This is what our City Administration does not understand. Taxes are taxes. All money governments have come from taxes. It does not matter whether the funds are municipal, provincial or federal. The source is the same. One of the differences is that provincial money we receive today comes out of the pockets of […]
Not sure what this drainage study will show. The City of Thunder Bay knows what is going on in its sewers. You don’t build a $60+million sewage treatment plant without knowing what is happening in those pipes. Sewage backing up into East End basements after the Treatment Plant shutdown is not a big mystery. Once […]
City of Thunder Bay management needs this book ASAP. They keep reusing the same excuses for their lengthy run of unfavorable budget variances. My belief is that managers are intentially low balling their budgets in order to appear as sound fiscal managers. If the stars align just right and their gamble pays off, they win. […]
It seems nobody is responsible for unfavourable variances. Its the weather, or fuel prices or increased overtime. Then there is that old chestnut ” additional security during waterfront construction.” Evidently, that one never gets old. Alexander is responsible for Community Services and EMS. Is he the best we can do for the money we pay? Really? […]
What is Peter talking about? Click here. Add some more money towards the cost of Prince Arthur’s Landing. Anyone keeping track?
The Renew Thunder Bay Fund. Not really much is known about this fund. Generalities mostly. How much is in there? Where does all the funding come from? A report was presented to Council back in November/December 2009. Read report here. The whole idea of the fund was to increase the level of capital investment in […]
It is almost two weeks since the Marshall Gang excavated a small section of the very new Algoma Street. It is adjacent to the entrance to the Italian Cultural Centre. Why the excavation was necessary has never been made clear. What I do know is the resulting repair/patch has settled quite a bit. Settled quite a lot actually.As I mentioned last […]
Matson said there is no way to let all of that water and sewage out at once despite what some people may think. “There is no switch to bypass that pumping station,” Matson said on a media tour of the facility Wednesday afternoon. “When we have an event to the magnitude that we had on […]
Manager of Environment Department. She on vacation?