Dear Mayor & Council. I can not begin to explain to you how shocked and disappointed I am with the comments made by Mayor Banman on CBC Radio, 13-07-25, in reference to the proposed Supportive Housing Project by ACS & BC Building Corp. These comments were made prior to the ACS Open House. Mayor Banman’s comment was “maybe just not the best place for it”.
This shows me that the mayor has already formed an opinion; based upon what? False and misleading information put out by ADBA?
Unless things have changed drastically in the past few years, I was under the impression that the Mayor was to remain neutral until all information was made known. I am sorry Mr. Banman, but you have seriously “tipped your hand” on this one and, I believe, owe the citizens of Abbotsford, ACS and ADBA a full apology.
As you may assume from the tone of this letter, I am 100% in favor in the change of the zoning to permit the construction of the Supportive Housing Unit adjacent to the currently established Abbotsford Community Services building. This represents additional provincial government funding to our community and should be welcomed with open arms.
Thank you for your time.
Basil D. Stevens