Letters

Plans for new firehall deemed suspicious

Dear editor,

Doesn’t it seem that Courtenay Council is being a little hasty in trying to move forward with a new fire hall/training centre? Trying to find a lot of money after the 2014 budget has been finalized and tax notices sent out?

Surely, we can wait a few months so the issue can be discussed during the municipal elections this November.

Then the Council elected at that time could make decisions based on feedback from the citizens of Courtenay.

Personally, I think the issue of a new fire hall and training facility should be discussed separately.

I wonder if an ambulance could be housed in a new facility and I wonder if additional training capacity could be added to the Comox Fire Hall. It doesn’t look like those possibilities have been seriously addressed. I think they should.

Erik Eriksson

Courtenay

 

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