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Westside Road Construction – Update 1 Month in

Here's some footage of the Westside Road construction upgrade occurring between La Casa and Muir Road.  This is approximatly one month into the work and the landscape is changing by the day.  I will do updates a couple of times a month to keep up with the progress of the upgrade. 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