FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS 2017-07-28T08:56:10+00:00

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I prepare for Emergencies? 2017-12-29T19:56:12+00:00

Household Preparedness

An 11 step layout for how you can make your home and family ready in the event of an emergency. Read through this pdf for ideas on how to deter dangers and feel equipped to respond to them.

 

Household Plan

Prepared Tourism

This outline is tailored specifically to businesses operating within tourism. The West Boundary is seeing more and more tourists throughout our region, and this is a good thing to consider as a small business owner.

Prepared Tourism

Small Business Preparedness

Consider the little things that can get overlooked. This pdf is a tool to help you consider all potential risks, hazards, outcomes and scenarios pre-emptively.

 

Business Preparedness

Household Emergency Plan

This booklet is printable and asks all of the questions that will help you and your loved ones form a decisive plan in the event of an emergency. This workbook will allow you to tailor your Emergency Plan to all the specifics of your West Boundary life.

 

Emergency Plan
First aid training in the West Boundary? 2017-11-08T10:42:07+00:00

When more members of our West Boundary community are certified in First Aid, the overall safety of the region is improved with each new First Aid certificate issued.

To help coordinate First Aid certifications within the West Boundary, we here at WestBoundary Connect maintain interest lists. Click the button to the right and send us a message indicating that you, your organization or business would be interested in a First Aid Certification running in our region.

Click Here to register for First Aid information
West Boundary cemetery info? 2017-11-07T16:57:09+00:00

There are numerous small burial sites throughout the West Boundary. You can ask a local Volunteer Coordinator about ones that might be nearest the cemetery they manage.

Beaverdell Cemetery

Beaverdell Community Club receives funding from taxation (Cemetery Service) to maintain the historic cemetery in their community — there are no active cemeteries in Beaverdell.

Volunteer Coordinator
250.484.5526 

 

 Bridesville & Sidley

Bridesville Community Club provides Cemetery Service and receives taxation money to manage both the active Bridesville Cemetery and the inactive Sidley Cemeteries

Volunteer Coordinator

250.446.2137

Westbridge 

Westbridge Recreation Society also receives money from taxation for Cemetery Service. This is an inactive cemetery in the West Boundary.

Volunteer Coordinator
250.446.2365

 

 

 Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood’s Cemetery is active. It is managed by the City of Greenwood. Greenwood and West Boundary (Area E) taxation dollars provide for Cemetery Service.

Contact

250.445.6644

Wendy Higashi, CAO, City of Greenwood

 

Rock Creek

This active cemetery is managed by the Kettle Valley Recreation Society who receives taxation money for Cemetery Service.

Volunteer Coordinator

250.446.2454 

 

 Phoenix Cemetery

Area D, Rural Grand Forks

Although Phoenix Cemetery isn’t technically in the West Boundary, our regions history is closely interwoven with the historic City of Phoenix.

Volunteer Contact

250.442.3737

(Tues – Fri from 10am to 3pm) 

 

When will building on the new fire hall begin? 2017-07-24T09:29:50+00:00

RDKB staff are working with the Province on use of the old Forward Attack Base on Hwy 3. It looks like an application for non-farm use will have to be made to the ALC before building can start. This could take several months.

 

Where can I apply for financial help from flood damages? 2017-07-24T09:30:36+00:00

Following a disaster, the provincial government may declare the event eligible for Disaster Financial Assistance (DFA). Once declared, the DFA program may compensate individuals for essential uninsurable losses. For General Information on APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL HELP AFTER A DISASTER, click here

Green bin & organic waste 2017-11-08T10:43:53+00:00

As of July 1, 2017

West Boundary  curb side garbage & green bin collection services all of Area E (Sidley Mountain, Bridesville, Rock Creek, Midway, Anaconda and Beaverdell) with exception of Greenwood.

Green bins and schedules are available by contacting General Manager of Environmental Services with RDKB. 1-800-355-7352

No Charge for Green Bin Collection

Residents must purchase a $3 garbage tag for their garbage bag.

Learn more, Click here

Okay Items:

  • Leftovers
  • Meat
  • Bones
  • Tissue paper
  • Diapers
  • Pizza crusts
  • Fruit/vegetable shells/peels/seeds

Do Not Include:

  • Yard and garden waste