The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen office in Penticton will be closed during the holiday season. (Black Press file photo)

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen office in Penticton will be closed during the holiday season. (Black Press file photo)

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen offices to close over holiday season

Holiday schedule also affects landfill and garbage collection services

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen will close its Penticton office and adjust other schedules over the December holidays.

The office at 101 Martin St., Penticton and the economic development office in Okanagan Falls will both be closed beginning Friday, Dec. 25, reopening Monday, Jan. 4, 2021.

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Landfill hours will be reduced over the winter and the garbage collection schedule will change during the winter holidays. Some communities have added an extra recycling collection week during the holidays. If a missed collection occurs, please contact Waste Connections of Canada at 250-490-3888, 250-498-4888 or toll free at 1-866-998-4888.

While landfills will be open during the holiday season, they will be closed on statutory holidays.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, public meetings, consultations, group and commission meetings are being held electronically. Regional district board meetings are also being held electronically and available to view online.

All electronic meetings and events at rdos.webex.com

“On behalf of the RDOS board of directors, I’d like to wish everyone happy holidays and all the best in the new year. Please stay safe and do your part to limit transmission of COVID-19 over the holiday season. I hope 2021 brings you health and prosperity,” said Karla Kozakevich, chair of the regional district board.

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