Creating a reliable travel network for electric vehicle travelers is the goal of Accelerate Kootenays, a community-driven collaborative strategy aimed at building a clean transportation network. They're asking the City of Revelstoke to consider purchasing a charging station for electric vehicles.
One bear has been killed for breaking into a home in the Big Eddy multiple times. Another was spotted hanging around an elementary school on May 24. Both are reminders we're well into bear season. Here is an update on what's new for 2017.
A proposed roundabout at Victoria Road and Fourth Street will only move ahead if an application for a Gas Tax Strategic Priorities grant is successful. Without the funding, the project could be a long way off.
Revelstoke's Official Community Plan hasn't been updated since 2009. City staff are looking for council's approval to apply for a strategic priorities grant to cover the estimated $100,000 project, which would include incorporating the Integrated Community Sustainability Plan into the OCP.
A rock climbing facility and squash facility are two ideas being floated for a multi-use recreation facility at the Revelstoke Golf Course as part of a new tourism study. The study also aims to explore the housing problem in Revelstoke as it relates to tourism and long-term sustainability in the community.
One of the most confusing intersections in Revelstoke, Fourth Street and VIctoria Road could become a roundabout. City staff are recommending a grant application be submitted to the Gas Tax Strategic Priorities fund to cover the estimated $5.85 million project. If successful the project could get underway sometime in 2018.
The Interior Lumber Manufacturers' Association says government needs to place a higher priority on increasing the production of high value lumber products in the province. Columbia Shuswap Regional District directors have agreed to show their support.
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Community Connections is among several agencies across the province that will help develop a manual to assist food banks to start food waste diversion programs. Community Connections has run a food recovery program since 2016.