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2023 Fall Open burning season delayed in Central Okanagan

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2023 11:00 AM

The start of open burning in the Central Okanagan is being delayed this fall.

Local fire chiefs for Kelowna, Lake Country, Peachland, Regional District of Central Okanagan and West Kelowna have agreed to hold off issuing any outdoor burning permits due to the ongoing fire danger. Fire chiefs continue to monitor conditions and will reevaluate issuing outdoor burning permits in mid-October. Residents are encouraged to report anyone who is illegally burning by calling the Regional Fire Dispatch...

Feedback Required - Integrated Transit Strategy

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2023 05:01 PM

Lake Country residents invited to provide feedback on public transportation service options.

The District of Lake Country is exploring methods to improve transit and mobility options in Lake Country with the objective of increasing transit ridership. The project involves outreach to residents, youth, seniors, businesses, and interested and affected parties to determine how transit services could be best delivered in the future to serve local needs. The project team is inviting residents to...

New public art mural commissioned for Lake Country

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023 09:54 AM

The Public Art Commission of the District of Lake Country is pleased to announce the creation of a new mural on the south wall of the Winfield Memorial Hall.

We send our thanks to the two artists, Rose Braun and Chris Malmkvist, who provided the images, as well as all the community painters who helped in the creation of the mural that has been on this site for eight years. It is now time for renewal.

Work has begun by Liz and Dylan Ranney, of Jomae Arts, who will prepare the surface then paint a...

Interim CAO Leslie Groulx

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023 04:02 PM

Please join us in welcoming our interim Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Leslie Groulx who will start with the District on September 25th. Leslie previously served 10 years as CAO for the District of Clearwater and in 2021 and 2022, she served as Interim CAO for the Village of Lytton. Recently, Leslie has acted as Interim CAO for the Village of McBride.

Leslie has a proven track record in building effective meaningful relationships with all levels of government, Council, staff, business,...

2023 Tax Sale CANCELLED

Posted on Tuesday, September 19, 2023 01:55 PM

In accordance with Part 16 of the Local Government Act, the properties described hereunder shall be offered for sale by Public Auction in the Council Chambers at the Municipal Hall, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country, BC, on Monday, September 25, 2023, at 10:00 am, unless the delinquent taxes with interest, are paid prior to the start of the sale.

At the time of the bid, successful bidders are required to deposit cash and/or bank draft with the Collector, for an amount equal to the upset...