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Council Meeting Highlights for February 04, 2019

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Participate Osoyoos (Mass Registration) on September 11

2019 Terry Fox Run on Sunday, September 15

Halloween Monster's Ball on October 31 at SCC

Osoyoos Museum - Annual Christmas Open House

Art Gallery Opening Reception for Multitude of Muses on September 6

WCRA Drag Racing September 8 and 22

On Point Official OCP Launch Event September 12

Is Firefighting in your FUTURE come to Participate Osoyoos on Sept 11

International Osoyoos Lake Board of Control Public Meeting Sept 17

Art Gallery Creativity In Our Community Application Deadline Dec 15

CANCELLED - NOTICE of Property Tax Sale on September 30, 2019

Service Canada Scheduled Outreach

2019 Bird Migration Day Open House September 22

Osoyoos Lake Shoreline Clean-up September 26

Business Promoting Business Networking Night Sept 25

2019 Osoyoos Festival Society Annual Christmas Lite Up

Art Gallery Opening Reception for The Way We See It on October 12

Fire Prevention Week Open House and BBQ at Fire Hall on October 12

2019 Empty Bowls Fundraiser November 13

2019 Soroptimists of Osoyoos Fashion Show November 16

Council Meeting Highlights for February 04, 2019

Click on button to watch the video of the Special Open Budget Meeting, Committee of the Whole Meeting and Regular Open Meeting.

  Special Open Budget Meeting  Committee of the Whole Meeting Regular Open Meeting  

  • Council direct administration to change the recommendation in the Delegation of Authority Bylaw to delegate the authority to make expenditures of budgeted funds up to $150,000 to the CAO and directed that the Bylaw be brought forward to the next Regular Council meeting.
  • Report from the Planning and Development Department was brought to Council for information regarding the installation of bollards.  This is for pedestrian safety and main street beautification.  The installation of the new bump outs caused the relocation of the vehicle stop lines and painting of new crosswalks.  Pedestrians have been crossing the street where the crosswalks were previously located and jaywalking has now caused a safety issue.  This project is expected to be $43,000, including purchase of the bollards and installation.


Business Arising from Prior Minutes




  • Council approved an agreement with Penticton Model Aviation Club for the use of the Osoyoos Airport for the term of January 1 – December 31, 2019. 
  • Council approved the improvements to the Child Care as noted in the grant application to the 2019 Community Child Care Space Creation Program. Council approved providing support for the planned improvements being made to the Child Care Center noted in the 2019 Community Child Care Space Creation Program Grant application and further agreed to provide overall grant management for the approved funds.
  • Council endorsed the Osoyoos Fire Master Plan completed by Response Specialties’ as an organizational planning and implementation document.


  • Councillor Bennett had his first orientation with Destination Osoyoos on Wednesday February 6th, 2019
  • Councillor King attended the Rotary First Responders Gala.
  • Councillor Harvey attended the Local Government workshops in Kelowna.
  • Mayor McKortoff attended the Local Government Leadership Academy in Kelowna.
  • Mayor McKortoff thanked the Rotary Club for organizing the First Responders Gala. 

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

Event date: 
Monday, 04 February, 2019
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