Council Business and Policies
The Community Charter, Part 5 – Municipal Government and Procedures, Division 1, defines Council roles and responsibilities.
One of Council’s responsibilities is the mandatory establishment of general procedures to be followed by the Council and Council Committees in conducting their business. To view the District’s Council Procedures Bylaw 831, 2018, please click here
Council, with the assistance of the Chief Administrative Officer and management team, collectively prepares a Strategic Plan outlining Councils short and long term goals for a three year period. The Strategic Plan is reviewed periodically throughout the year and is open to changes, as directed by the Council.
To view a copy of Councils 2015-18 Strategic Plan, please click here
As a requirement of the Community Charter, the Chief Administrative Officer prepares, on Council’s behalf, an Annual Municipal Report that includes: audited annual financial statements, a listing of Permissive Tax Exemptions; a report respecting municipal services and operations for the previous year; a progress report in relation to objectives and measures for that year; any declarations of disqualification of Council members in the previous year; a statement of municipal objects and the measures that will be used to determine progress respecting those objectives for the current and next year; as well, any other information the Council considers advisable.
The Annual Municipal Report must be made available for public inspection, including submissions and questions, prior to adoption at a Regular Council meeting before June 30th in each year.
To view a copy of Councils 2016 Annual Municipal Report, please see part 1 and 2 of the report below.
Council, as the governing body of the municipality, directs staff to prepare municipal Bylaws and Policies pursuant to the authority outlined in the Community Charter and/or Local Government Act.
To view a directory of all District Bylaws, please click here
To view a directory of all District Policies, please click here
If you would like to contact the Chief Administrative Officer to discuss any of the documents listed above, he can be reached at the Municipal Office at #1 Opal Drive between 8:30 am and 4:00 pm Monday to Friday, excluding statutory holidays or by phone at 250.523.6225 ext. 229 or 250.319.4371 or via email at email@example.com