Municipal Government

Anthony Haddad, at right, has served as Summerland’s chief administrative officer since August, 2019. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland administrator steps down

Anthony Haddad to finish role with municipality on Nov. 10

Anthony Haddad, at right, has served as Summerland’s chief administrative officer since August, 2019. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
COVID-19 cancels North Okanagan program, shuffles meeting

COVID-19 cancels North Okanagan program, shuffles meeting

Fall garden waste/leaf drop-off program cancelled, Sept. 14 Lavington meeting moved to Coldstream

COVID-19 cancels North Okanagan program, shuffles meeting
Second civic employee retires from Okanagan district

Second civic employee retires from Okanagan district

Coldstream’s deputy clerk retires after 25 years with district

Second civic employee retires from Okanagan district
CAO biggest Lake Country earner and spender

CAO biggest Lake Country earner and spender

Chief administrative officer has more than $10,000 in expenses, paid more than $275,000 for 2019

CAO biggest Lake Country earner and spender
Enderby City Hall is closed until Sept. 1 following exposure to COVID-19. (City of Enderby photo)

Enderby council in isolation following COVID-19 exposure

City office closed until Aug. 31, remote services only

Enderby City Hall is closed until Sept. 1 following exposure to COVID-19. (City of Enderby photo)
The splash park, playground and neighbouring washroom facilities remain closed at Vernon’s Polson Park due to pooling of groundwater. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)

Stagnant water keeps popular North Okanagan park closed

Splash park, playground and washrooms still closed at Polson Park due to water pooling

The splash park, playground and neighbouring washroom facilities remain closed at Vernon’s Polson Park due to pooling of groundwater. (Roger Knox - Morning Star)
The City of Penticton has declared a local state of emergency in regard to slope failure at a home in the 600 block of Heather Street. (Google Maps)

Local state of emergency declared near Okanagan home

Slope failure cited as City of Penticton issues notice at home in 600 block of Heather Road

The City of Penticton has declared a local state of emergency in regard to slope failure at a home in the 600 block of Heather Street. (Google Maps)
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen paid close to $8 million for its employees in 2019. (Summerland Review file photo)

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen pays nearly $8 million in wages

Figures included in latest Statement of Financial Information

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen paid close to $8 million for its employees in 2019. (Summerland Review file photo)
Karla Kozakevich, chair of the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen board, conducted the April 16 meeting using an online platform. The last time the board met at the Penticton office was on March 19. (Contributed)

Democracy costs Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen more than $500,000

Remuneration and expenses paid to chair, directors and alternate directors comes to $542,588

Karla Kozakevich, chair of the Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen board, conducted the April 16 meeting using an online platform. The last time the board met at the Penticton office was on March 19. (Contributed)
Revelstoke City Council prior COVID-19. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke City Council prior COVID-19. (Jocelyn Doll/Revelstoke Review)
Revelstoke buys new machine to fix pot holes faster

Revelstoke buys new machine to fix pot holes faster

The replacement for an asphalt recycling machine was included in the budget for 2020

Revelstoke buys new machine to fix pot holes faster
A month-long boil water notice for customers on the Mabel Lake Water Utility in Kingfisher, east of Enderby, has been removed and replaced with a water quality advisory. (File photo)

Boil water notice lifted for select North Okanagan customers

Month-long notice for Mabel Lake Water Utility replaced with water quality advisory

A month-long boil water notice for customers on the Mabel Lake Water Utility in Kingfisher, east of Enderby, has been removed and replaced with a water quality advisory. (File photo)
Coun. Doug Holmes is asking for information about how the Summerland council agendas are assembled. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland to examine municipal council transparency

Notice of motion asks for details about open and closed meetings

Coun. Doug Holmes is asking for information about how the Summerland council agendas are assembled. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Members of Summerland council and municipal staff were at a meeting to determine the fate of the Summerland solar project on July 13. The site for the project was approved in a 4-3 decision. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland approves solar project

Despite community opposition, council voted 4-3 for Cartwright Mountain location

Members of Summerland council and municipal staff were at a meeting to determine the fate of the Summerland solar project on July 13. The site for the project was approved in a 4-3 decision. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
The Summerland municipal council meeting on July 13, 2020 will be held in the Summerland Arena Banquet Room. Summerland council has not determined if future meetings will be open to in-person public attendance. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland to allow in-person attendance at July 13 council meetings

Two meetings will be held at Summerland Arena Banquet Room to accommodate public

The Summerland municipal council meeting on July 13, 2020 will be held in the Summerland Arena Banquet Room. Summerland council has not determined if future meetings will be open to in-person public attendance. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
A meeting about the proposed Summerland solar project will be held at the Summerland Arena Banquet Room on June 13, 2020 at 1 p.m. (Stock photo)

Summerland to hold meeting on solar project

Event on July 13 at 1 p.m. open to comments from the public

A meeting about the proposed Summerland solar project will be held at the Summerland Arena Banquet Room on June 13, 2020 at 1 p.m. (Stock photo)
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LETTER: Land for Summerland’s solar project site was designated for growth

Site represents close to 20 per cent of land marked for future growth

  • Jul 9, 2020
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A Vernon man, and the city, is hoping Victoria will buy 234 acres of Okanagan Lake shoreline in Okanagan Landing for further recreational pursuits. (Colliers International photo)

Vernon man urges province to buy Okanagan Lake property

Mike Brown launches petition for government to purchase historic Okanagan Landing property

A Vernon man, and the city, is hoping Victoria will buy 234 acres of Okanagan Lake shoreline in Okanagan Landing for further recreational pursuits. (Colliers International photo)
Summerland has received conditional approval for $6 million in federal funding to build a one-megawatt solar array to provide power to the community. (Stock photo)

Signatures gathered in opposition to Summerland solar project

First 15 names included in document to be presented at June 22 council meeting

Summerland has received conditional approval for $6 million in federal funding to build a one-megawatt solar array to provide power to the community. (Stock photo)
(Stock photo)

Summerland staff reworks budget

Tax rate remains unchanged, but some items deferred or cut

(Stock photo)