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Lake Country gets $10,000 asset management grant

Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 09:00 PM

With a solid asset management program and good understanding of existing infrastructure systems and future needs, the District of Lake Country is pursuing an overarching Information Management Strategy (IMS) including a 5-year Organizational Integration Plan. The Province of BC is assisting local governments by supporting activities that advance asset management planning or practices and facilitate better integration of asset management planning with long term financial planning.

"Municipal staff...

1500 Lake Country households to receive Community Survey

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2015 09:00 PM

Randomly selected households in Lake Country will be receiving a 31-question community survey in the mail this week.

"Residents' input on programs and services offered by the District of Lake Country will help the municipality make important decisions on future community investment," said Community Development Manager, Jamie McEwan. "The results of the community survey will also contribute to the District having a better understanding of the values and priorities of residents."

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Median barrier improvements continue on Highway 97

Posted on Thursday, May 07, 2015 09:00 PM

Mayor Baker attended an important media conference organized by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure today that brings some good news to residents of Lake Country:

For Immediate Release
May 8, 2015

KELOWNA Norm Letnick, MLA for Kelowna-Lake Country announced today on behalf of Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure Todd Stone that the ministry will install concrete median barriers on approximately nine kilometres of Highway 97 between Kelowna and Lake...

Union ratifies Collective Agreement with District of Lake Country

Posted on Wednesday, May 06, 2015 09:00 PM

The Collective Agreement between the District of Lake Country and CUPE Local 338 was ratified Wednesday evening after union members voted 92 per cent in favour of the conditions within the Agreement.

Rod McDonald, CUPE 338 Lake Country Unit Chair, noted the results of the vote indicate the membership are on board with the Agreement and pleased that it falls in line with other municipal agreements in the area.

CUPE 338 Lake Country, on behalf of the employees of the District of Lake Country, has ratified...

Full steam ahead for the Okanagan Rail Corridor

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015 09:00 PM

With more than 74 per cent of Lake Country voters approving of borrowing to acquire the Okanagan Rail Corridor through the recent referendum, local governments are advancing the purchase and sale agreement with CN.�We are pleased to see that residents share the vision of a continuous corridor linking the communities of the Okanagan,� said District of Lake Country� Mayor James Baker. �Protecting this corridor will have real benefits for our community today and into the future.�With all funding partners...