Kevin Mitchell, P.Eng
For Langley Township Council
Stem the tide of rising legal costs in the Township.
During the period 2009 -
Fix the Official Community Plan process to avoid the debacle that is Brookswood-
This Council accepted a $500,000 “loan” from secret or undisclosed landowners and
investors in the Brookswood-
After a marathon public hearing and subsequent 1,000+ person turnout to a Council
vote, fortunately this amendment was rejected. Despite this, Mayor Froese and Councillor
Ward remain in support of the potentially devastating changes proposed in the OCP.
This solution here is a community-
Stop Spot Zoning:
The most recent example: The Wall property -
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Apply lessons learned from The Willoughby Experiment.
Hundreds of condominiums sit empty while developers continue to plow ahead with hundreds of new units, parking is out of control and brand new schools open with portables. Traffic congestion along 208th Avenue and other feeder routes is at a standstill and yet this Council continues to approve every Development Permit submitted. Whatever happened to “planned communities”?
If it is the will of the citizens of the Township to support unbridled development, then what continues to worsen in Willoughby will soon spread throughout the area. We must change course before we destroy the very character we sought when we moved here.
Put an end to rampant capital spending.
A prime example is the Langley Events Centre: pride of the Township? The plan to
build the LEC started out as a public-
Is there any reasonable explanation for a more than 300% increase in this local government’s contribution? NO!!!
image credit: Dan FERGUSON/Langley Times