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Council Meeting Highlights February 1, 2016

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Public Meeting to Learn about Invasive Mussels

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Halloween Monster's Ball on October 31 at SCC

Council Meeting Highlights February 1, 2016

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

Committee of the Whole Regular Open


  • Denise Eastlick, Executive Director of Osoyoos Desert Society gave a presentation on their highlights from 2015 and the upcoming projects for 2016
  • Cam Bissonnette, General Manager of Osoyoos Duty Free Shop, requested Council’s support with the Travel Rebate Incentive Program for American Tourists


  • Water District Rate and Regulations Amendment Bylaw No. 1241.08, 2016 was read a first, second and third time
  • Water Rates and Regulations Amendment Bylaw 1242.08,2016 was read a first, second and third time
  • Waste Management Services and Regulations amendment Bylaw No. 1309.01, 2016 was a first, second and third time
  • Sewer Rates and Regulations Amendment bylaw No. 1065.17, 2016 was read a first, second and third time as amended
  • The Revenue Anticipation Borrowing Bylaw No. 1318, 2016 was read a first, second and third time


  • Council discussed the use of Bee Friendly Plants in the landscaping projects
  • Council made a motion for a letter to be send to School District #53 expressing their concerns with the proposed closures and requesting a meeting with the Minister of Education as well as work with local parent groups to seek alternative solutions
  • Council budgeted for consultation of 68th Avenue Road Reconstruction this year and for actual construction for 2017
  • Council approved funding of $3,126 for the Osoyoos Lake Appreciation Day and $5,000 for Motorcycle Extreme Jumping and Stunt Riding Show through Resort Municipality Initiative (RMI) funding
  • Council made adjustments in the 2016 capital budget to provide for computer equipment and electronics record management
  • Council gave pre-budget approval for completion of the 74th Avenue reconstruction as well as upgrades to Lions Beach and Gyro Park
  • Council provided a Letter of Support for the Road Travel Rebate Incentive Program


  • Congratulations to the businesses who received awards at the South Okanagan Chamber Awards
  • Congratulations to Staff and Students at Osoyoos Elementary School for a month of kindness
  • Council is encouraging all residents to attend the public meeting at Osoyoos Secondary School on February 9th at 7:00 regarding school closures

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: 
Monday, 01 February, 2016
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