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Is there a Recovery plan and what do I do with the sandbags?

Posted on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 09:00 PM

A message from the Province of BC - Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure:

Floodwaters and groundwater in many places in the Central Interior are expected to continue to rise, and the threat may not be over for some time.

Only remove sandbags if directed to do so by your local government or if the flood threat has passed.

When floodwaters begin to recede in British Columbia's Southern and Central Interior, focus will shift from emergency response to the ongoing recovery in these regions.

As part...

What is happening with Barkley Road?

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 09:00 PM

After the significant erosion on Barkley Road and its closure in May, it might seem that everyone has forgotten about it and nothing is being done to get that road back in operation.

Both Engineering Technician Matthew Salmon and Roads Superintendent Aron Chatten have spent considerable time on site on Barkley Rd in the past month working with contracted roads engineering specialists on an appropriate solution. So far, this is what has been going on:

Geotechnical experts and engineers have met several...

Canadian Red Cross provides $600 to eligible, registered households evacuated

Posted on Thursday, June 08, 2017 09:00 PM

The Canadian Red Cross will provide $600 to eligible, REGISTERED households who were evacuated and whose primary residence was damaged by flooding.

As the Red Cross continues to work alongside local authorities to help residents impacted by the record flooding, we're hoping you could help let evacuated residents know they may be eligible for additional financial assistance.

Thanks to generous donors, the Red Cross has the opportunity to provide $600 to eligible households evacuated and damaged during...

Dog Park Finder' Now available on the My Dog Matters app

Posted on Wednesday, June 07, 2017 09:00 PM

Forgot to read the signs when entering a park that allows dogs? Dog owners in the Central Okanagan now have a powerful tool available for their mobile device to keep them informed.

This feature is just one more value-added benefit provided to dog owners in the region.

Dog owners can download the My Dog Matters App' for free at the Google and iTunes app stores or access it on their desktop computer. If you're among the close to 5,000 dog owners who've already downloaded the App this special feature...

Lake Country 2016 Annual Report now available

Posted on Monday, June 05, 2017 09:00 PM

The District of Lake Country Draft2016 Annual Report is now available for review by the public (June 6-20, 2017).

The 2016 Annual Reportwill be presented to Council at the regular meeting of June 20, 2017. Please contact admin@lakecountry.bc.ca if you have any comments or questions about this document summarizing the activities of Council and staff during 2016 and objectives for 2017.

The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Public Report for 2016 is also now available.