Letter: Developers should be the ones paying more, not taxpayers


Every time I'm asked to contribute more towards the expense of a growing community, I immediately wonder why I rarely hear mention of the developers’ share of this expense and the topic of better deals being negotiated with developers to also contribute more.

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There's development happening everywhere.

I'd also suggest we dig deeper regarding the cost, value and urgency of capital projects with the intent to work with a leaner budget. There's always room for improvement when it comes to managing taxpayers’ money. There are a growing number of hard-working people who cannot and should not have to continue to meet increased expenses at this rate.

Ted Slusar, New Westminster


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