Looks like this little series of posts about North Shore local body politicians is stirring up quite a hornetâs nest.
The tip-line shows unrest fermenting amongstÂ Bayswater residents as they see the redevelopment of a large unused carpark into the Bayswater Village Marina as a good thing.
The disinfectant of sunlight on those responsible for forcing kids from Takapuna Grammar School Rowing Club to potentially man sausage sizzles for the next decade has not onlyÂ flushed out Auckland Councillor Chris Darby, but former Alliance MP and double dipper trougher Grant Gillon.
Loopier than loopy leftie Gillon, recently got all uppity whenÂ North Shore MP Maggie Barry had her private membersâ bill to stop people serving on two or more Auckland local boardsÂ drawn from the Parliamentary ballot.
Gillon thinks itâs quite ok to tuck Auckland ratepayers twice forÂ servingÂ troughing on both the Devonport-Takapuna and Kaipatiki local boards, while the kids from the local rowing club have to stand outside supermarkets in the hope someone buys a sausage and a piece of white bread in order to raise funds towards a new clubroom.
Gillon likes to grand-stand on behalf of âthe communityâ. Problem is itâs not the community heâs representing, itâs the NIMBYS. Letâs look at the NIMBYS heâs supporting who are against the Takapuna Grammar School Rowing Club getting a new clubroom. Â Read more »