A looming question in the upcoming Brampton budget deliberations is whether to go with a new “political model” of staffing council offices.
The price of better service from your councillor? More strain on Brampton’s budget
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The price of better service from your councillor? More strain on Brampton’s budget


A looming question in the upcoming budget deliberations is whether to go with a new “political model” of staffing council offices.

Councillors are looking at adding 10 staff to help them out in response to heavier call volumes and more demands for assistance from a growing constituent base.

But rising labour costs that have galloped ahead of population growth in recent years raise questions about the $1 million cost and who really benefits.



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