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Council committee suggests pausing privatizing municipal golf discussion

Committee in Calgary wants to wait until end of 2022


February 17, 2021
By Calgary Herald

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Discussions about privatizing golf course operations at Calgary’s municipal courses may be put on hold until at least the end of 2022. The privatization strategy has involved both a test of the market and the hiring of a consultant, but neither approach has been fruitful. City-owned courses had been profitable until 2013 before experiencing a decline in revenue. Last year, however, a $421,000 surplus was realized.

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