Amalgamation talks

Giles-GidneyAt the last Council meeting, Mayor Giles-Gidney successfully brought down a Mayor Minute that, on behalf of Council, she would officially initiate talks with neighbouring Councils and the Department of Local Government.

From press reports, it is obvious that any Council who ignores the Department’s call for voluntary amalgamation or other modes of cooperation that ensure the financial sustainability of Council may eventually be forcibly amalgamated.

The Mayor is to be congratulated in taking this monumental step forward in Council that has traditionally resisted calls to be proactive with regard to amalgamation.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s