Sherbrooke an example regarding the reduction of councillors!
But a timid one! The City of Sherbrooke is an example regarding the reduction of councillors.
From 24 elected persons as of now there will be 14 at the next municipal election schedule in 2017. It is a good start (a timid one from my point of view). This decision will save around 2 million $ per year according to the study.
I hope that this decision made by the councillors of Sherbrooke will be followed by others. I have written in the Stanstead Journal since May 20, 2015 the absurdity regarding the number of deputies in the Province of Quebec compare to the Province of Ontario (125 deputies in Quebec with a population of 8 millions) (107 deputies in Ontario with a population of 14 millions) and also Montreal VS Toronto regarding the number of councillors (Montreal 103 councillors with a population of 1,7 million compare to Toronto with 45 councillors with a population of 4 millions).
I repeat myself; the City of Toronto with only 45 councillors for a population of 4 million is one of the fastest growing cities in North America and one of the busiest in skyscrapers being built right now. In Pembroke Pines Florida with a population similar to Sherbrooke, there are four Commissioners and the Mayor to run the City.
Maxime Doyon born in Stanstead living in Dudswell