The new Council Leader will face some difficult decision on priorities.
With the new Labour Leader promised to refund £1.3 million to Lendal Bridge motorists and also to freeze Council Tax levels (at a cost of £2.1 million?) many will wonder whether a further decline in street service standards may be in prospect?
We hope not.
Standards have dropped off since 2011, nowhere more so than in Cllr Williams own Westfield ward. We give some examples here.
Individually they cost little to remedy. They do however require a new, more proactive, approach to maintenance.
We have, of course, reported these issues for attention