Communities across the North Okanagan Join Alertable

North Okanagan communities have joined together through the use of the same emergency notification system, Alertable, to share time-sensitive and emergency-related information. The City of Armstrong, District of Coldstream, City of Enderby, Village of Lumby, Township of Spallumcheen, Okanagan Indian Band and the RDNO’s five electoral areas (B,C,D,E, and F) have signed on to use of the notification app to provide more streamlined communication around emergencies. The City of Vernon joined Alertable earlier this year, so the additional communities signing on with the same system helps create consistency throughout the region. Alertable will be used to share time-sensitive…

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The Village of Lumby Active Transportation Network Plan (ATNP)

The Village of Lumby received a grant from the province’s Active Transportation Grant Program to explore the current active transportation network in Lumby and to develop an Active Transportation Network Plan (ATNP). The ATNP will guide the future development and implementation of walking, rolling and cycling facilities for the entire community. Earlier this year, the Village asked community members for input on active transportation issues, opportunities and priorities. Feedback received during this phase helped inform the development of the draft ATNP, which is now complete. Community Engagement Feedback Survey An online survey is open until November 21, 2022…

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Employment Opportunity – Arena Operator 1

The Village of Lumby currently has an employment opportunity for an Arena Operator 1 position. To learn more click here. Qualified applicants are encouraged to forward a resume to the Village of Lumby Attn: Arena Operator 1, via email to info@lumby.ca Thank you for your interest in this opportunity, however, only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.                                                             

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Election Results

Click here to view the election results. The Inaugural Council Meeting is set for Monday November 7, 2022 at 6:00 pm at the Village of Lumby Municipal Office located at 1775 Glencaird Street, Lumby, BC.

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Wildfire Updates – Campfire Ban Lifted

For current wildfire activity click here. UPDATE: September 9, 2022 The campfire ban has been lifted. UPDATE September 2, 2022 The Campfire Ban will remain in place for the Village of Lumby until further notice. To view the Media Release click here. For information on the Kamloops Fire Centre bans and restrictions click here. August 2, 2022 KAMLOOPS – Effective at 12 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, August 4, 2022, campfires, will be prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety. This campfire prohibition will remain in effect until noon on Oct.…

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2022 General Local Elections

General local elections in B.C. are held every four years on the third Saturday in October. The next general local elections will be held on October 15, 2022 where eligible voters will vote for one (1) Mayor and four (4) Councillors. 2022 Local Election Candidates Advance Voting October 5th from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm at the Lumby Museum Meeting room Voting Day October 15th from 8:00 am - 8:00 pm at the White Valley Community Centre. For information about the Village of Lumby 2022 General Local Elections please click here NOMINATION PACKAGES are available at the Village of…

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Flood Updates

Water levels in the creeks that flow through the Village of Lumby municipal boundaries have receded. As such, the Village of Lumby EOC (Emergency Operations Centre) has been deactivated. The Village of Lumby continues to monitor creek water levels daily. Previous EOC Situation Reports and Photos Summary's can be viewed below. Daily Lumby EOC Situation Reports: June 29, 2022 Situation Report and Photo Summary June 28, 2022 Situation Report and Photo Summary June 27, 2022 Situation Report and Photo Summary June 24, 2022 Situation Report and Photo Summary June 23, 2022 Situation Report and Photo Summary June 22,…

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Localized Flooding Alert Issued

For flood updates click here. June 14, 2022 The Village of Lumby has activated its Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to Level 1 for the purposes of preparation, response, and public communications related to localized flooding. Attached is a Media Release. The EOC is monitoring flood conditions and encourages residents who may live in flood-prone areas to take measures to protect their property. A Localized Flooding Alert is issued for the following areas: Quesnel Road – 2176 to 2264Glencaird Street – Saddle Mountain PlaceMaple Street – 1620 to 1801 (Shields Ave. to Quesnel Road)Shuswap Ave – 1351 to 1580…

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Annual Report

Sections 98 and 99 of the Community Charter require that an Annual Report be prepared, made available to the public and a specified meeting be held for Council to receive questions and comments prior to June 30 of each year. The Annual Report includes the 2021 Audited Financial Statements and Permissive Property Tax Exemptions for 2021. The Draft 2021 Annual Report was be made available for public inspection and comment starting Monday June 6, 2022 at the Municipal Office and available on the Village’s website.  Newspaper advertisements will be published in accordance with the Community Charter notifying the…

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Alternative Approval Process (AAP)

UPDATE: July 19, 2022: Council adopted Bylaw No. 844, 2022 at its Regular Meeting Monday July 18, 2022. To view the staff report and the results from the AAP click here. NOTICE TO ELECTORS OF AN ALTERNATIVE APPROVAL PROCESS The Corporation of the Village of Lumby Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 844, 2020. Electors within the “Village of Lumby”, are advised of the Village of Lumby (Village) intention to adopt the Village of Lumby Wastewater Treatment Facility Upgrades Loan Authorization Bylaw No. 844, 2020. The Village Council will have the authority to adopt Bylaw No.…

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