City Council

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Grand Forks votes down letter to support Penticton in homeless shelter battle

Grand Forks city coun. Neil Krog insisted Penticton’s issue with Victoria is about city bylaws, not homelessness

 

Revelstoke city hall. Revelstoke City Council. Revelstoke City Staff. Feb. 24, 2021. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke seeks feedback on budget, proposed 1% tax increase

Deadline to submit comments is April 7 at 4 p.m.

 

The City of Penticton approved a multi-million dollar revitalization plan for Skaha Lake Park Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (File photo)

Penticton approves multi-million dollar Skaha Lake Park revamp

The revitalization is estimated to cost between $2.8 million to $3.8 million

The City of Penticton approved a multi-million dollar revitalization plan for Skaha Lake Park Tuesday, March 16, 2021. (File photo)
Revelstoke City Council approved a four per cent increase to Development Cost Charge fees. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke council increases Development Cost Charges

An exemption allows them to approve the change without a public hearing

Revelstoke City Council approved a four per cent increase to Development Cost Charge fees. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council is considering updates to the zoning bylaw that would allow all residential zones to have short term rental units. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke vacation rentals might soon require on-site caretaker

A public hearing on the issue will be scheduled shortly

Revelstoke City Council is considering updates to the zoning bylaw that would allow all residential zones to have short term rental units. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council have denied an application for a development variance permit that would have allowed a cannabis store to be located at the strip mall that hosts Zalas. (Photo via Google Maps)

Revelstoke council stubs out cannabis store proposed at Zalas strip mall

The business was within 100 metres of an organization that hosts youths

Revelstoke City Council have denied an application for a development variance permit that would have allowed a cannabis store to be located at the strip mall that hosts Zalas. (Photo via Google Maps)
Cody Younker was sworn in as a city councillor in 2018. (File)

Revelstoke city councillor requests leave of absence in wake of sexual assault allegations

Cody Younker is accused in civil court of sexual abusing a teen in 2014

Cody Younker was sworn in as a city councillor in 2018. (File)
Alistair Taylor has lived in Revelstoke since 2003. He is running to be a city councillor in the upcoming byelection. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Alistair Taylor running for vacant council seat

Byelection coming up in Revelstoke in February

Alistair Taylor has lived in Revelstoke since 2003. He is running to be a city councillor in the upcoming byelection. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The City of Revelstoke is encouraging people to vote by mail in the upcoming byelection. An application for due on Jan. 27 is required. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

City pushes residents to vote by mail in upcoming byelection

Deadline to apply is by the end of January

The City of Revelstoke is encouraging people to vote by mail in the upcoming byelection. An application for due on Jan. 27 is required. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
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

Renders show The Hatching Point brewery, proposed for 2850 Boucherie Road. (City of West Kelowna)
Revelstoke City Council approved a delay in penalty fees for overdue business licenses. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City delays deadline to pay business license fees

Businesses will have until April 30 before they are penalized

Revelstoke City Council approved a delay in penalty fees for overdue business licenses. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
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

Coun. Sharmarke Dubow apologized to his constituents Tuesday evening for travelling abroad over the holidays. (File contributed/ City of Victoria)
Steven Cross resigned in protest of proposed increases in pay for the mayor and councillors. The raises were later cancelled, to be discussed at the end of the term. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)

A look back on what Revelstoke City Council got up to in 2020

Some of the things that got approved, or denied by council this year

Steven Cross resigned in protest of proposed increases in pay for the mayor and councillors. The raises were later cancelled, to be discussed at the end of the term. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)
Several locations on Westside Rd. have been identified as high priority for maintenance. (Submitted)

$1.25 M needed annually to prevent Revelstoke’s roads from getting worse

It would require a two per cent property tax increase each year

Several locations on Westside Rd. have been identified as high priority for maintenance. (Submitted)
The City of Revelstoke is joining the ranks of many this season donating to the Community Connections’ Christmas Program. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Council donates to food bank in lieu of cancelled staff party

The Revelstoke food bank has seen unprecedented need this year

The City of Revelstoke is joining the ranks of many this season donating to the Community Connections’ Christmas Program. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Lagoon equipment was upgraded in July 2018 in an attempt to deal with the smell. (City of Revelstoke)

City council approves $90K contract for creation of Liquid Waste Management Plan

The plan aims to protect the environment and public as Revelstoke grows

Lagoon equipment was upgraded in July 2018 in an attempt to deal with the smell. (City of Revelstoke)
Gary Sulz has been mayor of Revelstoke for two years. This is his second term on city council. (Submitted)

2 year anniversary: Mayor Gary Sulz says collaboration is the best way forward

As the mayor looks back on their first two years in office, a byelection looms

  • Dec 6, 2020
Gary Sulz has been mayor of Revelstoke for two years. This is his second term on city council. (Submitted)
Rob Elliott was elected to city council two years ago. (Submitted)

2 year anniversary: Rob Elliott wants action on sustainability

As council looks back on their first two years in office, a byelection looms

  • Dec 6, 2020
Rob Elliott was elected to city council two years ago. (Submitted)
Nicole Cherlet was elected to Revelstoke city council two years ago. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)

2 year anniversary: Nicole Cherlet is striving for tangible change

As council looks back on their first two years in office, a byelection looms

  • Dec 1, 2020
Nicole Cherlet was elected to Revelstoke city council two years ago. (Jocelyn Doll - Revelstoke Review)