What We Do

Community Services

The Community Services Department provides a wide variety of programs and services throughout the Region. This includes supporting community groups and partners that deliver RDOS initiatives.  

Functions include:

 1.       Regional Emergency Management Program

    • Responsible for emergency planning, preparedness, response and recovery

2.       9-1-1 Emergency Dispatch Services


3.       Parks, Trails, and Recreation Services

    •  Support for six RDOS Board appointed Advisory Commissions and two Service Contracts
    •  Supporting approximately 60 Volunteers
    •  RDOS Click, Hike & Bike (TM) Trail information database that provides you with a wealth of information and online maps on more than 150 existing trails.

4.       Regional Parks

    • Swimming, sandy beaches, hiking trails, historic sites, picnic areas, and baseball diamonds and provide unique topography, flora and fauna.

5.       RDOS owns and maintains community assets that consist of:

    • Community facilities and halls, swimming pools, playgrounds, tennis and pickleball courts, riding stable, skateboard parks, ball fields, and libraries

6.       Rural Projects

7.       Transit

8.       Cemeteries

9.       Energy and Climate Resilience 

10.     Secrest Hill Agriculture Worker's Campsite