Brad Hope Starts Second Term

The official results for the November 19 Municipal Elections are now in, and Brad Hope is elected for a second term as our Area ‘H’ director. The numbers were 315 for Hope and 245 for Weber.

On matters involving our area, the Director has one vote out of the 18 on the RDOS board. At present, the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen Board is comprised of eighteen directors. Ten municipal directors representing the City of Penticton, the District of Summerland, the Town of Osoyoos, the Town of Oliver, the Town of Princeton and the Village of Keremeos. Eight rural area directors representing Kaleden/Okanagan Falls, Naramata, Okanagan Lake West/West Bench, Keremeos Rural/Hedley, Cawston, Rural Princeton, Rural Oliver and Rural Osoyoos. Along with Tulameen, Eastgate, Missezula Lake, and the other communities in Area ‘H’, Coalmont is counted as “Rural Princeton”.

If you have concerns about our area, you can contact Brad Hope at 250-295-3512 or email He also has a web site where you can find out more about him and what he has been doing during his last term. Because of our relationship with the Town of Princeton, you may also wish to talk with the newly elected mayor there who will take your messages on his web site. §