Kevin Mitchell, P.Eng
For Langley Township Council
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1) in 2013 Township of Langley Council passed a cannon by-
2) in 2013 Mayor Froese said " I will deliver the new by-
3) in 2013 Mayor and Council directed staff to meet with Minister to discuss reducing
the use of cannons -
4) Council promised to revisit the cannon by-
With the inaction by the Mayor and Council, Kevin Mitchell did the following on his own time and at his own expense while the Council was on summer vacation:
1) Organized a meeting in Victoria with the Deputy Minister of Agriculture, Derek Sturko, to go over Langley residents’ concerns.
2) A few weeks later he met with the Minister of Agriculture, Norm Letnick, at a blueberry farm in order to demonstrate alternate uses for bird predation (hawks and drones)
3) Personally organized a company to demonstrate a drone custom made for this event.
This drone uses GPS to visit irregular shaped fields and automatically re-
4) Received a commitment from the Minister to look into financing alternatives to cannons.
Norm Letnick, Minister of Agriculture, and Kevin Mitchell speaking with a representative from Sky Guard Falconry
Kevin Mitchell with Norm Letnick, Minister of Agriculture