Mayor Keith Fielding gives more detail to a proposed seniors housing project for Peachland.
Following a request for expressions of interest, the District of Peachland has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with The Good Samaritan Society.
On one level, people shouldn’t get their noses out of joint too much just because the municipality wants to hire a consultant to do a financial comparison of the two options. What should be raising hackles is the complete lack of information available to the public about the redevelopment project.
The most recent round of seniors’ housing discussions began as far back as 2004. Members of the Peachland Wellness Centre started talking about a lack of housing for seniors in town and conducted their own, somewhat informal, survey.