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  1. Lake Country finances recognizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2017 | Vernon Morning Star

    The Canadian Award for Financial Reporting has been awarded to the district by the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada for its 2015 annual financial report. "The finance department team does an excellent job communicating the municipality's financial story in the spirit of full disclosure," said Mayor James Baker.

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  2. Council scuttles U-shaped dockRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2017 | Vernon Morning Star

    Lake Country council voted Tuesday to deny a development variance permit for a U-shaped dock along Carr's Landing Road. The applicant has been proposing a U-shape, pile-driven dock by modifying an existing 40-metre-long, L-shaped dock.

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  3. Tax increase looms in Lake CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2017 | Vernon Morning Star

    Council gave the 2017 budget bylaw two readings Tuesday. It includes a 3.5 per cent tax increase although that could drop to 3.2 per cent.

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  4. Council accessible for hard of hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2017 | Vernon Morning Star

    The District of Lake Country is pleased to announce the installation of the Auris Loop assistive listening system in the Municipal Hall Council Chambers. "Lake Country has been making large strides towards being a more accessible, inclusive community and eliminating barriers to participation in events and activities," said Mayor James Baker when the Auris Loop system was installed in the Creekside Theatre in 2016.

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  5. Electronic sign gets green lightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 18, 2017 | Vernon Morning Star

    "It's a bit ludicrous to climb up a ladder with the letters and change the massage manually," said Mayor James Baker. Municipal staff had recommended against an electronic pylon sign, suggesting it would be a safety hazard for motorists on Highway 97. "The owner made a presentation and provided a good explanation.

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  6. Lake Country experiences building boomRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2016 | Vernon Morning Star

    In the first 11 months of 2016, there is a year-to-date construction value of $91.7 million. On average since incorporation in 1995, there have been 76 single-family residences built each year, but in 2016, there were 142 alone, plus 47 new secondary suites.

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  7. Lake Country sued for 'fair compensation' by Oyama homeownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2016 | Vernon Morning Star

    The District of Lake Country is being sued in a dispute over a portion of the Okanagan Rail Trail that passes through an Oyama property. Colin Day and his wife Moira have filed a civil suit in BC Supreme Court asking for proper compensation after a portion of their land was expropriated by the Inter-jurisdictional Development Team, which represented Lake Country in its purchase of the old CN Rail corridor.

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  8. Lake Country reducing greenhouse gas emissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Vernon Morning Star

    Lake Country has been awarded upgraded recognition by the Green Communities Committee for its achievements in reducing corporate greenhouse gas emissions for 2015. Lake Country signed the Climate Action Charter in 2007, making a commitment to work with the provincial government and the Union of B.C. Municipalities to take action on climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the community and corporate operations.

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  9. Telus investing $14.5 million in Lake Country to upgrade fibre opticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | Vernon Morning Star

    Telus is investing more than $14.5 million to lay the foundation that could connect more than 90 per cent of homes and businesses in Lake Country directly to its fibre optic network. Construction work will begin in the fall, and once the build is complete, Lake Country residents and businesses on Telus PureFibre will have access to Telus' first-ever symmetrical 150 Mbps Internet plan, offering customers download and upload speeds of 150 Mbps.

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  10. Early speed zones in Lake CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | Vernon Morning Star

    On Tuesday, council gave three readings to a bylaw that will shift the start-time for school speed zones from 8 a.m. to 7:30 a,m. "The school district is finding people arriving at school earlier and motorists are speeding when young students are walking there," said Mayor James Baker.

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  11. Oyama hall work gets grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2016 | Vernon Morning Star

    "That's what was left and that's what they got," said Mayor James Baker. The Oyama Community Club had originally applied for $20,000 for a variety of projects, but only about $11,000 of the municipality's $15,000 community hall capital improvement grant was remaining.

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  12. Lake Country butts out smokingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | Vernon Morning Star

    Council adopted a bylaw Tuesday that bans smoking in parks and beaches and within 7.5 metres of public buildings. "Don't light up on our beaches," said Mayor James Baker, who says the goal of the bylaw is to promote healthy lifestyles.

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  13. Lake Country targets blastingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Vernon Morning Star

    "We didn't have a bylaw and anyone could get a permit from the provincial government and blast," said Mayor James Baker. "With the expected growth in urban and rural development in the district and proposals contained in the official community plan, it would be beneficial for the district to have a blasting bylaw," said Rachel Webster, summer planning student, in a report.

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