Tag Archives: RDEK

Still time to do flood/landslide service survey

Regional District of East Kootenay Electoral Area F Director Wendy Booth continues to seek community feedback on the proposed Fairmont Flood & Landslide Service. An online survey is currently being conducted, but it ends tomorrow, Thursday, April 17. There is … > Read More

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Elk Valley Community Priorities Plan complete

After extensive public and stakeholder consultation, the Community Priorities Plan for the Elk Valley Community Directed Funds (EVCDF) Program is now complete. “I am really pleased to see this important project finished,” said EVCDF Committee Chair and City of Fernie … > Read More

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RDEK Board Highlights

Volunteers of the Year named The 2014 Electoral Area Volunteers of the Year were named by the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) Board of Directors April 4. They are: Electoral Area A – Cathy Broten; Electoral Area B – Sarann … > Read More

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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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Disaster Financial Assistance approved for March flooding

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) applied to Emergency Management BC (EMBC) for Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA) for ‘overland flooding’ in response to the flooding in early March. The province has approved Disaster Financial Assistance for the Regional District … > Read More

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Flood Control Service contemplated for Area A

The Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) is looking at the possibility of establishing a new Flood Control Service in Electoral Area A and the community got a look at the proposal Monday night during an open house and meeting … > Read More

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Flood Control Service meeting tonight

Tonight, Monday, March 31, the Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) will be holding an open house and meeting at the Hosmer Community Hall regarding the establishment of new Flood Control Service for Electoral Area A. The open house will … > Read More

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March Mayor’s update

By Mayor Mary Giuliano Fresh snow has covered potholes and broken pavement caused by extreme weather fluctuations also resulting in flooding throughout the city. Crews did their best to clear the ice off the 1,200 catch basin drains as quickly … > Read More

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MLA decries Jumbo funding request as “ridiculous use of public money”

By Ian Cobb Columbia River-Revelstoke MLA Norm Macdonald March 25 decried the Jumbo Glacier Mountain Resort Municipality’s (JGMRM) recently tabled five-year financial plan during an exchange in the Legislature with Coralee Oakes, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development. Noting … > Read More

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Key partners for new Mount Baker School/theatre project

On February 21, City of Cranbrook Mayor Wayne Stetski and members of School District 5 (SD5) and Key City Theatre Society (KCTS) met with Kootenay-Columbia MP David Wilks, and Regional District of East Kootenay (RDEK) board chair Rob Gay, to … > Read More

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