Officials for the proposed Station 20 West project appeared before Saskatoon city council last night seeking a one-year extension on the deadline to begin construction on the Pleasant Hill area project. Instead, they walked away with a three-year extension. The land located at 230 Avenue R South was sold by the City of Saskatoon for one dollar, and the city will have the right to purchase it back if the project fails to come to life.
Station 20 West is envisioned to house a number of food services including a community kitchen and a grocery store, a health services clinic and a community centre. These are all services that are desperately needed in an area that houses people who fall towards the lowest end of the income scale in Saskatoon and real challenges getting out of the area for such services.
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