Sage Mesa

Bear Aware Meeting - Monday, June 10 at WBE 6:30pm

  • Posted on: 8 June 2019
  • By: Riley Gettens

There will be a meeting to discuss Curbside Garbage and Wildlife issues on Monday, June 10th from 6:30 to 8:30 at West Bench Elementary School Auditorium.

RDOS Solid Waste staff, WildSafeBC and a Conservation Officer will be on hand to answer questions and assist residents to reduce the risk of wildlife conflict on their properties and in the community.

 Here is a link to more information on how to become a Bear Smart Community.

See you Monday!



October 2018 update on Sage Mesa water

  • Posted on: 11 October 2018
  • By: Michael Brydon

As you hopefully know, the Sage Mesa water system, which services Sage Mesa, Westwood Properties, and Husula Highlands, is privately owned.  There has been talk for years about transferring ownership to a local government (e.g., the RDOS).  The primary reason for this discussion is that only local governments are eligible for infrastructure grants from the federal/provincial governments.  In addition, local governments can borrow on favorable terms through the Municipal Finance Authority.  Access to grants and long term debt funding are clearly important for aging water systems in need of major upgrades.

Two things need to happen for this transfer of ownership to the RDOS to occur: