Highlights of the Regional Board Meeting – April 22, 2013 - InfoNews

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Highlights of the Regional Board Meeting – April 22, 2013

April 24, 2013 - 12:24 PM

Temporary Use Permit Applications

The Regional Board has given conditional approval to three separate Temporary Use permits on three properties within the Central Okanagan East Electoral Area. 
The first application would see temporary living units established for 24 workers on a 4.01-hectare farm adjacent to Black Road.
The second application proposes temporary accommodation for 18 migrant farm workers on a 7.28-hectare property adjacent to Old Vernon Road and Scotty Creek Road.
The third application is from a proponent that wishes to establish an outdoor, recreational ropes course and zip line business on an 8-hectare portion of a 129.5-hectare property at 4675 June Springs Road.
In each case, Board support for the Temporary Use Permits is contingent on the applicants meeting a number of conditions identified by the Community Services department.

January - March Building Statistics Report

During the first three months of 2013, the Regional District approved 21 building permits for construction projects valued at $1.9-million in the Central Okanagan East and Central Okanagan West Electoral Areas.  That compares with 37 permits issued in the first quarter of 2012 for projects worth a total of $996,917. Last month, six permits were issued for projects worth $522,751.  During the same month of 2012, four permits were issued for projects valued at $656,500.

New Regional Board Appointment

The City of Kelowna has advised it is changing one of its six appointees to the Regional Board.  Effective May 1st, Councillor Luke Stack who has served as a Kelowna City Council alternate to the Regional Board, will replace Councillor Andre Blanleil as a Regional Board representative.

Regional District office – 1450 KLO Road, Kelowna (Woodhaven Board Room).  Residents are welcome to attend.

Regional Board Meetings

Thursday, May 9th – following 8:30 am Governance and Services Committee meeting
Monday, May 27th – 7:00 pm

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