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Council Meeting Highlights February 5, 2018

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Council Meeting Highlights February 5, 2018

Click on button to watch the video of the Committee of the Whole and Regular Open Meeting.
Committee of the Whole                              Regular Open Meeting

  • Denise Eastlick, Executive Director of the Osoyoos Desert Society made a presentation to Council gave an overview of the past ten years of the Society.  The Osoyoos Desert Society requested funding in the amount of $15,000.00.  Council thanked all the staff, board of directors and volunteers of the Osoyoos Desert Centre.
  • Maureen Hayder, Finance Manager of the RDOS gave Council an overview of the 2018 draft budget.

Business Arising from Prior Meetings

  • Council approved the Municipal Police Unit Agreement with the BC Provincial Government.
  • Council considered a report on changing council meeting times from the afternoon to the evening.  It was decided that this issue will be left for consideration by the next Council.



  • Councillor King encouraged everyone to cheer on the Osoyoos Coyotes.
  • Councillor Youngberg attended the Scotties Tournament of Hearts in Penticton and thanked all volunteers that made it happen.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended a meeting with the CAO, Director of Finance and RCMP regarding the Municipal Police Agreement.
  • Mayor McKortoff met with local doctors on the Medical Centre Feasibility Study. The RFP is on the Town’s website.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended a meeting with Interior Health (CEO and Board Chair) and brought up local concerns and the importance of the Oliver Emergency Department.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended meetings at the RDOS Meetings.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Society fundraiser.

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, 05 February, 2018
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