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Alternative Approval Process for Okanagan Rail Corridor purchase begins

Posted on Thursday, January 08, 2015 09:00 PM

District of Lake Country Council initiated an alternative approval process (AAP) today seeking elector approval to borrow up to $2.6 million to fund 50 per cent of the purchase of the discontinued CN rail line within District of Lake Country's jurisdiction.

"Anyone that supports the borrowing for this purchase does not need to do anything," said Reyna Seabrook, Corporate Services Manager.

Lake Country electors opposed to the borrowing must submit the established Elector Response Form with an original...

Municipal Hall CLOSED Jan 5 due to extreme weather

Posted on Sunday, January 04, 2015 09:00 PM

Stay safe and stay home today. Due to the significant snowfall that continues through Monday, January 5, 2015 Municipal Hall in Lake Country will be CLOSED.

Essential services will remain in operation and snow removal crews will continue to focus on main routes.

Schools throughout the Central Okanagan will also be closed January 5.

Snow clearing and Garbage/Recycling collection during Jan 5 snow event

Posted on Sunday, January 04, 2015 09:00 PM

Snow removal crews continue to work non-stop to maintain Lake Country roads in a passable condition.

Thank you to everyone for patience and cooperation!

During the current extreme snow event the crews have been focused on high traffic roads... and will service local streets and residential neighbourhoods later based on their priority status. Residents can help the snow clearing process by moving their vehicles off roads so crews can more efficiently clear the roads.

The Fire Department reminds residents...

Lake Country Moving Forward

Posted on Sunday, August 24, 2014 09:00 PM

Many people in the community have provided positive feedback on the work we are doing. From the projects focused on the roads and other infrastructure to the current organizational restructuring, from the approval of a comprehensive community plan to the way "customers" are treated at Lake Country's Municipal Hall, to cite a few examples, members of the community are grateful for what is happening. They also acknowledge that we still need further improvements recognizing that making continual efforts...

Changes in Lake Country

Posted on Sunday, July 06, 2014 09:00 PM

The recent restructuring at Municipal Hall in Lake Country has brought some controversy and questions. Controversy is pretty common in local government and it is part of what we do. We understand it and we deal with it.

Questions are important in a democracy because people want to know and need to make decisions based on facts.

With respect to the Business Systems Review Lake Country has undertaken recently, I wish to provide some information that hopefully will clarify a few things.

First off, the...