Public Input Received
The following is input and submissions gathered by the commission through public hearings held during April and May 2015. To view previous input received, click here.
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    Jared Penland, Surrey

    Dear Commission,

    I haven’t seen a lot of discussion coming from the boundaries process on the part of Surrey where I live and work- which is Newton.

    I want the Commission, and whoever else makes the decision, to know that I support the current boundaries for Newton. I think they represent my community well and it wouldn’t bother me if it is on the higher side of this 25% latitude that Commissioners have to play with as long as it kept the Newton community as a unit. When I looked through your first proposal that was issued, I noticed that Newton was the smallest riding in Surrey in terms of geography for both the current make-up and this proposed alignment.

    I just put that out there because I think the residents would be okay with the current boundaries and considering we’re the smallest in geography then it stands to reason that our MLA can represent a higher number of people since it is a small area to travel.


    Jared Penland
    RE/MAX Blueprint Realty

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