Election Chatter (March 2024) by Ken Gray

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(This is the opion of one of our long term members, not particularly the MBCA)

STUDY 1 - DO COUNCILLORS (AND RESIDENTS) HAVE A VOICE?

 

This is the first in a series of three papers created to provide some data on topical themes for the upcoming election.
A common recent complaint is that people ask for a Council action and are often told, “I hear you Ken, but there is nothing I can do. The Executive make the decisions.”
Are the Councillors able to highlight issues raised by residents and be heard? Is engagement working well?

READ MORE HERECCRC Election Chatter Study 1

 

STUDY 2 - ARE OUR RATES REASONABLE? 

  • Rates and Charges are up to $800 higher in the Cassowary Coast than comparable QLD regions. 

READ MORE HERECCRC Election Chatter Study 2