City Council

Cody Younker, city councillor for Revelstoke, was elected two years ago. (Contributed)

2 year anniversary: Cody Younker is up to the challenge the next years will bring

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

  • Dec 1, 2020
Cody Younker, city councillor for Revelstoke, was elected two years ago. (Contributed)
Revelstoke City Council has appointed a chief election officer, requiring an election within 80 days. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke byelection coming up Feb. 13, 2021

City council appointed CAO Dawn Low their cheif election officer

Revelstoke City Council has appointed a chief election officer, requiring an election within 80 days. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke city councillors approved increases to water and sewer fees for 2021. (File photo)

UPDATE: Council votes against fee increases

The proposed increases passed third reading Nov. 24, Michael Brooks-Hill revoked support at adoption

Revelstoke city councillors approved increases to water and sewer fees for 2021. (File photo)
City council voted down an proposed amendment to the zoning bylaw that would have allowed a cannabis retail store to be constructed between the Last Call Liquor Store and Grizzly Pub. (Photo via Google Maps)

Revelstoke city council rejects fifth cannabis retail store

Council votes down an amendment to the zoning bylaw that would have allowed for the project

City council voted down an proposed amendment to the zoning bylaw that would have allowed a cannabis retail store to be constructed between the Last Call Liquor Store and Grizzly Pub. (Photo via Google Maps)
A rendering of the newly approved affordable housing project that will be constructed on city property behind BC Ambulance Services. (Revelstoke Community Housing Society)

Affordable housing society frustrated with City of Revelstoke delays

They had hoped affordable apartment project would be completed this fall

A rendering of the newly approved affordable housing project that will be constructed on city property behind BC Ambulance Services. (Revelstoke Community Housing Society)
Downtown Revelstoke. (Photo - Okanagan College)
Downtown Revelstoke. (Photo - Okanagan College)
The site plan for the Stoked Living development on Hay Rd. (Stoked Living)

Rental housing agreement approved for Hay Rd. project

Stoked Living development guarantees 10 rental units for 12 years

The site plan for the Stoked Living development on Hay Rd. (Stoked Living)
A municipal election is likely coming up in January. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

City takes steps to host byelection by end of January

A ministerial order is required to temporarily change the Election Bylaw

A municipal election is likely coming up in January. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
The new traffic circle in Revelstoke will open Oct. 29. (Submitted/City of Revelstoke)

Roundabout to open Oct. 29

Ribbon cutting details to be released

The new traffic circle in Revelstoke will open Oct. 29. (Submitted/City of Revelstoke)
A Revelstoke landowner has applied for a temporary user permit to host mobile camp buildings on a property in Johnson Heights, which would accommodate construction workers for upcoming Revelstoke Mountain Resort projects. (Contributed)

Mobile camp buildings could be placed on property in Johnson Heights

The camp would house construction workers for projects at Revelstoke Mountain Resort

A Revelstoke landowner has applied for a temporary user permit to host mobile camp buildings on a property in Johnson Heights, which would accommodate construction workers for upcoming Revelstoke Mountain Resort projects. (Contributed)
Revelstoke city staff are proposing changes to bylaw and policy surrounding short-term rentals. (Review file photo)

City taking first steps to addressing short term rental woes

Revelstoke city staff are asking for direction from council on how to engage with the public

Revelstoke city staff are proposing changes to bylaw and policy surrounding short-term rentals. (Review file photo)
From November 2019-March 2020 Revelstoke saw 440 cm of snow. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke City Council approves replacement of $160,000 snow removal machine

It is one of three scheduled to be replaced over the next five years

From November 2019-March 2020 Revelstoke saw 440 cm of snow. (Liam Harrap/Revelstoke Review)
Phase 2 of the city’s wayfinding project will see banners and directional signage installed on Victoria Rd. as well as at the new traffic circle. (Cygnus Design Group, Inc.)

New signs in the works for Victoria Rd. and traffic circle

Revelstoke City Council moves forward with Phase 2 of wayfinding project

Phase 2 of the city’s wayfinding project will see banners and directional signage installed on Victoria Rd. as well as at the new traffic circle. (Cygnus Design Group, Inc.)
A drawing of part of the proposed 600 metre trail that would connect McKinnon Rd. with Nichol Rd. if a grant application is approved. (Stantec Consulting)

City applying for grant to build trail along Airport Way

The trail would connect McKinnon Rd. with Nichol Rd.

A drawing of part of the proposed 600 metre trail that would connect McKinnon Rd. with Nichol Rd. if a grant application is approved. (Stantec Consulting)
City Council has approved $500,000 in renovations to the Business & Visitor Information Centre. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)

Fabrication lab, offices and new washrooms coming to Revelstoke’s Business and Visitor Information Centre

City council awarded the $500,000 contract to Jordan Cochrane Construction

City Council has approved $500,000 in renovations to the Business & Visitor Information Centre. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
A rendering of what the proposed development on Hay Rd. would look like. (City of Revelstoke)

UPDATED: Stoked Living development on Hay Rd. will move forward

Revelstoke City Council voted in favour of zoning and OCP amendments required for the project

A rendering of what the proposed development on Hay Rd. would look like. (City of Revelstoke)
The City of Revelstoke hosted it’s first public hearing since March on Sept. 17. It was held over two sessions in the community centre to allow for social distancing and capacity limits. (Screenshot)

Public hearing closes, Hay Rd. decision coming up Sept. 22

Revelstoke City Council listened to feedback Sept. 17 and will discuss the final decision next week

The City of Revelstoke hosted it’s first public hearing since March on Sept. 17. It was held over two sessions in the community centre to allow for social distancing and capacity limits. (Screenshot)
The site concept plan for the proposed development on Hay Rd. The public hearing for proposed bylaw amendments that would allow the project to move forward is today, Sept. 17. (Selkirk Planning & Design)

Hay Rd. public hearing live-streaming at 8 a.m.

Written submissions will be accepted via email until the meeting closes

The site concept plan for the proposed development on Hay Rd. The public hearing for proposed bylaw amendments that would allow the project to move forward is today, Sept. 17. (Selkirk Planning & Design)
The cover of the Critical Timing pamphlet. (Revelstoke Review)

Revelstoke mayor addresses anti-Hay Rd. development pamphlet

The pamphlet calls for people to oppose the Hay Rd. development and calls for responsible planning

The cover of the Critical Timing pamphlet. (Revelstoke Review)
A slope stabilization project near the old Mountain View School will see traffic detoured around the area of a few weeks. (File photo/Revelstoke Review)

City awards contract for slope stabilization project in Revelstoke

There will be a detour on 3rd St. West for a few weeks this fall

A slope stabilization project near the old Mountain View School will see traffic detoured around the area of a few weeks. (File photo/Revelstoke Review)