Council consists of a Mayor and four Councillors who were elected for a four-year term in October 2022. The community has the opportunity to provide input to Council on various issues such as: budgets, taxes, development and community needs. Council’s powers are exercised through the adoption of resolutions or bylaws or by setting policy.

Council meetings are scheduled for the second and fourth Monday of each month at 6:30 pm at the Columbia Discovery Centre at 8866 Grainger Road. Meetings are open to the public. Agendas are posted Thursdays prior to the meetings.

The public can address Council at these meetings during the public question period. If major items are to be discussed, arrangements should be made, in writing, using the Delegation Request Form prior to noon on the Wednesday before the meeting in order for the item to be included on the Council agenda. The Council Meeting Schedule can be found in Meeting Calendar section of the website.

Mayor and Council 2022-2026

Mayor Mark Doherty
250-489-9717or email

Councillor Anora Kobza
250-270-0466 or email

Councillor Jennifer Noble
250-944-0553 or email

Councillor Patricia Reed
250-409-5110 or email

Councillor Justin Stanbury
250-341-1763 or email

Vision Statement – We are the affordable, family-friendly village building a new future in diverse housing options, quality of place initiatives, tourism and light industry development, and redevelopment of a unique work-live downtown. We will be a key employment centre in a Columbia Valley that reconnects people to nature…and each other.

Council Meeting Delegate Request Form


27may6:30 pm8:30 pmRegular Council Meeting


10jun2:30 pm4:30 pmCOTW Council Meeting

10jun6:30 pm8:30 pmRegular Council Meeting

24jun6:30 pm8:30 pmRegular Council Meeting

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