Re. Gary West letter Municipal photo radar (Castanet, My 25)
Fines are not a "municipal revenue stream", neither should they be, ever.
Treating fines as such creates an incentive for the receiving end (the city) to put quotas in place to meet budgeted revenue from expected fines, transform bylaw officers into money collectors and create new reasons to extract money from already struggling taxpayers.
This kind of endemic logic should be avoided at all costs.
Mathieu Nouquet, West Kelowna