Letters to the Editor

Tirades by councillors are not appreciated

Editor: Clearly influence was involved in the poor display and tirades of Councillors Bob Long and David Davis at the Feb. 24 Township council meeting, regarding Coulter Berry.  Until now,  Long has had a public wishy-washy stance on Coulter Berry, but he was like a bull seeing red.  His displeasure on the subject was hidden behind a weird talking point about lowering the corner of the building.

Really? Send back the design and draw out the process to lower the corner regardless of the grade of the land?  Considering Long is chair of the Township’s Heritage Advisory Committee, where the vocal chair of the Langley Heritage Society also sits, he has clearly been influenced.  Given his weak and bizarre complaints about the proposal, this is clearly a Fort Langley issue and not a development issue. I guarantee Long would not have an issue with Coulter Berry’s corner height if this building was in his Aldergrove.

And then there is Davis’s ramblings about process and bylaws, that sounded like they were a copy and paste from the Facebook site dedicated to the spread of misrepresentation on the very topic of process and bylaws.  Either that or Davis has been reading disgruntled former mayor Rick Green’s atrocious sour grapes blog.  Do your own research and the truth will prevail. I assume that is why Long didn’t argue those points in voting “no” to going to a public hearing.

I don’t appreciate elected officials who are clearly the puppets of other people’s agendas, or elected officials who have vendettas against the village that is the Birthplace of B.C. We need officials who understand process and who have the best in mind for all of Langley, and not just their own corner of Langley.

Susan T. Morris,

Langley

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