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Council Meeting Highlights for August 24, 2021

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Council Meeting Highlights for August 24, 2021

Click below to watch the videos of the Committee of the Whole and Regular Open meetings.

Committee of the Whole Meeting Regular Open Meeting


Petitions and Delegations

  • Matt Williams and Kenton Gilchrist, Directors of the Osoyoos Bike Club, made a presentation to Council and requested that the Town send a letter to BC Parks in support of the Club’s efforts to sanction the multi-use trails on Kruger Mountain.
  • Sgt. Jason Bayda presented the RCMP’s second quarter report to Council..


  • Council requested that a report be brought to the Regular Meeting of Council on September 14, 2021 with a list of local charities and projects for Council’s review in order for one to be nominated for a donation from FortisBC in the amount of $15,000.00.

Staff Reports


Public and Other Hearings

  • A Public Hearing for Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.138, 2021 was held in Council Chambers. If adopted this amendment would add Self-Storage Warehouse as a permitted use for the property located at 5816 51st Street. No correspondence was received regarding the amendment and no members of the public indicated that they wished to speak at the meeting.
  • Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.138, 2021 was read for a third time after the Public Hearing was adjourned.
  • Council authorized the issuance of Development Variance Permit No. 21-03. This permit changes the width of the dedicated road right of way for Phases 2 and 3 of the Meadowlark Plan from 16 metres to 15 metres.

Water Matters

  • Council awarded the contract for the construction of the Water Supply Main from Gyro Park to Holiday Inn to Mike Johnson Excavating Ltd in the amount of $678,904.80 and authorized staff and Town signatories to enter into a contract for the works specified in the Tender Documents. This project is intended to improve water system redundancy to the east side of Osoyoos and provide additional capacity to allow for a future raw water transmission system for a future treatment system.

Staff Reports

  • Council authorized and approved the Town’s signatories to sign a partnering agreement between the Town of Osoyoos and  Desert Park Exhibition Society to lease the property located at 3600 Golf Course Drive for the purpose of carrying on equestrian and related recreational activities. The agreement commences September 1, 2021 and ends August 31, 2031 at a rate of $1.00 per year plus an additional $603.13 per month.
  • Council approved a letter of support for the Osoyoos Bike Club’s efforts to sanction the multi-use trails on Kruger Mountain.


Copies of reports are available within the Council Agenda packages located on the Town’s website

Event date: 
Tuesday, 24 August, 2021
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