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Council Meeting Highlights for July 2, 2013

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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

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  • ‘Form Based’ Zoning Approach to Implement the SE Meadowlark Area Plan – Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 1230.12, OCP Amendment Bylaw No. 1230.13; and Zoning Bylaw Amendment No. 1085.87 were given first readings.  An open house information session will be held on July 16th and a public hearing will be held on July 30, 2013 concerning plans for the Southeast Meadowlark area.


  • “Y” Property request for removal of nuisance trees – Council approved moving a budget request to regular council meeting to undertake an assessment the “Y” property trees in order to determine the number and strategy for a “Y” area tree removal program; and provide consulting advice on future tree planting in this area and throughout the community.
  • Osoyoos Seniors Centre – Council will provide a letter of support for the Seniors Centre’s application to New Horizons grant program.
  • Advisory Design Panel – Four members of the community were appointed as members of the ADP.  Councillor McKortoff will serve as the Council representative, with Councillor Ryan appointed as the alternate member.
  • Golf Course Lease – Council approved the renewal of the lease between the Town and the Osoyoos Golf Club for an additional five years.
  • Desert Park Irrigation Project – Council rejected all tenders for this project and requested a revised strategy concerning irrigation of the south end of the Desert Park leased lands, in consultation with the Desert Park Exhibition Society.
  • Medical Marijuana Access Regulations – Federal legislation with regard to medical marijuana access and distribution becomes effective in April, 2014.  This topic will be discussed at the annual UBCM convention and Council has requested that staff prepare a report to be brought forward in October that will identify legislative implications for the town. 
  • 65th Annual Cherry Fiesta and Canada Day Fireworks - Mayor Wells and Council congratulated and thanked everyone involved in organizing the wonderful parade, events, and spectacular fireworks held on Canada Day.
  • Splash Park Fundraising – Tickets are still available for the Rotary Club’s Osoyoos Splash Park Raffle, draw date is July 27, 2013.
  • Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life – Council congratulated everyone involved in the successful event held on June 20th.

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: 
Tuesday, 02 July, 2013
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