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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

Seasonal dog park program returns Nov 2023

Posted on Wednesday, November 01, 2023 11:11 AM

Dog owners in the District of Lake Country have cause for ap-paws with the return of seasonal use of two regional parks.

Between November 1, 2023, to the end of March 2024, the RDCO will allow off-leash use in Kopje Regional Park and on-leash use in Kaloya Regional Park, with the exception of the beach and playground areas. The program increases year-round access to parks where dogs are not usually permitted and aligns with the Regional District’s strategic priorities.

“We are pleased to offer...

Public Notice of Road Closure and Land Sale

Posted on Thursday, October 26, 2023 10:45 AM

(14876 Oyama Rd) Bylaw 1216, 2023

The District is proposing to close a section of road and sell it to the adjacent property owner (see plans EPP130243 and EPP130244).

•  Purchaser is: Nicole Gentner

•  The sale is a transfer of the land in Fee Simple

•  The District will receive $75,600.00 for the land

•  Those who consider they are affected by the road closure bylaw may make representation at the Regular Council Meeting at 7:00 pm November 7, 2023.

View this Public Notice complete with maps

Xeriscape garden collaboration gets recognition from BC Communities in Bloom

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2023 03:54 PM

The Little Piece of Lake Country garden has been evolving since it was first installed as a Canada 150 feature garden in 2017 on the northeast corner of the property at Lakewood Mall, visible from Highway 97 across from Parkway Gas. With the significant efforts of the Lake Country Garden Club in collaboration with the District of Lake Country Parks team, it has now become a feature example xeriscape garden with a pollinator hotel.

BC Communities in Bloom (CiB) director Heather Doheny recently...