We always keep hearing excuses from politicians. They never own up to the issues, they just throw down one excuse after another after another.
The City of Victoria needs to cut spending. Period. We can't keep taxing our citizens like this. If we're serious about affordable housing, quit with the ridiculous zoning restrictions. If we're serious about social problems, quit with the pandering to 12 other municipalities and take them to task. If we're serious about over spending, stop spending!
And in a few hours we'll see what the police chief wants for his budget and what his solution is to address mental health problems on our streets.