District of West Kelowna administrative offices (Municipal Hall at 2760 Cameron Road, West Kelowna Fire Rescue at 2708 Olalla Road and the Bartley and Elliott Road Buildings) will be closed for seasonal holidays, from 3:00 p.m. on December 24, until 8:30 a.m. on December 31.
Please note, offices will be open a partial day on Monday, December 31. Offices will close at 3 p.m. on New Year's Eve and reopen by 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, January 2, 2013.
Some recreational programs will be offered on various days over the holidays at facilities such as Jim Lind Arena, Royal LePage Place and Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre.
For more information on holiday recreational programming, please click here.
In the event of a utility related emergency, or if you have roads maintenance related concerns, during the holiday closures, please call from one of the following numbers:
After Hours Emergencies
|Drainage, Sewer & Water
|Road Maintenance (toll-free)
HOLIDAY WASTE COLLECTION SCHEDULING CHANGES
With Christmas Day and New Year’s Day falling on Tuesdays this year, pick- up schedules for your garbage and recycling will jump one day ahead for both of those weeks
Therefore, if your regular collection day is Tuesday, your garbage will be picked up on Wednesday instead. Wednesday's pick up will be on Thursday; Thursday's collection goes to Friday; and, Friday's service will take place on Saturday for the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s only. Monday collection days are not affected; only residents with collection Tuesday through Friday are affected. All collections return to the normal Monday through Friday schedule on Monday, January 7.
WESTSIDE TRANSFER STATION CLOSURES
Westside Residential Waste Disposal & Recycling Center
Waste Disposal Centre:
Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, 7:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; gates close at 3:50 p.m.; closed December 25 and 26 and January 1
Glenmore Landfill and Recycling Depot
Kirschner Road Recycling Depot
CHRISTMAS TREE CHIPPING
Please drop off trees between December 26 and January 31 at the following locations:
- West Kelowna: Residential Waste Disposal & Recycling Centre on Asquith Road
- Kelowna & Area: corner of Richter Street and Rowcliffe Avenue and the Glenmore Landfill at 2105 North Glenmore Road
- Lake Country: Jack Seaton Park, 1950 Camp Road parking lot
- Peachland: Compost Site on Princeton Avenue
CHRISTMAS LIGHT RECYCLING
Please don't throw out old strings of holiday lights; they may be taken to local recycling depots or the following Central Okanagan businesses:
- Planet Earth Recycling
- Battery Doctors
- Columbia Bottle Depots (on St. Paul Street and Dease Road)
The Okanagan Regional Library advises that the Westbank Branch, at 31 - 2484 Main Street (Highway 97 S) in West Kelowna, will be closed from 5 p.m. on Saturday December 22, 2012 until 10 a.m on Thursday, January 3, 2013. Please call 250-768-4369 for more information.