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North Peace Arena remains home to farmer's market

North Peace residents can count on the Farmer’s Market to operate in the North Peace Arena lobby for the next few years.

The fate of the popular market’s location was uncertain earlier this year, when the Fort St. John Fire Department expressed its concerns about the market’s location.

Fire officials said the packed lobby poses a fire hazard, as the lobby is a fire exit for both the gymnastics club and the North Peace Leisure Pool.

So, Director of Legislative & Administrative Services Janet Prestly says the City began discussions with the market’s stakeholders in the Spring.

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Market organizers have agreed to pay $110 a year, so that the group can use the lobby at the North Peace arena. In previous years, the group had been paying just $10 per year.

The City is also encouraging the group to become a ‘true farmer’s market’. Councilor Bruce Christensen attended a related-seminar at the Union of British Columbia Municipalities.

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Council approved staff’s recommendation to renew a three-year lease agreement, that allows the farmer’s market to use the North Peace Arena Lobby until December 31st, 2011.

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