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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...

North Westside Governance Committee Report to the Board & Next Steps

Latest Update - June 23 2021 This is the latest information provided to the NWCA on the status of our Governance Study Request. The CAO, Brian Reardon just sent out a note to the Regional Board with an update, so Director Carson should have received information today as well. In short what Brian shared was...

New Release: Bulky Items Collection for North Westside Residents

Household Bulky Items Collection for North Westside residents  North Westside Road residents within the Central Okanagan will have a special opportunity to dispose of unwanted bulky items.
Wednesday, June 30 through Wednesday, July 14, during regular operating hours at the North Westside Road Transfer Station, you can dispose of large household items for a...

Power Outage

0223 210614 - Lights back on. Cause: Object on wires 0117 210614 - Crew on scene with the cause still undetermined at this time. 2306 210613 - The lights went out with electrical storms happening throughout the evening....

Federation of Canadian Municipalities – 2021 Convention

  FCM delegates meet once a year to discuss issues of concern between the Federal Government and the various Local Governments across Canada. This is the Agenda of events that I attended between May 31st & Jun 4th 2021. This year (scheduled in Montreal) was held virtually due to COVID19 health protocols. I...

New fire chief for North Westside

North Westside Fire Rescue has a new paid-on-call Fire Chief starting June 14. Alex Van Bruksvoort, an experienced firefighting professional brings extensive credentials to the paid-on-call fire department that provides fire protection and first medical response service to residents in the communities of Killiney Beach, Westshore Estates, Fintry Delta, Valley of the...

Rural Property Tax Notices

Property owners in the Central Okanagan East and Central Okanagan West Electoral Areas will soon be receiving their 2021 Rural Property Tax Notices from the BC Government. In the electoral areas the Province collects Rural Property Tax Notice payments while municipal governments directly collect the taxes for Regional District purposes from their...

Expanded Hours at Transfer Sites out Westside Road

July brings more waste disposal opportunities at Transfer Stations It’ll soon be more convenient for some Central Okanagan West Electoral Area residents to dispose of their waste and recycling. Beginning July 1, additional operating hours will be available for customers using the RDCO transfer stations at Traders Cove and North Westside. Environmental Services Manager...

Illegal Dumpsites

The forested areas surrounding our communities are NOT a place for crap you no longer want. Your crap is your crap please don't dump it in the bush, the gates of the transfer site or at the bus stop/notice boards. Chances are that if it's garbage to you everyone else will also...