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Council Highlights for February 23, 2021

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International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control Virtual Public Meeting October 14

Resort Municipality Initiative - Visitor Activity Enhancement Program

Art Gallery Osoyoos Poster Contest 2022

National Waste Reduction Week - October 18 to 24

Water Shut Down Notice Hummingbird Lane and Nighthawk Drive - October 19

1st Annual Jingle Bell Run

Christmas Lite-up 2021

Landfill Notice: No Collection of Glass and Styrofoam

East Osoyoos Christmas Market

Council Highlights for February 23, 2021

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


Petitions And Delegations

  • Brian Bagnall and Stephen Kushner made a presentation to Council on behalf of the Osoyoos Pickleball Club. The Club requested an Interim Indoor Facility be available in order to increase the number of courts available for play to meet the current demand. The Club also asked Council to commit to having a permanent location for Indoor Pickleball and to provide financial assistance to help move the project forward. Gerald Davis, Director of Community Services, requested the Club provide further information in regards to the timeline and budget for their proposal.

Staff Reports

  • Jared Brounstein, Director of Operational Services, provided Council with an update on the odour concerns in the community. Director Brounstein reported that staff are working on a 20 Year Master Plan for the Waste Water Lagoons for treatment options and that this plan will be brought to Council once completed for their review and discussion.


Public And Other Hearings

Staff Reports

Councillor and Mayor Reports

  • Councillor King attended a Zoom meeting with the Accessibility and Age-Friendly Committee.
  • Councillor Bennett attended the School District #53 meeting.
  • Councillor Bennett attended the South Okanagan Rural Practitioners meeting.
  • Councillor Bennett attended the Destination Osoyoos board meeting.
  • Councillor Bennett attended the roundtable on the coordination of Vaccine Clinics.
  • Councillor Bennett attended the Primary Care Network meeting.
  • Councillor Harvey attended the Okanagan Regional Library meeting.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the RDOS board meeting.
  • Mayor McKortoff reported that the Primary Care Network is looking at how Oliver and Osoyoos can establish a Primary Care centre in their communities.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the Osoyoos Lake Water Science Forum planning meeting. The Forum is scheduled to be hosted at the Sonora Community Centre in October of 2021.
  • Mayor McKortoff congratulated Chief Clarence Louie on being re-elected as the Chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band.
  • Mayor McKortoff shared that Destination Osoyoos is currently running a Kindness is Contagious campaign.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended a conference call with the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions and the Ministry of Municipal Affairs.

Copies of reports are available within the Council Agenda packages located on the Town’s website

Event date: 
Tuesday, 23 February, 2021
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