LONDON, ONT. —
As London Town Council met Monday, a voice may well be heard creating a plea over the audio system in council chamber.
It got here from Coun. Paul Van Meerbergen, who’s internet digital camera was once once in a while now not running all through the in large part on-line assembly.
He was once creating a plea to open River Highway golfing path, that has been shuttered amidst the pandemic.
“If ever we’d like a leisure facility open, it’s now,” said Van Meerbergen.
Whilst Fanshawe and Thames golfing lessons, each operated via the town, have opened, River Highway stays idle.
The verdict adopted personnel data that discovered the golfing path would lose as much as $80,000 if it operated in 2020.
Coun. Shawn Lewis, who’s ward the path sits in, was once amongst the ones balloting in favour of holding it closed, bringing up the prospective want to use reserve price range if it does.
“I perceive why folks need choices, however we must be accountable on this determination. And, if River Highway goes to have a long run as a path, now not draining the golfing reserve as of late, is your best option”.
A number of councillors additionally pointed in the market are nonetheless quite a few fairways and vegetables to play on in London, together with the 72 presented via the town.
“We’re dropping on town run lessons, 18 holes. Nearly all of holes are open”, concluded Coun. Maureen Cassidy.
The vote was once 9-Four in favour of holding the path closed.
Van Meerbergen, was once joined via councillors Van Holst, Lehman and Hiller in balloting no.