New RDCO CAO announced
Posted on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 02:45 PM
The Regional Board unanimously approved the appointment of Sally Ginter as the new Chief Administrative Officer for the Regional District of Central Okanagan.
Regional Board Chair Loyal Wooldridge said, “We are excited about the evolution of the RDCO under the leadership of our new Chief Administrative Officer, Sally Ginter. With the help of our recruitment committee, we have identified that Ms. Ginter will work to foster strong relationships and will build a strong foundation of inclusivity and...
Review annual flood preparations
Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 11:59 AM
It’s that time of year for some Central Okanagan property owners to dust off their flood plans and get prepared.
With warmer temperatures forecast for later this week and recent spring rains, it’s anticipated the mid to upper elevation snow melt will speed up now through late June. With these seasonal conditions, there is the potential for localized flooding. That’s true especially for those Central Okanagan property owners that have had high water issues in the past.
The Central Okanagan...
Localized Boil Water Notice for Killiney Beach
Posted on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 08:53 AM
The Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) has issued a precautionary Boil Water Notice for some residents served by the Killiney Beach water system.
This affects the following properties serviced in the Killiney Beach subdivision located off Westside Road:
- 9614 - 9674 Keithley Road
- 502 - 519 Leah Road
Affected customers were notified of the Boil Water Notice last evening following emergency repairs to a break on the main servicing these properties.
To safely consume water from the tap, these...
Open burning permits end April 30
Posted on Monday, April 24, 2023 08:20 AM
Open burning season in the Central Okanagan ends on Sunday, April 30.
Until then when conditions allow, all eligible property owners, farmers and other large lot owners with permits from their local fire jurisdiction may burn specific wood debris outdoors. As well, they must follow the BC Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation.
Property owners must use Best Burning Practices and call the toll-free Outdoor Burning Hotline: 1-855-262-2876 (BURN) before lighting any fire to ensure that open burning is...
Regional Board meeting highlights - Apr. 20
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023 10:30 AM
Food waste public engagement framework
The Regional Board approved a public consultation and engagement framework as the RDCO investigates and researches potential options for a curbside food waste collection program. The opportunities for public input will be done in phases during 2023 and 2024 to ensure organics diversion is socially acceptable.
Emergency Operations Centre training grant
The Regional Board approved applying to the Union of BC Municipalities Community Emergency Preparedness Fund...