There have been disagreements and differing views, but together we have made many bold and innovative decisions that have helped transform this city from the grey bureaucratic town it was into the diverse and exciting place we know today.”
What a great thing to be able to say when leaving office… in this instance these are the parting words of Wellington’s (NZ) long time Mayor Kerry Prendergast when congratulating the New Wellington mayor, Celia Wade-Brown a local environmentalist and Greens party member.
Regardless of your party affiliation wouldn’t this be a wonderful situation if we could claim it in Liverpool…sometime soon… I particularly like the ‘have helped transform this city from the grey bureaucratic town it was into the diverse and exciting place we know today’. This is what I want for Liverpool… transformation from a dull ill-kempt city to a dynamic, bustling exciting place…
Seems to me we need VISION… sadly lacking locally me thinks!