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Community Message from Mayor Ireland - October 18th

Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023 01:12 PM

Two months have already passed since the McDougall Creek fire ripped through Lake Country, impacting, and changing the course of many lives in Okanagan Centre.    

Community members have dropped off cards, artwork and banners to Station 71 and Municipal Hall, to show appreciation for the uncompromising effort and sheer determination of the Lake Country Fire Department. The community is invited to stop by the Winfield Arena lobby, to observe the outpouring of appreciation that has been collected...

Open Burning Permits now available in Lake Country

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 09:00 AM

Effective October 16 restrictions for open burning in the Central Okanagan have been lifted and permits are available for eligible property owners from their local fire service. Permits holders can burn outdoors on days when both air quality and venting indices are good.

Normally, permits run from October 1 through April 30. This year, the start was delayed across the region because of the high fire danger rating.

Before lighting any fire, permit holders must call the toll-free Outdoor Burning...

Lake Country Utility Services – What You Need to Know

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2023 01:09 PM

Lake Country Utility Services – What You Need to Know

Invoices:

Third quarter utility invoices (water, sewer, garbage and recycling) are being mailed out this week. If you already subscribe to MyLakeCountry eServices you have already received your invoice through email. Please note payment is due by November 15th.

Were you evacuated during the wildfires?

If you were evacuated during the August wildfire in Lake Country, and notice your water consumption is higher compared to the same time last year,...

Three LCFD firefighters awarded grant funding towards education for career advancement

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 02:27 PM

In 2022 Lake Country Fire Department members learned of a unique new support for career advancement in fire service leadership specifically for active LCFD members from any of the three Lake Country stations. The objective of the fund is to inspire and support LCFD members that want to expand their role but have been unable to do so yet due to the high cost of education and special skills development or professional coaching.

In the first year of the program, the LCFD Legacy Leadership Fund...


Emergency Water Outage - Carr's Landing Rd, Pixton Rd, McCreight Rd

Posted on Friday, October 13, 2023 02:14 PM

Due to a water main break on Carr's Landing Road a temporary shut down of the water main is required to make repairs on Friday October 13th.  

Areas affected include Carr's Landing Road, Pixton Road and McCreight Road (refer to the map indicating impacted properties).  

It is anticipated that repairs and main flushing will be complete by 5:00 pm Friday night.  

Water supply when resumed may be discoloured due to deposits in pipes -- it is not harmful as the water has been disinfected.  Running an...