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Special Council Meeting Highlights - February 22, 2022

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 09:02 PM

Delegation:

Melissa Scaman, Executive Director of Lake Country Health gave Council an overview of the services Lake Country Health provides to the community, along with details on why funding in the amount of $23,370 is required in 2022. Council passed a motion to support Lake Country Health with the requested funding in 2022. 

Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA) – Resolutions:

Council approved bringing the following resolutions forward at the upcoming 2022 SILGA conference:

  • RCMP...

Yard waste pick up restarts for 2022

Posted on Wednesday, February 23, 2022 01:49 PM

It may feel a little chilly for gardening season just yet, but yard waste collection is back on! Starting Tuesday March 1, all residents receiving curbside garbage/recycling collection will also benefit from yard waste pick up every two weeks until the end of December.

 

Waste Reduction Facilitator Rae Stewart says, “Now is the time to look inside your yard waste cart. Make sure to take out any materials that don’t belong and may have landed in there by mistake over the winter months - things...

Council Considers Community Input at February 22nd Council Meeting

Posted on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 11:03 AM

Tonight beginning at 6:30 pm Council will consider public input received since December, in response to the proposed 2022 budget. On January 4th Council gave first reading to a proposed increase of 6.62%. Now that projected growth figures from BC Assessment have been updated, revisions to the proposed tax increase have been made and Council will consider a 6.12% rather than the original 6.62% tax increase for 2nd & 3rd readings at the February 22, 2022 Special Council Meeting....

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - February 15, 2022

Posted on Thursday, February 17, 2022 04:18 PM

Delegation:

Matt Thomson, Senior Advisor and Community Housing Lead, from Urban Matters/Urban Systems provided an update on the Regional Housing Strategy  project. Role of local government includes advocacy, facilitation, partnerships, research, and education. Project objectives include the development of regional best practices to regulate and protect rental housing stock and encourage streamlined development processes for non-market housing. Collaboration with the Central Okanagan Poverty...

Regular Council Meeting Highlights - February 1, 2022

Posted on Thursday, February 03, 2022 02:41 PM

 Public Hearing: 

Council heard from the public regarding the proposed Zoning Amendment Short-Term Vacation Rentals. The proposed amendment is to move the regulations for short-term vacation rentals from the header within the bylaw to a newly created section (10.15). Creating a new section outlining the regulations would allow enforcement of short-term vacation rental contraventions. Several citizens spoke to Council presenting their views on the amendment.  

Zoning Amendment...