I went down today to see the result of yesterday’s paving operation on the Pier 3 parking lot. The contractor was Taranis Contracting Group. After walking around looking at the work, I am thoroughly disgusted. Please. I encourage everyone to go down and look at it. It is as bad as it gets. I am sure that […]
I am writing in response to Mr. Bentz’s PAL Update letter. http://netnewsledger.com/2011/10/04/waterfront-update-mark-bentz/ or read at the end of this blog Mr. Bentz talks a lot about things that are supposedly happening. Lots of money being spent. More of it is Provincial and Federal money as opposed to Municipal dollars. Whew. I thought that it […]
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 […]