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Special Council Meeting Highlights - February 27, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2024 07:40 AM

On February 27th Council spent two hours reviewing and giving in-depth consideration to the five-year financial plan that includes the 2024 budget. After several discussions leading up to the Special Council meeting, Council gave second and third reading to a 9.52% property tax increase in 2024. Council agreed that the increase is necessary to maintain current service levels throughout the District. These services include supporting community safety and keeping up with rising costs of delivering...

Ballet Kelowna dancers perform taqes

Ballet Kelowna brings high-energy contemporary repertoire to Creekside Theatre

Posted on Thursday, February 22, 2024 12:48 PM

Lake Country, BC  Signature works from Ballet Kelowna’s contemporary ballet repertoire will be performed on the Creekside Theatre stage at 7:00 PM on March 19, 2024.

“With Cameron Fraser-Monroe’s powerful and compelling taqəš (pronounced tawKESH), Guillaume Côté’s mesmerizing Bolero, and Fraser-Monroe’s satirical The Cowboy Act Suite, this high-energy program promises to please a wide range of spectators,” noted Simone Orlando, Artistic Director and CEO of Ballet Kelowna. “Ballet Kelowna’s tour...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - February 20, 2024

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 03:47 PM

Delegations:

  • Rob de Pruis - National Director, Consumer & Industry Relations from the Insurance Bureau of Canada gave Council a presentation that covered severe weather trends, insurance premiums.
  • Sgt Jon Collins – Lake Country RCMP presented Council with a quarterly update presentation.  

Zoning Amendment:

Council adopted Zoning Amendment (Fencing Requirements) Bylaw 1211, 2023. 

Public Comment:

Al Gatzke addressed Council regarding the upcoming BC Water Use Calculators — Agriculture & Landscape meeting...

You Asked – How is Public Art Funded in Lake Country?

Posted on Tuesday, February 06, 2024 07:30 AM

The District of Lake Country is a rich and diverse community where the arts, culture and heritage are essential parts of everyday life. The Lake Country Art Gallery plays an important part in Lake Country by building and supporting a local art audience and encouraging cultural citizenship. The gallery offers many workshops and other programs that serve various people within our community, including youth, seniors, and special needs groups.

What is the Public Art Advisory Commission?

In general,...

Public Art Call

Posted on Thursday, February 01, 2024 10:55 AM

Public Art Opportunity in Lake Country

The Lake Country Public Art Advisory Commission will be working with the Lake Country Garden Club to renew the existing mural on the retaining wall at the corner of Davidson Road and Bond Road in Lake Country, BC. This project is planned for the spring of 2024.

About the Public Art Project:

Background:
The first mural painted onto this retaining wall surface was developed as a community participation project in 2013. It is time to renew the mural. This high...