City Council

Lake Country Municipal Hall (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Lake Country residents looking at 17% tax increase

The district is accepting public comment until Feb. 23

 

West Kelowna City Hall. (Black Press file photo)

Evacuation route for West Kelowna’s Casa Loma community on hold

$750,000 was included in the 2023 budget to enhance an existing walking trail

 

Staff recommends a multi-use path, construction of active transportation safety improvements, and upgrades along Boucherie between Ogden and Green Bay roads be done this year. (Photo/Google Maps)

Boucherie Road upgrades ‘too risky to delay’: West Kelowna mayor

Council approves $3.7 million for upgrades and multi-use path for Boucherie Road

 

The pride flag (right) was raised at Vernon City Hall Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 to kick off pride week events in the city. The city is developing a flag policy and will install a new single-raising flag pole somewhere on the Civic Plaza grounds in 2023. (Morning Star - file photo)

Vernon ready to fly single-raising flag pole

Pole will be erected on the grounds of Civic Plaza in 2023

The pride flag (right) was raised at Vernon City Hall Monday, Aug. 8, 2022 to kick off pride week events in the city. The city is developing a flag policy and will install a new single-raising flag pole somewhere on the Civic Plaza grounds in 2023. (Morning Star - file photo)
ICBC statistics show there have been more than 180 crashes between the Highway 97/97C interchange to Hardy Road at Antlers Beach from 2017 to 2022. (Photo/District of Peachland)

‘We have concerns about the safety of our highway’: Peachland CAO after fatal crash

District of Peachland has been trying to have speed limits reduced on Highway 97 for several years

ICBC statistics show there have been more than 180 crashes between the Highway 97/97C interchange to Hardy Road at Antlers Beach from 2017 to 2022. (Photo/District of Peachland)
Conceptual rendering of new Canadian Tire store to possibly be built at old Costco site in Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Canadian Tire to set up shop at old Costco site in Kelowna

Documents have been submitted to city hall

Conceptual rendering of new Canadian Tire store to possibly be built at old Costco site in Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
Vernon’s sani-dump facility at Kin Race Track is now decommissioned, and will be moving to a new site in Okanagan Landing in the 6400 block of Tronson Road. The facility’s honour payment system will be maintained. (File photo)

Honour system continues at new Vernon sani-dump despite $12,000 estimated loss

An estimated 3,000 people abused the system by not paying last year

Vernon’s sani-dump facility at Kin Race Track is now decommissioned, and will be moving to a new site in Okanagan Landing in the 6400 block of Tronson Road. The facility’s honour payment system will be maintained. (File photo)
In 2019 the provincial government began allowing municipalities to delegate authority to staff in approving minor development variance permits. (Black Press file photo)

City of Kelowna staff strive to streamline some development approvals

Delegated authority would save staff and council time

In 2019 the provincial government began allowing municipalities to delegate authority to staff in approving minor development variance permits. (Black Press file photo)
Changes are also coming to the city’s public hearing process. (Black Press file photo)

Transparency on tap for Kelowna council

‘We need to hear from the community’

Changes are also coming to the city’s public hearing process. (Black Press file photo)
Conceptual rendering of 197-unit apartment complex planned for Clement Avenue, between Richter and Ethel streets. (Photo/Mta Urban Design)

Kelowna’s Clement Avenue considered for major apartment complex

Arlington Developments has submitted planning documents to the city for a 197-unit project

Conceptual rendering of 197-unit apartment complex planned for Clement Avenue, between Richter and Ethel streets. (Photo/Mta Urban Design)
Conceptual rendering for Clements Crescent development. (Porchlight Developments).

Peachland council to take a gander at apartment project, new street name

Porchlight Developments proposing an 84-unit building next to Peachland Elementary

Conceptual rendering for Clements Crescent development. (Porchlight Developments).
Lake Country council begins budget deliberations on its 2023-2027 financial plan Jan. 26. (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Lake Country council to choose between two property tax increases for 2023

Option A is 14 per cent and Option B at 9.95 per cent

Lake Country council begins budget deliberations on its 2023-2027 financial plan Jan. 26. (Photo/District of Lake Country)
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More action needed on housing affordability in Kelowna: Staff report

‘Low vacancy rates in the rental market and corresponding high costs have cascading impacts’

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‘We are going to be kissing balconies’: Neighbours say Kelowna apartment project too tall

Six storey, 150-unit development proposed for Bernard Avenue near Parkinson Recreation Centre

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Property located between Okanagan Centre Road West and Glenmore Road has long been indentified as the site of the future Lake Country Business Park. (Photo/District of Lake Country)

Future business park in Lake Country could produce millions in needed tax revenue

Council has forwarded an ALR exclusion application to Agricultural Land Commission

Property located between Okanagan Centre Road West and Glenmore Road has long been indentified as the site of the future Lake Country Business Park. (Photo/District of Lake Country)
Barn Owl Brewing has support from the City of Kelowna for a liquor licence amendment to the province. (Photo/Facebook)

More places to perch coming to Barn Owl Brewing in Kelowna

Barn Owl Brewing gets city council’s support to add more seating to the business

Barn Owl Brewing has support from the City of Kelowna for a liquor licence amendment to the province. (Photo/Facebook)
Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray was before Kelowna council Jan. 16 asking support for Bill C-283. (@TracyGrayKLC/Twitter)

Kelowna council backs MP’s private bill to ‘end revolving door’

Bill C-283 would amend the criminal code to support a two-stream sentencing process

Kelowna-Lake Country MP Tracy Gray was before Kelowna council Jan. 16 asking support for Bill C-283. (@TracyGrayKLC/Twitter)
Lake Country council begins budget deliberations Jan. 26. (Black Press file photo)

Large property tax hike looms in Lake Country

Increase could be nearly 20 per cent

Lake Country council begins budget deliberations Jan. 26. (Black Press file photo)
Conceptual rendering of industrial development proposed for 9640 McCarthy Road in Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council to consider new industrial development

Space would be nearly 10,000 square metres

Conceptual rendering of industrial development proposed for 9640 McCarthy Road in Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
(Photo/District of Peachland)

Building height ban a concern for Peachland planners

In 2022, council directed staff to prepare a report outlining options for new zoning regulations

(Photo/District of Peachland)