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Cell Tower Proposed for Barkley Road

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 02:11 PM

January 18, 2023

TELUS Communications Inc. is inviting the public to comment on a proposed telecommunications facility consisting of a 38.0-meter green monopole and accessory equipment in order to provide dependable wireless data and voice communication services to the area of western Lake Country.

Proposed Tower Location: 15474 Barkley Road, Lake Country, BC.

The public is welcome to comment on the proposal by the end of the business day on February 19, 2023.

For More Information:
Kristina Bell

Share Your Kaloya and Kopje Regional Park Experiences

Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2023 08:30 AM

Regional District of Central Okanagan
January 17, 2023

Visitors to Kaloya and Kopje Regional Parks in Lake Country are invited to have their say at

Now until March 20, 2023, an online survey is available where visitors can share their experiences and comment about pilot projects temporarily allowing dogs in each of the regional parks.

The pilot project allows dogs off-leash in Kopje, and on-leash on trails within Kaloya on a trial basis until the end of March. Dogs are not allowed...

Growth and rising costs result in Council considering sizeable property tax increase for 2023

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2023 04:56 PM

Beginning in December the District published three “You Asked” articles to help explain key challenges our growing community faces.  How will Lake Country’s growing population hit me in the pocketbook? Why does road maintenance cost so much? Why are water rates going up? 

Lake Country is facing immense external pressures, largely triggered by population growth. RCMP Service costs increases were triggered when Lake Country’s population surpassed 15,000. Rising inflation rates are also resulting...

Consideration of Temporary Use Permit at January 17 2023 Council Meeting

Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2023 09:01 AM

WHEN:             Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 7:00 pm

WHERE:           Council Chambers Municipal Hall 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Rd OR Live Streaming:

Visit for meeting link

FILE #:              TP2021-003          

WHAT:            ...

You Asked – Why are water rates going up?

Posted on Tuesday, January 10, 2023 05:30 PM

As 2023 budget deliberations approach, the District will be publishing a series of “You Asked” articles to better explain key challenges our growing community faces. 

Each time we turn on the news it’s no longer a surprise when we hear the cost of living - keeps going up. Consumer Price Index also known as CPI, is used to measure the average cost change over time in the prices paid for goods and services and is an indicator of inflation. The latest 12-month average % change for B.C. CPI is 6.7%...