Proposed new neighbourhood for Peace River could house 2,000 people

The town of Peace River could see a new neighbourhood in the coming future on the west hill.

Last Thursday, Nov. 1, there was an open house at the Peace River Municipal Library with the proposed layout, otherwise known as the Draft Peace Ridge Area Structure Plan.

“My position at this time is to keep an open mind and do the due diligence of the best interest of the town and ensure it’s properly done. At first blush they’re doing all the right things and I can’t pre-judge until they do their presentation. It’s exciting and it’s definitely what’s needed in the future,” said Mayor Lorne Mann by phone to the Record-Gazette.

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