Infighting needs to stop
WE have all been thinking it, and somebody has finally said it.
Town of Cambridge councillor Louis Carr stood up in last week’s meeting and said the council was dysfunctional.
Month after month, we have seen factions amongst councillors, those who listen to what ratepayers and residents want and those who seemingly do not.
Attempts by Mayor Keri Shannon to implement change for the greater good get shot down time after time, debates go on for hours and get heated, with unhelpful remarks thrown around chambers.
Of the six local governments I have covered, it is the least harmonious I have encountered, and it needs to stop.
Councillors have been elected by the residents to represent them – it is time to swallow some pride and put aside stubbornness and hear what residents want.