Posted on Friday, March 11, 2022 10:09 AM
Seeking waste-warriors from Multi-Family Building Residents & Property Managers
The Regional District of Central Okanagan’s Waste Reduction Office is launching a series of tools and resources for residents of multi-family properties, condos and apartment buildings in the Central Okanagan to support them in their recycling efforts.
These resources were developed in consultation with GreenStep Solutions in 2019-2020, where common barriers to effective recycling at multi-family properties were...
Posted on Thursday, March 10, 2022 11:00 AM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan has been awarded a sizeable grant to assist it with FireSmart community projects.
The $250,000 in funding is provided by the Government of British Columbia, administered by the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Community Resiliency Investment Fund. The RDCO will contribute an additional $30,000 towards the FireSmart programming to reduce the risk in Central Okanagan communities.
The money will be used by the Regional District to hire a FireSmart coordinator...
Posted on Tuesday, March 08, 2022 02:00 PM
North Westside residents may proactively get started on preparing their properties in case of an emergency this spring.
Self-serve sand and sandbag stations are available at two North Westside fire halls:
- Killiney Beach main hall Station 101 – 514 Udell Road
- Westside Road Station 102 - 7355N Westside Road North
Residents are responsible for filling sandbags to use in protecting their property. The supply will be replenished as needed.
Due to the severity of last summer’s White Rock Lake wildfire,...
Posted on Monday, March 07, 2022 10:36 AM
The Regional Board has appointed 12 volunteer members to serve on the Central Okanagan West governance and services study committee.
The committee members were recommended by Electoral Area Director Wayne Carson following a public call for applications from interested residents.
“I want to thank all those people who applied to join this committee for its important work over the coming months,” said Electoral Area West Director Wayne Carson. “I encourage all Central Okanagan West residents and...
Posted on Friday, March 04, 2022 09:58 AM
Are you putting the right things in your recycling cart? The Regional District Recycling ambassadors are back on the streets this spring and summer, randomly checking what’s under the blue lid and inside curbside recycling carts. This is part of the ongoing RDCO cart education and inspection campaign to combat recycling contamination.
Engineering Services manager Travis Kendel says the cart checking program, now heading into its fourth season, has been extremely helpful in raising proper residential...