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Consider a city that has taken gradual steps (albeit without a sense of priorities) this year to maintain essential infrastructure, e.g., roads, sewers, water mains, within a regular budget. (The basic responsibility of a city government.) That city in its … Continue reading
A city government that understands its role and its responsibility to taxpayers knows that it has enough on its plate without owning and operating (a) golf course(s). Maybe the City of Brantford, Ontario is starting to understand this idea given … Continue reading
What can Ontario taxpayers learn from the following two headline-grabbing issues? Toronto’s Sheppard Subway Extension Proposal Brantford’s Saga of the South Side of Colborne Street, the latest installment: Laurier/Y Proposal These are examples of how Ontario city governments suffer from dysfunction … Continue reading
Why was this outdoor commercial mall built on Edmondson St. in Brantford, Ontario when the following vacant commercial buildings in the Market Square in downtown Brantford were and are still available? Click on the picture for a closer look. … Continue reading
Within a city government, from the mayor to the custodian, customer service is everyone’s business. It is that simple. For a city to deliver excellent customer service it does not have to hire a consulting firm or add a customer … Continue reading
A city or municipality can often loose sight of what exactly their purpose is. Through the responsible management of taxpayers’ dollars, the purpose of a city or municipal government is to provide: – organizational direction – determination of land use … Continue reading