READ MORE: Top 40 Over 40: Kelowna lawyer honoured for community involvement. Some types of love are gentle and soft as the babies in my love-life are. West Kelowna’s first mayor is being honoured by BDO’s Top 40 Over 40 program. Join us in a community discussion on the Draft Community Vision. Owners proposed rezoning of one of their lots, Block C, to accommodate housing. City of West Kelowna The safety and well-being of our West Kelowna community, including our staff and Council members, is of utmost importance to our Council. READ MORE: Top 40 Over 40: Kelowna doctor’s passion runs in the family. Rosalind Neis, a resident of West Kelowna for 22 years, has worked for 17 years as an operating room nurse at Kelowna General Hospital. Email: phil.mclachlan@kelownacapnews.com. The date for this is not yet known. While popular, Short Term Rentals are not currently regulated in the City of West Kelowna, and are therefore operating in contravention to the City's Bylaws. cbasran@kelowna.ca Councillors: Councillor Maxine DeHart 250.469.8865 mdehart@kelowna.ca Councillor Ryan Donn 250.878.1254 rdonn@kelowna.ca Councillor Gail Given 250.469.8677 ggiven@kelowna.ca Councillor Charlie Hodge 250.469.8896 * 250.808.0674 chodge@kelowna.ca Councillor Brad Sieben 250.808.1671 bsieben@kelowna.ca Councillor Mohini Singh 250.469.8949 msingh@kelowna.ca Councillor … Council voted unanimously in favour of the amendment, hailing the project as positive and exciting for the community. West Kelowna Council has hired Mr. Paul Gipps as the City’s new Chief Administrative Officer. The City of West Kelowna announced it will be moving council meetings online, starting on April 7 in response to COVID-19. He requested their concerns, which he did not elaborate on, be heard. This workshop will have project team members, City staff experts, community stakeholders, and interested individuals to review and discuss the DRAFT Community Vision. Stephen Johnston both spoke of their excitement for the project. Staff also confirmed visual impacts will be examined in more detail at a further date. Following the unanimous vote in favour, staff will now schedule a public hearing to gain input from the public on this project. Property owners in West Kelowna are looking at a 4.7% tax hike in 2021 and increases totalling 18% in the subsequent four years. Kelowna city council will consider a new sign at the city’s northern gateway. and also with the Canadian Red Cross on international missions. 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The down-to-earth reality for me is that loving is a common denominator beneath my heart-felt emotions. One of B.C. The District of Lake Country and the District of Peachland each appoint one of their Council members to the Regional Board. Staff confirmed the project could eventually include a small commercial centre. Rosalind Neis is a proud resident of West Kelowna. West Kelowna city council gave first and second reading to a bylaw amendment on Tuesday, Dec. 8, to allow for the development of homes on Goat’s Peak. We are following the recommendations from the BC Ministry of Health and the BC Centre for Disease Control and remaining vigilant to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In West Kelowna, Gord Milsom has been elected as mayor. A live stream of the meeting will be available through the city… Jason Friesen and Coun. Coun. That’s my view.”. The council consist of the mayor and eight elected city councillors who represent the city. Zilkie commended the Gellatly Road connection improvements, as well as the mixed-use of housing. The Goat’s Peak comprehensive development plan (CDP) consists of four separate lots located adjacent to Gellatly Road, near the Glenrosa interchange. West Kelowna city council voted this week to give preliminary approval to the Goats Peak development. Alternatively, council has the option to postpone first and second reading. READ MORE: Large West Kelowna housing development back on the table. CITY OF WEST KELOWNA SPECIAL COUNCIL AGENDA Tuesday, October 6, 2020, 2:30 P.M. COUNCIL CHAMBERS 2760 CAMERON ROAD, WEST KELOWNA, BC 1. 10–20 centimetres of snow is expected by Monday morning in B.C.’s southern Interior, Two skiers were practicing flips off Postill Lake Road; COSAR called for helicopter rescue, Six flights to or from YLW carried COVID-positive passengers, Accumulations of 10 to 20 centimetres of snow expected, starting Monday. City Hall. Environmentally sensitive areas have been identified on project plans. 's youngest cities, West Kelowna incorporated in 2007. She continues to work as an RN doing locums throughout B.C. Council Meetings . Municipal elections are held every four years across the Province on the third Saturday of November. 500 on Dec. 19. Short Term Rental accommodations are a popular, and growing form of tourism accommodation that provides alternatives to traditional accommodations services like hotels, resorts, and B&Bs. West Kelowna, BC V1Z 2T6. Serving internationally in Nepal after the earthquake and recently in Bangladesh for the Rohingya—this helped Neis share with her community how lucky Canadians are, and to keep informing people that everyone can make a difference when they know what is happening globally. edit@kelownacapnews.comLike us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter. Council … We will be holding two virtual meetings through Microsoft Teams to help facilitate discussion. Quite frankly, and I’ve said it before, Gorman’s is more important to this community than any new development. 1. He asked if there would be any playgrounds included in the natural areas of the project, besides the site set aside for a school in the future. Do you have something to add to this story, or something else we should report on? City Council Member City of West Kelowna. City of Port Alberni turns to federal gov't for help with the national historic site. Nov 2018 – Present 2 years. The cafe is gifting the free concert that will stream at 7 p.m. Eco-landscaping firm also on Property Brothers' spinoff again with 'American royalty'. As a director of the West Kelowna Board of Trade, she worked with the board to assist local businesses in West Kelowna access needed resources and network to improve their reach. Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox. She has given two lectures to nursing students at UBCO and Thompson Rivers University with regards to global nursing with the Red Cross and what it means to be part of an international humanitarian organization. However other councillors commended staff and the developer for improvements to the roadway plans, so far. Landowners are hoping to build about 245 units of single-family detached homes, duplexes, and low-density multiple family housing, as well as provide parks in the area. KF Aerospace has received unanimous approval from Kelowna city council to erect an aviation museum near the Kelowna International Airport. Kelowna city council made only minor changes to its proposed 2021 budget but, by using reserves, was able to lower the projected tax rate. Some feelings wane over time; some swell my beating heart; some cause anguish; some elevate me to a dream-state. Eggnog Day, Humbug Day and Festivus are all coming up this week, Society launches campaign to help save Vernon’s Towne Cinema which opened on 30th Avenue in 1938, Demand for the dog-themed tree decoration ‘blew up’, Golfers enjoyed the last day of the season at Penticton Golf Course, FILL, Vernon’s refill store, and The Boarding House Café, come up with ways to stay operational, Agency calls for donations which will be matched on Sunday, Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations, Another 10 per cent said news of the vaccines left them feeling somewhat pessimistic about the new year, Jaye and Ali Siegmueller left with a deal of $110K for 15 per cent of Bottle None company, For Tam the vaccines represent hope, but what keeps her up is the fear that not enough people will take them. Winning by a landslide, four re-elect council ca. He spoke of the past; this isn’t the first time a developer has come before council to propose a project in this area. A school site, a park dedication, and trails are penned to be included in the area. CALL THE SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING TO ORDER It is acknowledged that this meeting is being held on the traditional territory of the Syilx/Okanagan Peoples. West Kelowna, formerly known as Westbank and colloquially known as Westside, is a city in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley. The Goat’s Peak Housing Development takes large step forward toward approval. She was a member of the PAC at Constable Neil Bruce middle school and assisted with information and fundraising for the school. She adds that working with the Canadian Red Cross has been an honour. the City of Kelowna appoints: seven representatives to the Regional Board from among its elected Council members. Kelowna City Council is the governing body of the city of Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Jayson Zilkie and Coun. Large West Kelowna housing development back on the table, Christmas meals for Kelowna’s less fortunate a ‘silver lining’ amid difficult time of year, WATCH: Vernon sisters leave Dragon’s Den with a deal for their zero-waste company, Environment Canada issues snowfall warning for southern Interior, Six Kelowna flights exposed to COVID-19 through December, Emotional Dr. Theresa Tam very thankful for speed of COVID-19 vaccine delivery, Skier with suspected spinal injury rescued from Kelowna backcountry, Three kittens found zipped in freezer bag abandoned at BC SPCA branch. As a nurse, Neis works to teach new nurses through mentorships. Mayor Gord Milsom says that Mr. Gipps is a seasoned professional with nearly 30 years of local government experience, most recently as CAO of the Fraser Valley Regional District. 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