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LETTER

Ideally we all have a vision of a wastewater-free bay . . . after all, dreams are free. Unfortunately the cash needed to achieve our dreams is not.

I do not believe councillors should base their wastewater treatment decision on a survey that indicates 80 percent of respondents prefer high-treatment and high-cost options. More information should be supplied, as this result seems unnaturally high from a cash-strapped region.

How many respondents were the ratepayers who will end up paying?

The high response for such a large ratepayer contribution does not ring true to me, when we have so many issues such as roads and sewage overflow to be solved concurrently.

Margaret Thorpe

Ideally we all have a vision of a wastewater-free bay . . . after all, dreams are free. Unfortunately the cash needed to achieve our dreams is not.

I do not believe councillors should base their wastewater treatment decision on a survey that indicates 80 percent of respondents prefer high-treatment and high-cost options. More information should be supplied, as this result seems unnaturally high from a cash-strapped region.

How many respondents were the ratepayers who will end up paying?

The high response for such a large ratepayer contribution does not ring true to me, when we have so many issues such as roads and sewage overflow to be solved concurrently.

Margaret Thorpe

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