There are so many I am only picking the best now.
Elected local government officials have a sworn duty to protect not only our democracy, but also the framework of that very process that achieves democracy, transparency and accountability. Â The process & framework are there to ensure no one is enabled, or is capable of perverting the very â€śrules/laws/code of conduct/ethics/frameworkâ€ť for their own personal, corrupted benefit.
Subverting and â€śgamingâ€ť bureaucratic frameworks and processes, checks and balances that then allows & encourages further tenure & questionableÂ behaviorsÂ from the dodgy individual â€“ and all withÂ unchecked productivity/spending from the same dodgy person â€“ can only translate to hopelessly compromised Councillors also, or some might say, political corruption.
And in years past, that â€śfurther enablingâ€ť by compromised Councillors, who chose not to stop the enabling of a corrupt official, would be seen as political corruption and even treason upon the Nation. Â Â Read more »