Tag Archives: Electoral Area G director Gerry Wilkie

FozzyFest returning to Lake Koocanusa

A music festival that appeared, seemingly out of a soggy nowhere, on the shore of Lake Koocanusa last July, will be returning – but in September. Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors April 4 approved a Special … > Read More

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Chamber hears from regional directors

Four of the five Columbia Valley Regional District of East Kootenay board directors addressed about 30 Columbia Valley Chamber of Commerce members Jan. 16 during a luncheon at the Lions Hall. Village of Canal Flats Mayor Ute Juras, Electoral Area … > Read More

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Area director tries to kibosh OCP amendment

The inclusion of Wilmer and Dry Gulch areas into the Steamboat – Jubilee Mountain Official Community Plan (OCP) – an 18-month plus process – was opposed at the last minute Dec. 6 by the director who led the process. Prior … > Read More

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Home Based Business regs moved forward

Proposed changes to the regulation of home based businesses in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) – a topic of some feverish discussion the past half a year – will be considered in bylaw form this October. The decision … > Read More

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Crossroads abattoir proposal clears major hurdle

The establishment of an abattoir near the Invermere crossroads took a step forward May 3 when the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors voted against the weight of public sentiment and the wishes of the local director. … > Read More

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RDEK directors narrowly defeat Jumbo motion

Concerns about the creation of a municipality without citizens, in the Jumbo Valley west of Invermere, prompted a lively hour-long debate June 8 at the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board room. RDEK Electoral Area G director Gerry Wilkie … > Read More

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Allowing the creation of a municipality without residents

The initiation of a broad legislation amendments act May 1 by the B.C. Provincial Government includes a change to the Local Government Act that will allow the creation of a Resort Municipality, even if no one is actually living in … > Read More

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