To the editor:
Once the city has reworked the Mill St. area I would love to see the Queensway Jetty parking lot converted to a pedestrian friendly area with grass, flower beds and decorative type trees.
Constructing a tourist centre at this newly claimed area does not, in my opinion, enhance the image of what a lakefront should look like.
Terry Schneider’s letter [Jan. 13, 2017] suggests…Tourism Kelowna is reacting in a positive manner to ongoing public input on this project over the past several years. To that I say hogwash.
The citizens and taxpayers of Kelowna have spoken a loud and clear no, yet Tourism Kelowna continues to push their agenda as the only way to go.
They should wake up, smell the roses and listen to the people.
I have never heard of anybody suggesting to their family or friends that they should get together and go down to a tourist centre so they can enjoy a public gathering venue.
If Tourism Kelowna thinks they must have a new building they can have one. Just not at the end of the Queensway Jetty or any other area that is close to the lakeshore and/or our public parks.
Wayne Matthewson, Kelowna