Survey targets local quality of life

Regional District of North Okanagan launches the 2013 quality of life survey today

The Regional District of North Okanagan launches the 2013 quality of life survey today.

The survey will help evaluate the effectiveness of the regional growth strategy and to identify regional priorities.

It asks a diverse range of questions about quality of life, community character and regional growth policy areas such as transportation, the environment, water resources, community infrastructure and agriculture,” said Anthony Kittel, regional growth strategy co-ordinator.

The survey can be completed at www.rdno.ca/qols or paper copies will be available at the regional district office, municipal offices and Okanagan Regional library branches.

The survey is confidential and will take between 15 and 20 minutes to complete.

Workshops will invite residents to take part in an interactive survey with real-time polling. Check www.rdno.ca for event details.

Residents who complete the survey will be entered into a draw to win an iPod Nano or a $200 gift card, as well as a chance to win one of 10 $25 gift cards for the store of their choice.

To be eligible, residents must submit surveys before 4:30 p.m. June 7.