The following is a letter sent by four members of Fort Erie Town to the principals of the Canadian Motor Speedway project, reaffirming their support. The letter is published here at the request of the signatories.
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As members of Council, we were very pleased that the original appeal to the OMB was decided in favour of the Canadian Motor Speedway and the Town of Fort Erie.
Additionally, we are confident that the current appeal of that decision will be dismissed, giving the green light for you to proceed with this important project for Fort Erie.
We have unanimously supported the CMS at every vote that has come before us, with the vast majority of the residents of Fort Erie expressing their support for the speedway.
We have also spoken very positively about your project publicly on many occasions.
The CMS is a major opportunity that will benefit both Fort Erie, and the Niagara Region, and we look forward to seeing this significant project come to fruition.
Recently, there has been considerable press surrounding comments made by the General Manager of the Fort Erie EDTC during a budget presentation to Council.
We want to assure you that this distorted press is not a reflection of our commitment to the CMS.
As a result, we feel it is important to take this opportunity to once again confirm our unwavering support for your project.
We invite you to contact us at any time should you feel the need for our assistance with moving this important economic initiative forward is required.
Councillor Ward 3
Councillor Ward 4
Councillor Ward 5
Councillor Ward 6