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Historic collaboration paves way to enhanced services

Posted on Tuesday, February 08, 2022 11:36 AM

Historic collaboration paves way to enhanced services

The Okanagan Indian Band, District of Lake Country and City of Kelowna today announced agreement on a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will pave the way toward building important health, safety and infrastructure improvements, including completion of the Okanagan Rail Trail.

Staff discussions among the three neighbours over many months have resulted in an agreement to move toward resolving infrastructure needs.  Some preliminary work...

Live! in Lake Country is Back!

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 03:22 PM

Live! in Lake Country is Back with Free Concerts for the Summer!

June 24, 2022 - Lake Country, BC - Live! in Lake Country is back and better than ever with free Friday night concerts in Swalwell Park all summer!

After temporary pandemic restrictions curtailed gatherings in 2020 and 2021, this season promises to be the best yet. Live music with opening and headlining acts will fill Swalwell Park, 10090 Bottom Wood Lake Road, every Friday from 7 to 9 p.m. beginning July 8 and running to August 26.

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Regular Council Meeting Highlights - June 21, 2022

Posted on Friday, June 24, 2022 12:54 PM

Delegations:

Jen Casorso of Urban Matters presented Central Okanagan Poverty and Awareness Strategy.

Matt Thomson, Urban Matters presented the RDCO Regional Housing Strategy. 

Development Permit:

Council approved a Development Permit for Lot 3 Carr’s Landing Road which allows the applicant to construct a single-family home on the vacant property. 

2021 Annual Report:

Council adopted the 2021 Annual Report.

Transit Study Update:

Shilpa Panicker, Senior Transportation Manager at Watt Consulting...

Public Cautioned About Wood Lake Algae Bloom

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2022 01:46 PM

June 17, 2022

Cautionary signs have been posted around Wood Lake due to visible algae blooms. The District of Lake Country, Regional District of Central Okanagan and Interior Health are monitoring Wood Lake for potentially harmful algae. Interior Health is recommending people avoid contact with algae blooms in Wood Lake. 

Get to know why Wood Lake and other BC lakes experience algae blooms and what you can do to keep informed by visiting www.lakecountry.bc.ca/algaeblooms.

Sports & Recreation in Lake Country – What’s Your Opinion?

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2022 04:09 PM

Sports & Recreation in Lake Country – What’s Your Opinion?

Regardless of age or where you live in the community, sports and recreation is an important part of everyday life in Lake Country.

Earlier this year, Council approved funding for a Sports and Recreation Needs Assessment to engage the community about current facility utilization and where facility investments should be prioritized over the next 15 years. Results from the Needs Assessment will help Council better understand future needs...