Preliminary estimates for the construction of the proposed marina at Lions Park show Phase 1 as costing approximately $1.17 million, said Glen Harris, from Osoyoos Shoreline Development Limited, the developers of the Watermark Beach Resort.
The marina project will be a joint venture between the development company and the Town of Osoyoos at a 50-50 split. [...more]
Following a public hearing where roughly 20 people spoke up, Osoyoos council gave third reading to a zoning amendment that would allow for the development of a marina at the Lions Park lagoon.
Nearly 90 people gathered at the Sonora Community Centre on July 6 for the second public hearing on the matter, followed by a special meeting of council where the reading was given. [...more]
The plan to build a marina in Lions Bay is “not a done deal,” said Alain Cunningham, Osoyoos’s director of planning and development services.
But Glen Harris, from Osoyoos Shoreline Development Ltd. is not going to be a happy camper if the plan falls through. [...more]