By Abnor. A friend of mine stopped me while I was making my coffee shop rounds this week to ask me why the City of Abbotsford was phoning Langley residents to see how happy they were with Abbotsford’s Parks & Rec Department.
“I was catching up with a long-time friend on the phone this afternoon, and she said, “Why did the City of Abbotsford, phone our home and ask us to do a survey,” she told me.
“And I yelled, “They WHAT?”
“My friend lives in South-East Langley, West of 264th, and she got the $22,000 survey call, about Abbotsford’s need for rec facilities.”
We know Parks and Rec Director Mark Taylor has promised not to use the results from his $22,000 telephone survey to bolster the case for giving $17.5 Million to the YMCA.
We also know the he needs the information he’s asking for because … well … he said so.
But isn’t he going a bit far afield to get the answers he wants. I mean arne’t Langley residents likely to say they’re not very satisfied with the amount of Parks & Rec services they get from the City of Abbotsford and that they would like to see more?
Remember to Tell Abnor If you’ve got any news or stories you think he should look into.
If you have any thoughts or ideas for Abnor tell him.
Editor’s Note:Abnor joins us from time to time with a question or two about what he sees around him. He has plenty of time on his hands and he spends a great deal of his time wandering the streets of Abbotsford wondering about what he sees and hears. He’s a modern day hobo with a Blackberry.