Mayor Dalziel’s suggestion that City Care should be removed from the City’s list of strategic assets in readiness for sale has been exposed as a high risk strategy – very high risk.
The inability of the Dunedin City’s infrastructure to cope with the magnitude of last week’s flooding has been sheeted home in part to the contracting out the maintenance of the City’s infrastructure.
The Otago Daily Times received a steady stream of complaints from irate residents who attributed the magnitude of the flooding to the lack of basic maintenance in parts of the city.
Besides why on earth would you sell an asset that can bring in a $ 12.9m profit ?
There is also a National Radio interview on Dunedin’s flooding here