Penticton city hall readies for Skaha public meeting

The City of Penticton has posted the format for the Nov 23 special meeting to discuss the Skaha Lake Park and Marina agreements.

The City of Penticton has posted a notice reminding the public of the special council meeting scheduled for Nov. 23 and how it will be conducted.

The special meeting was called to allow the public a chance to weigh in on the proposed settlement and enhanced marina agreements the city has negotiated with Trio Marine Group, which were introduced on Nov. 1.

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Because a large crowd is expected, the meeting will be held at 6 p.m. in the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre instead of City Hall.

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The meeting will start with a staff presentation from acting CAO Mitch Moroziuk followed by a community input period with comments and questions for Moroziuk, the mayor and council, and representatives from Trio Marine Group. The community input period will be moderated by John Singleton of Singleton Consulting Corporation .

The purpose of the meeting is to gather input and council will not be making a decision at this meeting; that will happen at a future meeting.

Everyone in attendance will have equal opportunity to make a comment or ask a question, with a time limit of three minutes. Additional questions will be allowed once everyone has had one opportunity to speak at the microphone.

Council requests everyone maintains a respectful tone and demeanour towards all of the participants.

No decision will be made at this meeting, the issue will be considered at a future Council meeting

The revised Skaha Marina agreements and other supporting documents as presented to Council on Nov. 1 can be found here .

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