Highlights from the November 27, 2023 Council Meeting

News Release

Agricultural Land Commission Application No. 23-020-ALC (10080 Ricardo Road)

Council directed that Agricultural Land Commission Application No. 23-020-ALC be forwarded to the Agricultural Land Commission for their adjudication and decision on the proposal which, if approved, would allow for an increase to the existing Temporary Farm Worker Housing campus on the lands owned by Vegpro International Inc.  

5-Year Pavement Management Plan Bike Lane Construction

Council directed Administration to include their 5-Year Pavement Management plan (Plan) in the draft 2024 Budget.  The Plan included direction for Administration to proceed with the design for widening Husband Road from the Mariposa Place/Sunflower Place intersection to 12707 Husband Road to accommodate a bike lane at a cost of up to $330,000 to be funded by the Community Works Fund.

Sunday Funding at Okanagan Regional Library

Council authorized a contribution to the City of Vernon to support continued Sunday hours in 2024 at the Okanagan Regional Library, Greater Vernon branch.

Changes to Council Meeting Schedule

Council approved the following changes to the 2024 meeting schedule.

  • March 11 and September 9, 2024 meetings will be held at the Lavington Fire Hall, 9739 School Road;
  • September 16, 2024 cancelled (due to the 2024 UBCM Convention); and
  • December 23, 2024 cancelled.

North Kalamalka Lake Planning Committee Meeting

The next meeting of the North Kalamalka Lake Planning Committee (Head of the Lake Plan Advisory Committee) was scheduled to be held at 4:00 pm on January 8, 2024.