Can HAMILTON CITY COUNCIL do Better?
Hamilton City Council cedes temporary control to CEO
Ratepayers elect individuals to represent us with responsibility to maintain accountability between Elected Members and the Chief Executive. How does this work when Elected Members abdicate their responsibilities?
Did they examine other options such as rearranging the Chambers so that everyone is safe?
When our counsellors had limited work did they limit their pay?
CLAUDELANDS BRIDGE CYCLE UPGRADE
$1 million spend justified by 600 bikes per day. Reality cost does not include the design & contract negotiation cost and peak count 200 bikes per day.
Bike lane camber to gutter dangerous and most bikers observed travelling in car lane. WHY?
$1 million for a few pieces of concrete and green paint. Would a team on shovels do this cheaper?
Ratepayers funding infrastructure when development agreements are not finalised.
Landowners are complaining about the method being used to acquire land.
Costs were predicted to be at risk and we are observing costs increasing.
This scenario suggests that Ratepayers are at risk of out-of-control rate increases?