|The prep work is under way for the new Jehovah Witnesses|
home in Prince Rupert as workers cleared land near the Civic Centre
There has been a flurry of land movement taking place at the corner of 9th West and McBride all this week, as the first part of land development for a new religious centre gets underway.
Large equipment, along with dump trucks began the process of the land work to clear out the footprint for the new facility for the Jehovah Witnesses on the North Coast.
The congregation having negotiated a land swap and purchase back in October that will see the City of Prince Rupert take possession of the former Kingdom Hall on Third East at McBride.
As we noted on October 7th, the land that the former religious centre sits on will be redeveloped as the new home for the Prince Rupert RCMP detachment.
|The corner of Third Avenue East and McBride will be the|
new home for the Prince Rupert RCMP
The land deal between the two participants brought nearly fifteen years of trying to finding a site for the new detachment to an end.
The details were outlined for the city's residents at the October 5th Council session, when the City's Chief Financial Officer provided some background.
For more notes related to City of Prince Rupert themes see our Council Discussion page here.