Monday, April 22, 2019

Council

Council

Economic strategy contract reviewed

Town council is considering awarding an economic development strategy contract to EcoPlan for $72,140. That’s the staff recommendation that will be discussed on Tuesday. The strategy...

Public to get say on cannabis production

Permitting cannabis production in Oliver’s general industrial zone will be the subject of a public hearing on Tuesday. Town council will review a proposed zoning...

Council reviews new park design

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Should there be a “gurgler,” a sculpture or just seasonal plantings? These are the options that Town council is looking at in its...

Mayor appointed to primary care committee

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Town council has appointed Mayor Martin Johansen to represent the community on the Oliver/Osoyoos Primary Care Network Planning Committee. The South Okanagan Similkameen...

Canal funding application on hold

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle At least one councillor in the Town of Oliver believes it’s time to get political over the canal funding issue. On Monday, water...

Gas tax sought to help out fire departments

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The regional district is lobbying the provincial government to utilize gas tax funding for volunteer or paid on-call fire departments. This is one...

Town supports RCMP day

The Town of Oliver is providing a letter of support to have February 1 acknowledged as Royal Canadian Mounted Police Day. Council approved the resolution...

Irrigation start date set for April 15

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Farmers, get ready to start your irrigation systems. The Town of Oliver has approved April 15 as the start (turn on) date for...

Council eyes ‘non-conforming’ suite

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle The Town of Oliver has put the temporary breaks on enforcing its zoning bylaw in relation to a short-term rental on Panorama...

Council highlights

Rise and Report – At the March 11th Closed meeting, Council resolved to release the legal opinion regarding the Role of Water Councillors at...

Council reviews Earle Crescent rehabilitation

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle Earle Crescent residents may be getting a $761,000 upgrade to their street this year. That’s what Town council will look at today. Council will...

Coffee with council

Lyonel Doherty Oliver Chronicle What’s on your mind, Oliver? A number of things, actually. That was evident at last Friday’s coffee and conversation with Town council at Medici’s...

Louie elected OIB chief for 17th time

It’s no surprise to anyone that Clarence Louie was re-elected as chief of the Osoyoos Indian Band. The recent election saw Louie secure 199 votes,...

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...