February 19, 2019 Council Highlights

Carmi Intensive Research Area as a Community Forest

Council directed staff to prepare a letter of support for the intent of the Upper Carmi Intensive Recreation Area application for a Community Forest subject to future Council support of the business plan.

2019-2023 Five Year Financial Plan – Budget Primer

Staff provided Council with highlights of the 2019 Corporate Business Plan and the 2019-2023 Financial Plan.  Special Council Meetings to hear budget deliberations will be held February 26 – 28, 2019 starting at 9:00 am in Council Chambers, City Hall.

Flood Mitigation Plan – UBCM Grant  

Council supported the application for grant funding from the UBCM for a Flood Mitigation Plan for the City of Penticton area. 

Contract Award – Supply of Transit Stop Benches and Shelters and Associated Advertising Opportunities 2019-2034 

Council authorized staff to enter into an agreement with Pattison Outdoor Advertising LP based on their proposal for the provision the Supply of Transit Stop Benches and Shelters and Associated Advertising Opportunities for a fifteen (15) year period commencing March 1, 2019.

30 kph Speed Limit in the Downtown Core 

Council instructed staff to make no changes with respect to the 30 kph speed limit in the Downtown Core.

SILGA Resolutions 2019 

The 2019 Southern Interior Local Government Association (SILGA) Convention will be held in Penticton, April 30 – May 3, 2019. The SILGA constitution requires that resolutions to be considered at the Annual Meeting are to be received by March 1, 2019. Resolutions endorsed by SILGA are submitted to UBCM for consideration in the fall. There are five resolution topics for consideration: Building Act - Innovation Commitment; Full Social Support Services for Homeless Housing; Addition of Drug and Alcohol Recovery Facilities and Beds; Inspection of Rooming Houses; and Funding for Design of Cycling Infrastructure. 

24 Front Street - Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 2019-04

Council denied the Development Variance Permit that would increase the height of a building from 15m to 21.1m and closed and abandoned Official Community Plan Amendment Bylaw No. 2019-04 for 24 Front Street.                                                            


These highlights are intended to provide a brief summary of recent Council proceedings.  The summary is not inclusive of all agenda items.  For a detailed account of the full agenda, including staff reports, other supporting documents and official meeting minutes, please consult the City’s website (www.penticton.ca/council) or call the City’s Corporate Administration Department at 250-490-2400.