The regular meeting of municipal council was held on March 11 in council chambers. All council members except Coun. Bruce Hallquist were present..
Building renovations authorized
A development variance permit was approved to allow exterior renovations to the Summerland Credit Union, 13601 Victoria Rd. N.
The proposal adds some office space and updates the north and south entrances to the building.
The building’s colour scheme will remain unchanged.
Cell tower consultation requested
The municipality will ask Telus and Rogers to hold a public consultation session before giving approval for the co-location of the Rogers Wireless facilities on the Telus cell tower on Little Conkle Mountain.
The municipality leases the cell tower site to Telus. Telus has been approached by Rogers Wireless to co-locate a cell antenna on the tower.
A clause in the municipality’s lease with Telus gives the municipality the right of approval for third-party installations on the tower.
College lease renewed
The municipality approved the lease with Okanagan College for three years, ending June 30, 2016.
The mayor and corporate officer will execute the lease on behalf of the municipality.
The college has leased space in the basement of municipal hall for the past 20 years.
Bentley Road amendments adopted
A bylaw amending the Official Community Plan and the zoning bylaw for the Bentley Road Industrial Area was adopted.
The OCP amendment required the support of a majority of all council members.
Zoning amendment read
Council gave first reading to an Official Community Plan and zoning amendment for 12830 McLarty Pl.
The OCP amendment requires support of a majority of all council members.
A public hearing on the amendment will be held on March 25.