Michael Pearce a former Mayor of Penticton and Quesnel served a total of 23 years on municipal councils in BC
Pearce said the No. 1 issue in White Rock is the “proliferation of high-rise development. There have been eight or nine already approved of 14 to 17 storeys — contrary to the OCP — all in a two square mile radius.
Another issue is the lack of openness of council with too many meetings being done in camera.
Pearce, an independent will run against Garry Wolgemuth-council critic, Darryl Walker-BCGEU and incumbent councillor Grant Meyer.
Nominations have not closed so there could be more.
Source: White Rock Sun