Canada's warmest welcome ®* August 21 2019

MLA urges administrative savings be used to save Osoyoos Secondary

osoyoos, canada's warmest welcome

Share page

Text size reduce text size increase text size Share page Facebook Twitter LinkedIn

Participate Osoyoos (Mass Registration) on September 11

2019 Property Tax Payments are Due on Tuesday, July 2

"Family Splash Day" on July 17 and August 14 at Osoyoos Splash Park

Osoyoos Museum - Annual Christmas Open House

71st Annual Cherry Fiesta July 1, 2019

Desert Valley Hospice Society Poker Rally July 7

Desert Park Racetrack Open House on August 5

Groundwater Well Licencing Workshop on August 14


B.C. Government Caucus
News Release
May 31, 2016

MLA urges administrative savings be used to save Osoyoos Secondary

OSOYOOS - Boundary-Similkameen MLA Linda Larson announced today the provincial government is providing the Okanagan-Similkameen School District with $118,102 in funding and called for the funding to be used to save Osoyoos Secondary School.
 
Today's announcement of $118,102 in funding is just one step in MLA Larson's plan to resolve this cost pressure and save Osoyoos Secondary School.
 
"I'm looking forward to working with the school district, school board, parents and the Town of Osoyoos to find a way to save Osoyoos Secondary School," Larson said.
 
"Between the $118,102 in money that I have announced today, and other possibilities such as using the property to generate other revenue, I believe we have a viable plan to keep Osoyoos Secondary School open," Larson added.
 
"Throughout the past few months many of my constituents have asked me what I could do to help save our school. In that time I have been working with the Minister of Education on ways to save this school and am very pleased with the new funding to help this goal that we have announced today."
 
Districts made real efforts to reduce spending on their administration costs - and those efforts have made it possible to help flow those resources into classrooms and services for students. The amount of money being left with districts is equal to the Year 2 of administrative savings districts were asked to find.
 
School districts, including SD 53, have been informed that they will not have to pay their share of $25 million worth of provincial charges this year, and instead can redirect that money into frontline services for students.

-30-
 
Media contact: Dave Paulson, B.C. Government Caucus Communications, 250-952-0778
 

Event date: 
Tuesday, 31 May, 2016
Archived
Press release
While every reasonable effort is made to ensure the accuracy of this data, we are not responsible for any errors or omissions contained on these pages. Please verify any information in question with the Town of Osoyoos.   Town of Osoyoos
Box 3010, 8707 Main Street
Osoyoos, BC V0H 1V0
(TF) 1.888.495.6515
(T) 250.495.6515
(F) 250.495.2400
(E) info@osoyoos.ca

 

Mission Statement
To provide quality community services and facilities, which meet the needs of the current
and future residents of Osoyoos, in a socially, economically and environmentally sustainable manner.

Copyright © 2013 Town of Osoyoos All Rights Reserved. Powered by CivicWeb CMS - Copyright © 2013 iCompass Technologies Inc.