Local gov’t minister invites city officers to meeting

-Deputy Mayor slams move as disrespectful

Deputy Mayor Patricia Chase-Green yesterday called the actions of Acting Minister of Local Govern-ment, Norman Whittaker “absurd” and “a total disrespect of the council” after he requested officers of the council to meet with him today to discuss the way forward given the recent events at City Hall.

“The Minister has oftentimes said that the court has given a ruling and we must respect the ruling of the court which we are doing, but most unfortunately the same ruling said that the Minister had no authority…Now to invite officers to a meeting tomorrow (today) saying to them that he wants to discuss the way forward…,” she said.

“Now this matter has nothing to do with officers of the council. As far as I am aware the officers for the past week were  …..To continue reading, login or subscribe now.



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