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RDCO Air Quality program – Free radon test kits

RDCO Air Quality program - Free radon test kits While supplies last, once again the RDCO Air Quality program is offering 420 radon gas test kits to Central Okanagan building owners, managers and tenants, of residential, workplace and leisure indoor space.  All workplaces qualify, with special focus on Medical Professional Buildings such as...

Campfire ban ends in Central Okanagan fire areas

Campfire ban ends in Central Okanagan fire areas

Effective immediately, the ban on campfires has been lifted in most Central Okanagan areas.  Campfires are not permitted at any time within the City of Kelowna. The ban on campfires within local government fire jurisdictions in the Central Okanagan has been in place since July 28. ...

Candidates Declared by Chief Election Officer

Candidates Declared by Chief Election Officer The following people have filed nomination papers by today’s 4 p.m. deadline and have been declared candidates in the RDCO general local election. Regional District Director - Central Okanagan East Electoral Area (One to be elected) (Ellison, Joe Rich, upper June Springs Road, and the south end of...

Campfire ban across the Central Okanagan

July 29, 2022  Campfire ban across the Central Okanagan  Effective immediately, all campfires are prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas. Due to extreme temperatures, dry conditions and the high-extreme fire danger rating, the campfire ban will remain in effect until further notice. The campfire ban affects all local government fire...

Stage 2 – Outdoor water restrictions continue

Twice weekly outdoor water restrictions remain for customers of the Regional District’s water systems. Normally each year from June 16 until September 15, Stage 2 water restrictions are in place for the Star Place, Falcon Ridge, Killiney Beach, Sunset Ranch, Upper Fintry-Shalal Road-Valley of the Sun and Westshore water systems. Last September, due...

Additional North Westside Study Committee open house

A fourth Information open house has been added for residents of North Westside Road communities within the Central Okanagan West electoral area. It’s scheduled for Thursday, July 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Killiney Beach Community Hall, 516 Udell Road. Representatives from the North Westside Governance and Services Study committee along with...

Spring freshet boating etiquette

Okanagan Lake mariners are encouraged to enjoy their outings on the water, have the required safety gear onboard and be considerate during high spring water levels. With the annual freshet underway, lake levels continue to rise.  Those heading out on Central Okanagan lakes are asked to be respectful – slow down and keep...

Governance and Services Study committee open house Killiney Hall – Next Meeting Thursday, July 07 @ 6:00pm

Governance and Services Study committee open houses Residents of North Westside Road communities within the Central Okanagan West electoral area are invited to attend some upcoming information open houses. Representatives from the North Westside Governance and Services Study committee along with committee consultants will be on hand with information and to answer questions about...