LETTER: Setting the record straight on council motion

We wanted to correct an error on our part contained within our letter “Saanich taxpayer needs more respect from council” in the March 2 Saanich News. We were contacted by Coun. Plant, who wanted to ensure that we understood that he, in fact, voted for Coun. Karen Harper’s motion along with Mayor Richard Atwell.

We felt it was important to set the record straight. Coun. Harper’s motion to provide financial information to the public earlier was very important, from our point of view, as a first step in an attempt to better engage the taxpayer. We are very pleased that Coun. Plant also supported the motion which we saw as simply ensuring that the ratepayer was to be treated as a respected partner in this process along with council and staff.

We would like to thank Coun. Harper, Mayor Atwell, and Coun. Plant for their efforts with regard to the motion.

Bruce and Laurie Kennedy

Saanich

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