Opinion

Don’t make a martyr of the mayor

Re: Council ousting the Mayor

This debacle comes from the mayor voting no because the consultant’s report said it would be too costly for Campbell River.

Why waste money hiring consultants if you don’t listen to what they say?

I don’t approve of hiring outside staff, particularly with the number of managers at city hall, but if you are going to do it, then carry out their recommendations.

Why then, did this council, except for Coun. Kerr, vote to oust the mayor for his decision to protect the taxpayers?

Whatever happened to freedom of speech in making decisions that protect the taxpayer from frivolous expenditures.

Councillors have to be careful they don’t make a martyr out of a mayor they don’t get along with.

Judy A. Campbell

Campbell River

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