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Station Street Upgrade Project

STATION STREET UPGRADE PROJECT For Immediate Release September 10, 2021 Construction Works Scheduled for September 13 – December 15 Starting Monday, September 13 through to December 15, H & M Excavating Ltd. will begin road construction and underground utility upgrades on Station Street. Construction work will close a portion of Station Street between Banks Avenue and Veterans Avenue, with access to business and other properties. The works will include a temporary disruption on a portion of Fairview Road to upgrade the existing storm pipe. The $1.4 million dollar project continues the Station Street upgrades that were recently completed. Storm pipe

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News Release – NK’MIP Creek Wildfire

NK’MIP CREEK WILDFIRE For Immediate Release August 6, 2021 TOWN OF OLIVER EVACUATION ALERT – RESCINDED The evacuation alert issued by the Town of Oliver on July 19, 2021 for properties within the geographical boundary of the Town are rescinded identified below, and shown on the map (red arrows). Inquiries: Town of Oliver 250 485 6200

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News Release – August 3, 2021 – Spirit of Oliver

SPIRIT OF OLIVER For Immediate Release August 3, 2021 Volunteer Appreciation Lunch and Spirit of Oliver Awards Presentation Oliver Mayor and Council and the Oliver Parks & Recreation Society will be recognizing its volunteers time and efforts to support community activities, charitable services and local special events. The Volunteer Lunch and Spirit of Oliver Awards presentation is scheduled for August 20, 2021 at Oliver Parks & Recreation Community Hall. Spirit of Oliver awards started with the “Oliver Good Citizen Award” that was donated by the Junior Chamber of Commerce in 1950 with the first recipient being Harold Wright. Recognition of

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News Release – 29 Jul 2021 – Stage 3 Water Restrictions

STAGE 3 WATER RESTRICTIONS For Immediate ReleaseJuly 29, 2021 Stage 3 Water Restriction Take Effect July 30, 2021Stage 3 Water Restrictions take effect July 30, 2021 for water system userswithin the Town boundaries and portions of RDOS Electoral Area ‘C’ (ruralOliver). Residential Users – One Day Per Week:Odd numbered houses – WednesdayEven numbered houses – Friday Agriculture, Commercial and Industrial Users:At Stage 2 users were asked to reduce 30% – the Town is asking these users to continue to reduce irrigation use for farming, commercial and industrial use. Agricultural customers (farm status) may continue to water to maintain the health

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News Release – Inkaneep Creek Wildfire

INKANEEP CREEK WILDFIRE For Immediate Release July 19, 2021 Emergency Operations Centre – Level One The Town of Oliver has activated its Emergency Operations Centre to support a wildfire within the jurisdiction of Osoyoos Indian Band. The Town is working with the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen and Emergency Management BC. Currently there are some properties within Oliver that are on Evacuation Alert. To view the Evacuation Alert area see attached. TOWN OF OLIVER PROPERTIES 5950 BLACK SAGE RD 6094 BLACK SAGE RD 6172 BLACK SAGE RD 800 SPILLWAY RD 802 SPILLWAY RD 820 SPILLWAY RD 852 SPILLWAY RD 862 SPILLWAY

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News Release – Stage 2 Water Restrictions in Effect

STAGE 2 WATER RESTRICTIONS ARE IN EFFECT For Immediate Release July 14, 2021   Town of Oliver Water System Customers and Rural Irrigation System Users   Stage 2 Water Use Restrictions are now in effect for Town of Oliver Water System customers. This includes properties within the:   – Town of OIiver   – Portions of RDOS Electoral Area ‘C’   Under Stage 2, residents are asked to restrict their irrigating to two days a week using even and odd house numbering as a guideline. This applies to all In-Town and Rural water customers that use domestic groundwater and surface

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