Get involved in the planning process for Lardeau Regional Park

Nelson, BC: The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is inviting interested organizations and the public to attend open house meetings on Monday, May 13 and Tuesday, May 14, 2019, for an update on the planning process for the Lardeau Regional Park Management Plan. Survey results and conceptual plans will be presented for the 2.3 hectare waterfront day-use park, which is located at the north end of Kootenay Lake in Electoral Area D.

“Area residents are interested in pursuing active and creative lifestyles through quality park opportunities that keep it simple and keep it natural,” said Aimee Watson, RDCK Board Chair and Electoral Area D Director. “The RDCK has committed to continuing public engagement to inform a park management plan that provides strategic direction for how Lardeau Regional Park is managed in the long term.”

“Lardeau Regional Park presents another wonderful opportunity for residents of Kaslo and Area D to enjoy the area’s natural environment,” said Suzan Hewat, Mayor of the Village of Kaslo and RDCK Board Director. “This public engagement process gives an opportunity for them to inform the design and potential uses of this space for generations to come.”

What are your views? Representatives from the RDCK and their consultants will be on hand at the following open house meetings:

Lardeau Valley Community Hall
Date: Monday, May 13, 2019
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: 13429 Hwy 31, Meadow Creek, BC

Kaslo Seniors Hall
Date: Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Time: 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Location: 304 4th Street, Kaslo, BC

For more information about the RDCK’s Lardeau Regional Park Management Plan, visit https://rdck.ca/EN/main/services/parks/park-management-plan/lardeau-regional-park-management-plan.html or contact the RDCK Community Services Department at 250-352-8195 (1-800-268-7325) or regionalparks@rdck.bc.ca.

Incorporated in 1965, the Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a local government that serves 60,000 residents in 11 electoral areas and nine member municipalities. The RDCK provides more than 160 services, including community facilities, fire protection and emergency services, grants, planning and land use, regional parks, resource recovery and handling, transit, water services and much more. For more information about the RDCK, visit www.rdck.ca.

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For further information, please contact:

Joe Chirico, General Manager of Community Services
Regional District of Central Kootenay
Phone: (250) 352-8158
Email: jchirico@rdck.bc.ca

For media enquiries:

Maria Hypponen, Communications Coordinator
Regional District of Central Kootenay
Phone: (250) 352-1531
Email: mhypponen@rdck.bc.ca  

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