Unlike a company owner or manager, the Mayor doesn't control the purse strings directly. Yes there is a lot of influence and direction, but it is the various offices and administrations that do the real spending.
So what can a Mayor do, to help control the expenditure?
Craig Lord has watched and listened to the vast array of Auckland Mayoral Candidates at various community and business events and has quickly realised that there are some extremely talented people being ignored. He vows to not allow that talent pool to go to waste.
Mayoral Candidate Craig Lord would like Council and Central Government to “get with the program” and look at the most logical solution to Auckland City’s public transport system – High speed Monorail.
Mayoral Candidate John Tamihere and his expensive campaign team have announced a refuse plan that was already declared months ago by Candidate Craig Lord.
Springs Speedway has had a dramatic change of fortune in regards to its future at the Western Springs venue this week.
An information release from the “Our Auckland” website on 19th of August shows Auckland Transport spending $780,000 to have three pedestrian crossings installed in Papakura.