Recently, the CTA wrote to request accountability and transparency from the Federal Government regarding the Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation (NCFDC). We wanted to know if tax dollars spent were actually translating into jobs in Cobourg and Northumberland. MP Kim Rudd’s reply was very disappointing – and disturbing.
The Cobourg Taxpayers Association (CTA) sent a letter to Council requesting that Council receive this proposal for information purposes only. We have not taken an official position on the Venture 13 proposal. Our rationale for the request is this: Our perception is that although some town projects are handled well (police, fire, town roads, grass cutting, and other similar projects), we have no confidence with respect to many of the others.