municipal politics

No tax exemption for Langley City’s Food Bank

Council couldn’t agree as there’s no official policy on the annual tax breaks

 

Longtime Langley Township councillor Grant Ward dies

The former councillor served for a dozen years under three mayors

 

Langley LED project set to move ahead if no voter opposition

The Township will borrow $4.3 million and slash its street light electricity bills in half

  • Aug 20, 2020

 

Tree roots cause sewage chaos for Langley family

The Murrayville homeowners asked for the removal of a willow tree on Township land

Township council mulls climate action costs

Public consultation begins later this year on a 20-year plan to cut carbon emissions

Home demolitions step towards new Fort Langley museum

Township council voted to remove seven houses near the Langley Centennial Museum

Public, media blocked from council meetings in northern B.C. town for months

Other councils in region use video conferencing, as government says cities required to follow transparency rules

Councillors spar with developer over Willoughby shopping site

Council argued over density, mixed-use, and the definition of “strip mall” on Monday

Buildings demolished in Fort Langley core

The site at Glover and Church street has been proposed for eventual development

Langley pubs, restaurants can expand patios

Council approved a plan for more spread-out outdoor dining

UPDATED: Township council to debate bigger patios for restaurants Monday

Breweries and restaurants are seeking more space for physical distancing their patrons

Langley craft brewers call for looser restrictions for summer patios

More outdoor space could mean more places to safely seat customers, say beer makers

$48 million drop in revenue forecast for Langley Township in 2020

Council could face 25 per cent of property owners not paying tax this year

UPDATE: One-way unlikely to go car-free in Langley City

Another proposal is car-free nights in the summer for outdoor dining

Former vice-chair lashes out at Langley school board colleagues

Trustee Shelley Coburn called her sudden removal in February “bullying”

Township weighs grants as community events fall to COVID-19

Some grants won’t be going out this year because festivals have been cancelled

Rural cemetery planned for South Aldergrove

A report last year showed that Langley Township needs more burial plots

Electronic meetings considered for Langley Township council

The coronavirus has council considering how to meet without a large gathering

Langley Chamber cancels March meeting

Coronavirus concerns are affecting a number of local events

Coburn ousted as vice-chair of Langley school board

The board chose a new vice-chair in a vote at the end of Tuesday’s meeting