Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees are:

ALLENKIRSCHNER

Allen Kirschner

Trustee

Term 2020 - 2023

Sukpaul Bal 640X480  

Sukpaul Bal

Trustee

Term 2021 - 2024

GERRYZIMMERMANNGerry Zimmermann

Trustee

Term 2019 - 2022

ALHORNINGAl Horning

Trustee

Term 2019 - 2022

   Colin Day 2       

Colin Day

Trustee (Chairman)

Term 2021 - 2024

The duty of the Board is to ensure that the District is being operated in a responsible and sustainable manner. They review all aspects of the District business and operations and meet twice a month, generally on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month.  Meeting dates vary according to the availability of the Trustees. 

The Trustees make major decisions on behalf of the ratepayers who elected them. They are tasked with a very important role and take their duties very seriously.  If you wish to attend a Board Meeting, please call the Administrator, Bob Hrasko, at 250-765-5169, for the upcoming meeting dates. 


ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2021:

This year's AGM will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021 at 7:00 pm at the BMID Operations Building (Shop) located at 1200 Belgo Road, Kelowna.  Masks will be required and Social Distancing will be in effect.  The 2020 AGM Package can be found here.  

Last year's AGM was held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 7:00 pm at the Rutland Centennial Hall. The 2019 Annual Reports were presented at that time; the 2019 AGM Package can be found here.   

ELECTION 2021:

The terms of office for Trustees Colin Day and Sukhpaul Bal expired in 2021.  

The advertised period for accepting Nominations was open from April 12, 2021 until April 26, 2021.  During that period, Nominations were received for Colin Day and Sukhpaul Bal, and no others. 

Subsequently, Mr. Day and Mr. Bal have been re-elected by Acclamation for a further three year term.  

Trustee Elections are called annually to fill the rotating three (3) year terms for the Trustees. 

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IN MEMORIAM

Gordon Ivans passed away on March 27, 2019. Gordie was a BMID Trustee for 40 years and Chair of the BMID Board from 1995 until his passing. He is missed. Click below to view our Administrator's (Bob Hrasko) Eulogy.

 Gordon Ivans

Tribute to Gord Ivans

For WATER EMERGENCIES after hours, call 250-868-5737.

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See our News Section on our home page for our 2021 CUSTOMER SURVEY RESULTS.

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BMID ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING:

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, at 7:00 pm at the BMID Operations Building located at 1200 Belgo Road, Kelowna.  Masks will be required and Social Distancing will be in effect. 

The 2020 AGM Reporting Package is now available at the BMID Office or online here.  Included in the package are the Trustee’s Report, the Operations and Treatment Plant Reports, along with audited Financial Statements for the year ended 2020.  After presentation of the Reports, there will be an open discussion period for new business and questions from our landowners.

For more information, please contact the BMID Office at 250-765-5169.

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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS:

The BMID Administration Office is open to the public. 

Public safety measures in place:  

  • Enhanced daily cleaning/disinfection of high traffic and high touch areas 
  • Hand sanitizer readily available to visitors 
  • Plexiglass barriers installed at customer service points  
  • Physical distancing signage
  • Visitors limited to three at a time in the office lobby.
  • Masks are required to enter the office. 

Ratepayers are asked to avoid non-essential visits to the Office and are encouraged to make their payments in the following ways whenever possible:  

  •  Make payments online through their financial institution.  Payments can also be made in person at your bank if you provide your bill stub. 
  •  Mail a cheque, or drop off a cheque through our mail slot. Please do not put cash through the mail slot.
  •  Pre-Authorized payment forms are available on our website (see tab, Forms & Guidelines).

BMID Administration Staff will continue to answer your calls from 8:00am–4:00pm, Monday through Friday. Individual appointments can be arranged for development issues.

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