Competing Interests: Abbotsford City Council Works Hard to Find Balance

Cabalas is a significant regional retailer that will bring new business to Abbotsford if and when it builds here. Yes, there are times when planning philosophies collide with the harsh reality of current private sector market requirements. While City of Abbotsford plans such as the Official Community Plan (OCP) look and work to ensure a well-planned and executed community, the City must also address the needs of the private sector environment that exists today, before the OCP is finalized and implemented.

Council decisions will not always gain 100% support; however, Council works very hard to balance competing interests and then make the right decision for the community as a whole.  

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