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Posted on: July 25, 2017

Black Cat Soul Hits Music in the Park Stage

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 25, 2017

Grab a lawn chair or a blanket for a free concert this Friday, July 28 at West Kelowna’s Memorial Park as rock, soul and R&B band Black Cat Soul takes the main stage.

Black Cat Soul is a local, seasoned quart...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Correction: Notice of blasting activity on Vineyard View Drive - updates blasting schedule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 30, 2017(Updated July 24, 2017 for revised blasting schedule)

The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that blasting activity related to the construction of two building lots at 3285 Vineyard View Drive will commence on Jul...

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Posted on: July 24, 2017

Lions Hall Key Turnover Ceremony

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 24, 2017

The public is cordially invited to attend a Key Turnover Ceremony, officially transferring the Westbank Lions Community Centre from the Westbank Lions Club to the City of West Kelowna.

KEY TURNOVER CEREMONY

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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Canada 150 Funding Lights Up Sports Fields

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 20, 2017

Players, parents, coaches and spectators will benefit from the new lighting being installed at two of West Kelowna’s sports fields thanks to a generous contribution from the federal government through the Canada...

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Posted on: July 19, 2017

Sandbag Removal – Parks Reopened in West Kelowna

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 19, 2017

With the lake level approaching full pool and flooding concerns subsiding, the City of West Kelowna has begun removal of flood protection measures from public and private lands.

Residents will see signage in flood-impacted...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

Gellatly Road Now Fully Open

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 18, 2017

What is sure to be a welcome relief to many residents, the City of West Kelowna is pleased to announce that repairs are complete and Gellatly Road is now fully open.

On May 5, the City was forced to close Gellatly Road fro...

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Posted on: July 18, 2017

West Kelowna Parks Closed Due to Extreme Fire Danger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 18, 2017

In the interest of public safety, the City of West Kelowna has closed several parks due to extreme threat of fire.

After several days with an Extreme Fire Hazard Rating and very dry conditions, the following community park...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Extreme Caution Urged: Help Us Keep Our Community Safe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 13, 2017

The City of West Kelowna is urging residents and visitors to be extremely cautious as the community and many areas of the province face an Extreme Fire Hazard rating with no immediate end in sight.

The public is reminded t...

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Posted on: July 13, 2017

Water Quality Advisories Lifted for Pritchard, Sunnyside and West Kelowna Estates Systems

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 13, 2017

The City of West Kelowna has lifted the Water Quality Advisories for Pritchard, Sunnyside and West Kelowna Estates Water Systems as testing has indicated the turbidity level has returned to below 1.0 NTU.

The Wat...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Council Highlights - July 11, 2017

Council Meeting

July 11, 2017

 

Provincial Review of Flood Factors Requested

Council unanimously agreed to request the Province of BC conduct a review of all possible factors leading to the flooding and mitigation efforts after this spring’s flooding...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Keep Your Kids Busy this Summer

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 10, 2017

The City of West Kelowna is offering a variety of summer recreation programs available for children and youth. There are still spaces available in many of these camps, register today by going to www.westkelownac...

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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Stage 1 Watering Regulations Are in Effect

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 10, 2017

Are you thinking before you’re sprinkling?

Just because it’s hot and dry doesn’t mean sprinkling systems should be working overtime. The City of West Kelowna reminds residents to follow Stage 1 Water Regulations, which are...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Campfire Ban across Central Okanagan Regional District

From the Regional District of Central Okanagan

July 6, 2017

With the Extreme Fire Hazard, starting tomorrow, all campfires will be prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area Fire Service Areas.

The ban begins at noon Friday,...

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Posted on: July 6, 2017

Shannon Lake Road Bridge Closed Until October

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

July 06, 2017

Updated: July 17, 2017

Shannon Lake Road at the bridge over McDougall Creek is closed for construction.

Motorists and cyclists are asked to use Old Okanagan Highway to access Highway 97 during the closure, which will contin...

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Posted on: June 30, 2017

Blasting Activity at 3285 Vineyard View Drive

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 30, 2017

The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that blasting activity related to the construction of two building lots at 3285 Vineyard View Drive will commence on July 4, 2017 and continue for approximately three weeks....

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Council Highlights - June 22, 2017

Council Meeting

June 27, 2017

 

School Trustee Representation

Council will make the request for more equitable representation for West Kelowna on the School District #23 Board of Education (now the Central Okanagan Public Schools), which currently ha...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Shannon Lake Bridge Construction Begins Soon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 29, 2017

The bridge over MacDougall Creek on Shannon Lake Road will be replaced this summer which will mean this well-travelled section of road will be closed for several weeks. Motorists are asked to plan their new route in antic...

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Posted on: June 27, 2017

Property Owners Reminded of Tax Due Date

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 27, 2017

Tax notices were sent at the end of May to more than 13,000 property owners within the City of West Kelowna and payments are due by 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

Postmarks are not accepted as proof of payme...

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Posted on: June 23, 2017

2016 Annual Report Ready

Annual Report Picture

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 23, 2017

The City of West Kelowna has prepared its 2016 Annual Report and it is ready for public review at www.westkelownacity.ca/annualreport.

The 2016 Annual report provides an accounting of the City of West Kelowna’s f...

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Posted on: June 15, 2017

Council Highlights - June 13th, 2017

Council Meeting

June 13, 2017

 

Solid Waste Management Plan

Council was provided a presentation from the Regional District of Central Okanagan’s Manager of Environmental Services on the Solid Waste Management Plan for the region. One elemen...

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Posted on: June 5, 2017

Bylaw Officers Have Rewards in Store For Young Cyclists

Bylaw with Coupons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 05, 2017

The City of West Kelowna Bylaw Enforcement Officers will be keeping an eye out this summer for young cyclists and have rewards in store for those caught doing it right.

Thanks to an initiative of BrainTrust Canada, Bylaw O...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Boat Launches Closed Do Not Tamper With Barricades

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 30, 2017

The City of West Kelowna is reminding the public that the two boat launches in the community are closed for recreational users until further notice with only supervised access allowed in relation to flood response or essen...

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Posted on: May 30, 2017

Get Ready for Summer with the West Kelowna Recreation Guide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 30, 2017

Summer is just around the corner and now is a great time to sign up for recreational programs designed to keep you fit and having fun all summer long.

The summer 2017 Recreation Guide offers many opportunities for drop-in a...

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Posted on: May 29, 2017

Blasting Activity in Smith Creek Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 29, 2017

The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that drilling and blasting activity related to residential development at 3030 Asquith Road in the Smith Creek area will begin on May 29, 2017 and continue for approximately ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Bylaw Service Expanded for the Summer

For Immediate Release

May 26, 2017

Bylaw Enforcement assistance will now be offered seven days a week in the City of West Kelowna.

From May 20 through September 4, the Bylaw Enforcement Department will take calls at 778-797-8810, on weekdays, weekends and st...

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Posted on: May 26, 2017

Council Highlights - May 23, 2017

For Immediate Release

May 26, 2017

 

Snow Stars Rewarded

Council praised the efforts of five people who made a difference last winter shoveling snow to help their neighbours. The 2016 Snow Stars are: brothers Carter Romano and Lochlan and Cashton Mil...

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Posted on: May 11, 2017

Council Highlights - May 9, 2017

West Kelowna Council Meeting Highlights 

May 9, 2017

2017 Strategic Plan

The 2017-2018 Strategic Plan outlines West Kelowna Council’s goals and objectives for the community with emphasis on infrastructure, economic and financial environmen...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

West Kelowna Road Closures

For Immediate Release

May 08, 2017

The following West Kelowna roads are closed due to high water or stability concerns:

  • Shannon Lake Road from east of Shannon View Drive to the intersection with Stevens and Bartley Roads due unsafe conditions caused high wat...
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Posted on: May 5, 2017

Disaster Financial Assistance - Flood Information

Update

May 09, 2017

Residents seeking information about Disaster Financial Assistance related to damage from flooding, please visit www.gov.bc.ca/disasterfinancialassistance

For further updates on flood response and recovery, visit www.cordemergen...

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Posted on: April 20, 2017

Council Highlights - April 18, 2017

West Kelowna Council Meeting HighlightsApril 18, 2017 

Soccer Dome

Council was advised that the Westside Youth Soccer Association received a grant from the Province of BC to be put towards the construction of a soccer dome in the community. The Cit...

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Posted on: April 19, 2017

City's New Amphitheatre & Skate Park Win BC Recreation & Parks Award

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April 19, 2017

City’s New Amphitheatre and Skate ParkWin BC Recreation & Parks Award

The City of West Kelowna was honoured with the BC Recreation and Parks Association (BCRPA) Facility Excellence Award 2017 for Memorial Pa...

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Posted on: April 13, 2017

Blasting in Angus Drive Area

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

April 13, 2017

Blasting in Angus Drive Area

The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that blasting activity related to subdivision construction at 4010 Angus Drive will commence on Monday, April 17, 2017 and continue for approxim...

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Posted on: April 11, 2017

Spring Cleaning Well Underway

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April 11, 2017

Spring Cleaning Well Underway

Spring is in the air and crews have been busy cleaning roads and preparing parks and sports fields for the longer, warmer days ahead.

Sports fields, and washrooms at athletic parks, will open ...

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Posted on: April 10, 2017

Blasting in Tallus Ridge Area

For Immediate Release

April 10, 2017

 

Blasting in Tallus Ridge Area

The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that blasting activity related to subdivision construction at 2405 Tallus Green Crescent will commence on April 10, 2017 and continue...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

Council Highlights - April 4, 2017

For Immediate Release

April 6, 2017

 

Hillside Development Permit Guideline Amendments

Council approved changes to its Hillside Development Permit Guidelines bylaw aimed at improving monitoring and enabling enforcement in cases where regulations are ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Council Determines New Water Treatment Plant Funding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 30, 2017

West Kelowna Council has determined how it will fund the municipal portion of its biggest capital project ever – the Rose Valley Treatment Plant.

With the announcement March 17, 2017 that the City would receive ...

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Posted on: March 30, 2017

Council Highlights - March 28, 2017

For Immediate Release

March 30, 2017

 

Lions Hall Transfer

Mayor Doug Findlater announced that negotiations with the Westbank Lions Club to transfer ownership of its Westbank Lions Hall to the City of West Kelowna have been successfully completed and...

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Posted on: March 28, 2017

Lions Hall Transferred to City

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 28, 2017

Mayor Doug Findlater and members of West Kelowna Council are pleased to announce that negotiations with the Westbank Lions Club to transfer ownership of its Westbank Lions Hall to the City of West Kelowna have been succe...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Clean Water and Wastewater Fund invests in West Kelowna

For Immediate Release: From the BC Ministry of  Community Sport and Cultural DevelopmentMarch 17, 2017

KELOWNA - Local governments in the Kelowna area are receiving federal-provincial investments in critical clean water and wastewater infrastructu...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Council Highlights - March 14, 2017

For Immediate Release

March 17, 2017

 

Canada 150 Flags Presentation

Central Okanagan-Similkameen-Nicola MP Dan Albas presented flags to be flown at city facilities in recognition of Canada’s 150th anniversary of confederation, which will b...

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Posted on: March 17, 2017

Federal-Provincial Contribution Guarantees Clean, Safe Drinking Water

For Immediate ReleaseMarch 17, 2017

A $41 million federal and provincial grant under the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund will make the construction of the Rose Valley Water Treatment Plant a reality at least five years ahead of schedule.

“The City...

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Posted on: March 2, 2017

Council Highlights - February 28, 2017

For Immediate Release

March 2, 2017

SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING

 

Secondary Suites & Carriage Houses

Council took part in a workshop to review the effectiveness of secondary suite and carriage house regulations in the community, and provided direction...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Surveillance at West Kelowna Transit Exchanges

For Immediate Release

February 24, 2017

The City of West Kelowna has completed the installation of surveillance cameras at its two transit exchanges to help discourage inappropriate behavior and ensure the safety of users.

The surveillance cameras will monit...

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Yard Waste Pick up Resumes

From the Regional Waste Reduction Office

February 23, 2017

Gardening may be far from your mind with snow still covering the ground, but nevertheless, yard waste collection is back on!

The first pickup of the season is also a great opportunity for anyone who ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Council Highlights - February 14, 2017

For Immediate Release

February 15, 2017

 

SILGA Resolutions 

Council endorsed the following resolutions to be forwarded for consideration by delegates attending the Southern Interior Local Government Association Annual General Meeting April ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2017

RCMP’s Position on Marijuana Dispensaries

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 10, 2017

At the request of City Staff, West Kelowna’s new RCMP Detachment Commander clarified the RCMP’s position related to marijuana dispensaries for West Kelowna Council today.

In a statement provided to ...

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Posted on: January 27, 2017

Council Highlights - January 24, 2017

For Immediate Release

January 26, 2017

Highlights of the Special Council Meeting

January 24, 2017

 

Draft 2017-2026 Financial Plan

Council completed its first detailed review of the Draft 2017-2026 Financial Plan which carried over from its meeting on ...

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Posted on: January 19, 2017

Council Highlights - January 17, 2017

For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 19, 2017

 

Draft 2017-2026 Financial Plan

Council began its detailed review of the Draft 2017-2026 Financial Plan which includes a 3% tax increase. Prior year’s tax increases are as follows:

  • 2016 - 3.00%
  • 2015 - 2...
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Posted on: January 19, 2017

West Kelowna is Booming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 19, 2017

West Kelowna’s Development Services Department administered a record-breaking number of single family home building permits in 2016, with a total construction value of $116.3 million and all signs are pointing to an ev...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Council Highlights - January 10, 2017

For Immediate Release

January 11, 2016

Annette Beaudreau Amphitheatre

Mayor Doug Findlater rose and reported Council’s decision to name the amphitheatre in Memorial Park the “Annette Beaudreau Amphitheatre.” Mrs. Beaudreau was t...

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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Form a Block Watch and Help Fight Crime

From Regional District of Central Okanagan

January 11, 2017

A simple concept with a little organisation can help reduce crime and criminal activity in your neighbourhood.

The Regional Crime Prevention Coordinator says it’s called Block Watch and ha...

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Posted on: December 14, 2016

Council Highlights - December 13, 2016

For Immediate Release

December 14, 2016

Agricultural Advisory Committee

Mayor Doug Findlater rose and reported that Council had appointed the following people to the Agricultural Advisory Committee, to serve for a period of four years to end December 31, 202...

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Posted on: November 30, 2016

Firefighters Embark on 19th Annual Food Drive

From West Kelowna Fire RescueNovember 30, 2016

The holidays are a time of great need for West Kelowna’s local food bank and the thousands of non-perishable items collected by West Kelowna Fire Rescue during the Christmas season can keep the shelves full ri...

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Posted on: November 29, 2016

LEDs May Be Coming To A Street Near You

For Immediate Release

November 29, 2016

Residents in West Kelowna may notice street lights in their neighbourhood getting some attention as the City undertakes its LED (Light Emitting Diode) Streetlight Pilot Project.

During the month of December, the City&a...

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Posted on: November 25, 2016

Register Now, Make Resolutions Later

For Immediate Release

November 25, 2016

Get a head start on those New Year’s resolutions and sign up early for programs found in the City of West Kelowna’s 2017 Rec Guide. With numerous programs starting in January, you can register now,...

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Posted on: November 24, 2016

Province Moves Forward With Plans to Improve Hwy 97

From the Province of British Columbia

November 24, 2016

Following extensive public and stakeholder consultation, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure is proceeding with the design for a new interchange on Highway 97 at Boucherie Road.

“As the ec...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

City Seeks Funding for Water Treatment Plant

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 23, 2016

In light of interest and inquiries from the general public, the City of West Kelowna wishes to inform citizens that the municipality has completed its application to the Clean Water and Wastewater Fund. The City&r...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Council Highlights - November 22, 2016

For Immediate ReleaseNovember 22, 2016

Benedick Road Rezoning Extension

Council agreed to an extension request for a rezoning application involving 2796 Benedick Road. The application, first proposed in 2011 but which has received no readings in Council as ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2016

Transit Service Restored

From BC Transit

November 23, 2016

BC Transit and its local government partners are pleased to announce that service on Kelowna Regional Transit will resume November 24, 2016 following an agreement between BC Transit's service contractor First Canad...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

Council Highlights - November 8, 2016

For Immediate Release
November 10, 2016

Tallus Ridge Drive Development

Council approved a Hillside Development Permit to allow site preparation for nine proposed lots at 2370 Tallus Ridge Drive.

Strategic Plan Third Quarter Update

Council was provided an upd...

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Posted on: November 10, 2016

West Kelowna Not Involved in Negotiations with Transit Provider

For Immediate Release
November 10, 2016

The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that it is not involved in negotiations related to the current transit service disruption affecting the Kelowna Regional Transit System.

The City of West Kelowna gives ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2016

City to Flush Water Mains of Lakeview System

For Immediate Release
October 27, 2016

Beginning the week of October 31, the City of West Kelowna will start flushing the distribution mains within the Lakeview Water System.

Flushing involves running water at a high velocity through the mains to refresh t...

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Posted on: October 26, 2016

Council Highlights

For Immediate Release
October 26, 2016

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE OCTOBER 25, 2016COUNCIL MEETING

City Hall Options

Council directed staff to investigate two of six options presented to provide efficient municipal operations for the City of West Kelowna. The City ...

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Posted on: October 13, 2016

Smoke Alarm Campaign a Success

For Immediate Release
October 13, 2016

WKFR AND WFN CAMPAIGNREVEALS ALARMING RESULTS

West Kelowna Fire Rescue and Westbank First Nation personnel went door to door last week for this year’s Fire Prevention Week Campaign “Don’t Wait – Check the Date!"...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

CNR Wharf Cam Goes Live

For Immediate Release
October 12, 2016

SEE WHAT'S HAPPENING AT CNR WHARF

One of West Kelowna’s most popular destinations can now be seen live around the world courtesy of a new web cam at CNR Wharf.

The camera was installed at the end of summer at the compl...

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Posted on: October 12, 2016

Council Highlights

For Immediate Release
October 12, 2016

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE OCTOBER 11, 2016 COUNCIL MEETING

Rose Valley Reservoir Turbidity

Council was provided a presentation from Heather Larratt of Larratt Aquatic Consulting who monitors the water quality of the Rose Val...

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Posted on: October 7, 2016

Council Highlights

For Immediate Release
October 7, 2016

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE OCTOBER 6, 2016SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING

Parks Master Plan Council Workshop

West Kelowna Council took part in a workshop intended to provide input into the development of the Parks Master Plan. The p...

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Posted on: October 4, 2016

Handicapped Permits Made More Accessible

For Immediate Release
October 04, 2016

PARKING PERMITS FOR DISABLEDNOW AVAILABLE THROUGH WEST KELOWNA CITY HALL

West Kelowna, partnering with the Social Planning and Research Council of BC (SPARC BC), is making parking permits for West Kelowna residents ...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

PST Exemption Sought for Infrastructure Projects

For Immediate Release
September 28, 2016

WEST KELOWNA UBCM MEETING NEWS

On September 28, at the Union of BC Municipalities convention, members of West Kelowna Council met with BC’s Finance Minister, to discuss a Provincial Sales Tax (PST) exemption on muni...

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Posted on: September 29, 2016

West Kelowna Presses for Further Wildfire Mitigation Funding

For Immediate Release
September 29, 2016

WEST KELOWNA UBCM MEETING NEWS

On September 29, at the Union of BC Municipalities Convention, members of West Kelowna Council met with Premier Christy Clark and BC’s Ministers of Transportation and Infrastructure an...

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Posted on: September 27, 2016

BC Assessment Asked to Resolve Potential Double Billing

For Immediate Release
September 27, 2016

WEST KELOWNA UBCM MEETING NEWS

September 27, at the Union of BC Municipalities convention, members of West Kelowna Council met with BC Assessment to seek a solution to a new concern that some property owners are pot...

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Posted on: September 23, 2016

Council Highlights

For Immediate ReleaseSeptember 23, 2016

HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE SEPTEMBER 20, 2016COUNCIL MEETING

Donation of Vineyard Park Swing Set

Council agreed to accept a donation of a swing set from a Vineyard Drive resident and his family for installation in Vineyard Pa...

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Posted on: September 21, 2016

City Hall Referendum Results Officially Declared

For Immediate Release
September 21, 2016

Official Referendum Results

The official results of the September 17, 2016 City Hall Referendum confirm that a majority of West Kelowna eligible voters voted “No” to borrowing up to $7.7 million for the construction...

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Posted on: September 17, 2016

Unofficial Referendum Results

For Immediate Release
September 17, 2016

Unofficial Referendum Results

The unofficial results of the September 17, 2016 City Hall Referendum indicates that a majority of West Kelowna eligible voters voted “No” to borrowing up to $7.7 million for the constr...

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Posted on: September 9, 2016

Council Highlights

For Immediate Release
September 08, 2016

HIGHLIGHTS FROM COUNCIL'SSEPTEMBER 6, 2016 MEETING

West Kelowna Fire Chief Receives Governor General Award

West Kelowna Fire Chief Jason Brolund was presented with a Governor General Award for 20 years of service. ...

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Posted on: September 2, 2016

School Zones in Effect 7:30 am to 5 pm Starting Sept. 6

West Kelowna RCMP and Bylaw Enforcement Officers will be conducting traffic safety and parking blitzes in school zones starting September 6 as children get back to the books.

RCMP will be ticketing speeders and watching for distracted drivers to reinfo...Read on...

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Posted on: September 1, 2016

City Hall Referendum - Today's Question

For Immediate Release
September 01, 2016

City Hall Referendum - Today's Question

How did the City decide this was the best proposal and the best time to build the West Kelowna Civic Centre Project?

West Kelowna taxpayers go to the polls on September 17, 201...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Clarifying the City Hall versus Water Infrastructure Debate

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 2016

Clarifying the City Hall versus Water Infrastructure Debate

With the City’s first Water Quality Advisory currently impacting Lakeview Water System users, the City of West Kelowna wishes to address the question of the n...

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Posted on: August 25, 2016

Council Highlights

Council Meeting
August 23, 2016

Presentation to S.Sgt. Duncan Dixon

On behalf of Council, Mayor Doug Findlater presented S.Sgt. Duncan Dixon with a token of appreciation for his years of service to the City of West Kelowna as head of the West Kelowna RCMP ...

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Posted on: August 24, 2016

Blasting Activity in Smith Creek Begins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 24, 2016

Blasting Activity in Smith Creek Begins

The City of West Kelowna is advising the public that blasting activity related to subdivision construction in the Smith Creek neighbourhood will occur beginning August 30 and con...

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Posted on: August 23, 2016

City Hall Referendum Question of the Week #1

For Immediate Release
August 23, 2016

City Hall Referendum Question of the Week #1

Why don’t you use space already available
in the community to house City Hall?

West Kelowna taxpayers go to the polls on September 17, 2016 to decide whether the City will ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

Biofilter Replacement at Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant

For Immediate Release From RDCO
August 19, 2016

Biofilter Replacement at Westside Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant

From Monday, August 22nd to Wednesday, August 24th, there may be periods when more odours than normal are noticeable in the area around th...

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Posted on: August 18, 2016

Campfire Ban across Central Okanagan Regional District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FROM RDCO
August 18, 2016

Campfire Ban across Central Okanagan Regional District

With the Extreme Fire Hazard, starting this Friday, all campfires will be prohibited throughout all Central Okanagan municipalities and electoral area F...

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Posted on: August 16, 2016

Get Informed on Civic Centre Referendum

For Immediate Release
August 16, 2016

Get Informed on Civic Centre Referendum

West Kelowna taxpayers go to the polls on September 17, 2016 to decide whether the City will move forward with borrowing the funds necessary to build a permanent City Hall.

The Ci...

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Posted on: August 12, 2016

Council Highlights

Council Meeting
August 9, 2016

Helicopter Noise Solutions Sought

A delegation of concerned residents asked Mayor and Council to resolve noise issues related to helicopters flying low overhead in the vicinity of homes in the Sussex Road subdivision. Cou...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Employment Opportunities Open For West Kelowna Referendum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 11, 2016

Employment Opportunities Open For West Kelowna Referendum

Approximately 100 election positions are available for the City of West Kelowna’s September 17 Referendum.

Those who are interested in working as Election Offici...

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Posted on: August 11, 2016

Hockey Swap Supports Access to Local Sports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 11, 2016

Hockey Swap Supports Access to Local Sports

Sell and buy used hockey equipment and support a great cause at West Kelowna’s annual Hockey Equipment Swap at Ultimate Hockey and Skate from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Good, Used Electronics May Be Your Back to School Solution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 09, 2016

Good, Used Electronics May Be Your Back to School Solution

Need a laptop or desktop for back to school at a fair price? What about a starter or backup cell phone for you or your kids?

The City of West Kelowna may have w...

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Posted on: August 9, 2016

Music in the Park

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August 09, 2016

Music in the Park

This week’s Music in the Park will feature headline act Andrew Judah treating the audience to performances Friday, August 12.

Everyone is welcome to take in the free outdoor concert at Memorial Park....

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Posted on: August 8, 2016

Keep Active in West Kelowna This Fall

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August 08, 2016

Keep Active in West Kelowna This Fall

Autumn is just around the corner and now is the perfect time to get in early and register for fall recreational programs with the City of West Kelowna. Fall is a popular time for r...

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Posted on: August 5, 2016

Lions Hall to Remain a Community Recreational and Event Facility

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August 05, 2016

Lions Hall to Remain a CommunityRecreational and Event Facility

The City of West Kelowna has committed to maintain the Westbank Lions Hall as a facility that is dedicated to community and recreational events and uses...

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Do You Need a Building Permit?

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August 02, 2016

Do You Need a Building Permit?

The City of West Kelowna’s Building Department is reminding residents and contractors that building permits are required before work starts on many home repair and renovation projects.

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Posted on: August 2, 2016

Music in the Park

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August 02, 2016

Music in the Park

This Friday’s Music in the Park will feature the Westbank Opry with Beamer Wiggly and Gracelynn Sali treating the audience to performances Friday, August 5.

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Council Highlights

Council Meeting
July 26, 2016

Office Portable Repair

Council authorized spending $35,000 to conduct emergency repairs to an office portable on the Mt. Boucherie Municipal Hall site to rid the space of a foul odour stemming from what is believed to be dead ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2016

Online Auction of Computer Equipment

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July 26, 2016

Online Auction of Computer Equipment

The City of West Kelowna will put its used computer equipment up for auction on eBay for public bidding beginning this Thursday, July 28.

As outlined in the City’s Purchasing Policy, ...

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Posted on: July 25, 2016

Music in the Park

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July 25, 2016

Music in the Park

This Friday’s Music in the Park will feature Prairie Blue treating the audience to performances Friday, July 29.

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Posted on: October 28, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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