Since this city is cash strapped, why don’t they take a leaf from the City Of London, England?
Charge $10 to drive into the City Of Penticton, charge $1 for using drive-thru’s at Tim Hortons, Macdonalds, Wendys etc. The city will be on budget within six months.
Parking meters are a nail in the coffin of any city that has only the summer tourist for local businesses to make a living.
I would not give Mayor Jakubeit and council a job of running my bath water, never mind a city.
Gateway Casino is moving locations, this means even less paid out of gambling. Man, it’s horrendous trying to win.
With the next few years and knowing that building anything in Penticton comes the obvious over run in cost will be at the premium to the punters.
Casino without a hotel? Ha ha. Has to be some fool that worked that out, saying the shuttle bus will go pick up patrons is doing an injustice to the local taxi business.
Hoards of drunks leaving the casino, yes great. Good luck with that.