Call it cold feet, a political spin on buyer's remorse or sober second thoughts but Hamilton City Council is undeniably questioning itself on the LRT issue.
With a billion dollars on the line, the mere fact that a vote is being planned for councillors to put there support for LRT on record, signals a potential fracturing of the degree of support for what amounts to the biggest transformation being contemplated for Hamilton in recent history.
Prior to the notion of a vote being called. The Hamiltonian published an article outlining the political perils of a transformation initiative. You can read that article by clicking here.
While there is a detectable sense of frustration from Mayor Eisenberger, the LRT question may once again become an open wound. And with a voter turn out of just 34.02% in the 2016 election, politicians may rightfully be leery about where the will of the people can truly be mined.
Stay tuned as the billion dollar question continues to be churned.