Regional Board meeting highlights - May 18, 2023
Posted on Friday, May 19, 2023 12:30 PM
The Board Reports
Reiswig Regional Park Land License Renewal
The Regional Board approved the renewal of a 30-Year Foreshore License of Occupation with the Province of British Columbia for Reiswig Regional Park. Reiswig Regional Park is located at the South end of Wood Lake in the District of Lake Country.
Lake Country Septage Agreement
The Regional Board approved the new 2023 Regional Septage Facility Agreement with the District of Lake Country and adopted the Septic Tank Effluent Regulation...
Office closure for the May long weekend
Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2023 04:02 PM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan will be closed Monday, May 22 for Victoria Day. Our office will reopen to serve you at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 23.
Regular curbside garbage and recycling collection will take place for those who normally receive a Monday pickup. The Westside Residential Waste Disposal and Recycling Centre will be open its normal Monday hours for service. The North Westside Road transfer station will be open its regular hours on the holiday weekend. The Traders Cove...
Keep RDCO parks safe from fire this long weekend
Posted on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 08:37 AM
With rising fire risk due to continued hot and dry conditions, the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) reminds visitors to use caution and be aware of fire prevention and safety requirements when in regional parks this weekend and throughout the summer.
Smoking, vaping and open flames are not allowed any time in regional or RDCO community parks. Propane fueled barbeques are permitted, but must be attended and kept safely away from any flammable materials.
While the fines for anyone found...
Closure of Mountain Goat Trail in Goats Peak Regional Park
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 02:05 PM
Mountain Goat Trail in Goats Peak Regional Park will be closed on weekdays for trail improvements from Wednesday, May 16 until Friday, June 2.
The trail will be closed Monday to Friday from 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visitors can access the trail after 4:00 p.m. on weekdays and all day on Saturdays and Sundays. The Sagebush Trail will remain open during this closure.
Trail improvements for Mountain Goat Trail include general trail maintenance, restoration along the summit trail and new wooden crib...
Hot cars are not cool for your furry friends
Posted on Tuesday, May 16, 2023 09:07 AM
With temperatures expected to rise above 30 C across the Okanagan this week, the Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) reminds pet parents to keep their animals at home – and not in hot vehicles.
The temperature in a vehicle, even in the shade with the windows partly open, can rapidly reach a level high enough to seriously harm or kill your pet. It takes as little as 10 minutes for a dog to become overwhelmed by heat in a car. Even if you think it’s a quick trip into the store, it’s not...