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Additional North Westside Study Committee open house

A fourth Information open house has been added for residents of North Westside Road communities within the Central Okanagan West electoral area. It’s scheduled for Thursday, July 7 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Killiney Beach Community Hall, 516 Udell Road. Representatives from the North Westside Governance and Services Study committee along with...

Spring freshet boating etiquette

Okanagan Lake mariners are encouraged to enjoy their outings on the water, have the required safety gear onboard and be considerate during high spring water levels. With the annual freshet underway, lake levels continue to rise.  Those heading out on Central Okanagan lakes are asked to be respectful – slow down and keep...

Governance and Services Study committee open house Killiney Hall – Next Meeting Thursday, July 07 @ 6:00pm

Governance and Services Study committee open houses Residents of North Westside Road communities within the Central Okanagan West electoral area are invited to attend some upcoming information open houses. Representatives from the North Westside Governance and Services Study committee along with committee consultants will be on hand with information and to answer questions about...

2022 UBCM Electoral Area Directors’ Forum

Radisson Vancouver Airport Hotel 8181 Cambie Road, Richmond, BC April 5– 6, 2022

AGENDA

Tuesday, April 5 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  - Light Lunch for Delegates 1:00 pm - 1:10 pm  - Introduction and Welcome Director Grace McGregor, UBCM Electoral Area Representative 1:10 pm - 1:30 pm  - UBCM President Councillor Laurey- Anne Roodenburg,...

New North Westside fire chief resigns

I received this notification from the RDCO regarding the most recent fire chief for the North Westside Fire Rescue. These turnovers are disappointing at best, I can only hope that we can secure the right person for our department as both the fire department and the community need this leadership position filled....

2022-2026 RDCO Financial Plan approved

The Regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO) Board has approved the 2022 – 2026 Financial Plan. RDCO Budget The 2022 RDCO operating budget totals just over $59-million, up 2.5% from 2021. Regional Board Chair Loyal Wooldridge says, “This year’s budget prioritizes the ongoing support needed for those recovering from last summer’s devastating White Rock Lake...

RDCO grant for FireSmart wildfire risk reduction

March 10, 2022 RDCO grant for FireSmart wildfire risk reduction The Regional District of Central Okanagan has been awarded a sizeable grant to assist it with FireSmart community projects. The $250,000 in funding is provided by the Government of British Columbia, administered by the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Community Resiliency Investment Fund.  The...

North Westside preparing for spring flooding

Public Service Announcement March 8, 2022 Self-serve sand stations for North Westside  North Westside residents may proactively get started on preparing their properties in case of an emergency this spring. Self-serve sand and sandbag stations are available at two North Westside fire halls:
  • Killiney Beach main hall Station 101 – 514 Udell Road
  • Westside Road...

White Rock Lake Wildfire – Recovery Plan Update

Latest Update - March 03 2022
Initial White Rock Lake wildfire hazard assessments Information and presentations on two initial environmental and hazardous condition assessments done in the wake of the White Rock Lake wildfire are available for residents. The Regional Board was presented with the two assessments today.  One was done by the...

Tomorrow – North Westside Town Hall Meeting

The North Westside Community Association will be hosting a virtual & in-person Town Hall Meeting:

Wednesday, February 23 @ 7pm

Killiney Beach Community Centre

516 Udell Road

Town Hall Meeting

Area Director, Wayne Carson, will be our guest to provide community residents with an update on: • The Upcoming...

La Casa – Terrace Mountain Wildfire Risk Reduction Project Commencement

The Okanagan Shuswap Natural Resource District has developed a Fuel Management Prescription for a Wildfire Risk Reduction project in the Terrace Mountain Area. The intent of this Fuel Management Project is to reduce the threat of wildfire in the immediate Wildland Urban Interface (WUI) of the La Casa community. Treatments have commenced...