RDKB Highlights — Region-wide Alternative Approval Process Underway

February 13th, 2022

An alternative approval process to determine if eligible electors are opposed to the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary entering into long-term borrowing to fund necessary upgrades to the McKelvey Creek Regional Landfill and to purchase organics processing equipment is underway.

Any eligible electors who are opposed to the long-term borrowing will be able to submit an Elector Response Form between February 18 and March 21, 2022.

For information on the project and the process, please visit our public engagement site at https://jointheconversation.rdkb.com/

Anyone interested in learning more about the solid waste management project and the alternative approval process is invited to attend a virtual open house at 6 p.m. on Thursday, February 17, 2022. To attend, please register at https: //ca01web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_C_CgzXyISBixlRB5G_3IhA

Have you say on the upcoming RDKB Budget

The public is invited to take part in the RDKB’s virtual electoral area Town Hall meetings. These events provide residents with an opportunity to review the RDKB’s proposed 2022 Budget and 2022–2026 Five-Year Financial Plan. All electoral area director and RDKB staff will be in attendance to talk about programs, services and projects; explain how your tax dollars are spent; answer questions; and gather input.

We want to hear from you!

The schedule of meetings is as follows:

  • Area B/Lower Columbia-Old Glory: 6 p.m. on Monday, March 7, 2022
  • Area D/Rural Grand Forks: 6 p.m. on Wednesday, February 16, 2022
  • Area E/West Boundary: 6 p.m. on Monday, February 28, 2022
  • Area E/Big White: 6 p.m. on Tuesday, March 1, 2022

For residents of Areas A and C who may have missed their Town Hall meetings: visit the RDKB website and watch the meetings and read the presentations at:

Want to participate? For more info on how to attend these meetings, please visit:

Special Board Meeting

The RDKB Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, February 24, 2022 for budget deliberations. The meeting starts at 1 p.m. and is open to the public. For Zoom login details, please contact corporate@rdkb.com or call 250.368.0225.

Getting Greener in 2023

The Regional District Kootenay Boundary Board of Directors approved a plan to initiate the McKelvey Creek Wasteshed green bin program in May of 2023.

The RDKB will keep our residents informed about the roll-out of this exciting program. Stay tuned!

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