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Council Meeting Highlights for May 25, 2021

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Council Meeting Highlights for May 25, 2021

Click button to watch the video of the Regular Open meeting.

Regular Open Meeting


Staff Reports

  • CAO Chabot, on behalf of Deputy Fire Chief Tyler Hilland, reported to Council on the awarding of the contract for the final repairs of the Fire Hall apparatus floor and front apron to Black Diamond Grinding.
  • Council resolved to acquire a Crown Land Licence of Occupation for the purpose of installing a new water main under Osoyoos Lake between Gyro Park and Holiday Inn. This project is intended to upgrade the distribution capacity between east and west Osoyoos with two new parallel water mains through directional drilling under the lake.
  • Council opted to proceed with the proposed boundary expansion for the following properties:
    • 4275 62nd Avenue
    • 3719 62nd Avenue
    • 4280 Highway 3 East
    • 4305 Highway 3 East
and authorized town staff to develop, sign, and submit the proposal to the Provincial Government.


Councillor and Mayor’s Reports

  • Councillor Harvey attended the Traffic Safety Committee meeting.
  • Councillor Bennett attended the School District #53 meeting.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended a Tourism Whistler webinar on how tourism will move forward.
  • Mayor McKortoff encouraged everyone to stay local and support local until restrictions are lifted.
  • Mayor McKortoff noted that Home Owner Grants (HOG) are now being handled by the Province of BC and homeowners no longer apply at Town Hall as they have done previously. Information on where/how to apply can be found on property tax notices and on the Town’s website.
  • Mayor McKortoff noted that the gazebo at Pioneer Walkway has been dedicated to Osoyoos Home Hardware, who donated all the funds to restore the structure.

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

Event date: 
Tuesday, 25 May, 2021
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