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May 30, 2019

CARIP - Climate Action Public Reporting

Climate Action is a key provincial priority and local governments are key partners in helping to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and create complete, compact and energy efficient communities.

The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) reimburses the carbon tax for local governments who have signed the...

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May 29, 2019

Non-compliant buoys removed from Mara Lake

In an ongoing effort to clean up the increasing spread of non-compliant buoys in the Shuswap, staff from Transport Canada conducted an enforcement effort on Mara Lake on May 22 and 23.

This resulted in the removal of approximately 28 buoys from the...

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May 28, 2019

Invitation to Quote - Cedar Lake Recreation Site Dock Fabrication and Installation

The Columbia Shuswap Regional District is inviting quotes for the fabrication and installation of a permanent floating dock at the Cedar Lake Recreation Site located at 1400 Cedar Lake FSR, near Golden, BC in Electoral Area A. 

Quotes will be accepted until 11:00 AM, Thursday, June 27, 2019 at the office of the Columbia Shuswap Regional District, 555 Harbourfront Drive NE, PO Box 978,...

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May 27, 2019

#YourCSRD - Highlights from the May 2019 Regular Board Meeting

Get a quick look at what took place at the May 16, 2019 CSRD Board of Directors meeting. This meeting took place at the Scotch Creek/Lee Creek Fire Hall, as part of the annual Board on the Road program. 

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May 27, 2019

Spray Park opens in the South Shuswap

Temperatures are up and the water's on! 

The spray park at the Sorrento-Blind Bay Park is now open for public use.

Hours of operation for the spray park have been revised and it will now open annually from the Friday of the Victoria Day weekend in...

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May 23, 2019

Construction of Salmon River Parallel Trail to get rolling

Plans for a 3.65 km bike trail linking the Silver Creek Community Hall, library and elementary school with the Silver Creek Park are gearing up for construction.

At the May 16, 2019, Regular Board Meeting, Columbia Shuswap Regional District (...

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May 23, 2019

Sunnybrae Boil Water Notice rescinded

The Boil Water Notice for the Sunnybrae Water System issued on April 11, 2019 has been rescinded effective May 23, 2019. 

Recent water quality tests have confirmed that turbidity levels in the Sunnybrae Water System's drinking...

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May 22, 2019

CSRD hopes to access funds for food waste composting in Revelstoke

Banana peels, mouldy bread and potato peelings won't be filling up the landfill in Revelstoke, if a CSRD grant application to construct a Food Waste Composting Facility is approved. 

At the May 16, Regular Board Meeting, Columbia Shuswap Regional District (CSRD) Directors voted unanimously to make an application for grant funding to the BC Organics Infrastructure Program, for a maximum...

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May 17, 2019

Sicamous Creek Trails re-opened to the public

The Sicamous Creek Falls Trailhead and park trail system are now open for public use following the conclusion of a Shuswap Search and Rescue recovery mission.

Shuswap Search and Rescue were called to the area Thursday to assist in locating and recovering the body of a man who died after a fall. 

The CSRD expresses its sympathy to the family and friends of the victim.

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May 15, 2019

Harbour Road Boat Launch open

The Harbour Road Boat Launch, located at 1955 Eagle Bay Road in Blind Bay, is open for use effective Wednesday, May 15, 2019.

This boat launch had been closed since August 23, 2018 due to low water.

In addition, the CSRD operates two additional boat launch sites within the Sorrento/Blind Bay area:

Markwart Road Boat Launch at 2888 Markwart Rd, Sorrento;
Whitehead...

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