Time for a referendum?

Re: Oct. 30/13 editorial: “Carson Drive to Fox Mountain Road project.”

Editor:

Re: Oct. 30/13 editorial: “Carson Drive to Fox Mountain Road project.”

I believe that your statement: “The fact is Williams Lake is set to receive a $20 million plus reno to our local infrastructure on the province’s tab,” is factually incomplete.

For clarity, my understanding is that the city is preparing to budget $4 million in the current budgeting process (this is no freebie) to cover what will be the local taxpayers’ (city) share of the costs of this road project.

Please: Let’s stop the cheerleading and engage in open and constructive dialogue.

Shouldn’t the city be planning a referendum on this issue?

John Moon

Williams Lake

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