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Upcoming Committee and Council Meetings

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Below are links to some of the upcoming city staff reports being presented next week:

Community Development Committee – Sept. 10, 6:30 p.m.

Proposed Tim Horton’s – Public meeting no. 10-2012– application to amend zoning by-law 2020 for 601 Brant St (PB-72-12)

Report recommending a new provision be applied to an approved Zoning By-law for property within the block of John, Caroline, Elizabeth and Maria Streets. (PB-65-12)

 

Budget & Corporate Services Committee, Sept. 11, 9:30 a.m.

Report providing the 2012 current budget performance report as at June 30, 2012  preliminary retained savings (F-34-12)

Report providing the financial status as of June 20, 2012 (F-35-12)

Community Services Committee, Sept. 12, 6:30 p.m.

Report recommending renaming Elgin Park to Apeldoorn Park. (PR-31-12), (Appendix A)

Report recommending cancellation of tender for roads and parks maintenance facility, Apeldoorn feature and playground at Elgin Park. (CSI-23-12)

 

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Marianne Meed Ward

Marianne Meed Ward

I was inspired to seek public office because I believe, like so many of you, “I can do something about that” on the issues we face. As councilor, my role is to take a stand on what’s best for residents and go to bat for it. Pushback is inevitable from those who don’t have the community’s interests at heart. I will stand with you and for you, to achieve the best interests of our city, without caving to unacceptable compromise in the name of consensus.

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