Taieri Times 23.7.14 (page 2)
Received from Brian Miller
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 at 8:16 p.m.
Message: How’s this. I write about the pool trust declining to comment about my letter today (see Taieri Times) and they won’t publish it. Look at the weak excuse. Just who is the ODT protecting.
From: Bruce Quirey [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 2:13 PM
To: Brian Miller
Subject: Re: pool trust
I am not going to publish this latest letter in the Taieri Times, because I published a letter from you in today’s issue.
Otago Daily Times
On 23/07/2014 12:08 PM, Brian Miller wrote:
The Editor Taieri Times.
It is concerning that the Mosgiel Pool Trust is prepared to make public statements concerning the pool, but when questioned publicly to substantiate their claims, decline to comment. The Pool Trust is funded by the ratepayers, there is an expectation that those who pay the piper call the tune.
It would appear that the pool trust is not competent enough to deal with this project, or prepared to gain public support by keeping the public informed.
I now call upon the pool trust to resign, and for [the] Community Board who are our elected representatives to take back the control of the proposed Mosgiel pool facility on behalf of the community, that they are handsomely remunerated to represent on such issues. If the board is not prepared to be counted on this issue. Then they should consider standing down, and being replaced by those with a desire to represent their community, warts and all.
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