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Council Meeting Highlights for July 18, 2016

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Council Meeting Highlights for July 18, 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  cid:image003.jpg@01D185BF.E0029B50Public Hearing


  • A presentation given by Stephanie Hall, CEO of Okanagan Regional Library, gave an overview of services being utilized at the Osoyoos Branch at this time as well as the new e-Services coming.  Program attendance has increased but the actual attendance was relatively stable. There is some shifting to electronic services as online visits are increasing.


  • That the Community Services Fees and Charges Amendment Bylaw No. 1180.10, 2016 be read a first, second and third time.  This Bylaw is to amend Recreation Services Fees and Charges.
  • That a Public Hearing be set for August 15, 2016 at 4:00 PM in Council Chambers for public input on the proposed OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 1230.15, 2016 and Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.94. 2016. (For 8316 – 92nd Ave.)  These Bylaws are to amend the Official Community Plan Bylaw No. 1230, 2007 and amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1085, 1998 from “R7 – High Density Residential” to “R3 – Low Density Residential”.
  • That the Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.100, 2016 (Site Specific Permitted Use for Airport property) be read a first and second time.  This Bylaw is to amend Zoning Bylaw No. 1085, 1998 to include the following uses:  .10 indoor automotive storage, repair and restoration, and sales; and .11 caretaker suite with a maximum floor area of 100 m2.
  • That a Special Open Meeting be held on August 9, 2016 at 3:30 PM in Council Chambers Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.99, 2016 (Marihuana Operations).  This bylaw deals with marihuana operations.
  • That the Development Cost Charge Bylaw No. 1322, 2016 be read a third time.  This bylaw sets out DCC charges which developers will have to pay for infrastructure projects.


  • Council directed that the Mayor and Corporate Officer be authorized to sign the Resort Municipality Cost Sharing Agreement between the Town of Osoyoos and the Province of British Columbia.
  • Council denied the request to videotape the Public Hearing on July 18, 2016.


  • Councillor Youngberg commended the Operational Services Department for all their hard work with the improvements to Main Street.
  • Councillor Youngberg thanked the Bylaw Enforcement Officers for doing a great job.
  • Councillor Campol thank everyone who tried to save Good Shepherd Christian School.
  • Councillor Campol would love to see more art in the community; such as retail art, live music.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the street dance on July 16th and Music in the Park on July 15th.  Thanked the volunteers for putting on these great events.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the sod turning event for the Patient Care Tower for Penticton Regional Hospital.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended at the Okanagan Correctional Centre where they advised the building is 88% complete and on time and on budget.  An open house will be held in the fall of 2016.

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, 18 July, 2016
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