News

District names interim CAO

The Regional District of Central Okanagan is going through a transition period.

Paul Macklem will be interim chief administrative officer starting April 16, with current CAO Harold Reay retiring at the end of April.

“Paul is an excellent man and he has an excellent track record,” said Jim Edgson, North Westside director.

“He’s a take charge guy who will work with staff and the board.”

Macklem has been involved in local government for more than 25 years and is presently Kelowna’s general manager of corporate services.

It was decided to appoint an interim administrator now so the regional district can reflect on its  operations and services.

A critical task for Macklem will be assisting the board in recruiting a new administrator.

“He can help us move forward and eventually we will have a new, permanent CAO,” said Edgson.

RDCO covers from Peachland to Lake Country, and it has two electoral areas, including the North Westside Road area.

“The regional district is our government,” said Edgson of the electoral areas.

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

B.C. Muslim Association speaks out on gunman
 
South Burnaby streets shut down by suicide threat
 
Burnaby mosque receives threats
Parliament Hill gunman attended Burnaby mosque
 
Iginla leads Avalanche past Canucks 7-3
 
University Is Free In Germany. Should Canada Copy and Paste?
Suspects sought in violent Surrey robbery
 
Ukraine pauses before decisive vote
 
School district funding formula remains unchanged

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.