Municipal Inspection begins
After months of waiting patiently (sic) residents here are finally getting the inspection they requested from Municipal Affairs.
For details on this developing story read the article by Joni MacFarlane from the Crowsnest Promoter here:
There is an address available for anybody who wishes to be either interviewed by, or willing to provide documentation or information to the inspection team. You can do so by contacting Russell Farmer & Associates at:
If readers here have difficulty with the email address above, then try this one here:
I find it interesting and possibly disconcerting that the Inspection Team chosen is Russell Farmer & Associates for they are the ones who did the Strategic Plan for our municipality at a cost of $40,000 back in 2010 for our previous council. Much of which from what I understand was incorporated into this current council’s own Strategic Action Plan. For details on this go here:
Although, from a legal stand point, I do not think this can be construed as a conflict of interest but from a layman’s point of view I feel it is borderline at best. I mean, I don’t see how a certain possible ingrained bias, self interest, and cover your ass could not be in play here?
A Strategic Action Plan, drawn up in part from this consulting firm doing the inspection, which is playing havoc with this community, could very well be perceived as a bogus inspection.
Considering how Municipal Affairs has dragged their feet on this issue from day one, and how in the minds of many residents here they appear to have already sided with their counterparts at the municipal level, is our Inspection a forgone conclusion? Time will tell? But I for one think the tower is leaning heavily to one-side… if you know what I mean?
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CROWSNEST RATEPAYERS GENERAL MEETING
Thursday, March 21 @ 7:00 P.M.
COLEMAN LEGION (UPSTAIRS)
TOPICS TO BE DISCUSSED:
* Logo Issue
* PR People
* Fire Plan
* Inspection Update
* Open Discussion
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