City turns dream into nightmare

By Submitted

August 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Dear editor:

Will someone please wake me up and tell me that I have been dreaming, or
what more aptly should be described as a nightmare!
In that dream, I am leafing through the July 28th edition of the Lloydminster
Source and I see report by Geoff Lee that headines, “City struggles to find $80
million,” which outlines the city’s need for the construction of a new
wastewater plant while, to date, having identified only $6 million in funding.
THEN, the dream turned to the nightmare when I read that the city voted to
purchase the old Synergy building and—get this—plan to spend upwards of
$18 to 20 million to retrofit the building into usable space.
Did a spaceship come down to earth and rob city council members and the
mayor of their brains? 
How fiscally irresponsible can anyone be?
I hope that the members of council do not get access to a city credit card!
Shame, shame, shame
Such irresponsible action by folks that are supposed
to be acting for the good of their community, not selling it down the river.

Mo Aschenbrenner,
Lloydminster

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