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Month: December 2017

Notices: Admin & Finance, Planning & Development Meetings December 11, 12 2017

Admin & Finance Agenda – 3:30 pm, December 11

On Monday, the Admin & Finance Committee will discuss the 2016 audited financial statements and a number of reports.

The agenda is viewable at:  https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents?expanded=542,761,79389&preview=89326

It will be interesting to hear if anyone brings up the missing $9 million (after taxes etc., maybe closer to $6 million left) from the sale of the Town’s shares in Niagara Region Broadband (read our previous post here).

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Local MPP’s Turn Up The Heat on the NPCA


Hot on the heels of Ed Smith’s win over the NPCA in the courts,  Welland NDP MPP Cindy Forster and St. Catharines Liberal MPP Jim Bradley have been bringing forth citizen’s concerns on the floor of the legislature.

You can read the full text of their comments here:  http://www.iheartradio.ca/610cktb/news/local/two-local-mpp-s-continue-to-raise-niagara-issues-of-concern-at-queens-park-1.3487822

The Auditor General says the pending audit of the NPCA should be finished by summer.  More details are available at:  http://www.iheartradio.ca/610cktb/news/local/auditor-general-says-audit-of-npca-should-be-out-by-the-summer-1.3487825

Notes – Council Meeting – December 4, 2017

It was a packed an almost empty house at Council this past Monday, on both sides of the podium.  For those who weren’t there, as usual we have the notes.

The full agenda is viewable at:  https://grimsby.civicweb.net/filepro/documents?expanded=543,79798&preview=89068

With Mayor Bentley absent for Council, Alderman Joanne Johnston took the reins as Deputy Mayor chairing the meeting. The agenda was light, but the energy perked up when the Public Works meeting minutes were put forward for approval.

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Notice: Council & Town Meetings – December 2017

It is hard to believe December is already upon us, but a new month means a new schedule of meetings for Council and Town committees.

First up this month is Council on Monday (December 4th).  While the agenda looks brief, we expect that the money-eating turbines called the CoGen will be front and centre with some hearty discussion as to it’s future (or a lack thereof).

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