As the three Council members in question are responsible for the rampant Town spending over the last several years, doubling the Town budget over this time, it is entirely appropriate for the Mayor to discuss their part in this fiscal fiasco. They Mayor has few powers in a Council/Manager form of government and using the bully pulpit is one of them. Being a mouthpiece for the Town like the last Mayor only contributed to the Towns many financial and project problems. Having a frank discussion about these issues is the greatest service the Mayor can perform for the residents and property owners who have to pay the bills being run up by these irresponsible Council members. Town finances would be improved if the previous Mayor paid his shell corporation (Trace Properties) Town property taxes.
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