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  • Agendas & Minutes

Mayor & Council

District of Sicamous Council is the governing body of the municipality and is served by the elected Mayor and six Councillors. 

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

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.

General Local Elections are held every four years in B.C. The next General Local Election will take place Saturday, October 15, 2022. The province provides useful resources for anyone considering running as a candidate. Learn more!

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). Seating is currently limited due to COVID-19; however, the public is encouraged to participate electronically via ZOOM. In-person attendance is accommodated on a first-come, first-served basis. Masks are mandatory for anyone ages five and older. Contact tracing measures are in place. 

* January 10, 2022 - Please note that in-person attendance is temporarily suspended. 

Due to increased COVID-19 activity, there will be no in-person attendance at the January 12, 2022 Council Meeting or Planning & Development Committee Meeting. The meetings will be hosted online via ZOOM and the public is encouraged to participate virtually.

Learn More!

 

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. If you would like to receive notifications when Meeting Agendas are published, please subscribe on the Meeting Portal Home Page

 

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". 

If you have questions related to Council, please contact Jennifer Bruns at 250-836-2477 Ext. 1001 or email corporate@sicamous.ca.