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Visionary leader found in local skate park

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2015 09:00 PM

Would you expect to find a visionary leader at a centre for higher learning or a spiritual retreat? What about at a colourfully graffiti-tagged skate park? Is age important when deciding who is a visionary leader?

Recently Parks & Facilities Superintendent, Shaun Lesowski met a young man that strikes us as a visionary leader. Ajay Weintz is a George Elliot Secondary School student. On February 26th when one of the Parks crew was pruning trees at Swalwell Park, Ajay approached him and asked...

Climate Action Report for 2014 now available

Posted on Monday, March 16, 2015 09:00 PM

Interested in knowing more about what the municipality is continuing to do about Climate Action and Carbon Neutral actions and innovations?

The District of Lake Country2014 Climate Action Revenue Incentive Public Report is now available.

District calls for referendum workers

Posted on Sunday, March 15, 2015 09:00 PM

Referendum election officials are needed to assist with the 2015 referendum set for Saturday, April 25 to approve the borrowing of up to $2.6 million for purchasing 50 per cent of the Okanagan Rail Corridor within District boundaries.

Those wishing to work the referendum can download and submit the application form online or pick one up at Municipal Hall. Election officials do not need to be eligible voters or residents of Lake Country to apply to work.

We need officials to work at each polling station,...

2015 Referendum going Social

Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2015 09:00 PM

The District of Lake Country has announced the details of the upcoming referendum and launched a referendum webpage, complete with links to social media sites.

"With more and more residents turning to the internet for their news, social media is a great way to stay up-to-date or engage with the process" says Deputy Chief Election Officer Willene Perez. "We want to provide residents easy access to voting information and encourage them to find out more about the Okanagan Rail Corridor acquisition."


Much is happening in Lake Country

Posted on Thursday, March 12, 2015 09:00 PM

Many members of the public have noticed and continue to notice a flurry of activity in Lake Country. The new Council has been very busy and there seems to be no slowing down in sight. A number of residents have asked me to provide a summary of what is happening and I am very happy to do so.


In the last couple of years we have noticed a deterioration of the ice sheet at the Arena. After reviewing the sheet conditions it was established that it has come to the end of its life. We have...