News

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.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Senators release Lazar to play for Canada
 
Oilers fire Dallas Eakins
 
Virtanen, Point stand out for Canada
COLUMN: Turning garbage into innovation
 
Randeep Match appeals drug conviction
 
“Suspicious” Agassiz house fire under investigation
Santa Arrives in Aldergrove!
 
New colour scheme for development is fine with church
 
Connaught skaters make their mark on national stage

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event


Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Dec 18 edition online now. Browse the archives.