You need to be educated to comment on the $100 million event centre.
A photo of Mayor Keith Hobbs addressing the Concerned Taxpayers of Thunder Bay meeting last night. His message was the standard Commisso written mantra he has been repeating to whoever may be listening. Resisting is futile. The Event Centre and Convention Centre is going to happen whether you like it or not so you […]
Why did the City of Thunder Bay not do this in the first place? When the report was released, Commisso and company could have chosen to admit that there are differences in interpreting the BMA Study data. Commisso and company could have said that they would meet with the Chamber of Commerce and the report […]
Look Conrad, why don’t you just tell us what you want us to think. What you want us to say. Lets just get this public information circus over. It is obvious that the decision has already been made. What to do with the FW Gardens should have been decided BEFORE the Phase 2 Feasibility Study. […]
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. “The growth in the city’s tax base in 2013, and the resulting new taxation revenue, will contribute about $2.1 million of the proposed increase in the 2014 tax […]
Now, as part of the 2014 budget, Tbaytel wants the city to borrow $10 million so Tbaytel can upgrade some of its capital infrastructure. Oh yes…city finances are all under control. Nothing to see here…move along everyone.
Have a drink and all your property tax worries and questions about the city’s fiscal future will all go away. Ahhhhh..ignorance is bliss!! I understand that City Council drinks for free. Previous post here
A water fountain on Van Horne Street at Cumberland. Its been spewing water since Sunday after a broken waterline repair by city work crews. Can it be turned off? Apparently not. What is our Environment Department waiting to happen before the fountain can be shut down? A part? Maybe the Environment Department has ordered […]
This from a mayor who uses medium coffees at Timmie’s to measure tax increases. Mayor Keith Hobbs worked out his property taxes and estimated that he would have to cut out about six medium coffees per month. . – Tbnewswatch March 04, 2013 The mayor is correct. The people who run the City of Thunder […]
City Admin wants council to approve increasing the debt load by $18 million. Yes $18 million! There is the $8 million for the expansion of the Golf Links Road mentioned in a previous post. Then there is Tbaytel needing $10 million for capital infrastructure upgrades. TBAYTEL? WTF? If I am not mistaken, Tbaytel gives the […]