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Council Meeting Highlights for June 5, 2017

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Council Meeting Highlights for June 5, 2017

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  • Council approved the Special Event Policy/Park Permit. This policy is to update the special event application policy and update the fee structure.
  • The Climate Action Revenue Incentive Program (CARIP) Public Report for 2016 was received as information to Council.  This program supports local government in their efforts to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and to become carbon neutral.
  • Council directed administration to bring back a report to Council with further information prior to making a decision regarding the retaining wall along Magnolia Place Boulevard.


  • Councillor Rhodes attended the official grand opening of the Fire Hall
  • Councillor Rhodes attended the Cactus Jalopies car show.  Thanked J.F. Launier and the volunteers who help coordinate special events.
  • Councillor King attended the grand opening of the Fire Hall and Thanked the Osoyoos Volunteer Fire Department for their hard work.
  • Councillor King advised that Destination Osoyoos is having their AGM this Thursday.
  • Mayor McKortoff advised that Oliver and Osoyoos are working together to find solutions to keep the South Okanagan General Hospital Emergency room open year round.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the Tim Hortons Camp Day and volunteered in the drive through.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Annual General Meeting.
  • Mayor McKortoff Thanked staff, especially the Director of Corporate Services and the Fire Chief for all their hard work during the flood preparation and high lake levels.
  • Mayor McKortoff encouraged those who have sandbags or properties that could be affected by the high lake levels to keep sandbags in place. 

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, 05 June, 2017
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