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Renders show The Hatching Point brewery, proposed for 2850 Boucherie Road. (City of West Kelowna)

West Kelowna council endorses saloon-style brewery

The Hatching Point has been proposed for West Kelowna’s wine trail area

 

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)

‘I should not have gone:’ Victoria councillor takes holiday trip to Africa

Two Greater Victoria municipal politician admit to traveling in December

 

In July, 2020, Summerland council met in the Summerland Arena Banquet Room to hold a meeting about the solar project. Council has also been holding regular meetings in council chambers, with the meetings being available on video. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland council to examine meeting options

Present livestreaming has been plagued with sound quality issues

 

Residents and visitors will continue to be allowed to legally enjoy an alcoholic beverage in designated public spaces in Penticton until for the rest of the summer. Council voted to extend the project in a July 7, 2020 meeting. (Contributed)

Booze on beach extended through summer in Penticton

Pilot project will stay in place until Oct. 15

Residents and visitors will continue to be allowed to legally enjoy an alcoholic beverage in designated public spaces in Penticton until for the rest of the summer. Council voted to extend the project in a July 7, 2020 meeting. (Contributed)
Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)

Barring public from open council meetings exceeds authority: B.C. Ombudsperson

Orders affected the public attending council meetings

Jay Chalke is the Ombudsperson for B.C. (BC Government photo)
Water drainage issues on 48th Avenue, near Highway 97, are being addressed by the City of Vernon starting March 2. (Submitted Photo)

Project on track to fix pooling water issue plaguing Vernon

Final phase of construction on 48th Avenue

Water drainage issues on 48th Avenue, near Highway 97, are being addressed by the City of Vernon starting March 2. (Submitted Photo)
BX Elementary School is set to have sewer services provided by the City of Vernon. (Contributed)

BX Elementary to receive City of Vernon sewer services

Mayor says the school will be required to join the City of Vernon

BX Elementary School is set to have sewer services provided by the City of Vernon. (Contributed)
Revelstoke city council voted to remove the proposed raises from the budget and have staff draft a policy on council remuneration for their future consideration. (Contributed)

Revelstoke city council backtracks on pay raises

They voted to have staff prepare a policy to ensure fair pay in the future

Revelstoke city council voted to remove the proposed raises from the budget and have staff draft a policy on council remuneration for their future consideration. (Contributed)
The City of Vernon’s financial services division has been the recipient of the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the past 10 years. (City of Vernon)                                The City of Vernon’s Financial Services Division, executive assistant Larissa Fitchett, from left, manager of financial planning Aaron Stuart, director of financial services Debra Law, Mayor Victor Cumming, and manager of financial operations Terry Martens accepted the award Monday. (City of Vernon)

Ten in a row for Vernon financial department

The city’s financial team recognized for its exceptional reports with award

The City of Vernon’s financial services division has been the recipient of the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada for the past 10 years. (City of Vernon)                                The City of Vernon’s Financial Services Division, executive assistant Larissa Fitchett, from left, manager of financial planning Aaron Stuart, director of financial services Debra Law, Mayor Victor Cumming, and manager of financial operations Terry Martens accepted the award Monday. (City of Vernon)
Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Councillor in Revelstoke withdraws proposed 67% pay hike amid backlash

There was significant backlash to the proposed $25,000 and $70,000 wages

Cody Younker, who first proposed the raises for mayor and council has retracted his support for them. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
UPDATE: Revelstoke City Council gives themselves a raise, councillor resigns in protest

UPDATE: Revelstoke City Council gives themselves a raise, councillor resigns in protest

The mayor’s pay is set to go from $30,000 to $60,000 over three years

UPDATE: Revelstoke City Council gives themselves a raise, councillor resigns in protest
Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)

Councillor resigns in Revelstoke after colleagues approved 67% raise

Council approved a 134 per cent raise for the mayor of Revelstoke

Steven Cross was elected in October 2018, he resigned Jan. 21, 2020. (File)
Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers

A group of voters claim conflict of interests should see them removed from office

Court claim accuses B.C. mayor and council of conflict of interest with developers
Spallumcheen council moved granted third reading to a proposal for a mountain adventure park at a public hearing Tuesday night, while adding to the list of requirements the applicants must follow before full adoption of the project. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Spallumcheen adventure park moves forward

Spallumcheen council moved the project forward while adding conditions, still a long track ahead

Spallumcheen council moved granted third reading to a proposal for a mountain adventure park at a public hearing Tuesday night, while adding to the list of requirements the applicants must follow before full adoption of the project. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)