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Council Meeting Highlights September 5, 2017

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Council Meeting Highlights September 5, 2017

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  • Municipal Ticket Information Amendment Bylaw No. 1279.13, 2017 – was adopted.  This amendment is regarding the muzzling of restricted dogs which was inadvertently omitted from the previous amendment to the MTI bylaw.  This amendment adds that section which is 39(3).
  • Elections Bylaw No. 1332, 2017 – was adopted.  Legislation has changed to the required voting date.  Previously the date was the third Saturday in November every four years.  The date has now been changed to be on the third Saturday in October every four years. Also the Town’s population is over 5,000 which now requires a mandatory 2nd advanced voting opportunity.  The proposed new bylaw reflects these changes.
  • Sewer Connection Amendment Bylaw No. 1299.01, 2017 –was adopted. This amended Sewer Connection Bylaw No. 1299.01, 2017 clearly defines the time period within which a property owner must connect to a Town Sanitary sewer line adjacent to their property.  It also prohibits a property owner from disconnection from our sanitary sewer or using a septic system for the parcel unless they have written approval from the Town.
  • Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.104, 2017 was read for a first and second time.  The purpose of this amendment is to request to add “indoor recreation commercial” as a permitted use in the C1-Downtown Commercial zone. A Public Hearing has been set for October 2, 2017 at 4:00pm in Council Chambers and that required postings and publications be made and a Special Open Meeting be held immediately after the Public Hearing.


  • New Liquor Licence Application at 15 Park Place – Council approved opting out of leading a public consultation process and have directed staff to provide comments about the location and extended liquor service hours of 15 Park Place, to the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch, in the event that the Liquor Control and Licensing Branch asks for staff input.


  • Councillor Rhodes thanked all the residents and visitors for contributing to the community in a positive way.
  • Councillor Campol encouraged everyone to go out and watch the Osoyoos Coyotes once their season starts.
  • Councillor Campol recognized Brody McLean who brought back a bronze medal at the Canadian BMX Championships.
  • Councillor Campol recognized the volunteer groups who put on events such as Market on Main and Music in the Park and other events.
  • Councillor King thanked all those who volunteered and took part of the special events in the community.
  • Councillor King encouraged everyone to attend the Osoyoos Coyotes game and cheer them on.
  • Councillor Youngberg thanked all the volunteers who put on Music in the Park.
  • Councillor Youngberg thanked all the businesses for their hospitality to all the visitors this summer.
  • Councillor Youngberg requested that everyone becomes aware of Puncture Vine and do their part in cleaning it up.
  • Mayor McKortoff thanked the Three Amigos for the ten weeks of Music in the Park.
  • Mayor McKortoff thanked the Town staff for keeping the community beautiful.

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: 
Tuesday, 05 September, 2017
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