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First Multi-Service Open House a Success for the RDNO

Posted Thursday, April 12, 2018

The Regional District of North Okanagan hosted their first multi-service open house at the Vernon Regional Library yesterday bringing in over 180 residents to provide feedback on upcoming initiatives.

Residents had the opportunity to engage with staff and provide input on options presented in the draft Solid Waste Management Plan Update, as well as the draft Open Space and Trails Policy (including the Rail Trail). Other services were also present providing residents with information on Recreation and Culture, Emergency Management, Safe Communities and Water Utilities services.

“This was the first time we held a multi-service event like this, so we were pleasantly surprised with the result”, explained Mike Fox, General Manager of Community Services. “It was nice to see residents come to have meaningful conversations with us in regards to our services, and we hope to continue hosting events like this in the future to engage the community in shaping the region.”

Opportunities are still available to provide feedback on the draft Solid Waste Management Plan update through an online survey at www.rdno.ca/swsurvey. The survey will be open until April 22nd, 2018. Residents can also receive instant updates on important matters by subscribing to the RDNO email list at www.rdno.ca/subscribe.

The Regional District of North Okanagan looks forward to continuing to work together with the community during this and future public consultation processes.

For more information on the draft Solid Waste Management Plan or draft Open Space and Trails Policy, please call 250.550.3700 or email [email protected]