Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees are:


Allen Kirschner


Term 2017 - 2020

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Sukpaul Bal


Term 2019 - 2021



Term 2019 - 2022



Term 2019 - 2022

   Colin Day 2       

Colin Day

Trustee (Chairman)

Term 2018 - 2021

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 Tuesdays of the month, to 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.

ALERT:  The 2020 Annual General Meeting has been rescheduled. 

The Annual General Meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 10, 2020, at 7:00 pm at the Rutland Centennial Hall located at 215 Shepherd Road, Kelowna.  Social Distancing will be in effect. 

The term of office for Trustee, Allen Kirschner, expires in 2020.  Nominations for this position will be open from 8:00 am on May 19, 2020 until 4:00 pm on June 1, 2020.  If an election is required, voting will take place on Thursday, June 11, 2020 between the hours of 10:00 am and 6:00 pm at the BMID office.  An advance poll is available between 12:00 pm and 4:00 pm on Thursday, June 4, 2020.

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



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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The BMID Administration Office will not be accepting walk-in traffic and will be closed to the public due to the COVID-19 crisis.  As we provide an essential service, this measure has been taken as a safety precaution to reduce exposure to our Staff and keep them healthy so they can continue to perform their duties.   

BMID Staff and Crew continue to work behind the scenes to keep our water service intact and safe.  Emergency services for leaks or repairs will continue to be available, however some non-essential operations will be reduced.

BMID Administration Staff will continue to answer your calls at 250-765-5169 from 8:00am–4:00pm, Monday through Friday.  If you have business of an urgent nature, individual appointments can be arranged.

Customers can still pay their bills in various ways:

  •  Make payments online through their financial institution.
  •  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)

If you have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, we encourage you to call our office at 250-765-5169 to discuss payment arrangements.

The BMID water supply is safe.  We continue to chlorinate and treat with Ultra-Violet disinfection, which provides the 2 barriers of protection as outlined in Interior Health’s 4-3-2-1-0 objectives. 

Thank you for your understanding.


ALERT:  The 2020 Annual General Meeting has has been rescheduled to Wednesday, June 10, 2020 at 7:00 pm.  The AGM will be held at the Rutland Centennial Hall, where Social Distancing will be in effect.  

See the 'Board of Trustees' tab for more information.