Letter: Leonard should avoid Saanich ALR discussions

Re: Leonard takes helm at ALC, Saanich News, May 20, 2015)

Re: Leonard takes helm at ALC, Saanich News, May 20, 2015)

In my judgement it is not proper to appoint persons who’ve recently had a power role in a municipal government to commissions like the ALC, because of possible conflict of interest with positions they took in the role.

In the case of Frank Leonard specifically, his claim that he supported the viability of farming is contradicted by his behaviour against farmers trying to improve their land – such as in Panama Flats which remains fallow years later, and Saanich’s actions against small areas that the ALC long ago identified as not viable due to poor soil and proximity to houses.

Frank Leonard should not have accepted appointment to the ALC at this time. If he doesn’t change his mind, ethical behaviour would be to avoid all discussion of land in Saanich for five years.

Keith Sketchley

Saanich

 

 

 

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