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Help inform the Lake Country Accessibility Plan

Posted on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 10:06 AM

Effective September 1, 2023, municipalities are required to develop an accessibility plan and establish an Accessibility Engagement Group, under the Accessible BC Act (External link).

What is Accessibility?

Accessibility means that all people can take part in their communities through work, play and other daily activities. It is important for municipalities to remove barriers and increasing inclusion and independence for everyone within Lake Country. In a recent survey regarding Parks in Lake...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - November 7, 2023

Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023 11:43 AM

 Prevention of Invasive Mussels:

James Littley from the Okanagan Basin Water Board gave Council a presentation on invasive mussels.  Council approved sending letters of support for Okanagan Basin Water Board and call for action on Invasive Mussel Prevention.

Road Closure Application:

Council adopted a Road Closure Bylaw for property adjacent to 14876 Oyama Road. Closed portion of the road will be sold to the property owner for $76,000 and consolidated with the existing lot. 

Zoning Amendment Bylaw...

Safety first in Lake Country trail management

Posted on Thursday, November 09, 2023 11:35 AM

As creatures of habit and routine we love our regular walks on trails around the community.  Have you ever gone out for a hike or walk, only to find a favourite trail (or part of one) has been rerouted or removed?  It might be annoying, but it’s almost always for user safety or preservation of habitat.  

“Decommissioning” a trail -- to remove it from active status -- is usually accompanied by the development of safer or more accessible trails nearby to offer a better overall trail user experience.  

Lake Country takes Organizational Safety Excellence Award for 3rd year in a row

Posted on Tuesday, November 07, 2023 04:21 PM

The District of Lake Country has been awarded the 2023 Organizational Safety Excellence Award for the third year in a row. The BC Municipal Safety Association (BCMSA) recognizes local governments for activities that improve their experience rating and ultimately reduce injuries, illness, disease and fatalities with this award. The award was presented to Sarah Goodwin, Occupational Health & Safety Specialist, at the BCMSA/PWABC Joint conference, who accepted the award on behalf of the District.

Lake Country Transit Riders Needed!

Posted on Friday, November 03, 2023 10:11 AM

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, to determine how transit services could be best delivered in the future to serve local needs. The project team is inviting transit riders to provide input through a one-hour online facilitated engagement workshop. The virtual workshop will be held on Thursday November 9