As Brighton council weighs its options, Brighton Mayor Brian Ostrander describes its next steps in the fight with the International Joint Commission over flooding along the shores of Lake Ontario. Council directed staff to seek legal advice that could involve the council, residents, and businesses in a lawsuit against the Commission. So far, it is going it alone. To find out why, please listen to this episode of Consider This.
Also, in this interview hear how the mayor explains the nearly 5.5 per cent tax increase for the 2020 budget. Also, hear the updates on priorities for capital budgets and the new staff being hired.
And, as a member of county council, Ostrander addresses the county budget, Transition House, the fire department review and other upper-tier municipal issues.