Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Directors voted in favour of extending the services of the Shuswap Watershed Council for a three-year term until the end of 2023, pending formal approval of the bylaw by the Inspector of Municipalities.
District of Sicamous
The Shuswap Emergency Program wishes to express our condolences to the family, friends and community members whose lives were touched by Peter Kilby.
The CSRD is inviting Tenders for the construction of new entrance structures at the the Sicamous and District Recreation Centre located at 1120 Eagle Pass Way in Sicamous, BC. Please see the Tender Documents for further details.
With the Shuswap Watershed Council service set to expire at the end of 2020, the Inspector of Municipalities has indicated they are willing to extend it for a maximum of three years without a voter assent process.
Intense rainstorms predicted for the Salmon Valley did not deliver as much rain as expected over the weekend, greatly reducing concerns about severe flooding of the Salmon River.
Lower-than-forecasted temperatures also contributed to reducing snow melt at higher elevations in the Shuswap, which helped moderate water flows in creeks and streams.
The Shuswap Emergency Program (SEP) is bringing in a specialized sandbagging machine to assist Salmon Valley residents with efforts to protect their properties.
The machine will be running at the Silver Creek Firehall with a crew starting in the morning on Saturday, May 30. Operation or the machine may continue on Sunday depending on the needs in the area.
The Shuswap Emergency Program (SEP) is advising all residents near the Salmon River and other smaller Shuswap-area creeks that there is an increasing risk of severe flooding in the coming days due to the potential for extreme weather.