Existing taxpayers will be called upon to fund $3.4 million of the additional $5.5 million, with the remainder coming from a growth in the overall tax base. As an existing taxpayer, I am relieved that $2.1 million in new taxes will be paid by non-existing taxpayers. And here I thought that existing taxpayers paid all […]
Treegate uproar spreads across the City of Thunder Bay previous posts here and here
If managers do the performance reviews on other managers and senior managers’ salaries are based on the salaries of the managers that they manage (follow me so far?) then there is a direct incentive to give all managers a good performance review. Everyone’s salaries get bumped up. If you give the managers that you manage a raise, then you will get […]
They used the old Corporate Report 2013-018 trick. The oldest trick in the book. And the local Thunder Bay media just does not care. Just does not care.
“This is a vision that came about through the community, through the public, through the waterfront development committee,” Peterson said Friday at the formal celebration for the completion of phase one of the development of Prince Arthur’s Landing. Tbnewswatch July 20, 2012 (full article here) I was there. Big celebration. Lots of backslapping. Former mayor […]
At-Large Coun. Aldo Ruberto added if the city doesn’t spend the money to repair and maintain facilities and infrastructure such as roads then taxpayers will pay more later. – Tbnewswatch February 13, 2013 (full article here) This statement by Councillor Ruberto is very true as we are finding out right now. You see, right now is […]
You’ve got to accentuate the positive Eliminate the negative ………..
The balloon animals are being relocated to another location in the park. The new location is the area where a concrete pad was constructed a week or two ago. The location is just south of Pier 1. This is the third time the artists have been back to work on these sculptures. The art pieces […]
Every time I walk around the Tai Chi circle or saunter through the Moon Gate down at Marina Park, I am very impressed with the quality of workmanship that went in to their creation. The Moon Gate is made of stone and concrete. There are no cracks in it. No chunks have fallen out. Looks […]
So why is it that simply because some company has some formula that tells them that (without so much as looking at the place) my house is now worth more, the City of Thunder Bay is going to take more money from me? Its interesting that the City of Thunder Bay, the body that controls […]