I have to wonder at the continued priorities of our mayor and her followers.

Twenty-million dollars, funded by ratepayers has been allocated for the Lakefront upgrade, the guesstimate financial benefits from which will not directly benefit all ratepayers, rather a select few, yet only $15 million has been allocated towards museum repairs.

This seems irreconcilable given the museum is a quantifiable revenue-earner, income estimated at $2.2 million a year appearing on the council books.

Repairs will be an investment by ratepayers, for ratepayers. The total cost of museum repairs is estimated at $40- $47 million.


Although the mayor mentions "earthquake

Fresh faces welcome