Tag Archives: RDEK

The 10 commandments of local office

Kootenay Crust By Ian Cobb Hello candidates for municipal, Regional District of East Kootenay and school district office. Are you nervous yet? You should be. There is only one month to go before the Nov. 15 civic elections. The forums … > Read More

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Three electoral area directors acclaimed

A number of potential Electoral Area election battles in the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) were nullified at the close of the Oct. 10 nomination deadline for the upcoming Nov. 15 local election. Acclaimed in the RDEK were Electoral Area … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Funding for Geotechnical Assessment on Cold Spring Creek
 The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board of directors Oct. 3 approved $25,000 from the Community Works Fund for a Debris Flow Hazard and Risk Assessment on Cold Spring Creek. The … > Read More

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Funding boost for Elk Valley projects

Three Elk Valley projects have received a big boost after being awarded funding through the Elk Valley Community Directed Funds (EVCDF) Program. “Earlier this year the Elk Valley Community Directed Funds Program adopted its Community Priorities Plan, which identifies 10 … > Read More

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Rob Gay seeks re-election as Area C director

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area C Director Rob Gay has filed his nomination papers to seek a fourth term in office. “Over the past nine years I feel very fortunate to have worked for the residents of Area … > Read More

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Lots left to do; Booth seeks re-election

Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area F director Wendy Booth says there is much work left to do and wants to continue doing it following the Nov. 15 election. Speaking from her home in Dutch Creek, Booth said … > Read More

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Elk Valley OCP adopted; Sparwood opposed

Despite an objection from the District of Sparwood, the Elk Valley Official Community Plan (OCP) was Oct. 3 adopted by the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors. “This OCP balances land management, community growth and the environment and … > Read More

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Local government election information for candidates

November 15 is election day in B.C. for municipalities, regional districts and school districts. Nominations for Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Electoral Area Director Nomination packages are available at the Cranbrook and Columbia Valley RDEK offices until 4 p.m., … > Read More

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Round ups rid region of toxics, poisons and wastes

Over 450 people took part in the Regional District of East Kootenay’s (RDEK) Household Hazardous Waste Round Ups around the region over the weekend. “It was great to see the participation in the event and even better to know that … > Read More

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