 15, 2022 02:35 PM
A section of the Mission Creek Greenway recreational trail is open once again for visitors.
RDCO parks staff have completed some trail flood-damage erosion repairs and realignment between the Peck Road entrance upstream to the Hollywood Road parking area and entrance to Scenic Canyon Regional Park.
This spring’s freshet left behind several major trail washouts and impacted rip-rap protection near the structures of the Friends, Cedar and Smoothing Stone bridges and will require more extensive repairs. ...
Posted on Thursday, July 14, 2022 01:50 PM
The Regional Board supports an interim review of its remuneration bylaw and policy for consideration by the end of September. It’s recommended by staff that any amendments would take effect in January 2023 for elected and appointed Directors of the next Regional Board. It’s also suggested that a more comprehensive, formal review would take place in 2024, outside of a local government election year.
Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 10:10 AM
During last evening’s weekly Wilson’s Landing Fire Department training session, a new chief received his shoulder epaulettes from his predecessor and RDCO fire services manager Ross Kotscherofski.
Paul Zydowicz is now wearing the department’s white chiefs’ helmet.
He takes over from the retiring Ronaye Beck who has served in the leadership role since July 2019 and will continue as a member of the department.
Chief Zydowicz is well acquainted with the 20-member paid-on-call department which provides...
Posted on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 08:00 AM
Development Cost Charges (DCC's) are the primary funding source for growth-related infrastructure capacity upgrades.
The Regional District currently collects DCC's for the Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant (Bylaw 1448) and
East Trunk sewer collection system (Bylaw 1463).
The DCC Best Practices Guide of BC recommends that “minor amendments to the DCC bylaws should be made annually to reflect changes in construction costs, land values, and the status of government grants.” BC’s...
Posted on Monday, July 11, 2022 08:40 AM
Several underpasses along the Mission Creek Greenway recreational trail are open again for visitors.
The underpasses at Lakeshore, Gordon and Casorso Road bridges were closed last month due to freshet-driven levels in Mission Creek.
RDCO Parks staff have assessed each location, made repairs as needed and reopened the trail accesses.
As well, damage assessments are being carried out along the Greenway between the Peck Road parking area, upstream to the Field Road Saskatoon trail access in Scenic Canyon...