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Council Meeting Highlights for October 19, 2015

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Council Meeting Highlights for October 19, 2015

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

 Committee of the Whole Regular Open


  • Osoyoos Lake Water Quality Awareness Campaign presented by Brigit Arnstein to bring attention to Osoyoos Lake.


  • Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 1313, 2015 was adopted.


  • Fire Protection Agreement – Council approved signing of contract modification agreement for Osoyoos Indian Band and Town of Osoyoos to extend agreement to December 31, 2020.
  • Reallocation of Approved Capital Budget Item - Council approved $5,000 capital project change from purchasing small crane to purchasing a power tailgate.
  • South Okanagan Protected Area – Council approved letter being sent as input to the Intentions Paper – Protected Areas Framework for BC South Okanagan.  Council also supported the development of the National Park in the area.

Councils’ Reports

  • Small Business Week from October 19 – 23.  The Town will be partnering with Destination Osoyoos and South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce to walk through the Downtown area asking questions regarding challenges to businesses.
  • Parks and Recreation Master Plan Charrette was held on October 14.  Council is requesting the public to engagement by filling out the online survey by November 1.
  • Water Science Forum held October 7-9 was a success.
  • Waste Reduction Week is from October 19 – 25.
  • Soroptimist Breakfast and Fashion Show will take place on November 7 at Watermark Beach Resort.

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, 19 October, 2015
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