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Mayor & Council

Clockwise from left: Coun. Ryan Airey, Coun. Jeff Mallmes, Coun. Malcolm Makayev, Coun. Collen Anderson, Mayor Terry Rysz and Coun. Gord Bushell
Clockwise from left: Coun. Ryan Airey, Coun. Jeff Mallmes, Coun. Malcolm Makayev, Coun. Collen Anderson, Mayor Terry Rysz and Coun. Gord Bushell

District of Sicamous Council is the governing body of the municipality and is served by the elected Mayor and six Councillors. Municipal Council's serve four years in B.C. The current Council was elected in 2018. 

  • Mayor Terry Rysz
  • Councillor Ryan Airey
  • Councillor Colleen Anderson 
  • Councillor Gord Bushell 
  • Councillor Bob Evans
  • Councillor Malcolm Makayev
  • Councillor Jeff Mallmes

2022 Council Meeting Schedule

Contact Mayor & Council

Council utilizes Research Portfolio Protocols as part of its corporate decision making structure. Through the use of portfolios, each Council member is assigned specific responsibilities for Strategic Priorities as determined by Council.

The purpose of a Municipal Council includes: 

  • Providing for good government of its community,
  • Providing for services, laws and other matters for community benefit,
  • Providing for stewardship of the public assets of its community, and 
  • Fostering the economic, social and environmental well-being of its community.

Regular Council Meetings

Council Meetings occur the second and fourth Wednesday of the month. The public portion of the meeting begins at 5:00 p.m. in Council Chambers located at Municipal Hall (446 Main Street). At Meetings, Council acts on behalf of the municipality and makes decisions collectively based on a majority vote. Council is responsible for setting policy direction for the District and is supported by municipal administration who implement that direction.

Meeting ID: 842 4336 4235
Dates: See Calendar 
Time:  5:00 p.m. (Public Session)
Location:  Council Chambers or ZOOM 
ZOOM Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84243364235
Dial-in: +1 438 809 7799

 

Planning & Development Committee

The Planning & Development Committee, comprised of two Councillors and two community members, meets the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in Council Chambers. During meetings, the Committee reviews development proposals to be considered in conjunction with the Official Community Plan. It also provides developers the opportunity to receive initial input on their proposals. The public is welcome to attend in person or electronically via ZOOM. 
 
Standing Committee Members Appointed by the Mayor: 
 
Coun. Gord Bushell 
Coun. Jeff Mallmes (Chair)
Brian Anderson 
Deb Heap 
 
Meeting ID: 823 3587 5868
Dates: See Calendar 
Time:  1:00 - 2:30 p.m. 
Location:  Council Chambers or ZOOM 
ZOOM Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82335875868
Dial-in: +1 438 809 7799

 

Housing Committee

The District of Sicamous Housing Committee considers community perspectives on housing needs and will provide input and recommendations to Council as it works towards the development of a Housing Strategy for Sicamous. The Committee is comprised of three Council members and three community members.

Standing Committee Members Appointed by the Mayor: 

  • Coun. Ryan Airey
  • Brenda Dalzell (Chair)
  • Tyson Eastland 
  • Coun. Malcolm Makayev
  • Coun. Jeff Mallmes
  • Siobhan Rich
Meeting ID: 883 4517 6361
Dates: The first Thursday of each month
Time:  1:00 - 2:30 p.m. 
Location:  Council Chambers or ZOOM 
ZOOM Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88345176361
Dial-in: +1 438 809 7799

Seating in Council Chambers is no longer limited; however, masks are required for anyone 5+. 

 
 

Meeting Agendas are posted by 4:30 p.m. on the Friday prior to the scheduled meeting. Meeting Minutes are posted once they have been adopted by Council.

MEETING AGENDAS

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Write to Mayor and Council:

Correspondence addressed to Mayor and Council must include the author's name and address. Please note that any correspondence included on Meeting Agendas form part of the public record and will be available for viewing at Municipal Hall and on the District website. Personal information such as phone numbers and email addresses will be redacted (i.e. removed) from the document pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Mailing Address  PO BOX 219 Sicamous BC V0E 2V0
Email corporate@sicamous.ca 
In Person Municipal Hall located at 446 Main Street between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. excluding Statutory Holidays.

Appear as a Delegation:

An individual or group may request to appear before Council (or an Advisory Group of Council) to:

  • Make a presentation
  • Enter a request for action
  • Bring Council up to date on a project, idea or concept
  • Provide further information on an issue currently before Council for a decision

To learn more about how to appear as a delegation and access the request form, please visit the Delegations Webpage.

Request for Records 

Whenever possible, information held by the District of Sicamous is made available to the public as per the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. If you would like to request records, please complete the Online Request Form. You may also download the form and mail or deliver the form to Municipal Hall with "Attention: Corporate Officer". 

General local elections are the most direct way for you to influence your local government by determining the individuals who make decisions and govern on your behalf. In B.C., General local elections are held every four years on the third Saturday in October.

The next general local election will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2022.
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If you have questions related to Council, please contact Sarah Kyllo at 250-836-5263 or email skyllo@sicamous.ca.