A $3,000 payment to the city of LaSalle has some people questioning what the city of Ottawa is up to. The City Council approved the payment on November 5. It comes from the North Central Area Transit system.
City Commissioner Wayne Eichelkraut says it’s for advertising, and it doesn’t come from city of Ottawa funds.
NCAT is a county bus service, not a city service, although Ottawa runs it for LaSalle County.
You can hear Commissioner Wayne Eichelkraut say more about the NCAT payment for advertising in this interview clip: