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Council Meeting Highlights for October 3, 2016
2019 Property Tax Payments are Due on Tuesday, July 2
Annual General Meeting on June 17, 2019
"Family Splash Day" on July 17 and August 14 at Osoyoos Splash Park
NOTICE Weight Room Closure at SCC June 19 (Wednesday)
OFFICE CLOSED (2019)
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2019 Music in the Park
2019 Cactus Jalopies 15th Annual Desert Wine Tour
71st Annual Cherry Fiesta July 1, 2019
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2019 Osoyoos Art Gallery Summer Artisan Market Opening
Public Open House Evacuation Route Plan on June 25
Grand Opening of Osoyoos Off Leash Dog Park on June 19
Meet and Greet with Minister Sims on June 24
Desert Valley Hospice Society Poker Rally July 7
Parkour Camps July 15-July 19 and August 5-August 9
Desert Park Racetrack Open House on August 5
Council Meeting Highlights for October 3, 2016
- Susan Brown, Health Service Administrator for Community – Interior Health Authority Update –Susan gave a presentation outlining the five strategies that Interior Health has prioritized for moving forward and highlighted the strategies that have already been accomplished. To recruit the doctors to the area, it is a collaborative effort between Interior health, other general practitioners, the Province and municipalities. Ms. Brown stated that working collaboratively with the physicians is the first step to recruit new doctors to the area. Ms. Brown stated that the physicians are independent practitioners and are not hired by health authority.
- Joey O’Brien, Managing Director for Mount Baldy gave a presentation on moving forward with Mt. Baldy. The presentation outlined their improvements they have made so far and some of their future plans.
- Students from Osoyoos Elementary School gave a presentation on their plans for attending WE Day. They advised Council that there will be 13 students attending with 3 chaperones.
- Public Washrooms in Gyro Park, Goodman Park and Town Hall will remain open during the winter season of 2016-17
- Staff will be enforcing the existing Cemetery Bylaw.
REGULAR OPEN MEETING
- That Council award Rural Area Twinning Phase 1 – Contract No.1 – System No. 8 Meadowlark Drive to 87th Street Areas to Superior Excavating Ltd.
- Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 1324, 2016 - That the third reading given to Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 1324, 2016 be rescinded and that Permissive Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 1324, 2016 be read a third time.
- Traffic Amendment Bylaw No. 1256.02, 2016 – For Adoption, That Traffic Amendment Bylaw No. 1256.02, 2016 be adopted. CARRIED
- Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.102, 2016 – First and Second Readings That Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.102, 2016 be read for a first and second time. CARRIED
- That a Public Hearing be set for Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.102, 2016 (Industrial Airport Lot 1) on October 24, 2016 at 4:00PM PM in Council Chambers. CARRIED
- Housekeeping Amendments -Official Community Plan No. 1230.18, 2016 (Z16-02) – First and Second Readings - That Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 1230.18, 2016 be read for a first and second time. CARRIED
- Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.97, 2016 - That Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.97 be read for a first and second time. CARRIED
- That a Public Hearing be set for Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 1230.18, 2016 and Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.97, 2016 on October 24 at 4:30 PM in Council Chambers. CARRIED
- Council approves PLA-017 Near Market Affordable Housing (NMAH Program Guidelines) and PLA-018 Town of Osoyoos Affordable Housing Authority (AFA) policies.
- Council approves The Marina Office and Parking Stall Lease Agreement renewal under the same conditions for a three year term and that the Town’s signing authorities be authorized to sign the agreement.
- Council approves $1250 to offset the costs of the WE Day trip and approve the use of the bus with appropriate insurance in place for the students of Osoyoos Elementary School.
- Councillor Youngberg presented the success of our Osoyoos Secondary School at the small community forum.
- Councillor Youngberg encouraged residents to support another successful year with the Osoyoos Coyotes.
- Councillor Campol attended the 10th Anniversary of Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre celebration.
- Councillor Campol attended the Aboriginal enhancement.
- Mayor McKortoff attended UBCM and met with several Minister and the Premier to discuss various issues affecting our community such as the Storm Sewer Upgrades, RMI Funding and Health Issues.
- Mayor McKortoff congratulated Rob Abbott and Felicia Taylor who won make Water Works individual award through Okanagan Basin Water Board. They will get a Water Wise upgrade to the yard for $6,000.
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.
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