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Friends of Gable Beach meets with district

Lake Country - The association is meeting with the district today to discuss Gable Beach

Members of the Friends of Gable Beach association are meeting with Lake Country officials today to discuss Gable Beach Road North.

The beach has been a controversial issue in Lake Country, with around 50 residents gathering to protest the sale of the land near Gable Beach during a city council meeting, Nov. 7.

The issue began when three property owners approached the district requesting to purchase a strip of land at the Gable Beach Road end near Okanagan Lake. The potential sale drew criticism from the surrounding residents.

Approximately $1.1 million of the proposed sale would go towards reducing Kelowna’s interest in Lake Country Okanagan Rail Trail lands, according to the district. The negotiated amount for the properties was $1.34 million.

The bylaw in the sale of the land was deferred by Lake Country council at its last meeting.

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