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Wisdom of citizens

“… our nation is on the horns of a dilemma: exorbitant and unsustainable government spending is met by never-ending demands that the state do even more to meet the needs of its citizens.” – Werner Broschinski https://www.brantfordexpositor.ca/opinion/letters/between-a-rock-and-a-hard-place   “Organisation for … Continue reading

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Arterial takes precedence over collector, part 1

It’s good when a municipality maintains and upgrades infrastructure—one of its primary responsibilities.  Part of this process is the challenge of putting together a list of priorities. When dealing with road infrastructure a municipality must adhere to the hierarchy of … Continue reading

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Interests of a City Come First

It is encouraging when a taxpayer is able to cut through nonsense and succinctly tell it like it is.  Mr. David Hugman does that here regarding proposed boundary adjustments in Brantford and Brant County. The interests of a municipality come … Continue reading

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Every City Employee Provides Customer Service

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

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Let’s Remember the Purpose of a City or Municipal Government

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

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