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McQUARRIE – Getting the cold shoulder from City Hall

(Image: Mel Rothenburger)

LOOKING BACK at past columns and thinking about trends in the comments, messages and emails, I’ve noticed how a number of them seem to come down to issues of accountability and communications with city hall.

Just last week, I was again hearing from a reader who was repeating the familiar and frustrating scenario about not hearing back from the city when they write the mayor, councillors or city officials.

They, like others, tell me how they take the time to write detailed emails — often with pictures — about an issue that is important to them. An issue that troubles them and one they feel impact their lives in a negative way.

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Bill McQuarrie is a Kamloops entrepreneur. He can be contacted at billmcquarrie@gmail.com. He tweets @bafflegabbed.

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About Mel Rothenburger (6184 Articles)
ArmchairMayor.ca is a forum about Kamloops and the world. It has more than one million views. Mel Rothenburger is the former Editor of The Daily News in Kamloops, B.C. (retiring in 2012), and past mayor of Kamloops (1999-2005). At ArmchairMayor.ca he is the publisher, editor, news editor, city editor, reporter, webmaster, and just about anything else you can think of. He is grateful for the contributions of several local columnists. This blog doesn't require a subscription but gratefully accepts donations to help defray costs.

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