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A brief summary of regular Council meetings will be posted within three days after the scheduled meeting.  


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Big Fines for Throwing Cigarette Butts Out Car Windows

Under the Wildfire Act:
• Section 3 (1), Drop, release or mishandle burning substance: $575
• Section 3 (2), Fail to extinguish burning substance: $575...

The RDOS has received calls from residents who are concerned about how to report people that throw cigarettes or cigarette butts out of car windows. This is approved Provincial messaging and the procedure to follow:


Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 9:45am

Wildfire Bulletin - Regional Restrictions to Reduce Potential Wildfires

The Province of BC is under a province wide ‘State of Emergency’ due to wildfires. The current Fire Danger rating for most of the regional district is ‘Extreme’.


Friday, August 4, 2017 - 10:30am

Temporary Closure of Riparian Park due to fire risk

Effective immediately, Keremeos Fire Chief, Jordy Bosscha, has ordered the temporary closure of Riparian Park to mitigate fire risk.


Riparian Park is a natural habitat that is intentionally not maintained with irrigation or mowing. During periods of drought the grass can become very dry. As a precautionary measure, Riparian Park will be closed to the public until the risk of fire has diminished.


Memorial and Pine Parks will stay open to the public, as usual.


Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 11:15am

United for BC Wildfire Recovery: Together, We Will Rebuild.

Friday, July 21, 2017 - 10:45am

Flail Mowing of Village Trails Halted Until Further Notice

Please be advised that flail mowing of Village trails has been halted until further notice (flail mowing creates sparks which are considered too much of a fire risk at this time).


Mowing of green grass in Village owned parks will continue as formerly.

Monday, July 17, 2017 - 3:45pm

Evacuation Centre Now Open at Keremeos Rodeo Grounds (3012 River Road, Keremeos BC)

The Keremeos Elks Association have been working hard to set up the Keremeos Rodeo Grounds to accommodate evacuees who have been displaced by recent wildfires in our province.


Directions to Keremeos Rodeo Grounds

Amenities Available at Keremeos Rodeo Grounds


Thursday, July 13, 2017 - 1:00pm

Campfires Banned within Kamloops Fire Centre and Village of Keremeos

Effective at noon on Friday, July 7, 2017, open burning and campfires are prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre and Village of Keremeos to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.


This campfire ban will remain in place until the public is otherwise notified.


Friday, July 7, 2017 - 1:30pm

Terry Fox Run Organizer needed this year for Keremeos

Organize the Terry Fox Run in Keremeos and Help Outrun Cancer


Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 11:15am

2016 Annual Report Now Ready for Public Review

The Village of Keremeos 2016 Annual Report has been adopted by Council at their regular meeting held June 19, 2017 and is now available for public review.  The annual report can be viewed by accessing the link below.


2016 Annual Report


The report contains audited financial statements as well as an overview of operations, projects, services and amenities provided to our residents.  We invite you to review this report and encourage your feedback.

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 8:45am


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