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Big steps taken for new Airport Cafe

Hospitality at the Smithers airport could be in new hands shortly.

Council has agreed to negotiate on a 2-year lease to Shilo and Chris Werrell, who will serve food, drink and play host at the Airport Cafe.

The revised proposal comes after Council rejected the couple’s original 5-year plan on May 26th.

Mayor Taylor Bachrach says the Werrell’s job will be more than serving coffee and scones.

They’re not just operating a cafe, but they’re providing an important role as ambassadors of the community and hosting visitors to the community,” he says, “that’s something that they seemed very keen on when we spoke with them so we’ve directed staff to work with them to reflect that in the final agreement.”

Bugwood Bean currently occupies the position and are under contract until at least the end of June.

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