About: Wayne

Wayne has been the elected representative for Central Okanagan West since November 2014. Wayne, wife Michelle and their two Old English Mastiffs Rufus & Indiana are long-time residents of Killiney Beach in the North Westside area of Westside Road.

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Annual North Westside Fire BBQ Fundraiser

Congratulations on another successful BBQ Fundraiser for the North Westside Fire/Rescue. This Annual Event for the North Westside Community and the many visitors and guest we get this time of the year. The Auction raised over $21,000 for the Firefighters Society; money that comes back to the community in so many ways.

Water Quality Advisory – Westshore & Killiney Beach

The Advisory for Killiney Beach is still in effect and the Westshore System has been added to the Water Quality Advisory. See the NWCA Newsletter. August 8, 2019

Water Quality Advisory for Westshore Water System

The Regional District of Central Okanagan has issued a Water Quality Advisory for customers of the Westshore Estates water...

RDCO Water Rate Public Meeting – Killiney Beach

RDCO Release: New Water Rates Start July 1st

The Regional Board has adopted bylaws adjusting water rates for customers of the six water utilities operated by the Regional District.  The changes in both the User Fees and Asset Renewal Fees will take place on July 1st and in January 2020, 2021 and...

Killiney Beach Paved… Almost

Here is some shots of the new pavement through Killiney Beach. This should keep the dust down and make the Beach a lot healthier place to spend your leisure time. As you can see from the video a section from Hodges Road to the Pump...

Killiney Beach Restoration, Begins…

The equipment showed up and the work began. Looks like all the prep work has been done today and the paving is scheduled to start tomorrow. Long time coming but should look great when finished. The second swim float, new dock, swim grid, more parking,...

Killiney Beach Under Construction / Rehab

Equipment showed up on Killiney Beach this morning to begin the final restoration of the road and beach sites. The plan is to see the roadway paved to control the dust issue that has plagued beach goers forever. Along with the road improvement the beach sites will be finished and we should...

SILGA Convention 2019 – Southern Interior Local Government Association

The SILGA Convention is an annual get together by local government elected officials from the Southern Interior of BC. The purpose is to network with fellow legislators and to prepare resolutions for the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) convention latter this year. Proposed resolutions are listed below and represent local government wants...

New Solid Waste Contract & Contractor for RDCO

This contract is for those RDCO residents that receive curb side solid waste/recyclable pick up at their residence.  For those of us along Westside Road and use the two transfer stations our contract has been extended for a two year period so we should see no change...

Damage Recovery Work in Two Regional District Parks

Residents can expect to see a flurry of activity in the new few weeks to repair damage from the record 2017 spring freshet. Starting Monday, April 1st, crews will be working on two prefabricated bridge structures to replace those that were damaged in

2019 Budget – EA West

The RDCO Board passed the 2019 Budget (pages 33-137) last night at our Board Meeting. EA West residents are looking at a 3.4% increase in the regular budget and some considerably larger increases depending upon where you live and what local services you receive. Fire, solid waste and water costs vary...

Public Budgetary Input – Monday, March 25 @ 7:00PM

Tomorrow Monday, March 25 2019 at 7:00pm will be the last chance for residents and taxpayers to address issues in the 2019 RDCO Budget. If you have interests that you wish the RDCO Board to hear and consider this is the last chance for this Budget as we will be voting on...

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...

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