Who’s running the show at Courtenay City Hall?

Dear editor,

I am rather puzzled over the Maple Pool Campsite controversy.

Dear editor,

I am rather puzzled over the Maple Pool Campsite controversy.

Every time I read about it, it seems to me the the City manager is the one who brought up the matter and who raised the question of a bylaw and also decided that legal action should be taken to close the campground, meantime giving no thought to the 50-odd people who would be cast onto the streets.

Meanwhile, our elected representatives have done no more than murmur that they do not want to cast these people onto the streets but there is a bylaw, but have done nothing positive.

With everything I have read, I have formed the opinion that for some reason or other the City manager desires to force this issue and has so far succeeded in doing so.

Which makes me wonder, who is governing this municipality, the City manager or our elected representatives?

I can only hope that our new panel of councillors will take action soon that will leave us in no doubt that it is they and not the City manager who run this show.

John Butler,

Courtenay