Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 01:08 PM
The Regional District Waste Reduction Office is hosting a series of new recycling events that will allow residents in the Central Okanagan to drop off depot only recyclables such as Styrofoam, glass and soft plastics in their own communities.
A one-day only pop-up recycling depot will take place at the Peachland Recreation Centre parking lot on Saturday, May 7 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. The Recreation Centre is located at 4450 6th Street. Staff will be on hand to answer any recycling questions.
Posted on Wednesday, April 13, 2022 08:56 AM
The advisory affects eight properties connected to the community water system on Star Place off Trepanier Road near the Okanagan Connector (Hwy 97-C). Increased turbidity in the water system source from the spring runoff has resulted in water quality that might impact children, the elderly or those with weakened...
Posted on Thursday, April 07, 2022 10:45 AM
Off-season, dog access pilot projects have ended in two regional parks in the District of Lake Country.
Residents are reminded that regular rules prohibiting dogs are back in effect in Kaloya and Kopje regional parks.
The pilot projects temporarily allowed dogs off-leash in Kopje Regional Park and on-leash on trails within Kaloya Regional Park during the slower winter months from October 1 through March 31. During that time, dogs were not allowed on the beach area of either park.
Posted on Tuesday, April 05, 2022 09:00 AM
The new adventure play area, east of the Leckie Road entrance to Mission Creek Regional Park is closed until Friday afternoon.
Over the next few days, crews will be doing maintenance on play apparatus and complete work on trails in the area.
Visitors are asked to stay outside the fenced area until the work is complete.
The Regional District offers more than 2,100 hectares of parkland including 74 kilometres of formal trails in 30 regional parks for visitors to safely explore while practicing...
Posted on Tuesday, March 29, 2022 03:54 PM
The Regional Board has adopted its 2022-2026 Financial Plan bylaw advancing projects based on the four Strategic priority areas of the Regional Board: Environment; Economic Development; Sustainable Communities; Transportation and Infrastructure. The 2022 operating budget totals almost $59-million, which includes more than $12.9-million in debt with the Municipal Finance Authority on behalf of local governments and the Okanagan Regional Library. The budget also...