Summerland council report

Resolutions and bylaws passed at the last council meeting

The regular meeting of municipal council was held June 10 in council chambers. All members of council except Coun. Bruce Hallquist and Coun. Robert Hacking were present.


Revision to cemetery bylaw

Summerland’s cemetery bylaw will undergo a few wording changes.

A paragraph will be added, mentioning that burials may not be scheduled for Easter Sunday, V.E. Day, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Remembrance Day or Christmas Day.

In addition, the words, “Engineering and Public Works” will be replaced with “Works and Utilities.”

Healthy living request endorsed

Council endorsed a letter of understanding between the Okanagan-Similkameen Healthy Living Society and the Interior Health Authority, City of Penticton, Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen, Penticton Indian Band and School District 67.

The parties involved are seeking to create a collaborative to provide services to attract, engage and support healthy living.

The initiative has a focus on children, youth and high risk populations.


Text amendment read

Council gave second and third readings to a bylaw amendment which adds recreation service, indoor as a permitted use in the CB1-Central Business Zone.

This bylaw was the subject of a public hearing earlier in the evening.

Electric vehicle bylaw adopted

Council gave final reading to a bylaw allowing low-speed electric powered vehicles on Summerland roads.



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