City council has denied the Nicola Valley Community Theatre Society’s request to have more that $85,000 in building fees waived for the theatre it plans to build downtown.

Council ultimately decided it best to wait until the project was at the building phase before deciding whether or not to forgive the fees.

“At this point in time, I would like to make a motion that we accept [this request] as information only,” Coun. Mike Goetz said.

His motion passed unanimously at council’s last regular council meeting back on April 12.