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However, the city will have to wait a bit longer to find out who the hotelier is. Joe Bova, owner of Man Shield Construction, told city council in May that an announcement would happen by September. But city manager Tim Commisso said it looks like November now. “We should be in a position, from the […]
Here is an update on the future debt outlook for the City of Thunder Bay Here are the documents that speak to the future of Thunder Bay’s financial future. 2011.151.Att.A.Summary Chart for Options 1,2,and 3 2011.151.Proposed 2012-2014 Budget Directions.First Report
Saw this last week posted all over Pier 3. Reading it, I am surprised that with all the high priced management/supervisory personnel we taxpayers are paying to run that project, the closest date they can come up with for paving the parking lots and roads is “begin the week of September 26th.” From what I […]
New sign to be posted at the city limits? It was either this or “Home of the Staal Brothers”. Winning chart. It wasn’t even close. Brings a tear to your eye doesn’t it? Consultants always seem to give large projects two thumbs up. Feasibility studies rarely say “No, you can’t afford it.” We pay for that […]
Just one easy payment of $140,000,000, buys you a chance at having me build you a hotel on your waterfront. Want to play Thunder Bay?
City Buys Shoreline Motor Hotel I have heard, through the grapevine, that the City of Thunder Bay is now the proud owner of the Shoreline Motor Hotel. I guess, given the years of success City Hall has had running Victoriaville Mall, it was just a matter of time they before they branched out into the […]
Scariest movie ever!
Letters to the Editor Went down to Marina Park on the weekend. The entire previous week was sunny and warm Very sunny and very warm. There were several parents and their children using the playground every day. All week. People out enjoying the last vestiges of summer before the inevitable onslaught of fall and whatever […]
I know it still early and lots can happen between now and the end of the year. That being said, I can’t believe that another candidate for the award will appear in the remaining four months that will top the winner of this years award. Its just not possible. Nobody can be THAT incompetent. […]
Damage done to Ambrose Street by heavy vehicles. It may have been the contractor. The contractor may have had some of his large trucks using Ambrose Street but I do not think so. I believe the culprits are Thunder Bay Transit buses that have caused this damage. That and shoddy workmanship during the previous paving project […]