Electoral Area C
The study of possible incorporation of Sorrento and Blind Bay into a separate municipality moved ahead with the awarding of a contract to the consultant who will guide the process.
At the September 19 meeting, the CSRD Board approved the $118,500 contract to Neilson Strategies Ltd. for the work to produce the study, which is largely being funded through a $100,000 provincial grant.
Residents in the Columbia Shuswap Regional District are being urged to try out a new online testing portal which is designed to measure internet connection speeds.
This would include residents of all the Columbia Shuswap Regional District's Electoral Areas, as well as those who live in municipalities, including Salmon Arm, Sicamous, Revelstoke and Golden.
The Shuswap Emergency Program is working on the development of an updated evacuation plan for Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Electoral Areas C, D, E and F.
As part of this exercise, the program has contracted ThreeSixty Analysis Inc., an independent firm specializing in emergency management, to gather feedback and consult with stakeholders and the public regarding the plan.