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Council Meeting Highlights June 20, 2016

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Council Meeting Highlights June 20, 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​

  • Barbara Leslie, Martina Beck, Coordinator for Aquatic Invasive Species Defence Program and Inspector Tony Sparado gave a PowerPoint presentation on the Invasive Mussel Defence Program.  British Columbia currently does not have and do not want Zebra and Quagga Mussels.  They are currently operating a station at the Osoyoos border crossing.  As of June 1st 2016, 3200 inspections have been completed, 18 decontamination orders, 16 were thirty day drying period, 6 boats did have mussels on them (mainly from Ontario).  Prevention is the key to the stop the invasion of Zebra and Quagga Mussels.  The Town is happy to assist and promote the program.  To learn more visit the Clean, Drain, Dry website.


  • That the Fire Hall Temporary Borrowing Bylaw No. 1321, 2016 be read a first, second and third time.
  • That a Public Meeting be set for July 4, 2016 at 4:00 PM in Council Chambers for public input on the proposed new DCC Bylaw.


  • Council granted approval to offer surplus equipment for sale to the general public at a sealed bid auction
  • Council approved the proposed vending sites at Pioneer Walkway, Lions Park and Goodman Park for use by Brennanigan’s Valley Ice Cream and Osoyoos Delights Asian Fusion Snacks as negotiated by administration; AND that the Town signatories be authorized to sign the Vending Site Licence of Use Agreements once they are signed by the applicants
  • Council approved that the Canal Trail Paving Project be submitted to the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program requesting federal funding in the amount of $59,920.00 to complete the project in the amount of $119,840.


  • Councillor Campol attended the dance oasis recital and congratulated the organizers for the great performances.
  • Councillors Campol and King attended the Piano in the Park grand opening.  Amazing addition and would like to see more.
  • Home Hardware will be having a Tea Party on the unveiling of the murals. Come dress up and join in the festivities.
  • Encourage residents and visitors to attend the 68th Annual Cherry Fiesta events on July 1st
  • Cottonwood Park has had maintenance and improvements done. Encouraged residents to visit.
  • Remind everyone of the July 4th Property Tax deadline.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended a joint Council meeting with the Oliver Town Council.
  • Graduation at the Osoyoos Secondary School is being held on June 29th.
  • Miss Osoyoos Pageant is June 30th at 6:00pm at the Sonora Centre.
  • Encouraged everyone to attend Music in the Park which begins July 2nd at the Band shell
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 9:00 AM 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, 20 June, 2016
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