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Category Archives: Policy & Governance
Municipal Press Release: http://town.crowsnestpass.ab.ca/component/docman/doc_download/1777-press-releasedec-412 The Honourable Doug Griffiths, Minister of Municipal Affairs, has indicated to Crowsnest Pass’s council and administration that his office will conduct an inspection in response to the recent petition. Minister Griffiths has made it clear that … Continue reading
I hope you are enjoying the sun after that big snowfall last night. Spring is just around the corner. We are busy at council with our three-year budget discussions and there is a lot of hard work happening at the … Continue reading
There was a lot on the agenda last week during our council meeting. One item was the way we prepare our minutes. Council voted to direct administration to have the “unapproved” minutes available the day after a council meeting, so … Continue reading
Summer is winding down and I hope that you wrung every possible drop of fun and sunshine out of it. I recently managed a short break as my wife spirited us away for our anniversary but the last few months … Continue reading
I would like to share a few thoughts on the Economic Task Force report that was presented to the public tonight. You can view it here: http://town.crowsnestpass.ab.ca/component/docman/doc_download/1090-final-report-of-the-mayors-task-force-june-20-2011. My first thought is that it is refreshing to have a group of … Continue reading
At the Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Wednesday, Mayor Decoux announced that the final report by the Mayor’s Task Force on the Economy is complete. In order to properly share it with the community, council has scheduled a public forum … Continue reading
I was discussing our municipal reserves with a few folks the other day and why we did not put anything away in the budget. You can see my previous thoughts on the subject here. In my opinion, our reserves have … Continue reading