Coun­cil­lors need to be hon­est

Kapi-Mana News - - OPINION -

It is in­ter­est­ing to note that the pan­elists [to rate the coun­cil­lors] were cho­sen be­cause of their in­volve­ment and in­ter­ac­tion with the coun­cil – so close and yet so blind.

To ac­cord any of the cur­rent crop of coun­cil­lors as hav­ing a good, very good or bet­ter than aver­age work ethic is most disin­gen­u­ous.

Do I have to re­mind the pan­elists that this col­lec­tive bunch have over this tri­en­nium hid be­hind a $18 mil­lion lie with re­spect to the city re­vi­tal­i­sa­tion?

They per­sist – and are now try­ing to curry favour by ad­vis­ing that any pro­posed changes with re­gard gov­er­nance will be sub­ject to a referendum.

An­other lie and out­side the pow­ers of Porirua City Coun­cil and coun­cil­lors.

You have to be­lieve the pro­po­nents of amal­ga­ma­tion are fully con­ver­sant with this fact,

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