Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Council

Council

Town rescinds bylaw officers

The Town of Oliver has rescinded the previous appointment of four bylaw enforcement officers. Chief Administrative Officer Cathy Cowan said the four officers are no...

Engineering costs concern councillors

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The money the Town of Oliver is spending on engineering services is a growing concern for two members of council. Couns. Dave Mattes...

Town to promote overdose awareness day

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle If you see the Town Hall illuminated with purple flood lights, you’ll know it’s International Overdose Awareness Day on Aug. 31. On Monday,...

Town looks at establishing youth council

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is working on giving youth a voice in local politics. Today, council members will discuss a draft youth council...

New park contract to be awarded

The Town of Oliver plans to pay $123,000 for the new park on Fairview Road, incorporating a $10,000 water fill station/fountain feature. At tonight’s council...

Town to award capital works projects

Town council is reviewing four capital works projects that will have a big impact on everyone in Oliver. The contracts involve traffic calming on Park...

Where to burn the DCC cash

The Town of Oliver is eagerly counting the money in its development cost charges (DCC) piggy bank to see what projects to complete. Chief Financial...

Council ponders what to do with gas tax money

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Town council has a nice dilemma on its hands – what to do with a “happy little gift” of $250,000. Chief Administrative Officer...

Public meeting planned for housing proposal

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle A public meeting will soon be held to get feedback on an affordable housing proposal at 5931 Airport Street. On Monday, Town council...

Town stiffed by feds on siphon money

Oliver Town council members are very disappointed after coming away empty handed in their quest for siphon repair money. Water councillor Rick Machial still believes...

Traffic delays June 25 to 27

Town of Oliver Residents traveling in the area of Fairview Road (at Road 2) and Princess Place between June 25 and 27 will experience traffic...

Albas seeks Oliver’s support for bill

MP Dan Albas is seeking the Town of Oliver’s help in getting tough on looters who prey on victims during disasters and evacuation orders. The...

RDOS supports single use plastics ban

The regional district is standing behind the call to ban single use plastics in B.C. On Thursday, the board approved a recommendation to support the...

Town not giving up on siphon funding

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver is dogged and determined to get federal funding for the Gallagher Lake siphon repair project. Chief Administrative Officer Cathy...

Town hires new staffer

Submitted by Town of Oliver The Town of Oliver is excited to announce that Randy Houle has been hired to the newly created Director of...