Canada's warmest welcome ®* September 25 2018

Council Meeting Highlights for September 4, 2018

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Public Meeting to Learn about Invasive Mussels

Pre-Election Candidate Information Session

Outreach Session - Information on Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

2018/2019 Osoyoos Concert Series - Quartom

2018/2019 Osoyoos Concert Series - Jeffery Straker

2018/2019 Osoyoos Concert Series - The Lovelocks

2018/2019 Osoyoos Concert Series - Shari Ulrich

Public Meeting International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control on Sept 18, 2018

2018 General Local Election Voting Day

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Council Meeting Highlights for September 4, 2018

Click on button to watch the video of the Committee of the Whole, Regular Open Meeting, Public Hearing and Special Open Meeting.
 
Committee of the Whole   Regular Open Meeting    Public Hearing   Special Open Meeting  
 
COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
 
Delegations

  • Osoyoos Airport Development Society President, Glen Harris gave a project update on the Airport and showed where all the funds have been allocated.   Mr. Harris stated if going forward with the runway extension there is no additional large earthwork that needs to be done.  Three crown lots need to be consolidated with the airport lands to allow the road closure.  OADS requested that Council have staff follow-up with the consolidation of three lots.  Mr. Harris stated that their goal is to promote air access to the community so that charter flights can land in Osoyoos. 
  • Canadian Mental Health Association Community Educator, Liesel Reimer gave an overview of what services the Canadian Mental Health Association provides to the public such as: Living Life to the Full, Creating Safe Spaces, Suicidal Alertness.  There are various options of training for community, workplaces and school workplaces.

REGULAR OPEN MEETING
 
Bylaws

  • Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.109, 2018 (Recreational Cannabis Retail Sales in the C1, C2, C3 Zones with Site Specific Rezoning) was read first and second time. To date, the Province has indicated that policies related to the sale of cannabis will be fully implemented by October 17th, 2018.  This amendment allows Council to approve a rezoning application for Cannabis Sales as a site-specific permitted use in the C1, C2, C3 Zones with consideration of Policy PLA-019 and any additional information Council deems appropriate including all or some of the information required through the Provincial Licensing process.  A public hearing is set for October 1st at 7:00 pm at the Sonora Community Centre.
  • Cannabis Retail Sales Policy (PLA-019) was adopted. This policy is to provide general guidelines to assist in consideration of applications to rezone a property in order to accommodate a Cannabis retail sales outlet.
  • Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.111, 2018 – 9141 Main Street was read first and second time.  The applicant is proposing to build a drive-thru car wash and oil change service station in the Gateway Plaza.  A public hearing is set for September 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm in Council Chambers.

Business

Reports

  • Councillor Youngberg reminded everyone of Lobster on the Beach this weekend.
  • Councillor Youngberg advised that puncture vine and clean-up of the Desert Park Facility is ongoing.
  • Councillor Campol enjoyed seeing all the activities that occurred this summer throughout the community.
  • Councillor Campol gave Kudos to all those who help organize and put these events on.
  • Councillor King thanked the Three Amigos for the great entertainment and organization of Music in the Park.
  • Mayor McKortoff thanked the organizers of Music in the Park for all the hard work this summer putting on this event.
  • Mayor McKortoff reminded everyone that school zones are back and please be careful.

PUBLIC HEARING

  • Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.107, 2018 - This is a proposed rezoning of Airport lot 1 from  M1 – General Industrial – Site Specific (restricted uses) to Comprehensive Development CD-10 (to allow for a mix of restricted general industrial uses with accessory residential).  The proposal is to allow for the construction of a 7 unit general industrial building.  The intent is to have one residential unit above each of the strata industrial units. 

SPECIAL OPEN MEETING

  • Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.107, 2018 was read third time. This is a proposed rezoning of Airport lot 1 from  M1 – General Industrial – Site Specific (restricted uses) to Comprehensive Development CD-10 (to allow for a mix of restricted general industrial uses with accessory residential).  The proposal is to allow for the construction of a 7 unit general industrial building.  The intent is to have one residential unit above each of the strata industrial units.

Copies of reports are available within the Council Agenda packages located on the Town’s website www.osoyoos.ca.
 
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: 
Tuesday, 04 September, 2018
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