Municipal Government

Stagnant water keeps popular North Okanagan park closed

Splash park, playground and washrooms still closed at Polson Park due to water pooling

 

Local state of emergency declared near Okanagan home

Slope failure cited as City of Penticton issues notice at home in 600 block of Heather Road

 

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen pays nearly $8 million in wages

Figures included in latest Statement of Financial Information

 

Democracy costs Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen more than $500,000

Remuneration and expenses paid to chair, directors and alternate directors comes to $542,588

Boil water notice lifted for select North Okanagan customers

Month-long notice for Mabel Lake Water Utility replaced with water quality advisory

Summerland to examine municipal council transparency

Notice of motion asks for details about open and closed meetings

Summerland extends permissive tax exemptions

As a result of COVID-19, exemptions will continue for one more year

Summerland approves solar project

Despite community opposition, council voted 4-3 for Cartwright Mountain location

Summerland to allow in-person attendance at July 13 council meetings

Two meetings will be held at Summerland Arena Banquet Room to accommodate public

Summerland to hold meeting on solar project

Event on July 13 at 1 p.m. open to comments from the public

LETTER: Land for Summerland’s solar project site was designated for growth

Site represents close to 20 per cent of land marked for future growth

  • Jul 9, 2020

Vernon man urges province to buy Okanagan Lake property

Mike Brown launches petition for government to purchase historic Okanagan Landing property

Signatures gathered in opposition to Summerland solar project

First 15 names included in document to be presented at June 22 council meeting

Summerland staff reworks budget

Tax rate remains unchanged, but some items deferred or cut

Summerland’s municipal payroll nears $8 million in 2019

Payment details outlined in Statement of Financial Information

Summerland council members receive more than $165,000 in remuneration and expenses

Pay details included in Statement of Financial Information for 2019

Summerland considers replacing aging aquatic centre

Facility was constructed in 1976 and is near the end of its useful life

Summerland council to continue online meetings

Virtual meetings remain to comply with COVID-19 restrictions

Summerland not considering allowing alcohol in public spaces

Penticton and North Vancouver have both passed bylaws to relax alcohol consumption rules

EDITORIAL: Revisiting alcohol consumption

A proposal to allow alcohol consumption in some public spaces in Penticton deserves consideration