Wednesday, 28 February 2024 10:25

The DCM award

Written by  The Hound

OPINION: This old mutt suggests the 'don't come Monday' (DCM) award (in other words, resign) must go to the heartless, mean-spirited minions at Hastings City Council for even proposing that the poor people whose houses were wrecked by Cyclone Gabrielle should help pay the council for the demolition of their houses.

The council is claiming that some people have already received insurance payouts to cover this.

A paper to the council says it is unfair to ask other ratepayers to pay for the houses that are no longer habitable.

House owners are rightly furiou about this idiotic proposal which only rubs salt in the wounds of people who have undergone huge suffering at the hands of Gabrielle.

To make matters worse, this proposal has come almost to the day when the cyclone struck.

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