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Audit clears Pelham

PELHAM – November 29, 2017 – More than 200 people attended a special Pelham council meeting Wednesday, to hear the results of a KPMG audit into finances.

There never was $17 million of debt that was not reported on Town of Pelham financial statements.

And while describing a complex series of transactions and land deals that led to the twin-pad arena development underway in east Fonthill, Karen Grogan, a partner at KPMG, said none of the transactions it investigated contravened the Municipal Act or town bylaws.

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Demand Exceeded for Pelham Community Centre Facilities

PELHAM – March 6, 2017 – Several prominent community groups have signed 5-year agreements with the Town of Pelham for use of the Pelham Community Centre, which is currently under construction. These agreements exceed the Town’s revenue goals for the Centre, confirming the demand for a second arena in the new facility.

In June 2015, a report commissioned by the Town suggested there was significant demand for two ice surfaces. This LeisurePlan report projected 100% prime-time usage of one arena and 70% usage of a second arena. This report influenced the design of the new Pelham Community Centre, which features two arenas, two gymnasiums, and multi-purpose space, among many other much-needed features.

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