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Killiney Beach – Dock Restoration

The restoration work has begun on Killiney Beach. Crews are rebuilding the dock and work on the rest of the beach will commence very soon. Looks like we will get our beach back for this summer season. I will post another video...

Library Opening – Westside Learning Lab

I attended the opening of the new Okanagan Regional Library Branch the Westside Learning Lab. This is in the shopping center across the traffic circle by WFN Headquarters at the South end of Westside Road by Dollarama.
Attached are a couple of links to news stories regarding the grand opening of the new...

Public Input to the Budget Process – Brent Road

I was pleased to see residents from the Brent Road area of Central Okanagan West Electoral Area make a presentation to the Board on an old taxation issue that has negatively impacted their community. For those of you unfamiliar with Brent Road it is a waterfront community of 60+ homes four...

Small Community … Good Local Information

As we roll into February the latest edition of the Westside Post hits the stands with information targeted at the rural areas along Westside Road. If you live in this area and are looking for information about your community it should be available in the Westside Post and editions can be...

Asset Renewal … How Sustainable Are Our Assets?

 Asset Renewal is the focus of all levels of government at this time. Simply we need to address our aging and deteriorating infrastructure from water systems to roads. Asset Renewal has been on the radar at the RDCO Board Table for the last...

Killiney Beach Restoration – Update

Here is the latest video of the work in progress to restore Killiney Beach Park. The ditch and culverts are going well from the looks of things. Drainage rock is being used to fill the ditch which should allow for more parking on that side...

Killiney Beach Restoration Update

The long awaited restoration and upgrade from the 2017 flood damage has started on Killiney Beach Park. As the work has been started late it is unlikely that it can be completed this year before the weather brings activity to a halt. So far the park has remained open to...

Dog-friendly Trick or Treating!

Pet owners take notice, your pets are at risk. Please take precautions to ensure your pets are safe from the associated dangers of Halloween Night festivities.

RDCO Information: Dog-friendly Trick or Treating!

Halloween can be a particularly stressful time for some family members.  But you can help reduce any negative impact on...

Election Results for Central Okanagan West

Well the election is over and the signs have come down. The election results have been posted and the official announcement is scheduled for Wednesday October 24 2018. I appreciate the support I have received over the last four years. I am looking forward to moving Central Okanagan West issues and concerns...

Early Voting Opportunity Tuesday October 16

There is another early voting opportunity this Tuesday October 16 from 8am - 8pm. Polls are located at the Killiney Beach Community Hall at 516 Udell Road next to the fire hall and at the WFN Headquarters building at the traffic circle by the end of Westside Road. Please get out and vote...

RDCO Operated Water Systems in Central Okanagan West

There are four RDCO Operated water systems in Central Okanagan West and two more in Central Okanagan East. The four in EA West are Star Place in Trepanier serving eight connections; Killiney Beach with approximately 270 connections, Westshore with approximately 260 connections and Valley of the Sun with approximately 80...

All Candidates Forum – Killiney Beach Hall … this Friday

There will be an All Candidates Forum with candidates running for the Regional Directors spot as well as the School District #23 Trustees position. The Forum will be at Killiney Beach Community Hall 516 Udell Road next to the fire hall.  The meeting will start at 7:00pm Friday, October 05 2018 and...

Westside Post – Directors Column

First off, thank you for your support and encouragement throughout my first term as Director of Central Okanagan West; I look forward to the same for a second term.  In response to your concerns I had two issues to take to the RDCO...

Taxes in Central Okanagan West

I have copied the highlights from the previous five Budgets passed by the Regional District Board.  These figures are for Central Okanagan West and are part of the public documents on the RDCO Web Site.  I got this information from Tab 7 in...

Two Elections … One Candidate

I have decided to try for a Kelowna Council seat as well as the Central Okanagan West Director spot.  Yes this is legal and yes it has occurred several times across the province in previous elections.  There is no conflict of interest as several Kelowna Councillors currently sit on the RDCO Board...