Letters: Sidewalk mistake

Walker has a lot to say about the misalignment of the town's sidewalks

I do a lot of walking in Sooke.

I have to question the alignment of footpaths and roadside curbs in respect to the  new TD Bank and the Evergreen Mall.

In 2010-2011 the Evergreen Mall frontage and entrance were all re-aligned, I am sure costing us tax payers thousands of dollars.

Now the TD Bank, obviously working to plans set out by our engineering department have built a beautiful short sidewalk leading to nowhere and placed new roadside curbing. But they are set back approximately three feet.  They do not align with the neighboring Evergreen Mall.  Someone has placed an asphalt path around the pole to join the mall sidewalk as a temporary measure.

So when down the years we finalize this road way, do we tear up the Evergreen Mall frontage or the TD Bank curbing? Only in Sooke.

Brian Dragw

Sooke