Who’s in charge of the purse strings?

I am very thankful that the contractor has finally paved the chunk of road on Larkspur.

I am very thankful that the contractor has finally paved the chunk of road on Larkspur.

After numerous attempts over six months to get an answer from the “people supposedly in charge” I was informed that it was not convenient for the contractor to pave the roadway at this time.

Well, I ask, what  about me as a lowly taxpayer? I certainly didn’t feel it was too convenient to have to drive over this washboard every day.

Are the contractors running Sooke?

Perhaps in the future we should just be electing them because trying to get the municipality to show leadership is impossible.

Who exactly controls the purse strings?

Linda Bessant

Sooke

 

Just Posted

Fort Street bike lanes officially open in Victoria

Latest stretch of bike network a designated two-way, protected downtown lane for all abilities

Fundraising campaign set up for teen involved in Malahat crash

Kayla-Marie Gibson, 19, is the breadwinner of the family, says GoFundMe campaign

National paddleboard races continue today in Sidney

Races on today until 2pm; distance, prone and relay events on tap

Intruder breaks into Langford couple’s home

The intruder was high and thought the house was his

Visiting Vimy Ridge: Saanich teen set for historic summer tour

Mount Douglas student John Evans will tour historic war sites

VIDEO: 75th Swiftsure International Yacht Race

‘A happy boat is a fast boat’

B.C. to spend $181M to create 200 general practitioner jobs

Jobs will go to new medical school graduates

Federal leaders trade barbs about India trip at press gallery dinner

Justin Trudeau’s infamous trip to India earlier this year was the focus of many of the jabs

B.C. VIEWS: Our poverty reduction plan is already in place

NDP has another promise it needs to appear to keep

WestJet pilot strike averted as parties agree to mediation

Pilots had warned they could go on strike starting May 19

Most Read