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Council Meeting Highlights for February 19, 2018

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Council Meeting Highlights for February 19, 2018 

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Committee of the Whole                              Regular Open Meeting

  • Sandra Niven from Cystic Fibrosis Canada, gave an overview of Gear Up4CF Bicycle Ride.  The ride will start in Vancouver, June 23rd and end in Osoyoos, June 25th. Ms. Niven requested Council consider proclaiming May, Cystic Fibrosis awareness month. 
  • Kara Burton and Mat Hassen of the Osoyoos Museum made a PowerPoint Presentation to Council.  They requested Council consider using RMI funding for the accessibility part of the museum.



  • Council awarded the contract for the Rural Water Twining- Phase #1 Contract No. 3 (87th Street-104th Avenue to Highway No. 97) to Superior Excavating in the amount of $976,815.00 (taxes included).  Council directed administration to use $108,000 from the Water Reserve Funds for this contract.
  • Council approved the agreement with Wine Country Racing Association for the use of the Osoyoos Airport for 2018.
  • Council approved the use of public lands for the Cactus Jalopies Event and Council directed administration to develop a use agreement and land use fee for Council approval.


  • Councillor King attended the Family Disco Skate and thanked Spirit of the Game and Rotary for supporting the event.
  • Councillor Campol attended the Family Disco Skate and thanked all volunteers who made it happen.
  • Councillor Campol attended Career Day at Osoyoos Secondary School.
  • Councillor Campol attended the School District #53 meetings.
  • Councillor Campol will be attending the 232 Bighorn Air Cadet Squadron Effective Speaking Competition as a panel judge.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the 21 Day Kindness luncheon at Osoyoos Elementary School.
  • Mayor McKortoff advised that the Osoyoos Lake level is still under 910 feet.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the Desert Society’s second talk at Watermark and the topic was on Bears

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 9:00 am 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, 19 February, 2018
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