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Council Meeting Highlights from February 17, 2014

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Committee of the Whole       Regular Open


  • Water District Rates and Regulations Amendment Bylaw No. 1241.06, 2014 read a first, second and third time.
  • Water Rates and Regulations Amendment Bylaw No. 1242.06, 2014 read a first, second and third time.
  • Sewer Rates and Regulations Amendment Bylaw No. 1065.15, 2014 read a first, second and third time.
  • Waste Management Services and Regulations Amendment Bylaw No. 1267.06, 2014 read a first, second and third time, with rates set out in Schedule “A” as $122.00 for curbside garbage/recycling collection and $82.00/tonne for Landfill Tipping Fees.
  • Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw 1304, 2014 - Budget meeting is scheduled for February 24, 2014 6:30 p.m. public input will be received. Council read the Five Year Financial Plan Bylaw 1304, 2014 for the first time.
  • OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 1230.14, 2014 “Form Based” Zoning Approach to Implement the SE Meadowlark Area Plan read a first, second and third time.
  • Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.89, 2013 Medical Marihuana Grow Operations (MMGOs) - Osoyoos is one of the first communities in the Province to adopt such a bylaw.
  • Emergency Program Bylaw No. 1246, 2014 read a first, second and third time.


  • Council resolved that the resolution concerning boat inspections for Quagga and Zebra Mussels be approved in principle; and the resolution be forwarded to SILGA.
  • Marina Parking Lot Slope Option - Council approved Rock Mulch for installation on the marina parking lot slope.
  • Osoyoos Lake Lions Club – Notice of ceasing of operations - Council extended appreciation to the Lions Club for its 51 years of continuous service to the community.
  • Community Services Master Plan – Contract awarded to Lees and Associates for the proposed amount of $53,985.49.
  • Destination Osoyoos (DO) Fee for Service Agreement 2014 – 2018 Council resolved that Council approves the contract as presented with additional conditions.  A letter of understanding be entered into with DO accepting the terms prior to them receiving an approved agreement from Council.
  • Destination Osoyoos (DO) Marketing Agreement 2013 – 2017 Council approved the agreement as presented and signed off by DO.
  • Bass Tournament – Request for Letter of Support to be provided.  Staff to arrange through the Ministry for portable inspection stations for invasive mussels to be available at the event.


  • Reminder for applications for 2014 Community Service Grants – February 28, 2014 deadline for non-profit organizations.
  • Lieutenant Governor Judith Guichon recently spent two days touring the Town and attending events.

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

The public is encouraged to attend the Committee of the Whole meetings which take place in Council Chambers at 9:00AM on the morning of the Regular Open Council meetings at 2:00 PM to learn additional in-depth information regarding upcoming business.

Event date: 
Monday, 17 February, 2014
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