Council briefs in Keremeos

Council briefs in Keremeos from the regular meeting of May 5

  • May. 8, 2014 8:00 p.m.

Keremeos Council heard from Jodi Hansen and Angie Vriends of White Kennedy Accountants regarding the state of the village’s financial statements at the regular meeting of council on May 5.

Council received the financial statements, later also giving approval to the 2014-2018 financial plan.

Correspondence

Council received a request from Keremeos Community Church for permission to erect a tent for cowboy church during rodeo weekend, May 17-18. Council granted the request.

Council received the fee for service agreement from Similkameen Country Development Association.

Council agreed to proclaim June 7 as National Health and Fitness Day in the village, acting on a request from Alex Atamanenko.

A grant in aid request to Kars Under the “K” for $500 was carried.

The Keremeos Elks made a number of requests to council witih respect to traffic control services and detouring of traffic for the Elks Rodeo Parade on May  19.

Reports

Councillors Thielmann and Arlow delivered written summaries to council describing their participation in the Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA) conference, which took place during the first week of May.

Staff presented to council a report describing reasons for  initiation of a protocol agreement with the Lower Similkameen Indian Band, further seeking council’s approval for the mayor and CAO to begin discussions with the LSIB regarding the creation of a protocol agreement for communication and cooperation. Council accepted the report and the recommendation.

Staff reported to council their intention to bring forward contravention reports on a number of properties in the village. In preparation of this action, staff advised council of the purpose of notices on titile, filed under section 57 of the Community Charter. Council received the report for information purposes.

Bylaws

Council adopted the 2014 -2018 financial plan and the tax rates bylaw for 2014.

 

 

 

 

Just Posted

Vehicle smashes sign and cars in Summerland school parking lot

Driver of a Ford Expedition lost control, crashing into two other vehicles

Dangerous driving in Keremeos and Vernon nets jail time

Gary Patrick Richard will serve 73 days in jail for dangerous driving and other offences

Top classic car show cruises back into Penticton

Peach City Beach Cruise runs June 21 to 23 in Penticton

Penticton pharmacy restricted from dispensing opioid treatment drugs

B.C. College of Pharmacists alleges Sunrise Pharmacy dispensed treatment drugs against rules

Historical Red Bridge celebrated in Canada Post heritage stamp series

Keremeos resident remembers bridge as spot to swim half a century ago

PHOTOS: Elusive ‘ghost whale’ surfaces near Campbell River

Ecotourism operator captures images of the rare white orca

A Kelowna medical research company needs adults with autism spectrum disorder for a study

Three-hundred-fifty patients worldwide will participate in the study

B.C. church’s Pride flag defaced for second time in 12 days

Delta’s Ladner United Church says it will continue to fly the flag for Pride month

RAMA and Migrants Rights Network supporters protest for enhanced labour rights amongst migrant workers

‘I benefit from people who come and do the work that we can’t find other Canadians to do’

Michael McDonald to play in the Okanagan

The five-time Grammy Award winner has sold out Mission Hill Family Estate Winery

Police probe report of shooting as Raptors rally continues

There were reports of a woman being injured at the event that celebrates the team’s NBA title win

North Okanagan adds wildfire protection

“The important message we would like to get out is that there are actions that people can take to make their homes less susceptible to the threat of wildfires”

Oil and gas sector cautious as deadline on Trans Mountain decision nears

Trudeau government expected to announce whether it will approve pipeline for second time on Tuesday

Skipping school costs a dozen B.C. students chance at a new car

Cowichan’s Jared Lammi showed up and won $5,000 cheque toward vehicle, but he can’t drive

Most Read