Council votes down Kettle Valley subdivision proposal

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Basran votes down Kettle Valley subdivision proposal
WATCH: Kelowna mayor Colin Basran takes a shot at School District 23 before voting for a proposal subdivision in the Kettle Valley area – Jan 11, 2017
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Kettle Valley council reaction

WATCH: Montage of Kelowna city councillors on their position dealing with the controversial Kettle Valley subdivision proposal.

A popular sports field in Kelowna’s Kettle Valley will not be turned into a subdivision.

The owner of the land was proposing to build 84 homes on the land, but it was shot down by Kelowna city council Tuesday night.

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The land was originally designated for a new school, but the Central Okanagan School District opted not to build on the site.

After a lengthy debate Tuesday night, council voted down the proposal by a vote of 6-2 with Mayor Colin Basran and councillor Gail Given voting in support.

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