In response to the extremely cold weather coming into the South Okanagan tonight, PIB has decided to open the PIB Community Hall for our most vulnerable members, starting tonight Wednesday January 10, 2024 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 10 – 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM THURSDAY JANUARY 11 – 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM FRIDAY JANUARY 12- 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM SATURDAY JANUARY 13 – 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM
There will be toques, gloves, socks available for those that need it, while the supplies last.We will also be accepting donations of new warm clothing
There will be beverages and snacks available.
If you have any questions or would like to donate then please call (250) 462-2514
For more information – please come and attend and receive information regarding the Fortis MBA. The vote will be held Nov. 10, 2023. Electronic Voting opens October 26, 2023 12:00am. If you need more information regarding the vote please contact Deputy Ratification Officer – Cheryl Kruger – email@example.com or call 250-493-0048
PIB COMMUNITY & FAMILIESHave available thefollowing: RV and CAMPINGFOR ANY WILDFIRE EVACUEES IN NEED
if you are on evacuation order or alert from any neighbouring communities and need space the PIB Ball Field is available **You must park outside the ball park. There is no water or power hookups available**
HIGH ROCK RV Park – (5 sites – first come first serve), 3675 AIRPORT ROAD – CALL TAMMY KRUGER (250) 462-5619
We want to remind you to make sure that you have PROPERLY registered with your HOME COMMUNITY Evacuation centre before or let other family members know to ensure they know where you are. Click Here to view the Notice
PIB WILL BE CREATING A LIST OF ALL EVACUEES we receive, so we can ensure people/ families are accounted for. So Please Call or Text Lesley Gabriel at (250) 809-1895 to add your name to the list or fill out the below form:
Please be advised that extreme heat is forecast for Penticton and surrounding areas. Daytime temperatures are expected to climb within the range of 35 to 39 degrees Celsius, accompanied by overnight lows approximately near 18 degrees Celsius. Extreme heat affects everyone.
The risks are greater for young children, pregnant women, older adults, people with chronic illnesses and people working or exercising outdoors.
Watch for the effects of heat illness: swelling, rash, cramps, fainting, heat exhaustion, heat stroke and the worsening of some health conditions. Heat warnings are issued when very high temperature or humidity conditions are expected to pose an elevated risk of heat illnesses, such as heat stroke or heat exhaustion.
– Avoid unnecessary travel or exposure outdoors.
– Watch for signs of heatstroke.
– Stay hydrated.
– PIB will distribute notices on Social Media, PIB Website and the PIB App on how to keep yourself safe during the extreme heat forecast.
PIB Community, we are experiencing a very hot and dry summer this year. So, please follow the water restrictions guidelines below and try to conserve water as much as we can to keep the water reservoir at optimal levels. This is needed for consumption and in the event we experience events that require water to reduce potential. dangers. Click here to view the Full Notice
PIB Chief and Council want to remind community that the FIRE BAN and ATV/OFF Road Utility Vehicle Bans are still in effect. We must do all that we can to protect and take care of our community. Please be safe and consider and follow the BANS accordingly. Together we can protect our lands. Please read the notices Below
High water usage is causing turbidity and sediment disturbance in the water line, which is discolouring the water. RUN your cold water for 15-20 minutes or until it is clear. PIB’s water is good but if you fell unsure, please drink bottled water.
PIB Utilities can confirm that there are rigorous controls in place for Community Safety. The water is tested daily, weekly and monthly to check chlorine and bacteria levels to ensure PIB’s water is safe to consume
Come to the PIB Community Hall for dinner at 6:00pm and stay and vote for the 3 Bylaws 1.) Trespass Bylaw 2.) Community Safety 3.) Animal Safety Bylaw – Voting will be done by show of hands by those PIB Band Members that are in attendance. You must by 18years and older to vote. Voting will be open from 6:00pm – 9:00pm