Ratepayers in Langham voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday, September 20 against a proposal for a regional police force.
A total of 406 residents voted “No” while 38 voted “Yes” in a non-binding plebiscite on the question: “Should the Town of Langham form a regional police force with the Town of Dalmeny, with the understanding that the following costs would be associated with this service?
“An increase in our policing cost from $55,000/year to approximately $300,000/year. This works out to an increase of approximately $460/year in property tax per household; (and) Estimated start-up costs of $100,000.”
A total of 445 electors voted in the referendum, which was held in conjunction with a council byelection. Continue reading “Langham residents nix regional police force option”→
Ratepayers in Langham are voting this week in a byelection to fill a vacancy on town council.
The election is slated for Wednesday, September 20. Three candidates are in the running: Eric Dolan, Carol Epp and JoAnne Wastell.
At a candidates forum in Langham September 12, two of the three nominees introduced themselves and outlined their platforms. One of the candidates, Carol Epp, was not able to be there because of personal reasons; however, Evelyn Kasahoff read a prepared statement on Epp’s behalf. Continue reading “Langham holds council byelection”→