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PSA - Take the Survey today! Final week to provide input on curbside food waste collection

Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024 09:13 AM

Public Service Announcement 

The Regional District of Central Okanagan reminds residents that there is one week left to weigh in on Phase Two of the curbside food waste public engagement initiative. Since launching on June 3, close to 3,000 people have shared their thoughts on the future of food waste collection in the Central Okanagan.

Until July 2, 2024, residents are invited to complete a short survey at yoursay.rdco.com for their chance to win one of five $50 grocery store gift cards.

The purpose...

map showing pins at locations of green waste bins

Lake Country offers $500 grants and provides green waste disposal bins to support FireSmart action

Posted on Tuesday, June 25, 2024 04:35 PM

The Lake Country Fire Department was successful in getting some funding for FireSmart initiatives in the community. They have recently set up various 40-yard green waste disposal bins around the community to save residents the landfill trip and disposal fee for pruning and cutting shrubs and trees in efforts to FireSmart their property.  They have also been able to offer a $500 rebate to property owners for having a FireSmart home assessment done and then taking action to follow the...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - June 18, 2024

Posted on Friday, June 21, 2024 07:00 AM

Delegation:

RCMP Sgt Collins, Insp Charney & Cpl Birtwistle gave Council a quarterly update.  

Council Procedures Bylaw

Council adopted Procedures Bylaw 1229, 2024. The revised procedures will assist with making Council meetings more streamlined and efficient. Changes will go into effect beginning July 2nd.

Purpose Built Rental Housing Incentive

Council adopted Purpose-Built Rental Housing Incentive Bylaw 1232, 2024. The tax exemption incentive will assist builders taking on rental housing projects in...

Lake Country receives $145,000 towards improving internal processes and development approvals

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024 04:28 PM

The District of Lake Country recently received notice that their Local Government Development Approvals Program grant application to the BC Ministry of Housing, administered by the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM), was successful; and $145,000 is being allocated to improve internal processes for development approvals.

“One of Lake Country Council’s key priorities for this year is to improve the development processes across the board so any property owner can move forward on development...

Notice of Public Hearing Prohibited Z0000279

Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024 08:30 AM

Z0000279 | Zoning Amendment (C10 to C1) Bylaw 1235, 2024

Notice is hereby given pursuant to Sections 464(3) and 467 of the Local Government Act (LGA) that a Public Hearing will not be held for the proposed Zoning Amendment Bylaw 1235 2024.

WHAT: The purpose of this proposed bylaw amendment is to rezone the subject property located at 3223 Woodsdale Road from C10 - Service Commercial to C1 - Town Centre Commercial

WHEN: Council is scheduled to consider the first, second, and third reading of the...