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Georgetown Mayor Hamilton Green says that he is not surprised that Government wants to install an Interim Management Committee (IMC) to manage the affairs of City Hall, since it is reluctant to accept the will of the city’s residents.The Mayor and Councillors are blaming City Hall’s woes, and by extension the state of Georgetown,NFL Jerseys China, on Government, for stifling the municipality of money and impeding its ability to manage key senior officers.Green stressed that Council’s revenue is limited to collection of rates and taxes, which has to finance the many services the municipality has to provide, including maintenance of Le Repentir cemetery, control of stray animals,Jerseys NFL Wholesale, payment of electricity bills for streetlights and maintenance of City roads.He pointed out that the costs for labour and materials have increased, but rates and taxes have been the same for numerous years.The Mayor opined that if an IMC were to be installed,Wholesale Cheap Jerseys, Government would provide that body with necessary resources in an effort to prove the Council a failure. He emphasized that the installment of an IMC is an old strategy of the People’s Progressive Party/Civic (PPP/C) Government.Green recounted,Cheap NFL Jerseys China, “In 1994 after the PNC (People’s National Congress)-dominated Council resigned en bloc because of similar pressures from Government,Cheap Jerseys Free Shipping, the PPP installed an IMC prior to Local Government elections that same year.The PPP Government poured substantial sums into projects under their handpicked IMC.The excuse used was the fact that the City was about to host the visit of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. But the political objective was clear – the PPP gave the IMC a good face for people to support them.”“During the Municipality campaign for Georgetown, the PPP made sure everyone knew of all the money spent on projects by the IMC.But the people were not fooled. This disappointment has been the recurrent factor in the Government’s attitude to the municipality.”Green stressed that former President Bharrat Jagdeo had preferred the idea of an IMC against the philosophical objective of absolute control. He said that with the election of a new President last November, the Council was hoping that there would have been a renewed relationship between the two parties.“I have complained about the Ministers’ behaviour to Jagdeo and Ramotar, but the Government has refused to rectify this situation. The constitution requires the appointment of a Local Government Commission,wholesale jerseys china, but Government, all these 20 years, has failed to do so, and instead those powers reside with Local Government Minister.”The Mayor also stressed that the treatment the Council receives at hands of Government remains unchanged.He said the Minister of Local Government continues to engage three senior officers of the City Hall on issues relating to Council while excluding him (Green) from the meetings.
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