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  • 31 July 2018
    Community Foundations Survey Deadline July 31, 2018 2015 Vital Signs Report The Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen is set to launch their next Vital Signs Report in October of 2018.  This will be the fourth report the Foundation has produced since 2011.  While it’s still a few months away, the process is already well underway with gathering of statistical data from our partners at Community Foundations of Canada. The Vital Signs Report is a comprehensive report that uses statistical date and community feedback in an easy to read format. As with the 2015 report, it will include data for all the communities in the our region; from Summerland to Osoyoos and throughout the Similkameen Valley. Vital Signs is used by charities, service groups, government bodies and individuals throughout the community to help make this a better place to live, work and play. An important part of the Vital Signs research is gathering feedback from citizens on how their community is faring on the 11 different issue areas reported on.  Please take a few minutes to take the Vital Signs Survey and give valuable feedback! Deadline for online submissions is July 31, 2018. To learn more about Vital Signs and the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan Similkameen you can go to their website for more information at www.cfso.net. Sarah Trudeau Regional Development Coordinator 390 Main Street, 2nd Floor Penticton BC  V2A 5C3 (TF) 877.493.9311 (E)   coordinator@cfso.net
  • 10 July 2018
    TENDER 2018 Tractor Deadline July 10 Sealed Tenders marked “2018 TRACTOR” will be received at Town Hall, 8707 Main Street, Box 3010, Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0, up to and including 2:00 pm, local time, July 10, 2018 for the following work:   NEW 2017 or 2018 TRACTOR with Attachments   Tender documents are available below or go to BC BID. TENDER Tenders will be opened in Council Chambers, Town Hall, Osoyoos, BC, immediately after the closing hour of this Tender, at which time interested parties, may be present if so desired.  Jim Dinwoodie Director of Operational Services Town of Osoyoos Box 3010, 8707 Main Street Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.4618 (E) jdinwoodie@osoyoos.ca   No phone calls regarding the tender results. They will be posted on the applicable news article on this website within '24 hours' after the deadline.
  • 5 July 2018
    TENDER Operational Services 2018 Truck Deadline July 5 Sealed Tenders marked “TENDER NO. 2018 Truck” will be received at Town Hall, 8707 Main Street, Box 3010, Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0, up to and including 2:00 p.m., local time, July 5, 2018 for the following work:   NEW 2017 or 2018 ¾ ton Pick Up truck   Tender documents are available below or go to BC BID. TENDER Tenders will be opened in Council Chambers, Town Hall, Osoyoos, BC, immediately after the closing hour of this Tender, at which time interested parties, may be present if so desired.  Jim Dinwoodie Director of Operational Services Town of Osoyoos Box 3010, 8707 Main Street Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.4618 (E) jdinwoodie@osoyoos.ca   No phone calls regarding the tender results. They will be posted on the applicable news article on this website within '24 hours' after the deadline.  
  • 3 July 2018
    NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.106 on July 3 Public Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 4:00 pm in the Town of Osoyoos Council Chambers located at 8707 Main Street. Council will receive input on Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.106, 2018, which received first and second reading on June 18, 2018. Notice is also given that a Special Open Meeting of Council will be held immediately after the Public Hearing if Council wishes to give the Bylaw third reading.   Bylaw No. 1085.106, 2018   - proposes to add “one dwelling unit or a manufactured home for the owner or caretaker” as a site specific permitted use for the subject property, shown on the accompanying map, legally described as Lot C, DL 2450s, SDYD, Plan KAP78807 (located at 9430 – 115 St.)   All persons will be given an opportunity to be heard and/or present written submissions on the matter above.  Written submissions can be mailed to the undersigned or emailed to info@osoyoos.ca (The Town will only guarantee that emails received to this address will form part of the Council Agenda). The entire content of all submissions will be made public and form a part of the public record for these matters.  The deadline for written submissions is 12:00 pm (Noon) Friday, June 29, 2018. A copy of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment may be viewed by clicking on the link below or at the Planning and Development Services office, located at 8711 Main Street from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, excluding lunch hours from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and excluding Saturdays and Sundays. Zoning Bylaw Amendment 1085.106, 2018 2018 06 18 REPORT Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.106, 2018 Francesca Sanna, MCIP, RPP Senior Planner Box 3010, 8711 Main Street Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0 (T) 250.495.6191 (F) 250.495.2400 (E) fsanna@osoyoos.ca  
  • 3 July 2018
    Next Town Council to be held on July 3, 2018 Town Council is scheduled to meet on Tuesday July 3, 2018 at 9:00 AM for the Committee of the Whole meeting and at 2:00 PM for the Regular Open Meeting in Council Chambers, Town Hall, 8707 Main Street Council agendas are available online or at the Town Hall on the preceding Friday for each meeting.   Regular and Special Meetings Committee of the Whole Meetings Town of Osoyoos 250.495.6515 info@osoyoos.ca
  • 1 July 2018
    New Curbside Garbage and Recycling Calendar Homeowners of Osoyoos can expect to receive the  2018-2019 Curbside Garbage & Recycling Calendar with their PROPERTY TAX NOTICES! Paper copies are available at Town Hall and the Sonora Community Centre. The brochure can also be viewed online Garbage & Recycling Calendar  There are no major changes to the Garbage pick-up schedule. Weekly pick-up remains on TUESDAY unless specified otherwise.  Please take note highlighted dates are specified for YARD WASTE, RECYCLING and BULKY ITEMS pick up. If you have questions about your curbside pick up please contact your service provider: Call Waste Connections of Canada Inc. 250.498.4888 CLICK HERE - Curbside Garbage & Recycling Program  
  • 30 June 2018
    Disposition of Lands 3600 Golf Course Drive to Portuguese Society Take notice that the Town of Osoyoos intends to lease a portion of property located at 3600 Golf Course Drive and legally described as: Part of Lot 991, DL2450s, SDYD, Plan 21072 To the Osoyoos Portuguese Canadian Cultural Society for the purposes of a social club for a term of 5 years and at a lease rate of $1.00 per year. For more information please contact: Gerald Davis, BPE Director of Community Services 8505 68 Avenue Osoyoos  BC V0H 1V0 250.495.4621 gdavis@osoyoos.ca  
  • 28 June 2018
    Employment Opportunity Victim Services Works Deadline June 28, 2018 The Towns of Oliver and Osoyoos seek a customer-oriented individual to join them as a Victim Services Worker to support the Victim Services Program Manager. This position will support the victim services programs operating out of the Oliver and Osoyoos Detachments, provide support services to victims, youth and families and liaises with R.C.M.P. members and a variety of government and community services in order to coordinate efforts. Responsibilities also include preparing and maintaining a variety of records, reports and correspondence. The Victim Services Worker performs duties under minimal supervision and oversees the work of its volunteers as needed. Click here for a more detailed job description including required qualifications. The hourly wage for this position is $21.00 plus 6% in lieu of benefits. The hours of work may include nights and weekends. If your experience and education have prepared you for success in this role and you are committed to working in a manner that supports a respectful, healthy, and safe environment, we invite you to submit a cover letter, resume and current driver’s abstract. Please note only complete applications will be considered. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM, Thursday, June 28, 2018.  Please submit applications online or to: Town of Osoyoos Janette Van Vianen PO Box 3010, 8707 Main Street Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0 Fax: 250.495.2400 (E) jvv@osoyoos.ca Town of Oliver Diane Vaykovich PO Box 638, 6150 Main Street Oliver, BC V0H 1T0 Fax: 250.498.4466 (E) dvaykovich@oliver.ca We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • 28 June 2018
    Employment Opportunity Utility Person Deadline June 28, 2018 The Town of Osoyoos requires a Utility Person in the Operational Services Department. This is a permanent full-time position working 8 hours per day. The position’s regular hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM (winter) and 6:00 AM – 2:30 PM (summer). The Utility Person is required to perform various manual tasks related to road, building and sidewalk repairs, underground utilities, and other public works projects using various hand tools including shovels, rakes, brooms, wheel barrows and hammers and Kubota tractor. Experience in various construction trades (plumbing, carpentry, concrete work) required. Click here for a more detailed job description including required qualifications. This is a bargaining unit position, and the 2018 hourly job rate for this position is $25.25 - $29.71 per hour. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 PM, Thursday, June 28, 2018.  Please submit applications online or to: Janette Van Vianen, CMC Director of Corporate Services Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (F) 250.495.2400 (E)  jvv@osoyoos.ca We thank all candidates for their interest; however only those selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • 28 June 2018
    VOLUNTEERS Needed Accessibility and Age Friendly Advisory Committee The Town of Osoyoos is seeking five (5) volunteer community members to become part of the Accessibility and Age Friendly Committee.  The purpose of the committee is to provide recommendations to matters pertaining to accessibility and reporting these matters to Council.  Members will be selected based on their familiarity with accessibility issues, having a disability themselves, being a senior and having experience in the construction industry.  Having a cross reference of people with varied backgrounds will be important.   Interested candidates are required to forward a letter outlining their interests and how they can contribute to a barrier free community.  Letters will be received until June 28, 2018.   For more information or to submit your letter please contact: Gerald Davis Director of Community Services Box 3010 - 8505 68th Avenue 250.495.6562 gdavis@osoyoos.ca
  • 25 June 2018
    Change in Facility Hours at Sonora Community Centre on June 25, 2018 Effective Monday June 25, 2018 the Sonora Community Centre’s hours of operation will be changing for the summer to:   Monday -Friday      8:30am - 8:00pm                      Saturday                 9:00am - 5:00pm Sonora Community Centre 8505 68 Avenue (T)   250.495.6562 (E)   recreation@osoyoos.ca
  • 21 June 2018
    Council Meeting Highlights for June 18, 2018 Click on button to watch the video of the Annual General Meeting and the Regular Open Meeting.   Annual General Meeting             Regular Open Meeting   ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Mayor’s Message Directors presented their portion of the 2017 Annual Report Council commented on the 2017 activities, There were no REGULAR OPEN MEETING Bylaws Council Indemnity Bylaw No. 1345, 2018 was read three times.  This new bylaw is being brought forward for Council’s consideration due to changes in the 2017 Federal Budget.  Town Council remain under the provision that one-third of their remuneration is being treated as expenses related to carrying out their duties (a tax free allowance) and two-thirds of their council remuneration remains taxable. Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.106, 2018 was read first and second time.  The purpose of this amendment is to amend the Zoning Bylaw to allow the applicant to have a stand-alone detached caretaker dwelling on the property.  A Public Hearing is set for July 3rd, 2018 at 4:00pm in Council Chambers. Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.105, 2018 was adopted.  This amendment is for Council to consider rezoning to include a new definition for “recreational vehicle storage lot” which removes the requirement to have “neighbourhood consent” and remove the ability to have a sani-dump in association with the storage lot.  Recreational vehicles will still be permitted on residential properties as an accessory use to a residence.  The bylaw will also amend the Recreational Vehicle Park/Campground zone to include a minimum setback of 2.25 metres between recreational vehicle pads.  Recreational vehicles will also be required to comply with the general setbacks for all other uses within this zone.  Housing Agreement Amendment Bylaw No. 1343.01, 2018 was adopted.  This amendment was brought to Council to increase the opportunities to sell near market homes to individual families.  The original 20 year commitment was a barrier to the sale of homes to eligible buyers because it was difficult for people to accept such a long term commitment.  This recommendation is a five year commitment that aligned with the mortgage programs five year commitment. Business Council approved the Development Variance Permit No. 18-01 (7 Acacia Court) Council approved the Victim Services Funding Agreement - Modification Agreement and Town signatories are authorized to sign. Council informed Mr. de Raadt that he is responsible to pay for the water connection of his house to the Town’s domestic water service.  Council instructed Operational Services department to abandon the existing irrigation water service to Mr. de Raadt’s property at 8921 122 Avenue. Council authorizes the OH&S agreement with Talus Safety Inc. for a 3 year term in the amount of: Year 1 $25,000 + GST, Year 2 $26,500 + GST and Year 3 $28,000 + GST; and Town signatories are authorized to sign the agreement. Council approved a $1,000 grant to support Gina Pereira in the Miss Universe Canada Pageant. Council approved $500 for supplies to install local art on the Town Hall gazebo that will be themed with agricultural significance. Council approved the Osoyoos Indian Band (OIB) water and sewer agreement for the Temporary Housing Camp and authorized Town signatories to sign the agreement. Reports Councillor King attended the open house for the Downtown Revitalization. Councillor King attended the Tim Hortons Camp Day. Councillor Youngberg attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference in Halifax. Councillor Campol encouraged the community to be involved and aware of different community projects. Councillor Campol attended the Federation of Canadian Municipalities Conference in Halifax. Mayor McKortoff encouraged everyone to attend Music in the Park when it begins on June 29th. Mayor McKortoff School District #53 meeting. Mayor McKortoff RDOS Meeting. Mayor McKortoff encouraged everyone to attend the 70th Cherry Fiesta festivities. Mayor McKortoff encouraged residents to lock their vehicles and do not leave any valuables visible. Copies of reports are available within the Council Agenda packages located on the Town’s website www.osoyoos.ca.  
  • 21 June 2018
    TENDER 62nd Ave Reconstruction Hwy 97 to High School Deadline June 21 TENDER CLOSED H & M EXCAVATING $355,561.50 Sealed Tenders clearly marked “62nd Avenue Reconstruction Hwy #97 to High School” will be received at the Town of Osoyoos Office, 8707 Main Street, Osoyoos, B.C. V0H 1V0 up to 2:00 p.m. local time, Thursday, June 21st, 2018. Tenders will be opened in public in the Town of Osoyoos Office at 2:00 p.m. on the tender closing date.   The project comprises the following works and approximate quantities: Local storm sewer installations of catch basins, drywells and perforated pipe sections 4500m² of asphalt c/w base gravels and removal of existing surfaces 240m of asphalt curbing TENDER DRAWING Tender Documents are available electronically on BC Bid. Printed copies are available from the offices of TRUE Consulting (Kamloops) at a cost of $50, which is non-refundable. A Planholder Registration Form must be completed and emailed to TRUE Consulting at info@true.bc.ca in order to receive any addendums and/or additional information regarding this tender. It is the sole responsibility of the Planholder to ensure that the Registration Form has been received by TRUE Consulting.   Tenders must be accompanied by the following: A BID BOND, CASH DEPOSIT, CERTIFIED CHEQUE or IRREVOCABLE LETTER OF CLEAN CREDIT in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the Tendered Price. If a Bid Bond is provided, a CONSENT OF SURETY relating to subsequent security arrangements for PERFORMANCE and LABOUR AND MATERIALS PAYMENT GUARANTEES. If the information stipulated above is not enclosed with the Tender at the time of opening, the Tender will be rejected. Tenders received after the closing time will be returned unopened. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. Engineer TRUE Consulting Group Ste. 201 - 2079 Falcon Road Kamloops  BC  V2C 4J2 (T)  250.828.0881 (F)  250.828.0717 Owner Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6515 (F)  250.495.2400 No phone calls regarding the tender results. They will be posted on the applicable news article on this website within '24 hours' after the deadline.  
  • 20 June 2018
    Cactus Kids Day Camp Pre-Registration on June 20-21 All kids ages 5-12 are invited to come and participate!  Our exciting theme weeks are fun-filled with crafts, games, swimming and special events!  The Cactus Kids Day Camp begins on July 3, 2017 and runs till August 24, 2018.   Registration  Pre-registration will be held June 20 & June 21 from 8:30am-10:30am and 2:00pm-4:00pm in person at the Sonora Community Centre. Registration will not be available online. Registration will not be accepted before the Registration Days. Registrations will be accepted after June 21 at the Cactus Centre. Please bring child’s birth certificate to register. Register for the day, the week or the whole summer! Half-day option will no longer be available.  Drop-ins are available as space allows. Special rates for 2 or more siblings registering at the same time! Please see the Pricing Guide for more information. Information Brochure - CLICK HERE Pricing Guide - CLICK HERE Don't miss out on the action this summer! Visitors are welcome! It is strongly recommended that participants wear hats, sunscreen and bring water! For more information please contact: Sonora Community Centre 8505 68 Avenue, Box 3010 Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T) 250.495.6562 (E) recreation@osoyoos.ca
  • 19 June 2018
    NEW Fitness Class starting June 19 at Sonora Community Centre We are pleased to announce the start of a NEW FITNESS CLASS with Jorg Mardian from Three60Fitness Athletics. FunctionBlast A class focused on helping people achieve their health and fitness goals through challenging STRENGTH, MOBILITY and FUNCTION! We encourage all fitness levels and everyone will be challenged and encourage each other through every workout.  We have fun, we work hard and we get results!   Tuesdays & Thursdays 8:45 am-9:45 am starting June 19 Regular drop-in and membership fees apply. Sonora Community Centre 250.495.6562 recreation@osoyoos.ca        
  • 19 June 2018
    TENDER Kingfisher and 89th Street Realignment Deadline Extended to June 19 TENDER CLOSED H&M EXCAVATING $300,056.93 MIKE JOHNSON EXCAVATING $309,347.90 Sealed Tenders clearly marked “Kingfisher and 89th Street Realignment” will be received at the Town of Osoyoos Municipal Office, 8707 Main Street, PO Box 3010, Osoyoos, B.C. V0H 1V0 up to 2:00 PM local time, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, extended now to June 19. Tenders will be opened in public in the Town of Osoyoos Municipal Office at 2:00 p.m. on the tender closing date. The project comprises the following works and approximate quantities:  Realignment of 154 l.m. of concrete sidewalk  Realignment of 1700 m² of roadway  Removal of 360 m² roadway island  1050m³ Cut to Export  Preparation of level finished ground for future construction efforts  140 l.m. of 200ø and 250ø storm main and manhole 33 l.m. of 100ø water service TENDER DRAWING ADDENDUM 1 ADDENDUM 2 ADDENDUM 3 Tender Documents are available by clicking the links above or on BC Bid. Printed copies are available from the offices of TRUE Consulting (Kamloops) at a cost of $100.00, which is non-refundable. A Planholder Registration Form must be completed and emailed to TRUE Consulting at info@true.bc.ca in order to receive any addendums and/or additional information regarding this tender. It is the sole responsibility of the Planholder to ensure that the Registration Form has been received by TRUE Consulting. Tenders must be accompanied by the following: A BID BOND, CASH DEPOSIT, CERTIFIED CHEQUE or IRREVOCABLE LETTER OF CLEAN CREDIT in the amount of ten percent (10%) of the Tendered Price. If a Bid Bond is provided, a CONSENT OF SURETY relating to subsequent security arrangements for PERFORMANCE and LABOUR AND MATERIALS PAYMENT GUARANTEES. If the information stipulated above is not enclosed with the Tender at the time of opening, the Tender will be rejected. Tenders received after the closing time will be returned unopened. The lowest or any Tender will not necessarily be accepted. Engineer TRUE Consulting Group Ste. 201 - 2079 Falcon Road Kamloops  BC  V2C 4J2 (T)  250.828.0881 (F)  250.828.0717 Owner Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6515 (F)  250.495.2400 No phone calls regarding the tender results. They will be posted on the applicable news article on this website within '24 hours' after the deadline.
  • 18 June 2018
    Annual General Meeting on June 18, 2018 Pursuant to Section 99 of the Community Charter, the Town of Osoyoos is holding an Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 1:00 PM in Town Council Chamber located at 8707 Main Street.   Council will present the Town's Annual Report and welcomes submissions and inquiries from the public at the meeting with respect to the Report.  Copies of the Annual Report will be available at the Town Office as of Friday, June 1, 2018. Further notice is hereby given that the Regular Open Meeting of Council scheduled for Monday, June 18, 2018 will begin immediately following the Annual General Meeting.   Janette Van Vianen, CMC Director of Corporate Services Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos BC   V0H 1V0 (T) 250.495.6515 (E) info@osoyoos.ca
  • 18 June 2018
    2018 Summer Leisure Guide is NOW available online! Find out what’s happening this summer at the Sonora Community Centre! Jammed packed with activities for children and adults. The 2018 Summer Leisure Guide is now available online - see below. Paper copies of the 2018 Summer Leisure Guide will be available for pick up at the Sonora Community Centre and Town Hall after June 19, 2018. Registration is now open for all programs.                      Online registration is now open! Recreation Online Program Registration Cactus Kids Day Camp All programs are open to community members and visitors.  Looking for something to do this Summer? Then pick up your copy today! Sonora Community Centre 8505 68th Avenue Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.4623 (F)  250.495.2400 (E) recreation@osoyoos.ca  
  • 18 June 2018
    Community Services Fees and Charges Increase as of June 18 Beginning Monday, June 18, 2018, fees for the Community Services Department, including drop-in, membership and rentals fees at the Sonora Community Centre and Sun Bowl Arena will be increased 3.2%. This is in accordance to the Recreation Department Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw. CLICK HERE to review the 3.2% CPI Adjustments. This increase is a result of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Sonora Community Centre 8505 68 Avenue Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6562 (E)  recreation@osoyoos.ca
  • 15 June 2018
    West Bench Dog Park Timeline and Progress Construction of the West Bench Dog Park is well underway. Below is a timeline of the work that is being done as well a link to information about the West Bench Dog Park Committee. CLICK HERE for information on the West Bench Dog Park Committee including agendas, minutes and reports. CLICK HERE for information on Dogs in Parks. Community Services Department 8505 68 Avenue Osoyoos, BC (T)  250.495.6562 (E)  recreation@osoyoos.ca  
  • 3 June 2018
    Desert Sunrise Marina and Boat Launch Opens June 3, 2018 The Desert Sunrise Marina will be open starting Sunday June 3, 2018 at 8:00 am. Please ensure that extra precaution is taken as the lake levels are still higher than normal. Wake action should be minimized to prevent shoreline erosion.  Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. Report any hazards on the lake to the marina operators or to the Town Hall at 250.495.6515. CLICK HERE for more information about the Desert Sunrise Marina and Boat Launch. CLICK HERE for information about Boat Trailer Parking. Town of Osoyoos 250-495-6515 info@osoyoos.ca
  • 1 June 2018
    Town of Osoyoos Information on Sandbag Removal 2018 Posted on June 1, 2018 Residents choosing to remove their own sandbags are reminded that they are not to dump the sand into the water or along the shorelines.  Residents removing their own sandbags and who use the sand for other areas of their property besides beach area, may do so and are asked to sort the empty bags between polypropylene and burlap bags before taking them to the landfill. Filled and empty sandbags can be taken to the Osoyoos Landfill during regular Landfill hours with no tipping fees being charged or may drop them off at the lot across from the Osoyoos Dairy Queen (CLICK HERE to view the location).
  • 1 June 2018
    Osoyoos Splash Park will OPEN on June 1, 2018 Days:                       Monday to Sunday (7 days a week) Hours:                     10:00 am to 8:00 pm Regular Season:     May to September For more information on the Splash Park, please visit our Splash Park page. Thank you for your patience in the delay of opening the Splash Park due to the flooding situation this year. Community Services (T) 250.495.6562 (E) recreation@osoyoos.ca
  • 14 May 2018
    Town's Age Friendly Consultation Process Begins May 28 In the process to become an Age Friendly Community, the Town of Osoyoos has retained Cardea Health Consulting to carry out a process to complete an Age-Friendly Assessment. During the week of May 28th, older adults, caregivers, stakeholders and community members can share their views via group consultations throughout the Town (e.g.  focus groups, one to one interviews). Focus groups are designed to bring people together in a participatory way.  Interested stakeholders can also complete a brief survey (for older adults and caregivers) posted at: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/OsoyoosAF2018. Click here for more information about the consultation process. Click here for more information about the Age-Friendly Communities Initiative. The following points may be useful: The process only pertains to the services that the Town has a responsibility to provide. So, the Town cannot, for instance, build a new highway route or build new housing for older people. It can only contribute to planning for these things.   The Town is interested in everything that an interested stakeholder has to say, good and bad. In this regard, please encourage all older persons or caregivers to participate in the consultation process. Any process queries or RSVPs to focus groups should be forwarded to:     Gerald Davis Director of Community Services (T)  250.495.6562 (E) gdavis@osoyoos.ca
  • 1 May 2018
    "Normal" Water Restrictions for Town and Rural Water Districts 8 & 9 Schedule "A" Water Conservation and Staged Restriction Bylaw No. 1273 (Town) Schedule "F" Osoyoos Water District Rates and Regulations Bylaw No. 1241 (Rural) MTI Bylaw (Fines) Yellow “Reminder” Flags for Water Restrictions Make Water Work Campaign Regulation Reference Sheet Water Conservation Tips Water Conservation & Staged Restrictions Brochure Normal – ALTERNATE DAYS WATERING: a)  Days of Watering:   Sprinkling is only permitted at residential, commercial and other non-agricultural properties as follows: Even numbered addresses:  Watering is only permitted on Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday Odd numbered addresses:  Watering is only permitted on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday   b)  Automatically Controlled Underground Sprinkling Systems (Residential and commercial): Properties equipped with an automated time clock sprinkler system may only sprinkle between the hours of 12:00 midnight to 6:00 AM on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above. c)  Manually Controlled Sprinklers (Residential and Commercial): Properties equipped with only manually controlled sprinkling systems, including those attached to outside taps, may only operate from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and from 7:00 PM to 12:00 midnight on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above. d)  Sprinkling is not permitted between the hours of 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM during any day at any time of the year. Only one ½” (9mm) diameter outlet (outside tap) may be used at one time for sprinkling, and further, it is not permissible to use an open pipe or hose for irrigating purposes. e)  Use of water hoses is permitted for the purpose of washing boats or motor vehicles only when equipped with an automatic shut off nozzle.  f)  No person shall use water to wash sidewalks, driveways or parking lots, except and only if necessary for applying a product such as paint or preservative, or when preparing a surface prior to paving or repointing bricks, or if required by law to comply with health or safety regulations.  g)  Notwithstanding the above, the following are exempt from restrictions: i)    Watering of public sports playing fields, turf farms, and golf courses; ii)   Watering of flower and vegetable gardens, decorative planters, shrubs and trees using micro-irrigation, drip-irrigation, or a hose with an automatic shut off nozzle; iii)  Commercial car washes so long as each vehicle wash does not exceed 57 L of water. iv)  Under authority of permit issued under this bylaw.   h)  As a further exemption restriction, owners or occupiers of property who, by reason of physical or mental incapacity are unable to water their property within the restricted days and times, may water their property on any two days of the week for a maximum of 8 hours per day.                        For more information please contact:  Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6515 (E)  info@osoyoos.ca   

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Land Disposition & Lease Notices

Land Disposition & Lease Notices

Pursuant to Sections 24 and 26 of the Community Charter Notice, the Town of Osoyoos is required to give notice of it's intention to sell or lease municipal properties.

Tenders & RFP's

Tenders & Request for Proposals (RFP)

Listed below are Tenders, Requests for Proposals (RFP), and Requests for Quotes (RFQ) that are currently open.  Details of Tenders and RFP's previously awarded by Council can be located under the applicable News Item or within the Council - Agendas, Videos & Minutes folder.

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and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

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