News

Dec 14, 2018

Deadline extended on purchase of property for Landfill Expansion

Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Directors have authorized an extension to an agreement to purchase property adjacent to the Salmon Arm Landfill for future expansion purposes.

The resolution involves an agreement with Mounce Construction Ltd. to buy 20-acres of land at 2750 40th Street SE, Salmon Arm, subject to the property being successfully rezoned to comply with the City of...

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Dec 13, 2018

Could you be our Survey Sleuth? Help us and Win!

It's a CSRD mystery and we need your help to solve it. 

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District recently obtained the original survey equipment used by Peter Jennings to survey the North Fork Wild Property.

North Fork Wild is a legacy...

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Dec 12, 2018

Possible disruption to CSRD Dog Control Services

Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) areas with dog control services may see a temporary interruption in the service beginning January 1, 2019.

Currently, Electoral Area C, the Ranchero area of Electoral Area D have dog control services...

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Dec 11, 2018

Procedure put in place for Cannabis-Related Businesses

Directors of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District gave unanimous approval to a new procedure for how to deal with applications relating to cannabis production and sales in the region.

The process of issuing licenses for both cannabis production and retail sales is under the authority of the provincial and federal government. The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) does not issue...

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Dec 11, 2018

Directors want Federal Review of spending on Aquatic Invasive Species initiatives

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District Board is continuing to support measures to protect lakes in the area from the spread of invasive Zebra and Quagga Mussels.

At the December 7, 2018 Regular Board Meeting, Directors voted unanimously to send a letter to the...

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Dec 7, 2018

CSRD to gather input on Residential Curbside Collection in Electoral Area C

Do residents of Electoral Area C (South Shuswap) want curbside waste collection in their community?

That's the question the Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) will be asking citizens in the upcoming year, with the Board of Directors' decision to proceed with a public education and outreach program to determine the level of support for the establishment of a Residential Curbside...

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Nov 27, 2018

Illegal dumping leads to Sunnybrae Park gate closure

Illegal dumping of garbage at the Sunnybrae Park has resulted in the a gate closure until spring. 

Over the past few weeks, Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Parks Coordinators have had to remove large bags of household garbage...

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Nov 22, 2018

ALC rejects Balmoral Land Exclusion

The Agricultural Land Commission (ALC) has refused an application to exclude a 49-hectare parcel of land at the corner of the Trans-Canada Highway and Balmoral Road in Blind Bay.

The CSRD had acted as agent on behalf of the owners, Shuswap Lake Estates Ltd and Shuswap West Property Developments, as the CSRD had intended to purchase 13.6 hectares of the land to develop a community waste...

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Nov 22, 2018

Electoral Area A Local Advisory Committee Invitation For Expressions Of Interest

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) is inviting Expressions of Interest from individuals interested in participating on the Electoral Area A Local Advisory Committee (LAC) for a two-year term for 2019 to 2020. The term will expire on December 31, 2020.  The LAC will consist of up to nine volunteers who will provide local input to the Electoral Area Director on service delivery and...

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Nov 21, 2018

CSRD firefighter shares tradition of service with next generation

Jeremy Denny learned about community service as a child sitting by his grandfather's knee as a group of World War Two veterans recounted their stories of hard work and sacrifice for the benefit of others. 

Now 39...

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