The mayor of Montreal West is hoping the following mayor of Montreal will probably be receptive to the calls for of the 15 mayors that make up the suburban cities and cities on the Island of Montreal.
Beny Masella desires the equation modified on how payments are despatched to the suburbs from the agglomeration council of Montreal, which represents the elected officers on the island.
The present components permits the agglomeration to invoice the suburbs primarily based on the property values of house owners.
Masella desires that modified so billing relies on public providers rendered to the suburbs, similar to mass transit.
“That is paramount to all of our small cities,” Masella advised International Information.
Masella says the suburbs make up 13 per cent of the island’s inhabitants however they’re billed at a price of 18 per cent.
“The 250,000 individuals which can be within the demerged cities, we simply pay a invoice and we’ve got no say on who’s the mayor of Montreal. And that’s just a little little bit of irritating,” he mentioned.
Masella says he’s had conversations with the three front-running candidates for mayor of Montreal.
Masella is remaining optimistic the components will change following the election for mayor of Montreal on Nov. 7.
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