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Louise Harel leader of Vision Montreal, wants to reopen the debate on the number of elected officials<br />She is supported by the FTQ <br />The Board of Trade of Metropolitan Montreal<br />Citing that there are “too many splintered decision-making centres and too many demotivated employees.” <br />Mayor Gerald Tremblay leader of UNION Montreal <br />Has refused to re-open the debate<br />«On a déjà perdu trop d'énergie avec les fusions, défusions», - Marvin Rotran<br />Who’s bringing this up?<br />
Number of elected officials around the world<br />
Two different philosophies of governance<br />Municipal government is a provider of services<br />The city is a corporation that provides services <br />The work of a city is not political but administrative<br />Is prevalent in North America and England<br />Municipal government is another level of government<br />The function is political<br />There is going to be ideological disagreements and there needs to be a wide representation of views<br />Lower population to politician ratio means more access to politicals<br />Model used in MTL and in Europe<br />
What kind of municipal government do you want?<br />Time for your say<br />