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Are You Ready to 'Grab and Go'?

Posted on Tuesday, June 16, 2015 09:00 PM

If an emergency official was on your doorstep and told you that you had 15 minutes to leave your home, would your family be ready? Or would you be scrambling through your house grabbing anything within reach?

This scenario has been a real one for thousands of Central Okanagan families as a result of previous emergencies. For those who prepared Grab and Go' kits in advance, it was easier than it was for those families that didn't.

The Central Okanagan's Regional Emergency Program Coordinator says preparing...

2014 Annual Report available

Posted on Monday, June 08, 2015 09:00 PM

Councilreceived the District of Lake Country's 2014 Annual Report at its Regular Council Meeting on June 16, 2015, and sought public comment on the document prior to approving it. View the Final adopted version in digital magazine format by clicking on the graphic below.

The 2014 Annual Reportwas available for review at the Municipal Hall Customer Service Centre and on the District's website from May 22, 2015. Thanks for your patience with the download it is a large document and it may take a few...

Okanagan Rail Corridor legal decision

Posted on Sunday, May 31, 2015 09:00 PM

The Okanagan Indian Band injunction claim on the sale and purchase agreement of the Okanagan Rail Corridor has been dismissed.B.C. Supreme Court Justice Meyers ruled today that the Okanagan Indian Band claim does not meet the three-part test that merits an injunction, rejecting it on the grounds that there would be no �irreparable harm� if the injunction were not granted and that the �balance of convenience� does not weigh in favour of an injunction.Local governments will proceed on closing the sale...

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."

The deadline for returning...