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  • 30 August 2019
    2019 Summer Leisure Guide is NOW available online! Find out what’s happening this Winter at the Sonora Community Centre! Jammed packed with activities for children and adults, the 2019 Summer Leisure Guide is now available online - see below. Hard copies of the 2019 Summer Leisure Guide is available for pick up at the Sonora Community Centre and Town Hall.  Registration starts June 19, 2019 at 8:30am. Online registration opens June 19, 2019.  All programs are open to community members and visitors.  Sonora Community Centre 8505 68th Avenue Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.4623 (F)  250.495.2400 (E) recreation@osoyoos.ca Online Registration starts Wednesday June 19
  • 2 July 2019
    2019 Property Tax Payments are Due on Tuesday, July 2 Click here for more information on how to pay your property taxes. 2019 Property Tax Due Date TUESDAY, July 2, 2019 Property Tax Notices will be mailed the end of May 2019 and payments are to be received by Tuesday, July 2, 2019 @ 4:30 pm. Property Tax Information Brochure  Town of Osoyoos Tax Calculations   Unpaid 2019 taxes (including unclaimed Home Owner Grants) are subject to a 10% late payment penalty. This 10% penalty will be applied to current outstanding taxes after 4:30 pm on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. For more information or questions please contact: Tammy Derbyshire Accounting Clerk (T)  250.495.4612 (E)  tderbyshire@osoyoos.ca  Phyllis Polukoshko Senior Accounting Clerk (T)  250.495.4614 (E)  phyl@osoyoos.ca
  • 26 June 2019
    RFP Platform Lift at Sun Bowl Arena Deadline June 26, 2019 The Town of Osoyoos invites Request for Proposals (RFP) for the supply and installation of a platform lift for the Sun Bowl Arena. A detailed package of the RFP can be viewed by clicking on the link below.  Paper copies will not be provided at Town Hall. Proposals will be opened at 2:00 pm local time, June 26, 2019 at the Town Office located 8707 Main Street.  Proposals received after 2:00 pm local time on June 26, 2019 will be returned unopened.  The Town is under no obligation to accept the lowest or any proposal and may accept the proposal which the Town considers most advantageous to itself. CLICK HERE to view the proposal or BC Bid (www.bcbid.gov.bc.ca). Inquiries related to this project will only be accepted 7 days prior to proposal opening and should be directed to Gerald Davis.  Proposals must be delivered, sealed and clearly marked “Request for Proposal – Platform Lift for Sun Bowl Arena” to: Gerald Davis Director of Community Services Town of Osoyoos Box 3010, 8707 Main Street Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.4621 (E)  gdavis@osoyoos.ca
  • 25 June 2019
    Public Open House Evacuation Route Plan on June 25 The Town of Osoyoos in partnership with Frontline Operations Group is developing an Evacuation Route Plan for the Town. The Town of Osoyoos in conjunction with other agencies and organizations will be working together in collaboration to develop a comprehensive and inclusive strategy to evacuating the town in the event of an emergency or disaster. Members of the public are invited to attend a Public Open House on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm at the Sonora Community Centre, located at 8505 68th Avenue. The Public Open House will give the chance for members of the public to be provided information on the Evacuation Route Plan Strategy and inform the public on the evacuation process. Janette Van Vianen Director of Corporate Services 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6515 (F)  250.495.2400 info@osoyoos.ca Click here for more information
  • 24 June 2019
    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Summer Student Recreation Leaders Summer Student Recreation Leaders – Community Services  Energetic, caring, individuals needed from June 2019 – August 23, 2019.  Applicants with previous experience working with children, a current First Aid Certificate, High Five training and Swimming/Life guarding are encouraged to apply.  This is a bargaining unit position in conjunction with Human Resources and Skills Development Canada - ”Canada Summer Jobs” , with a present wage rate of $17.10 per hour plus 6% in lieu of benefits.   Deadline for résumé submission is 12:00 pm on Monday, June 24, 2019. Please submit your resume online by clicking here or to the undersigned. Janette Van Vianen, CMC Director of Corporate Services Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010, Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (E)    jvv@osoyoos.ca The above position is open to all students.   We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.  
  • 19 June 2019
    Grand Opening of Osoyoos Off Leash Dog Park on June 19 CLICK HERE to view location of the Off Leash Dog Park. For more information or questions please contact recreation@osoyoos.ca
  • 19 June 2019
    NOTICE Weight Room Closure at SCC June 19 (Wednesday) Please be advised the Weight Room at the Sonora Community Centre will be CLOSED on Wednesday June 19, 2019 to allow the installation of a new air handling unit.  The Weight Room is scheduled to re-open on Thursday June 20 at 8:30am.  For more information regarding the closure please contact: Sonora Community Centre (T)  250.495.6562 (E)  recreation@osoyoos.ca We apologize in advance for the inconvenience.  
  • 19 June 2019
    Cactus Kids Day Camp Pre-Registration on June 19-20 All kids ages 5-12 are invited to come and participate!  Our exciting theme weeks are fun-filled with crafts, games, swimming and special events!  The Cactus Kids Day Camp begins on July 2, 2019 and runs till August 23, 2019.   Registration  Pre-registration will be held June 19 & June 20 from 8:30am-10:30am and 2:30pm-4:30pm in person at the Sonora Community Centre. Registration will not be available online. Registration will not be accepted before the Registration Days. Registrations will be accepted after June 20 at the Cactus Centre. Please bring child’s birth certificate to register. Register for the day, the week or the whole summer! Half-day option will no longer be available.  Drop-ins are available as space allows. Special rates for 2 or more siblings registering at the same time! Please see the Pricing Guide for more information. Information Brochure - CLICK HERE Pricing Guide - CLICK HERE Don't miss out on the action this summer! Visitors are welcome! It is strongly recommended that participants wear hats, sunscreen and bring water! For more information please contact: Sonora Community Centre 8505 68 Avenue, Box 3010 Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T) 250.495.6562 (E) recreation@osoyoos.ca
  • 17 June 2019
    PRESS RELEASE Allan Chabot Selected as Osoyoos CAO  For Immediate Release June 17, 2019 The Town of Osoyoos is pleased to announce Allan Chabot has been hired as the new Chief Administrative Officer (CAO). Chabot, who has worked in local government for more than 30 years takes over as the town’s CAO July 29, 2019.   “Osoyoos is a beautiful community with so much potential” says Chabot, who has served as Revelstoke’s CAO since 2015. “I’m excited to work with the mayor and council to help Osoyoos achieve its strategic goals.”   Osoyoos Mayor Sue McKortoff says Chabot was selected as part of a national hiring competition and brings a wealth of experience to the job, including experience in a resort municipality. “Allan’s background is an excellent fit for Osoyoos,” says McKortoff. “He understands the impacts and benefits of tourism on small communities like ours.”   Chabot was born and raised in Invermere, BC where he was elected to town council at the age of 23. After serving as councillor and mayor, Chabot began working in local government with stops in Prince George, Golden, Fernie and Merritt.   Chabot will take over from Barry Romanko, who announced his retirement earlier this year after more than ten years on the job. Romanko and Chabot will work together during the transition period to provide continuity in town operations.   -30- For additional information please contact: Barry Romanko Chief Administrative Officer 250.495.6515 bromanko@osoyoos.ca Sue McKortoff Mayor 250.498.1857 smckortoff@osoyoos.ca Background Information Selected as part of a national hiring competition  More than 30 years of experience working in local government Has experience managing resort municipalities and understands the impacts and benefits of tourism on small communities like Osoyoos Revelstoke CAO since 2015 Takes over from Barry Romanko July 29 Also worked in Prince George, Golden, Fernie and Merritt Corporate Officer in Golden City Clerk in Prince George for more than 6 years Elected to Invermere council at age 23 Went on to serve as Mayor of Invermere 1988-1990 Born and raised in Invermere
  • 17 June 2019
    PUBLIC HEARING Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.120, 2019 on June 17 Public Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4:15 pm in the Town of Osoyoos Council Chambers located at 8707 Main Street. Council will receive input on Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.120, 2019, which received first and second readings on June 3rd , 2019. Bylaw No. 1085.120,2019  - proposes to rezone from M1 industrial to M1 site specific for a cannabis production facility, shown on the accompanying map, legally described as Lot 8, District Lot 2450s, SDYD, Plan KAP32242 (located at 11201 115th Street). All persons will be given an opportunity to be heard and/or present written submissions on  the matter above. Written submissions can be mailed to the undersigned or emailed to info@osoyoos.ca (The Town will only guarantee that emails received to this address will form part of the Council Agenda). The entire content of all submissions will be made public and form a part of the public record for these matters. The deadline for written submissions is 12:00 pm (Noon) Friday, June 14, 2019. A copy of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment may be reviewed by clicking on the link below or at the Department of Planning and Development Services office, located at 8711 Main Street from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, excluding lunch hours from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and excluding Saturdays and Sundays. Zoning Amendment Bylaw 1085.120, 2019 2019 06 03 REG RPT 1 Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.120, 2019 Gina MacKay, MCIP, RPP Director of Planning & Development Services Box 3010, 8711 Main Street Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0 (T)    250.495.6191 (F)    250.495.2400 (E)   gmackay@osoyoos.ca
  • 17 June 2019
    PUBLIC HEARING Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.112, 2019 on June 17 Public Notice is hereby given that a Public Hearing will be held on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm in the Town of Osoyoos Council Chambers located at 8707 Main Street.  Council will receive input on Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.112, 2019, which received first and second readings on June 3rd , 2019. Bylaw No. 1085.112, 2019 - proposes to rezone from R1 – Single Family Residential to R2 – Single Family Residential Small Lot and R3 – Low Density Residential, shown on the accompanying map, legally described as Lot 8, District Lot 2450s, SDYD, Plan KAP88583 Except KAP89313 and EPP24123 (located at Sawgrass Dr). All persons will be given an opportunity to be heard and/or present written submissions on the matter above. Written submissions can be mailed to the undersigned or emailed to info@osoyoos.ca (The Town will only guarantee that emails received to this address will form part of the Council Agenda). The entire content of all submissions will be made public and form a part of the public record for these matters.   The deadline for written submissions is 12:00 pm (Noon) Friday, June 14, 2019. A copy of the proposed zoning bylaw amendment may be reviewed by clicking on the link below or at the Department of Planning and Development Services office, located at 8711 Main Street from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, excluding lunch hours from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm and excluding Saturdays and Sundays. Zoning Amendment Bylaw 1085.112, 2019 2019 06 03 REG RPT 1 Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.112, 2019 Gina MacKay, MCIP, RPP Director of Planning & Development Services Box 3010, 8711 Main Street Osoyoos BC V0H 1V0 (T)    250.495.6191 (E)   gmackay@osoyoos.ca  
  • 17 June 2019
    Next Town Council to be held on Monday June 17, 2019 Town Council is scheduled to meet on Monday June 17, 2019 at 9:00 AM for the Committee of the Whole meeting and at 2:00 PM for the Regular Open Meeting in Council Chambers, Town Hall, 8707 Main Street Council agendas are available online or at the Town Hall on the preceding Friday for each meeting.   Regular and Special Meetings Committee of the Whole Meetings Town of Osoyoos 250.495.6515 info@osoyoos.ca
  • 17 June 2019
    Annual General Meeting on June 17, 2019 Pursuant to Section 99 of the Community Charter, the Town of Osoyoos is holding an Annual General Meeting on Monday, June 17, 2019 at 1:00 PM in Town Council Chamber located at 8707 Main Street.   Council will present the Town's Annual Report and welcomes submissions and inquiries from the public at the meeting with respect to the Report.  Copies of the Annual Report will be available at the Town Office as of Friday, May 31, 2019 or you can view here. Further notice is hereby given that the Regular Open Meeting of Council scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019 will begin immediately following the Annual General Meeting.   Janette Van Vianen, CMC Director of Corporate Services Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos BC   V0H 1V0 (T) 250.495.6515 (E) info@osoyoos.ca
  • 3 June 2019
    Council Meeting Highlights for June 3, 2019 Click on button to watch the video of the Committee of the Whole and Regular Open meetings.   Committee of the Whole Regular Open   COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE MEETING   Delegations Doug Robb, General Manager, and Jay Hendrickson, Sponsorship Chair, from the Osoyoos Golf Club made a presentation regarding the 2019 Canadian Women’s Mid-Amateur & Seniors Championships on August 17th to 20th at the Osoyoos Golf Course. The Osoyoos Golf Club requested sponsorship in the approximate amount of $2,000. Council directed staff to bring back a report on providing assistance to the championships.   REGULAR OPEN MEETING   Correspondence Council directed administration to provide a letter of support for the RDOS grant application to the Organic Infrastructure Program for the development of a compost site at the Oliver Landfill. Council indicated their support for the Canadian Urban Libraries Council in its efforts to increase access to digital publications for library users across Canada and called on the Federal Government to investigate barriers faced by libraries in acquiring digital publications and the problems that poses for vulnerable demographic groups in Canada. Council further asked the Federal Government to develop a solution that increases access to digital publications across Canada and assist libraries in meeting the cost requirements to acquire those publications.   Bylaws Revenue Anticipation Borrowing Bylaw No. 1352, 2019 was read for a first, second, and third time. If approved this bylaw will authorize the Municipality to borrow up to $1,500,000.00 to meet current expenditures and pay amounts to meet the municipalities taxing obligations. Off-Street Parking Amendment Bylaw No. 1274.04, 2019 was read for a first, second, and third time. If approved this bylaw would allow the parking of Recreational Vehicles for a maximum of 7 days, and would allow the parking of utility trailers for the duration of special events in Town, in the boat trailer parking lot. RV's would require a special permit from the town and both will require payment of the required parking fees. Council Indemnity Amendment Bylaw No. 1345, 2019 was read for a first, second, and third time. If approved this amendment would set the benchmark for loss of stipend for a Council member as the missing of two consecutive regularly scheduled meetings (or 30 days absence from duties – whichever is greater) without leave of Council. Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.120, 2019 was read for a first and second time. If approved this amendment would allow for a site specific cannabis production facility to be located at 11201 115th Street. Council set a Public Hearing for June 17th, 2019 at 4:15 PM in Council Chambers. Zoning Amendment Bylaw No. 1085.112, 2019 was read for a first and second time. If approved this amendment would allow for the creation of one new single family and a strata development of 8 duplex lots at the top of the Dividend Ridge subdivision. Council set a Public Hearing for June 17th, 2019 at 4:00 PM in Council Chambers.   Business Council approved the variance and issuance of Development Variance Permit No. 19-01 which enabled the construction of a garage in the front yard at 7028 45th Street. Council approved the variance and issuance of Development Variance Permit No. 19-02 which enabled the construction of a garage in the front yard at 8407 87th Street. Council appointed Vivian Grace Elvik as a Bylaw Enforcement Officer for the purpose of enforcement of municipal bylaws for the Town of Osoyooos. Council approved the art display of the Project of Heart at the Sonora Community Centre.   Reports Councillor Harvey attended the Okanagan Regional Library Board meeting last month. Councillor Harvey attended the Osoyoos Lawn Bowling Club invitational event. Councillor Rhodes noted that the Dog Park Committee is planning on meeting on June 5th. Councillors Rhodes and Bennett thanked and congratulated the Cactus Jalopies coordinators and volunteers for the great event this past weekend with over 600 cars in attendance. Councillor Bennett attended the School District #53 meeting. Mayor McKortoff and Councillor Bennett attended a meeting between Council and the Osoyoos Indian Band. Mayor McKortoff and Councillor Bennett attended the Access Awareness Day event at the Farmers Market. Mayor McKortoff encouraged everyone to pay their property taxes ahead of the July 2nd due date. Mayor McKortoff attended a meeting with the South Okanagan General Hospital Medical Foundation. Mayor McKortoff noted that Global Wellness Day is Saturday June 8th. Mayor McKortoff attended a demonstration at Osoyoos Secondary School by the Odd Squad. Mayor McKortoff encouraged everyone to sign up for the Waterwise challenge.      Copies of reports are available within the Council Agenda packages located on the Town’s website www.osoyoos.ca.   The public is encouraged to attend the Committee of the Whole meetings which take place in Council Chambers at 9:00 am on the morning of the Regular Open Council meetings at 2:00 pm to learn additional in-depth information regarding upcoming business.
  • 1 May 2019
    "Normal" Water Restrictions for Town and Rural Water Districts 8 & 9 Schedule "A" Water Conservation and Staged Restriction Bylaw No. 1273 (Town) Schedule "F" Osoyoos Water District Rates and Regulations Bylaw No. 1241 (Rural) MTI Bylaw (Fines) Yellow “Reminder” Flags for Water Restrictions Make Water Work Campaign Regulation Reference Sheet Water Conservation Tips Water Conservation & Staged Restrictions Brochure Normal – ALTERNATE DAYS WATERING: a)  Days of Watering:   Sprinkling is only permitted at residential, commercial and other non-agricultural properties as follows: Even numbered addresses:  Watering is only permitted on Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday Odd numbered addresses:  Watering is only permitted on Sunday, Wednesday and Friday   b)  Automatically Controlled Underground Sprinkling Systems (Residential and commercial): Properties equipped with an automated time clock sprinkler system may only sprinkle between the hours of 12:00 midnight to 6:00 AM on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above. c)  Manually Controlled Sprinklers (Residential and Commercial): Properties equipped with only manually controlled sprinkling systems, including those attached to outside taps, may only operate from 6:00 AM to 10:00 AM and from 7:00 PM to 12:00 midnight on the days permitted by the sprinkling regulations as described above. d)  Sprinkling is not permitted between the hours of 10:00 AM and 7:00 PM during any day at any time of the year. Only one ½” (9mm) diameter outlet (outside tap) may be used at one time for sprinkling, and further, it is not permissible to use an open pipe or hose for irrigating purposes. e)  Use of water hoses is permitted for the purpose of washing boats or motor vehicles only when equipped with an automatic shut off nozzle.  f)  No person shall use water to wash sidewalks, driveways or parking lots, except and only if necessary for applying a product such as paint or preservative, or when preparing a surface prior to paving or repointing bricks, or if required by law to comply with health or safety regulations.  g)  Notwithstanding the above, the following are exempt from restrictions: i)    Watering of public sports playing fields, turf farms, and golf courses; ii)   Watering of flower and vegetable gardens, decorative planters, shrubs and trees using micro-irrigation, drip-irrigation, or a hose with an automatic shut off nozzle; iii)  Commercial car washes so long as each vehicle wash does not exceed 57 L of water. iv)  Under authority of permit issued under this bylaw.   h)  As a further exemption restriction, owners or occupiers of property who, by reason of physical or mental incapacity are unable to water their property within the restricted days and times, may water their property on any two days of the week for a maximum of 8 hours per day.                        For more information please contact:  Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6515 (E)  info@osoyoos.ca   
  • 1 May 2019
    2019 Make Water Work Campaign! We are asking residents of Osoyoos to visit MakeWaterWork.ca and “Take the Pledge”. If you haven't taken the pledge yet, please do so by clicking on the icon to the left. Then share the link with friends and family to do the same. More details will be posted here when they become available. Corinne Jackson Communications Director Okanagan Basin Water Board Office:   250.469.6271 Email:   corinne.jackson@obwb.ca   Click on the link below for more information: Town Water Restrictions   
  • 1 May 2019
    Boulevard Maintenance Regulations for Property Owner/Occupier 3.3    Every owner of real property shall maintain the sidewalk, boulevard, and lane adjacent to their real property and without limitation shall: remove accumulations of filth, leaves, rubbish, discarded materials, hazardous objects and materials that obstruct a drainage facility; remove all filth, leaves, rubbish, discarded materials, hazardous objects and materials from all boulevards and sidewalks; in keeping with the reasonable standard of maintenance in the area, keep grassed areas trimmed and irrigated and reasonably free of weeds; keep in good repair all driveway crossings; trim and maintain all trees and plantings; and cut, trim or remove any tree, fence, hedge or other item that obstructs or could reasonably be expected to obstruct the vision or safety of all pedestrians, cyclists or vehicles using streets adjacent to the property; where the real property is in a commercial area, as defined in the Town’s Zoning Bylaw, every owner of real property shall sweep the sidewalks in front of and adjacent to the real property and remove all accumulations of filth, leaves, rubbish, discarded materials, and hazardous objects and materials from adjacent sidewalks no later than 10:00 AM each day; remove any puncturevine or longspine sandbur plants (preferably prior to the development of seed pods) by pulling the plant and disposing of it in a double thick garbage bag. Alternatively the area infested with these invasive plants can be covered with a weed barrier cloth and 4 inches of mulch or decorative rock which should prevent the future spread of these plants; 3.4     No person shall deposit filth, leaves, rubbish, discarded materials, or hazardous objects or materials removed from sidewalks, boulevards, lanes, or private property onto Town property or highways. In accordance with Good Neighbour Bylaw No. 1277, Part 3 Property Maintenance | Section 3.3 and 3.4.  Thank you for your cooperation in keeping the boulevards clean. Operational Services 11500 115 Street (T)  250.495.6213 (E)  pubworks@osoyoos.ca  
  • 1 May 2019
    Summer Hours of Operation for Park Washrooms​ Washroom Season May 1 – October 15 The summer washroom hours of operations are open daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM for the following Parks: Cottonwood Park | Goodman Park | Gyro Park | Kinsmen Park | Legion Beach | Lions Park | Pioneer Walkway Park Desert Sunrise Marina    If you have information about crimes to Town facilities you can provide an anonymous TIP by calling the Crime Stoppers 24/7 tip line at 1-800-222-8477.  CLICK HERE for more information on the Town’s Parks and Recreational facilities.   
  • 1 April 2019
    SUMMER HOURS Osoyoos & District Sanitary Landfill No PERSON shall act in a manner that is threatening, discourteous, disruptive, or willfully negligent while on the SITE. Osoyoos & District Sanitary Landfill rates/fees changed on May 1, 2017 to $110.00 per metric tonne, unless otherwise specified. The minimum charge remains at $5.00. SUMMER HOURS - April 1 to October 31 Tuesday              8:00 am to 4:00 pm Wednesday       11:00 am to 4:00 pm Thursday           11:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday                11:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday             8:00 am to 4:00 pm   HOUSEHOLD RECYCLING bins are accessible, without charge, during Landfill operational hours.   YARD AND GARDEN WASTE free up to 100 Kg per load. Conditions apply.   All loads entering the landfill must be covered and secured or will be fined as per Bylaw 1309, 2017. CLICK HERE to view Landfill Brochure. Please click here for more information and rates. Town of Osoyoos 8707 Main Street, Box 3010 Osoyoos  BC  V0H 1V0 (T)    250.495.6515 (E)    info@osoyoos.ca  
  • 1 April 2019
    Boil Water Notice Rural Water Systems 8 & 9 from April 1-November 16 The Town of Osoyoos has issued a BOIL WATER NOTICE for Domestic Water Customers served by Rural Water Systems 8 & 9 Effective April 1, 2019 until November 16, 2019.    Please refer to the first three digits (008 or 009) of the account number on your annual utilities invoice, or click System 8 or System 9. During this time period the water source is switched from groundwater (well source) to Osoyoos Lake surface water supply.  While the Osoyoos Lake water is chlorinated, the current disinfection process is not adequate to protect from bacterial, viral and protozoan pathogens that may be present in the surface water source. The Town of Osoyoos and Interior Health recommend individuals drink boiled water or a safe alternative until further notice. Rural Water Systems 8 & 9 customers, water intended for drinking, washing ready to eat fruits and vegetables, making beverages, ice, or brushing teeth should be boiled for one minute. Interior Health has been consulted, and the public will be notified when conditions change or water quality has improved. The Town of Osoyoos is in the process of separating irrigation lines from domestic lines to improve water quality.  The public will be notified when these projects are completed. Please notify tenants, visitors, or other building occupants of the boil water notice. Thank you in advance for your patience. If you have any further questions please contact: Operational Services Department Box 3010, 11500 115 Street Osoyoos BC  V0H 1V0 (T)  250.495.6213  (E)  pubworks@osoyoos.ca
  • 1 January 2019
     2019 Committee of the Whole and Regular Council Meeting Schedule Agendas, Minutes and Videos | Printable Schedule  Pursuant to Section 127 of the Community Charter, notice of the schedule of regular council meetings must be published.  The regular meetings of Council are held at 2:00 PM at the Town Office Council Chamber at 8707 Main Street, Osoyoos, BC on the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month unless otherwise noted.  In the event that the meeting day is on a statutory holiday, the meeting will be held on the Tuesday. The public is encouraged to attend the Committee of the Whole meetings which take place in Council Chambers at 9:00 AM on the morning of the Regular Open Council meetings at 2:00 PM to learn additional in-depth information regarding upcoming business. The regular meeting schedule is subject to change with notice. The 2019 schedule is as follows: January 7 - Cancelled January 21 February 4 February 19 (Tuesday) March 4 March 18 April 1 April 15 May 6 May 21 (Tues) June 3 June 17 July 2 (Tuesday) July 15 August 6 (Tuesday)-Cancelled August 19 September 3 (Tuesday) September 16 October 7 October 21 November 4 November 18 December 2 December 16
  • 1 January 2019
    Osoyoos Festival Society is looking for VOLUNTEERS!
  • 1 January 2019
    FIREFIGHTER RECRUITMENT Is Firefighting in your FUTURE? The Osoyoos Fire Department (OFD) is looking to recruit qualified team members to their Department. Being a Paid-On-Call (Volunteer) Firefighter is a great way to be involved in the community, learn firefighting, first aid and emergency skills, keep physically fit and to enjoy the camaraderie of being actively involved in the Osoyoos Fire Department.   FOR MORE INFORMATION ON BECOMING A FIREFIGHTER!   Town of Osoyoos Fire Department Box 3010, 9901 74th Avenue Osoyoos  BC V0H 1V0 250.495.6515 info@osoyoos.ca

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