Do you realise that one of the proposals for the Five Cross Roads redevelopment for safer biking/walking, bus use is to CLOSE OFF Brooklyn Road at 5 xrds end - this would mean all traffic is diverted to East Street/Pearsons Avenue/Daisy Street which is extremely undesirable. It is not too late to have your say. Attached are the proposals and feedback form - send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
While watching the online council discussions today I learnt that the 5 year targeted 'govt compliance' rate of 4.5% will after the 5 years carry on and be added into the general rate, not come to an end as I had assumed. So 8.9% will then be the baseline for rates increases. The council is getting better and better at hiding the details.
Please sign the petition linked below which asks the Minister of Finance Grant Robertson and Minister for the Public Service Chris Hipkins to support the public service and reverse the decision to suppress wages.