District of Sicamous Council is the governing body of the municipality and is comprised of one Mayor and six Councillors. 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.
Council meets the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at 3:00 p.m. with public sessions beginning at 5:00 p.m. On June 23, 2021, Council welcomed back in-person attendance at its meetings in Council Chambers following months of restricted in-person attendance due to the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting PHO on Gathering and Events.
Please note seating in Council Chambers is currently limited and social distancing will be followed as outlined in the District of Sicamous' COVID-19 Safety Plan. Delegations appearing before Council will be seated first, followed by the viewing public. As per the Order of the Provincial Health Officer, masks are mandatory for anyone 12 years and older who is attending in person.
Meetings and Public Hearings will continue to be hosted electronically via ZOOM as permitted under Ministerial Order M314 until otherwise announced by the province.