The White Rock Lake wildfire impacted communities in the Central Okanagan West Electoral Area. As part of the RDCO’s efforts to support residents in recovery, this eNewsletter will provide details on community recovery activities as new information becomes available.
Information session September 28
The RDCO will be providing regular YouTube information updates to residents in the Central Okanagan impacted by the White Rock Lake wildfire.
The live-streamed info sessions will occur every second Tuesday at 3 pm starting on September 28. If you can’t watch in real time, the session will also be recorded so you can see it later.
Based on what is new or currently impacting residents, RDCO staff and consultants will provide updates about topics like:
- Waste programs
- Area assessments
- Rebuilding programs
- Social supports
You can also ask questions that you’d like to see addressed by going to rdco.com/recovery
To watch the live or recorded version of the information session, visit youtube.com/regionaldistrict.
eNewsletter sign-up for neighbours
If you know your neighbours would like this newsletter too, have them visit rdco.com/recovery and fill in the eSubscription.
If you are not interested in receiving more information from the RDCO about recovery, you can unsubscribe at the bottom of the page.
Board considers wildfire recovery items
On Monday, September 27 the Regional Board will consider a number of items related to White Rock Lake wildfire recovery including:
- The recovery action plan
- A budget amendment to waive user fees and late fees for RDCO water systems (Killiney Beach, Westshore Estates, Upper Fintry/Shalal/Valley of the Sun) for use between August 1 an September 30
- A proposal to waive permit fees (demolition and temporary use) and to extend the use of recreational vehicles on properties impacted by the White Rock Lake wildfire for up to two years.
For more information or to see the reports, go to rdco.com/agenda
RDCO wildfire recovery office
Vernon Matters Pete McIntyre Sept 28 2021@ 3:00 PM Water fee relief for fire victims approved by local government (The Central Okanagan Regional Board has providing water fee relief for homes in the Westside…)
Castanet.net Sept 27 2021@10:37 AM RDCO to provide YouTube update on White Rock Lake wildfire recovery efforts (for a YouTube update from the Regional District of Central Okanagan. The event will be streamed live….)
The Vernon Morning Star Caitlin Clow Sept 23 2021@ 2:30 PM (also Global Okanagan) White Rock Lake wildfire damages an estimated $77M: Insurance Bureau of Canada (in the Regional District of Central Okanagan and Okanagan Indian Band….)