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Maybe not everyone is a card-carrying member of the Skyscraper Fanboy Club™? Do you want Sidney to turn into Oak Bay or something?
A feud over Sidney’s new fire hall continues to smoulder, as the former and current mayor spar over destruction of a commemorative plaque made for the new Community Safety Building.
Former mayor Steven Price said Mayor Cliff McNeil-Smith’s decision to destroy the $3,000 plaque six months ago seemed politically motivated. “I still find it hard to believe this council could be this petty, childish and vindictive.”
Tower crane is to be erected tomorrow Nov 7th.
The unit count has nudged up to 91 suites. The developer will strata-title the property, although it has yet to be determined whether it will be a rental or a condominium upon completion.
The project displaces Sidney's fire hall which was constructed in 1990 by Roger Saqui Construction, a contractor that operated throughout the region in the 80s and 90s. The company was also involved in the construction of the First Island Financial tower on Fisgard Street.
91-unit mixed-use residential and commercial building begins rising on site of Sidney's old fire hall