Jangula addresses Maple Pool settlement

Mayor takes to social media for statement

  • Nov. 16, 2015 6:00 a.m.

Record staff

On Thursday morning, Mayor Larry Jangula took to social media to make a statement regarding the Maple Pool lawsuit settlement.

The following “Statement on Maple Pool” was posted to his Facebook page:

“The uncertainty around Maple Pool is now over. This was a priority for me as mayor and is one of the major reasons I ran for re-election last November. I am delighted that all concerned parties worked collaboratively over the past few months to resolve the outstanding issues.

“I want to thank City staff and councillors, Friends of Maple (sic), the Lin Family, and Dawn to Dawn: Action on Homelessness Society. Most importantly, I want to thank the residents at Maple Pool who worked so respectively and patiently with all the parties to bring forward this positive resolution. The residents have demonstrated the power of getting involved to make a positive difference in our community. My hope is that this resolution marks a new and positive beginning for all of the residents at Maple Pool.

“This process has reminded me that when we work together in a spirit of respect and collaboration we can resolve issues in a manner we can all be proud of.”

– Mayor Larry Jangula.

 

 

Maple Pool Campground owners, Jin and Dali Lin, had been embroiled in a five-year legal battle with the City of Courtenay over zoning regulations to do with their campground, which has been used as an affordable housing option for homeless and at-risk of homelessness Comox Valley residents. The lawsuit  was the most prominent issue of the 2014 municipal election.

 

Just Posted

RCMP Emergency Response Team called in to arrest man at Black Creek General Store

42-year-old Campbell River man facing numerous charges

Air ambulance called in for single-car MVA on Highway 19A at Union Bay

Two people were in car at the time of the accident

Dog from Comox Valley team finds missing woman in his first SAR mission

CVGSAR sent K9 teams to help with search on Saanich Peninsula on the weekend

Comox Valley teacher’s initiative helps with literacy in Kenya

Carol Walters, a Comox Valley Schools literacy support teacher, is doing some… Continue reading

2019 FEDERAL ELECTION: North Island-Powell River candidates address other issues of importance

“Other than the topics already discussed, what is the most important issue in your constituency?”

Air ambulance called in for single-car MVA on Highway 19A at Union Bay

Two people were in car at the time of the accident

Potent power play paces Canucks to 5-1 win over Detroit

Miller nets a pair as Vancouver wins third straight

UPDATE: British couple vacationing in Vancouver detained in U.S. after crossing border

CBP claims individuals were denied travel authorization, crossing was deliberate

After losing two baby boys, B.C. parents hope to cut through the taboo of infant death

Oct. 15 is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day in B.C.

Cheating husband sues mistress for gifted ring after wife learns about affair

The husband gave his mistress $1,000 to buy herself a ring in December 2017

B.C. massage therapist reprimanded, fined for exposing patients’ breasts

Registered massage therapist admits professional misconduct

B.C. boosts legal aid funding in new payment contract

‘Duty counsel’ service restored in some communities, David Eby says

Rugby Canada helps recovery efforts in Japan after typhoon cancels final match

Canadian players wanted to “give back in whatever small way they could”

VIDEO: Bear spies on cyclists riding by on Campbell River street

Riders seem unaware the bruin is mere feet away on the side of the road

Most Read