Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Moose Jaw Times-Herald: CAST considering legal action against LIP

Citizens Advocating for Sensible Taxation continue to oppose LIP funding model
A close-up portion of a cast iron water main
in the City of Moose Jaw is pictured on Jan.
10, 2015 in city hall following a water main
break by Casino Moose Jaw.
Lisa Goudy/Times-Herald

By Lisa Goudy

Resident Stuart Lee was "disappointed" by the Saskatchewan Municipal Board's decision to approve the city's local improvement program for cast iron water main replacement.

"We're contemplating what our next moves are going to be. We've got to get some legal counsel on some options that we might be looking at," said Lee, who is a spokesperson for a group of concerned residents, Citizens Advocating for Sensible Taxation (CAST). "As far as the city's concerned, their next step is to pass a bylaw for the construction of the first phase.

"Every time it goes another step, we'll voice our opinion and let them know how we feel and there's maybe a chance that one of the councillors or the mayor will decide to change their mind."

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