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CANCELLED March 6, 2018 Council Meeting: Consideration of Temporary Use Permit

Posted on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 05:30 AM

Due to an advertising error, Public Notice of Consideration of Temporary Use Permit (TP2017-003) was not included in the February 28th edition of the local Lake Country Calendar newspaper, and therefore this item has been removed from the March 6th Council Agenda.  


Council has been asked to approve a Temporary Use Permit to allow for rock crushing and screening of material at the site of the subject properties.

The applicant has submitted a soil removal application with the District...

2018 Children's Festival March 3

Lake Country annual Children's Festival March 3rd

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 02:15 PM

Lake Country, BC – The annual Lake Country Indoor Children’s Festival presented by TD Bank is being hosted at the Lake Country Community Complex on Saturday, March 3rd from 11am to 3pm.  With such a large variety of children’s activities from face painting, caricatures, live entertainment and games to a Global Children’s Village with multi-cultural activities, there will be something for everyone in the family.

“It is important that we have activities and events in the community that meet...

2018 Budget approved with 3.5 percent tax increase

Posted on Friday, February 23, 2018 01:45 PM

Lake Country, BC - After Council’s deliberation February 20th, the approval of Lake Country’s 2018 Operating and Capital Budget – along with a five year financial plan – will result in a 3.5 percent tax increase, which equates to approximately $76.00 to an average single-family home (valued at $656,000 for 2018). There are no increases in water, sewer or garbage/recycling fees for 2018.

The increase is made up of 1.5 percent ($33) for the Transportation for Tomorrow roads infrastructure program...

March 6, 2018 Council Meeting: Road Closure and Removal of Highway Dedication Bylaw (Gable Road) 1049, 2018

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:00 AM

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Council has been asked to consider Road Closure and Removal of Highway Dedication Bylaw (Gable Road) 1049, 2018 (RC2017-001) which proposes to close and remove portions of the Gable Road end.

The District of Lake Country intends to transfer the closed road portions, approximately 210m in length, to 3 adjacent property owners, Mr. & Mrs. Elliott ($333,391.28), Mr. & Mrs. MacDougall ($282,289.65) and Mr. & Mrs. Portz ($726,055.64), in exchange for fair market...

Win-Win solution proposed for expanded public access to Carr’s Landing lakefront

Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 11:00 AM

Both the sale and purchase of lakefront land in Carr’s Landing will be on the Council agenda March 6th.  Following a well-attended Council meeting November 7th, 2017where the proposed sale of Gable Road end property was discussed and deferred, the District met with representatives of the Carr’s Landing Community and Recreation Association and other property owners in the area.


“We heard from a number of residents in the neighbourhood of Gable Beach since the sale of some lakefront...