Upcoming public meetings

SD83 has several upcoming meetings which the public is invited to attend:

Monday, May 7 at 6 p.m. at the DESC – Trustee Information Session. With the election of a new board taking place in October, this session is aimed at giving those interested in running a look at the roles and responsibilities of being a school board trustee.

 Earlier this year it was announced by the Minister of Education that School District No. 83 (North Okanagan-Shuswap) will be represented by a five member board.

Final Approved Trustee Variation - 5 Trustees• North Shuswap/Sorrento/Carlin – one trustee

  Salmon Arm – two trustees

• Sicamous/Malakwa/Enderby/Grindrod – one trustee

• Armstrong/Spallumcheen/Falkland/Silver Creek/Ranchero – one trustee

Official Trustee Mike McKay’s complete report is available here .


Tuesday, April 10 at 7 p.m. at the DESC – Public Consultation meeting on the disposal of excess property on Okanagan Ave.


Ministry requirements for disposal of school district land – Disposal Information Checklist

Wednesday, April 11 at 6 p.m. at library of Shuswap Middle School – Just prior to the DPAC meeting the SD83 Transportation Review report and  recommendations (to adjust some of the Salmon Arm bus routes) will be presented. View report and recommendations by clicking here.

Monday, April 16 at 6 p.m. at the DESC – A Public Budget Consultation for the 2018-19 Preliminary Budget was held. The 2018-19 Preliminary Budget was presented and public input sought on district funding priorities.

The complete preliminary budget presentation by Secretary-Treasurer Nicole Bittante, as well as two presentations for the budget committee to consider, can be found here: https://sd83.bc.ca/budget-process/