Taxpayers just keep paying

They'll pay Township legal bills, Metro legal bills and now court costs.

Editor: Re “Metro Vancouver taking Township to court,” (The Times, July 18).

Please, allow me to summarize Jeff Nagel’s excellent article: Township taxpayers pay for a legal opinon on the Wall ALR spot rezoning, Township taxpayers then pay toward Metro Vancouver’s legal bill to try and overturn that opinion, and now Township taxpayers have to pay the legal bill to stop that challenge in court.

If Mayor Jack Froese and council would have listened to public opinion in the first place, instead of a legal opinion, we wouldn’t be in this mess.

After all, the money could be better spent elsewhere.

J. Beauman,

Langley

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