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City Council Approves Pine Valley Contract

Monday, October 5, 2015 @ 8:54 PM
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Prince George, B.C. – Prince George City Council approved the awarding of a five year service contract to GNR Property Management Ltd. for the Pine Valley Golf Complex at tonight’s meeting.

Under the terms of the agreement the contractor retains the first $290,000 in annual revenue and pays the City three percent of annual revenues that exceed $290,000.

GNR was the incumbent service provider having successfully complete a previous two year agreement though their proposal did not include an element of capital contribution.

Regardless, Friends of Pine Valley spokesman Don Chamberlain was happy with the outcome.

“I’m pleased that the five year agreement is in. We worked hard to make that happen”, he said. “I wish it could be longer of course, we need some stability to keep the course. Some of the councillors are making noise about a capital plan and I’m pleased about that.”

Chamberlain says a capital investment will be needed at some point to help keep the course viable.

He said that could entail any number of ideas including adding a new driving range or by turning it into a true golf centre.

Tonight’s vote was almost unanimous with only Councillor Albert Koehler opposed.


I hope they set the land aside for the much needed access road from Superstore to Costco. Forcing all that traffic to use the Peden Hill intersection is bad traffic management and contributes greatly to traffic congestion in the whole area. Almost as bad as the unfinished Ospika connector to Westgate.

Also a nice sidewalk with a divided island between the traffic and sidewalk would be great for the area and enhance the golf park as well IMO.

Other than that I wish the golf club well in its bid to fix up and be around for years to come.

With the area doubling in traffic now since the opening of a new set of stores, I find traffic to be a bit ridiculous at certain times. You can’t really build a road between Superstore and Costco since there are two car dealerships sitting behind Superstore that take up a bit of space. Even if a portion of the golf course was removed a road wouldn’t work. What should happen is an expanded parking lot for the golf course where Costco is. Get those cars off the road near Husky and Costco.

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