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Wire theft cost Langley City $182,000 in 2011

Wire theft has proved even costlier than originally anticipated in Langley City.

At Monday night’s City council meeting, director of engineering, parks and environment Gary Vlieg relayed up-to-date dollar amounts related to wire theft in 2011.

Vlieg announced that the final tally for 2011 came in at $182,000, well over the budgeted amount of $10,000. The added cost is the equivalent of a one per cent tax increase, Vlieg told council.

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