I would make Penticton more attractive to young families by making us the safest, cleanest, lowest in crime of all cities in our size range.
We also should have bite in our bylaws for property maintenance, snow removal and unoccupied buildings or empty lots.
Before we invite someone to move here we should be well on our way to accomplishing these objectives. We need to prioritize our industrial area through the economic development department so we can attract good companies that pay good wages.
We need to attract businesses that are year-round and pay living wages. We need to look our best to be the best!