Municipalities underperformed last year – Whittaker

Minister within the Local Government Ministry, Norman Whittaker said that none of the municipalities performed to expectations last year, citing a disconnect between the councils and the people.

Whittaker said the municipalities were ignorant of the budgeted amount of revenue.

“Some of them operate like a commercial bank,” he stated, pointing out the need for interaction between the councils and citizens.

He related that the evaluation came out of a ministry discussion while reviewing  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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