It proposes giving vetoes to ordinances that conflict with state priorities, such as construction.
Municipal and Housing Minister Steve Clark introduced today a bill called the Mighty Mayor, Home Building Act.
These he two city mayors can override legislative approval of ordinances such as zoning ordinances that interfere with a series of state priorities later set forth in the regulations.
But examples of priorities cited by government officials include his goal of building 1.5 million homes and building critical infrastructure over a decade.
The Council may override the Mayor's veto with a two-thirds majority vote.
The act also gives the mayor, on behalf of the legislature, responsibility for preparing and tallying the city's budget, appointing a chief executive officer, and, except for statutory appointments such as auditors, to departments. hire and fire the head of Police Chief or Fire Chief.
Other large city mayors have expressed interest in such powers, with officials saying the government may later add new cities to the law through regulation. there is
Ford did not indicate during his recent campaign that he planned to introduce such a law.
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