Village business winding down as election nears

Not too much on the Keremeos council agenda during light session


The agenda was light at last week’s October 17 regular meeting of Keremeos Village council.

The primary issue of business for council on Monday evening centred around a public hearing and ultimately third reading and adoption of revisions to the village’s zoning bylaw. An upgrade of the comphrehensive document has been underway since the beginning of the year.

Neither the public nor council had any major issues with the revised document, which was given third reading by council after the public hearing, which took place prior to the regular meeting.

It was noted by the mayor that the order of candidates to appear on the ballot for the November 19 election was to be determined by lot. An advance poll for the Village of Keremeos will be held on November 9 in council chambers.

A public open house regarding the Official Community Plan is slated for November 1 from 3 until 7 p.m. It was noted that seniors and students should be encouraged to participate in the open house.


During question period, councillor candidate Arlene Arlow questioned the wording in the Council Procedure Bylaw concerning meeting adjournment times for the revised meeting time of the second regular council meeting of the month from 7 p.m. to 5 p.m. It was explained that the adjournment time was merely a guideline, and that council could decide on a meeting per meeting basis, how long the meeting should last.



Just Posted

Cawston’s Nate Weber helps propel Tigers to victory

Penticton Tigers take home first ever provincial championship

New X-ray machine at the South Similkameen Health Centre will be up and running after Labour Day

Interior Health confirms the equipment was replaced because it was an old version

New Penticton/Kelowna transit route ready to roll out

Route 70 Penticton/Kelowna will provide a direct trip to Kelowna from Penticton and Summerland

South Okanagan powwow strikes a chord on the human level for federal minister

Canada’s Minister of Indigenous Services Seamus O’Regan was the special guest at powwow

Local artists hold first annual Keremeos Art Walk

Painter Bonny Roberts hopes to make Keremeos’ first art walk an annual event

VIDEO: Facebook rolls out tool to block off-Facebook data gathering

CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced the “clear history” feature more than a year ago

B.C. rainbow crosswalk covered in mysterious black substance

Black substance spilled intentionally near Vancouver Island school and difficult to remove

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: Partially cloudy with a chance of thunderstorms

Across the Okanagan, weather is not expected to break 30 C

One pet unaccounted for after early morning Kelowna house fire

A Lakeshore Road home caught fire before 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning

Coming home: Okanagan softball star returns after career-changing injury

Shayla Tyerman joins UBC Okanagan in their inaugural season in the WCSA

RCMP originally planned to arrest Meng Wanzhou on plane, defence lawyers say

The allegations have not been proven in court. Meng was arrested Dec. 1 at Vancouver airport at the behest of the U.S.

Bodies of two missing Surrey men found near Ashcroft

Ryan Provencher and Richard Scurr have been missing since July 17

Ethics commissioner ready to testify on Trudeau, SNC-Lavalin: NDP critic

A new poll suggests the report hasn’t so far hurt the Liberals’ chances of re-election this fall

Inflation hits Bank of Canada 2% target for second straight month

Prices showed strength in other areas, including an 18.9 per cent increase in the cost of fresh vegetables

Most Read