So you, your children, or maybe grandchildren have been enjoying the infrastructures that your local government has constructed and maintained through the years.
I’m referring to the utilities that caters to your need for electricity, gas, sewage, transportation, leisure and entertainment and other services. There were some few glitches in infrastructure services but you understand these could happen.
The important thing, you realized that the local government is quick and adept in responding to repairs and maintenance needs. Most of all, they have qualified people and sophisticated equipment to deal with situations.
For the annual rate you’re paying the local government, you see yourself smiling even if there’s been increase lately. It’s not much, in fact insignificant for the value you’re getting from infrastructures.
The city council is trying to decongest the urban centres and plans for constructing the railway system and several skyways have been on the drawing board for many years now. The influx of immigrants, city dwellers and population growth add to the urgency of building it sooner.
Concerned with sustaining the quality of life that the citizens have been experiencing for several generations, the local government decided to tie up with reputable local and international investors.
The existing infrastructures and the future infrastructure developments you read in the local dailies make you wonder how the local government is able to achieve such undertakings. Basically, your local government is one of those who excel in infrastructure management.
They govern in the framework of managing efficiently utilities to provide best service and earn from it. From this income, they invest further on income generating ventures to enhance financial capability to maintain, improve and build public assets.
You’re astounded by the contrast in the state of infrastructures between your local council and the next town despite similar area and topography. Clearly, you’re living in a more developed town.
The infrastructures integrate well with the environment and populace and solid waste management makes your town standout. Also, the social, economic and aesthetic impacts it provide are priceless.
Because best infrastructure management practices are instituted in and by the local government for several decades now, her constituents have shown responsibility and accountability in the usage and preservation of basic infrastructures.
Looking through the benefits of infrastructure management, we see the local leadership that is empowered to develop and manage infrastructures that enable the people to experience the quality of life they wanted.
More than the financial returns the infrastructure management may be giving the local government is achieving satisfied and happy people living in the community.