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.

Recent Posts by Wayne

Changes to evacuation order area – La Casa to Fintry Delta

News Release no. 28 Central Okanagan, B.C. – Aug 17 2021@5:13pm - Due to reduced fire activity on the south end of the White Rock Lake wildfire, the evacuation order issued on Aug. 12 for properties in Fintry, La Casa and Shalal Road within RDCO’s Central Okanagan West Electoral Area has been reduced...

Property Owners being notified

News Release No. 27 Central Okanagan, B.C.Aug 17 2021@02:28 - Crews continue to protect hundreds of properties along the west side of Okanagan Lake. Cooler temperatures and some light rain overnight provided some relief but conditions remain extremely dry. An early assessment of structural damage in Ewings Landing and Killiney area was...

Significant property damage in Killiney area

2153hrs - Spoke again with the EOC Director and was told that the damage assessment team has found approximatly 70 structures (see News Release #26 below) impacted by the fire Sunday night. There are still some areas that were inaccessible for damage assessment so this number may still increase as...

No structures were damaged overnight

News Release No. 23, Central Okanagan, B.C. - Aug 15 2021@9:14am@4:54pm  – The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre advises that the existing Evacuation Orders and Alerts within the Central Okanagan will remain the same overnight, unless fire conditions change. The forecast continues to call for dry, windy conditions this evening and crews will...

No Changes in Orders / No Confirmed Reports of Structure Losses in NWFPD

News Release No. 21, Central Okanagan, B.C. - Aug 14 2021@4:31pm – With Environment Canada forecasting windy periods this afternoon and tomorrow, residents should remain vigilant. Evacuation Alerts and Orders Evacuation Alerts and Orders within Central Okanagan Electoral Area West will remain in place overnight. A detailed map showing the present status of...

Aerial Survey done of the RDCO affected by the wildfire

News Release No. 15, Central Okanagan, B.C.Aug 11 2021 @ 3:03pm - The forecast calls for increased temperatures and winds over the next couple of days. This change in weather can cause variability in fire activity and means residents on Evacuation Alert should be prepared to leave their homes on...

Status quo for RDCO Evacuation Orders/Alerts

Sorry for the delay in these last posts I am also evacuated and was temporarily unable to update my site. I am borrowing a neighbours WIFI to get this message out.

All water systems in the North Westside should be considered to be under a Water...

Expanded RDCO Evacuation Order for White Rock Lake wildfire – Ewing to Lake Okanagan Resort

One-time limited property access opportunity

 News Release No. 10 Date:         August 7, 2021 Time:        11:50 a.m.  Central Okanagan, B.C. – All Evacuation Order and Alerts continue unchanged for communities along Westside Road in the Regional District of Central Okanagan. The Evacuation Order affects approximately 2,127 properties from the northern RDCO boundary to the south end of Ewings...

Campfire ban continues in Central Okanagan

Effective 12 p.m. this Wednesday, June 30, all campfires are prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas. 

September 10, 2021

Campfire ban continues across the Central Okanagan A ban on campfires continues across the Central Okanagan. This even though as of noon today they are allowed outside...