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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Aspen Shores & Westside Road – Mud Slide

Busy day on the North Westside.  This slide was seemingly a result of the culvert carrying drainage from the Killiney Beach area being diverted down the ditch network on Westside Road; flowing under the road in a culvert depositing the water flow onto a steep bank that obviously could not handle the...

SILGA 2018 – Revelstoke

Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA) AGM is a once a year conference attended by local government from geographical regions across the province.  The purpose is to submit and debate resolutions from member groups to put forward to the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) later in the year.  UBCM is where...

Flooding in the North Westside

https://globalnews.ca/news/4165928/thousands-of-litres-of-water-gush-through-killiney-beach-driveway-every-minute/ The link above is the CHBC Story on a resident in Killiney Beach that found herself dealing with a homeowners nightmare ... huge volumes of water appearing overnight and flowing across her driveway and on through her property, and onto the neighbours and so on and so on until the flow reaches...

Shorts Creek – Flooding, Debris Blockages & Westside Road

Below is Shorts Creek in the Delta area continuing toward the lake.  I started taking pictures just downstream from the Gatehouse/Bridge by the entrance to Fintry Park. The hairpin turn of Westside Road where it crosses Shorts Creek was a problem area in 2017 when a debris blockage...

Killiney Beach – Update April 15 2018

I thought I would do another walk through on Killiney Beach prior to Spring thaw and runoff this year.  As you can see in the video the lake is very low, probably the lowest water level I remember, hopefully this with a slow melt will save us...

Westside Road Improvements START – La Casa to Muir Road

Finally road improvements hit the North Westside end of Westside Road.  The stretch between La Casa and Muir Road is set to begin.  Traffic delays of 15 minutes are expected through to December ... this will cause some aggravation this summer as the traffic to the community...

NWCA Easter Egg Hunt – Westshore Park

The North Westside Communities Association has just concluded their 7th Annual Easter Egg Hunt.  The weather co-operated and we had a beautiful day with another record crowd.  Every year we get more children, this year we topped 140, good job to all the volunteers and a special...

New Proposed Speculative Home Tax & Central Okanagan West

Here is some information from RDCO I requested as I have received several inquiries since the recent Provincial Budget Speech.  I will post any further information I am able to get.  Information on the Empty Home Tax has not been received as yet but I am still digging for it.

Local Government Leadership Academy – L.G.L.A. 2018 Conference

2018 LGLA Leadership Forum Agenda took place in Richmond immediately following the EA Forum; starting Jan 31 at noon. This conference is also a collection of study groups and working sessions spaced with plenty of networking opportunities.  This event went until Friday noon when we wrapped up and headed home.  Again as...

2018 Update on Central Okanagan West – Issues

Following the January 11 2018 RDCO Board Meeting I met with CAO Reardon and the Fire Services Manager. The purpose of the meeting for me was to get information that I could pass along to the Residents regarding their service issues and concerns. I would have to  submit a Freedom of Information...

Focus Group on Rural Development – SIBAC

On Thursday December 14 2017 I attend a meeting with Board Members from our SIBAC (Southern Interior Beetle Action Coalition) Group, Ministry if Forest and Provincial Representatives for Rural Communities. The purpose of this meeting was to discuss the priority actions that the

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