Tag Archives: Electoral Area C director Rob Gay

RDEK on hunt for outstanding volunteers

If you know an outstanding volunteer in one of the rural areas in the region, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) wants to hear from you. Nomination forms are now available for the 2016 Electoral Area Volunteer of the … > Read More

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Happy 50th RDEK, and thank you

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is 50-years-old. Not that old, really. Pretty close to my age, in fact. I was asked by Loree (Duczek) to speak this evening to share some experiences from … > Read More

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RDEK board maintains status quo

The annual election of Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board chair and vice-chair was held this morning and Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay will continue on as chair for 2016. “I appreciate the confidence of my fellow directors … > Read More

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Valley RDEK directors elected to UBCM board

The East Kootenay will have representation on a provincial level after two Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) directors were elected to positions on the Union of BC Municipalities (UBCM) Executive this week. “On behalf of the RDEK, I want … > Read More

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Big bucks for broadband expansion

By Ian Cobb/e-KNOW A host of local and neighbouring regional dignitaries were on hand in Cranbrook this morning for the announcement of $3.34 million being provided to the Columbia Basin Broadband Corporation (CBBC) to enable it to bring high-speed Internet … > Read More

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Evacuation Alert and Order rescinded

The Evacuation Alert issued to the communities of Baynes Lake and Kragmont and the surrounding area on July 5, 2015 pursuant to the Emergency Program Act, is rescinded, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) just announced. The fire has … > Read More

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New fire trucks for Elko and Jaffray

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors April 10 approved the purchase of fire engines from Ft. Garry Fire Trucks for the Elko Fire Department and Jaffray Fire Department. The two fire trucks cost $247,432 and $237,500 … > Read More

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Koocanusa officer included in funding announcement

Three projects in the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) Central Subregion have received a big boost after being awarded funding through the Central East Kootenay Community Directed Funds (CEKCDF) Program. “Our committee has been refining its focus, reviewing funding … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

The following is a breakdown of what occurred during the Feb. 6 Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors meeting. 10-Year Service Award RDEK Board Chair and Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay presented Kevin Paterson  (pictured above) … > Read More

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Regional board returns chair and vice chair

Despite a 40% turnover in directors around the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) boardroom table Dec. 12, Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay was returned unopposed to the position of chair for 2015. “I am honoured to be re-elected … > Read More

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