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Council

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Council won’t challenge fossil fuel companies

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver isn’t about to hold fossil fuel companies accountable for climate change. That was the decision recently when council agreed...

Council approves nine per cent tax increase

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Oliver residents are advised to brace themselves for another nine per cent tax increase. After four hours of deliberations on Tuesday, council approved...

Town looking at big debt over siphon repair

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Whatever way the Town of Oliver slices it, it’s looking at a sizable debt over the Gallagher Lake canal repair project. On Monday,...

Food sharing hut proposed for Oliver

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chornicle A new initiative could be making its way to Oliver in the form of a food-sharing hut. That was the idea promoted to...

Water councillor felt bullied, calls out council

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chonricle Water councillor Rick Machial remembers what it felt like being bullied as a kid. “I didn’t like being bullied in elementary school, and...

Town of Oliver scrutinizes vacation rentals

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is putting “vacation rentals” under the microscope as it prepares to regulate these uses in a neighbourhood near...

Council opts back in on liquor application

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chonicle From opting out to opting back in, Town council is getting more involved in the Venables Theatre liquor license application. Last summer council...

Council debates carriage home provisions

By Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chornicle Carriage home rules are being reviewed with the idea of encouraging more of these dwelling units in the Town of Oliver. Council...

Baldy gives meaning to Mondays

No need to worry about coming down with a case of the Mondays at the ski hill. And every...

Number of properties increase in Oliver

Lyonel DohertyOliver Chronicle The total assessment roll value in the Town of Oliver has increased by 10.7 per cent...

No one’s jonesin’ to sell weed legally

Oliver Chronicle staff The Town of Oliver has not received any cannabis licensing applications yet but there may be...

Council adopts sewer tax rates

Oliver Chronicle staff The Town of Oliver has adopted amendment bylaws for sewer user and parcel tax rates.

Tuc-el-Nuit Christmas Concert 2018

https://youtu.be/rMTMdO8HTt4 Tuc-el-Nuit Elementary students have finished rehearsing for their annual Christmas concert that takes the stage at...

Town seeks grant for wastewater upgrades

By Lyonel DohertyOliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is crossing its fingers for a $4.6 million grant to upgrade...

Town opts for maximum grant funding for canal

By Lyonel DohertyOliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is going big in its funding application to reroute the siphon...