Ontario Free Press

Hostage Update: BIA Head Finally Admits Too Busy To Do Job - Not Enough In It Any More For Him - Resignation Expected

Source: WFP
Date: Tue Jun 23 04:18:23 MST 2020

The current head of the Wingham BIA has responded, but not answered the questions. Doug Kuyvenhoven complains that he is not getting paid and is just too busy to deal with any serious BIA issues. If Doug Kuyvenhoven can’t handle the job, he shouldn’t have volunteered for it.

Why should all the businesses in Wingham suffer because Kuyvenhoven is too filled with apathy or believes the most pressing issue in Wingham are the weeds on Josephine St. town staff refuse to tend to?

“I am not a paid staff person, I am a volunteer. I’ve been extremely busy these last few weeks and do intend to reply to your email tomorrow when I finally have an “office” day. Please be patient and please do not use threats as that isn’t helpful to the dialogue.”
- Doug Kuyvenhoven Wingham BIA Head

We have been more than patient. You have had approximately 4 months to answer these outstanding questions. They are not threats, just consequences if you are not honest and forthcoming with answers to the questions submitted.

Your comment “that isn’t helpful to the dialogue” is hysterical. If you were mature enough to engage in dialogue without covering your ears like a child we wouldn’t be in the position we are in now.

Hostage Situation In Wingham Over BIA Abuse And Neglect - #StandYourGround #WinghamWakening #BoulevardBoycott


I have a few questions for confirmation and/or clarification focused on the $40,000 digital sign.

What other options were considered before deciding on the sign?

What initiatives have the BIA undertaken to promote the downtown core?

Were all the businesses in town notified there was going to be $40,000 spent on a sign.

Were businesses informed the sign would be used for “community events”?

Were businesses informed that they would not be allowed to advertise on the sign?

What “Community events” were going to be allowed to advertise on the sign?

Which Community groups were approached regarding advertising on the sign?

Due to the conflict of interest, will you confirm that the sign will not be used in any way to promote Maitland River Community Church or events sponsored by the church?

Was there a vote by the businesses regarding the sign, if so when?

What future initiatives are being considered to ensure the business isn’t taken away from Josephine St by development along hwy 86?

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