District Council

Sicamous Council (2022-2026)
Sicamous Council (2022-2026)

District of Sicamous Council is the governing body of the municipality. Sicamous council is comprised of Mayor Colleen Anderson, Councillor Ian Baillie, Councillor Pam Beech, Councillor Gord Bushell, Councillor Bob Evans, Councillor Malcolm Makayev and Councillor Siobhan Rich.

Meeting Information

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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.

Council responsibilities include:

  • Good governance,
  • Providing services, laws (bylaws) and other matters for community benefit,
  • Stewardship of public assets, and 
  • Fostering the economic, social and environmental well-being of its community.

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.


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Write to Council:

Correspondence addressed to the 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 under 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. Requests must be submitted to the corporate officer no later than Noon on the Thursday before the meeting date.

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". 

Petitions to Council:

A petition is a document addressed to mayor and/or council that is signed by an unspecified number of individuals and requests a particular action. Generally, a petition is a request to provide support or opposition to a matter under debate. A petition is deemed to be presented to council when it is filed with the corporate officer.

Petition Procedure

Petitions may be submitted via email to corporate@sicamous.ca or fax at 250-836-4314. However, the original petition must be delivered to the corporate officer. Petitions received by the submission deadline outlined in the District’s Council Procedures Bylaw No. 999, 2020, may be considered for inclusion on the meeting agenda.

Petition Requirements

Petitions must contain the following:

  • The petition organizer and contact person name, civic address, phone number and email address;
  • The printed name, signature and civic address of every petitioner;
  • The date the petition was signed; and
  • The ‘petition request’ at the top of each page of the petition.

Meeting Type

Petition Submission Deadline

Regular Council Meeting

No later than Noon on the Thursday before the council meeting.

Petitions received by the District of Sicamous are public records and the names and addresses are subject to public disclosure.  Petitions may be published in a meeting agenda which will be posted to the District website if the matter comes before council.




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