Committee Updates

When it comes to making important decisions that affect the greater community, City Council often relies on recommendations from its advisory committees. Community members volunteer their time and expertise to meet regularly, where they discuss key issues and make suggestions.

Each month, the City will highlight a different advisory committee and the issues discussed. Read more about discussions take place within these meetings below.

Filed in: Blog Post
Much like a bookshop may recommend their staff’s ‘favourite reads,’ the Penticton Museum & Archives has reached out to local experts to…
Filed in: Blog Post
The search for the perfect location for Penticton’s first mountain bike skills park has now switched into high gear. The top choices were…
Filed in: Blog Post
What is a Blue Community? And what would it mean to Penticton? Lynn Walford, of the Blue Communities Project, recently made a presentation…
Filed in: Blog Post
It’s almost that time of year when thousands will flock to Penticton’s river channel for a leisurely 7 km float toward Skaha Lake. But for…
Filed in: Blog Post
Take a walk through Penticton and you’ll stumble upon examples of charming architecture taking you back in time. Some of these building…
Filed in: Blog Post
Homeless issues (including shelters and supportive housing), mental health assistance and prolific offenders topped the list of issues to…
Filed in: Blog Post
As the popularity of electronic vehicles continues to grow, so too does the demand on the City’s power grid. This anticipated upward trend…
Filed in: Blog Post
Not only does vandalism of public washrooms cost the City on average $50,000 a year, but repairs can force the facility to close for days,…
Filed in: Blog Post
City Council has supported a recommendation from the Arts, Creative & Cultural Innovations Advisory Committee to contribute $5,000 to…
Filed in: Blog Post
The Community Sustainability Advisory Committee plays a pivotal role in making recommendations to City Council involving plans for…