Transparency at City Hall

Transparency at City Hall

Re. “Zarrillo says she’ll talk to lawyer about council feedback on Facebook comment (The Tri-City News, Jan. 24) and “Ctte. member defends its format, value to city” (The Tri-City News, Jan. 26). Unlike Mayor Richard Stewart, I can understand Coun. Bonita Zarrillo’s...
Transparency at City Hall

Transparency at City Hall

Re. “Zarrillo says she’ll talk to lawyer about council feedback on Facebook comment (The Tri-City News, Jan. 24) and “Ctte. member defends its format, value to city” (The Tri-City News, Jan. 26). I share the stated concerns of Coquitlam Coun. Bonita Zarrillo regarding...

Intervenor Status Kinder Morgan

Coquitlam will join Port Moody and Belcarra to apply as an intervenor in the hearings for the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion. On Monday, city council unanimously endorsed a motion by Coun. Bonita Zarrillo to seek the status, thereby allowing the...
Straw polls before public hearings

Straw polls before public hearings

Proposed liquor regulation changes that have been under consideration by the city of Coquitlam for close to a year will go to a second public hearing later this month following a contentious council debate Monday. The rule changes would allow for liquor manufacturing...
Upholding bylaws

Upholding bylaws

Pipeline Road residents are frustrated with a city decision to allow a stone-cutting business to continue operating next to the Coquitlam River despite the fact the company has not been in compliance with land use regulations for years. Bedrock Granite Sales has...