Fiscal Responsibility

Fiscal responsibility is a two-sided coin, revenue enhancement and budget management, and the Township Council must be diligent at both. A sound economic plan outlines the revenue opportunities available to the Township and ways in which appropriate land use and development can create an economic benefit. In addition, Council has a duty and responsibility to be fiscally responsible with the resources given to it through taxation, government grants, and investment. A primary task for Township Council is to manage the finances on …

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Outstanding Facilities for Sports and the Arts

All work and no play makes for a dull community so it is great to have top-notch sporting facilities, like the Langley Events Centre, to bring the community together. Future priorities should include a fine arts and cultural centre, a swimming pool facility in Aldergrove, and a multipurpose indoor track and sport facility.

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A Great Place for Families

No matter the design of your family it is important that Langley be a place where they can spend quality time together. A full schedule of sporting activities, cultural activities and an abundance of recreation trails and parks creates a dynamic environment for families to grow and flourish.

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Safe Neighborhboods and Communities

I’m a candidate for the Township of Langley council I have lived with my family here since 1996. The safety and well-being of my family is something that, as a husband and father, I think about a lot. Everybody thinks about the security of their neighborhoods. I want to do my part to ensure that we have safe communities now and for the future.

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Sustainable Development

Development brings people, resources, and cultural diversity to a community. It can enrich a community, and make it a desirable place to live; if done in a smart, sustainable, and environmentally conscious way. Development within the Township must consider the unique characteristics of each community within the Township boundaries. Community plans done with good research, expert opinion, and community input form the basis of planning; now, and for the future. 

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Meet Blair

As a candidate for the Township of Langley council in the 2014 election, Blair Whitmarsh wants to work to manage the growth of Langley. When he arrived in Langley as a first year student at Trinity Western University, he realized quickly that he found a special place. He and his wife, Lorraine, have raised three daughters in the township and they have lived in the Brookswood community for some time. He knows and loves the township and looks forward to the privilege of serving …

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