Public Hearing:

Residents expressed their views and opinions on removing land from the Agricultural Land Reserve to accommodate future light industrial. 

Delegations:

  • MP Tracy Gray gave Council an update on initiatives and advocacy being worked on at the Federal government to support the local community. 
  • Melissa Scaman, Executive Director of Lake Country Health presented to Council an update on services and programs being offered along with a budget request for consideration in the 2023 budget. 

Public Comment:

  • Robyn McAuley voiced her concerns to Council regarding the safety of Beaver Lake Road.
  • Mr. Gupta suggested the District create a platform for residents to rent out their properties and ban current online rental platforms.   

Temporary Use Permit:

Council approved a three-year temporary use permit at 4355 McCroubrey Road that allows for horse riding and day camp groups for up to 50. 

ALR Exclusion Application:

Council approved forwarding an Agricultural Land Reserve Exclusion application for 6 properties prepared on behalf of the District, to the Agricultural Land Commission for consideration. 

Road Closure Bylaw:

Council gave three readings to closing and removing the highway dedication of a portion of Whiskey Cove Road adjacent to the property located at 15892 Carr’s Landing Road. The land would be sold at market value and consolidated by the adjacent property owner. Council will hear from impacted parties and consider adoption of the bylaw at the Regular Council meeting on February 21st at 7:00 pm

Councillor Items:

Councillor Patel made a notice of motion to be considered at a future meeting, that staff be directed to schedule a strategic planning session that will include ways to diversify Lake Country’s tax base. 

Town Hall Meeting Focus on the 2023 Budget – January 31st @ 7:00 pm watch and participate live or in person at Municipal Hall.