Westbank First Nation (WFN) enacted the Advisory Council Law on April 1, 2005 to provide Non-Members living on Westbank Lands, or having an interest in Westbank Lands, with a mechanism through which they may have input into proposed Westbank Law and proposed amendments to Westbank Law that directly and significantly affects them.
The law provides for the establishment of five Advisory Council members, comprised of residents from each of the five districts. WFN residents vote to elect Councillors to the Advisory Council, while WFN Members vote to elect a Chief & Council.
Meeting Highlights & Agendas
Advisory Council Law
Residential Premises Law
2017 Property Tax Overview
Capital Projects 2005-2015
Westbank Library Branch
At the next Advisory Council AGM hosted for WFN residents, learn about new WFN developments and projects, tax expenditures, and programs and services. A light dinner will be provided prior to an update from Chief Roxanne Lindley and the Advisory Council Chair. More than 200 residents attended the 2016 AGM, and the Advisory Council looks forward to seeing everyone again on April 26, 2017.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017
1920 Quail Lane, Westbank, BC
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Department information booths
Complimentary light dinner
Gord Couch, Advisory Council Chairperson: Welcome and Annual Report
Chief Roxanne Lindley: WFN Highlights
2017 AGM Presentations
To be posted following the AGM.
An election is held every three years. In July and August, nominate qualified residents, and in September, vote for the person you want to represent your district at the WFN Government. Individuals interested in joining the Advisory Council are encouraged to attend several AC meetings prior to seeking a nomination.
Next election: Fall 2017
To learn more about the AC’s work, WFN residents may attend regularly scheduled Advisory Council Meetings, which are held on the second Tuesday of each month. Please contact the AC Chairperson prior to the meeting to reserve a seat.
Time: 9:00am to 12:00pm
Location: WFN Government Building, 515 Highway 97 South
In accordance with Westbank First Nation Advisory Council Law 2008-04, the following individuals were elected to WFN Advisory Council commencing July 2014.
Gordon Couch, Chair
Sun Village, Westlake Gardens, Grandview Terrace, Sonoma Pines, and commercial area.
Bayview, Manufactured Home Parks and residences along Old Okanagan Highway and Shannon Lake Road.
Sage Creek, Daimler Road to Red Cloud Way area, including Manufactured Home Parks.
All properties on IR#10 from Campbell Road to Horizon Drive and Bear Creek Road.
T 250 707 0231
T 250 707 1326
T 250 870 3788
T 250 769 6274
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An agenda will be posted on the Thursday or Friday before each monthly meeting.
WFN Advisory Council meetings are open to the public and held at the WFN Government building (515 Hwy 97 South, Kelowna).
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March 7, 2017
2017/18 Local Government Services Budget presentation. Residents Annual General Meeting. Review of draft WFN 5-Year Capital Plan. Notice of application for Variance Lot 364-7.
April 11, 2017
Carbon tax discussion. Residents Annual General Meeting. Community policing update. Authorizing the expenditure of utilities reserve funds to purchase equipment for Utilities department. Public Works capital purchase.
To request meeting agendas or highlights not posted on this page, please contact your Advisory Council Chair.
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