Residents of Ward 12 and Calgary,
I have been
receiving inquiries, comments and in some cases uninformed conclusions
concerning my stance on the 52 million not requested by the provincial taxes. Please refer to the links and media articles
referencing past council votes over the past number of weeks.
discussion and Council vote April 22, 2013 -
Calgary Sun Thursday,
April 18th –
Monday April 22-
Friday May 3-
Tuesday, June 11th –
Herald Friday, May 17th –
agree that Ward 12 is in desperate need of Transit. If I could guarantee that all of the 52
million would be spent on the SETWAY following my comments above, I would have
supported that cause wholeheartedly.
absence of an acceptable process and procedure on how council chooses to absorb
taxes left by the Provincial Government, I cannot support a topic which leaves
the residents of Calgary out of the loop.
I am but one
vote out of fifteen, I can raise the issues verbally and vocally however, when
votes are cast and tallied the majority passes or defeats a motion of council.
control the content or the lack of individual stances within media reports. I hope this clarifies my stance on the issue
and I welcome any additional inquiries that the residents of Calgary may have.
Councillor Shane Keating Ward 12