Communities provided funding

Communities in the North Okanagan are getting a financial boost from the provincial government.

Communities in the North Okanagan are getting a financial boost from the provincial government.

Spallumcheen will receive $8,642 in traffic fine revenue and a small community grant of $183,874, while Enderby will get a small community grant of $157,782.

The Regional District of Columbia-Shuswap will receive a grant of $56,576 while $60,112 will go to the Regional District of North Okanagan.

“This funding is a significant boost for local governments to invest in programs and services that improve safety and quality of life,” said Greg Kyllo , Shuswap MLA.

“The grants allow important local priorities to go ahead without burdening local taxpayers.”

Vernon will receive 192,084 in traffic fine revenue. while there is $18,082 in traffic fine revenue for Coldstream.

Lumby will receive a small community grant of $132,721.

“These grants show our government’s commitment to build stronger, vibrant and safer communities,” said Eric Foster, Vernon-Monashee MLA.

“Local governments can use this funding to invest directly into programs and priorities that are important to each of them, improving the overall quality of life in our constituency.”