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  • 9 November 2018
    Employment Opportunity Community Development Manager The Resort Municipality of Osoyoos, BC located in the beautiful south Okanagan Valley seeks a qualified individual for the position of Community Development Manager. Osoyoos is situated in a unique and special environment that includes the warmest freshwater lake in Canada and the warmest annual temperature. It is Canada’s only true desert with the lowest annual precipitation and Sonoran Desert flora and fauna. Surrounded by stunning vistas, beautiful vineyards, fabulous golf courses and other outdoor amenities it is an extraordinary area to visit, play in and live.   Reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), the Community Development Manager is responsible for delivering community development projects, including economic and social services, which enables the town’s growth and development.   If you have experience in community and economic development, organizational abilities, collaborative expertise, project management, effective communication & interpersonal skills and you want to be a “Community Champion” for Osoyoos, then this is a position for you.   Post secondary education relating to community and /or economic development or equivalent training combined with at least 3 years of experience in community based program delivery are required. Additional experience in successful grant writing, development of stakeholder relationships and business association development would also be an asset.   We offer a competitive package of salary plus benefits, salary being commensurate with qualifications and experience. Relocation assistance may be provided as required.  A detailed position description is available by clicking on the link below. CLICK HERE for Community Development Manager Job Description Qualified applicants need to make inquires or apply via email only by 4:30, Friday, November 9, 2018 to bromanko@osoyoos.ca providing the following information: Detailed resume | 3 references | Salary Expectation “Community Development Manager” should be referenced in the subject line of the email All inquiries and resumes should be directed to: Barry Romanko Chief Administrative Officer Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos BC  V0H 1V0 250.495.6515 bromanko@osoyoos.ca
  • 5 November 2018
    Next Town Council to be held on Monday November 5, 2018 Town Council is scheduled to meet on Monday November 5, 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
  • 31 October 2018
    Halloween Monster's Ball on October 31 at SCC
  • 30 October 2018
    Pumpkin Carving/Decorating Contest Deadline October 30
  • 30 October 2018
    RFP Elevator Lift at Desert Park Deadline October 30, 2018 The Town of Osoyoos invites Request for Proposals (RFP) for the supply and installation of an elevator lift for the Desert Park grandstands. A detailed package of the RFP can be viewed by clicking on the link below.  Paper copies will not be provided at Town Hall. Proposals will be opened at 2:00 pm local time, October 30, 2018 at the Town Office located 8707 Main Street.  Proposals received after 2:00 pm local time on October 30, 2018 will be returned unopened.  The Town is under no obligation to accept the lowest or any proposal and may accept the proposal which the Town considers most advantageous to itself. CLICK HERE to view the proposal or BC Bid (www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca). Inquiries related to this project will only be accepted 7 days prior to proposal opening and should be directed to Gerald Davis.  Proposals must be delivered, sealed and clearly marked “Request for Proposal – Elevator Lift for Desert Park Grandstands” to: Gerald Davis Director of Community Services Town of Osoyoos Box 3010, 8707 Main Street Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.4621 (E)  gdavis@osoyoos.ca
  • 30 October 2018
    Destination Osoyoos Visitor Guide Cover Photo Contest Submit your best images for a chance to be featured on the cover of the 2019 Osoyoos Visitor Guide! Destination Osoyoos, in partnership with the Osoyoos Times, is currently creating the 2019 Osoyoos Visitor Guide. New for 2019, Destination Osoyoos is launching a photo contest for the opportunity to be featured on the cover of the 2019 Osoyoos Visitor Guide!  Capture the essence of Osoyoos and show off your photography skills for your chance to be featured. Details below! Requirements: All images must be Osoyoos related and taken within Osoyoos and must be in full color and high resolution (minimum 300px). Please send submissions to Kelsey Archibald, Visitor Services manager at karchibald@destinationosoyoos.com.  Contest closes October, 30, 2018 at 5:00pm PST. CLICK HERE - Read the full list of rules and regulations. Good luck! The Team at Destination Osoyoos
  • 20 October 2018
    2018 Notice of Election by Voting NOTICE OF ELECTION BY VOTING PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY given to the electors of the Town of Osoyoos that an election by voting is necessary to elect a Mayor and four Councillors, for a four year term and that the persons nominated as candidates and for whom votes will be received are: MAYOR – One (1) to be elected Surname                    Usual Names                Residential Address or Jurisdiction McKORTOFF              Sue                                 1011 85th Street, Osoyoos, BC PEDERSON                Doug                               5 Jonagold Place, Osoyoos, BC COUNCILLOR – Four (4) to be elected Surname                    Usual Names               Residential Address or Jurisdiction HARVEY                     Brian                             Osoyoos, BC LONG                         Jane                              3805 Fairwinds Drive, Osoyoos, BC KING                          Jim                               #9-9410 115th Street, Osoyoos, BC BENNETT                    Myers                           Box 314, Osoyoos, BC McINTYRE                  Shelley                         Osoyoos, BC MURSELI                    Sy                                8301 Quince Lane, Osoyoos, BC RHODES                     C.J.                               Box 1246, Osoyoos, BC MUSIC                        Kenny                           202-15 Solana Key Court, Osoyoos, BC THEOPHILUS             Sherani                          Osoyoos, BC VOTING DATES AND LOCATIONS   GENERAL VOTING will be open to qualified electors of the Town of Osoyoos and residents: Saturday, October 20, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at the following location: Sonora Community Centre 8505 – 68 Avenue, Osoyoos, BC   ADVANCE VOTING will be available to qualified electors as follows: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 and Wednesday, October 17, 2018 between the hours of 8:00 am and 8:00 pm at the following location: Town of Osoyoos Council Chambers 8707 Main Street, Osoyoos, BC ELECTOR REGISTRATION There is no need to pre-register to vote as the registration of all electors for this election will take place at the time of voting. You will be required to make a declaration that you meet the following requirements: 18 years of age or older on general voting day Canadian citizen resident of BC for at least 6 months immediately preceding the day of registration resident of OR registered owner of real property in the Town of Osoyoos for at least 30 days immediately preceding the day of registration, and not disqualified under the Local Government Act or any other enactment from voting in an election or otherwise disqualified by law. Resident electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature, e.g. Driver’s License). Picture identification is not necessary. The identification must prove both residency and identity. Non-resident property electors must produce 2 pieces of identification (at least one with a signature, e.g. Driver’s License) to prove identity, proof that they are entitled to register in relation to the property, and, if there is more than one owner of the property, written consent from the majority of the property owners. Janette Van Vianen, CMC Chief Election Officer Town of Osoyoos 8707Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0 (T) 250.495.6515 www.osoyoos.ca
  • 15 October 2018
    Construction Notice for Kingfisher Drive September 27 until October 31 Tender Information | Open House held May 24 | Brochure Construction will begin on the road realignment of Kingfisher Drive starting (Thursday) September 27 until October 31, 2018. This construction is taking place to prepare for the upgrade of the Main Sewage Lift Station. Local Traffic only on Kingfisher Drive. Kingfisher Drive will be open to local traffic only from Hwy 3 intersection. Access to Kingfisher Drive (local traffic only) from Hwy 3 or 89th Street (Corner of Splash Park/Jack Shaw Park) will be closed for the duration of the project. Traffic from Hwy 97 will be permitted on 62nd Avenue and 74th Street. Flagperson(s) will provide assistance with detours when required. Click on the links below for updates. 2018 09 26 Kingfisher Osoyoos - NOTICE TO RESIDENT We appreciate your patience during this inconvenience. Operational Services 250.495.6212 pubworks@osoyoos.ca  
  • 15 October 2018
    Notice 2019 Property Tax Exemptions Please take notice that the Council of the Town of Osoyoos proposes to adopt Year 2019 Tax Exemption Bylaw No. 1346, 2018 under the authority of Section 224 of the Community Charter. By this bylaw, council exempts the following land and/or improvements from taxation under Section 197(1) (a) of the Community Charter, for a 1 year period: Jim Zakall Director of Finance/Deputy CAO Box 3010 | 8707 Main Street | Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6515 | (E)  info@osoyoos.ca
  • 15 October 2018
    Winter Hours of Operation for Park Washrooms As of October 15, 2018 all public park washrooms are closed for the season except for the following which will remain open: GOODMAN PARK & MARINA WASHROOMS Monday - Sunday 7:00 am to 7:00 pm Town Hall (8707 Main Street) Monday - Friday (excluding holidays) 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Marina                                                                                     Goodman Park              If you have information about crimes to Town facilities you can provide an anonymous TIP by calling the Crime Stoppers 24/7 tip line at 1-800-222-8477.  CLICK HERE for more information on the Town’s Parks and Recreational facilities.   
  • 1 October 2018
    Osoyoos Festival Society is looking for VOLUNTEERS!
  • 12 September 2018
    2018 Fall Leisure Guide is NOW available online! Find out what’s happening this Fall at the Sonora Community Centre! Jammed packed with activities for children and adults. The 2018 Fall Leisure Guide is now available online - see below. Hard copies of the 2018 Fall Leisure Guide will be available for pick up at the Sonora Community Centre and Town Hall at the beginning of September. Early registration starts September 12, 2018 at 5:30pm.                        All programs are open to community members and visitors.  Sonora Community Centre 8505 68th Avenue Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.4623 (F)  250.495.2400 (E) recreation@osoyoos.ca
  • 13 July 2018
    FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT - Is Firefighting in your FUTURE? The Osoyoos Fire Department (OFD) is looking to recruit qualified team members to their Department. Being a Paid-On-Call (Volunteer) Firefighter is a great way to be involved in the community, learn firefighting, first aid and emergency skills, keep physically fit and to enjoy the camaraderie of being actively involved in the Osoyoos Fire Department.   FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BECOMING A FIREFIGHTER!   Town of Osoyoos Fire Department Box 3010, 9901 74th Avenue Osoyoos  BC V0H 1V0 250.495.6515 info@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  
  • 1 April 2018
    Boil Water Notice Rural Water Systems 8 & 9 from April 1-November 16 The Town of Osoyoos has issued a BOIL WATER NOTICE for Domestic Water Customers served by Rural Water Systems 8 & 9 Effective April 1, 2018 until November 16, 2018.    Please refer to the first three digits (008 or 009) of the account number on your annual utilities invoice, or click System 8 or System 9. During this time period the water source is switched from groundwater (well source) to Osoyoos Lake surface water supply.  While the Osoyoos Lake water is chlorinated, the current disinfection process is not adequate to protect from bacterial, viral and protozoan pathogens that may be present in the surface water source. The Town of Osoyoos and Interior Health recommend individuals drink boiled water or a safe alternative until further notice. Rural Water Systems 8 & 9 customers, water intended for drinking, washing ready to eat fruits and vegetables, making beverages, ice, or brushing teeth should be boiled for one minute. Interior Health has been consulted, and the public will be notified when conditions change or water quality has improved. The Town of Osoyoos is in the process of separating irrigation lines from domestic lines to improve water quality.  The public will be notified when these projects are completed. Please notify tenants, visitors, or other building occupants of the boil water notice. Thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any further questions please contact: Operational Services Department Box 3010, 11500 115 Street Osoyoos BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6213  (E)  pubworks@osoyoos.ca
  • 1 January 2018
    2018 Committee of the Whole and Regular Council Meeting Schedule Agendas, Minutes and Videos | Council Members |  Printable Schedule  Pursuant to Section 127 of the Community Charter, notice of the schedule of regular council meetings must be published.  The regular meetings of Council are held at 2:00 PM at the Town Office Council Chamber at 8707 Main Street, Osoyoos, BC on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month unless otherwise noted.  In the event that the meeting day is on a statutory holiday, the meeting will be held on the Tuesday. The public is encouraged to attend the Committee of the Whole meetings which take place in Council Chambers at 9:00 AM on the morning of the Regular Open Council meetings at 2:00 PM to learn additional in-depth information regarding upcoming business. The regular meeting schedule is subject to change with notice. The 2018 schedule is as follows: January 2 (Tues) - Cancelled January 15 February 5 February 19 March 5 March 19 April 3 (Tues) April 16 May 7 May 22 (Tues) June 4 June 18 July 3 (Tues) July 16 August 7 (Tues)-Cancelled August 20 September 4 (Tues) September 17 October 1 October 15 November 5 November 19 December 3 December 17

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