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Column: Ward 11 update from Ald. Brian Pincott

Column: Ward 11 update from Ald. Brian Pincott

Submitted by Brian Pincott, Ward 11

Things are moving along in Ward 11. As I mentioned in my previous submission, our ward is going to be a hive of activity for at least the first half of this year, and a number of the big projects are underway with more about to start. Continue Reading

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ROOKIE ALDERMEN LEARNING THE ROPES IN A HURRY AFTER FIRST WEEK ON THE JOB

ROOKIE ALDERMEN LEARNING THE ROPES IN A HURRY AFTER FIRST WEEK ON THE JOB

Ward 14 Alderman Shane Keating isn’t daunted by workload of new job

By Greg Kamphuis, reporter

After their first week as members on what has been called ‘the board of directors for a multi-billion dollar corporation’, new aldermen are saying they are excited, but somewhat overwhelmed. Continue Reading

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COLUMN: HAPPY THANKSGIVING AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN

COLUMN: HAPPY THANKSGIVING AND HAPPY HALLOWEEN

By Alderman Brian Pincott (WARD 11)

You’ve just got to love October: there’s a day where you’re encouraged to gorge yourself with turkey, and then you get rewarded with a day that encourages you to gorge yourself with candy. Pretty hard to beat if you ask me. Continue Reading

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COLUMN: THANK YOU WARD 7

COLUMN: THANK YOU WARD 7

By Alderman Druh Farrell, Ward 7

Thank you to all the residents who sent letters to Council regarding financing the costs of growth.   By noon Monday, our office had received over 80 letters in support of the recommendations included in the report.  The response was unprecedented – especially considering my letter was sent on Friday afternoon in the middle of summer and during Stampede.    Continue Reading

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COLUMN: FINANCING MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE REPORT M2010-06 AT COUNCIL

COLUMN: FINANCING MUNICIPAL INFRASTRUCTURE REPORT M2010-06 AT COUNCIL

By Alderman Druh Farrell, Ward 7

I appreciate that we are well into summer and Calgarians may not be thinking about City Council business.  There is one issue, however, that Council will debate this Monday that will interest you.  Continue Reading

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COLUMN: SUMMER UPDATE FROM WARD 11

COLUMN: SUMMER UPDATE FROM WARD 11

By Alderman Brian Pincott (WARD 11)

I hope everyone is enjoying the summer so far, and finding time for rest and relaxation. I’ve been enjoying a stellar lineup of community events, which have given me a much needed break from the everyday, and proven once again that there is no better host than Ward 11. Continue Reading

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COLUMN: “HAPPY TRAILS!”

COLUMN: “HAPPY TRAILS!”

By Alderman Joe Connelly, Ward 6

The Ward 6 landscape has changed immensely in the last 3 years and I hope you believe for the better. Continue Reading

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COLUMN:ALDERMAN MCIVER TO ASK AUDIT COMMITTEE TO REVIEW CITY MANAGER’S RESPONSE TO THEIR REPORT

COLUMN:ALDERMAN MCIVER TO ASK AUDIT COMMITTEE TO REVIEW CITY MANAGER’S RESPONSE TO THEIR REPORT

At the June 8th meeting of City Council, the City Manager, Owen Tobert, presented the administration’s response to the Audit Committee report on the procurement audit. What still needs to happen is for the Audit Committee to review, in turn, the City Manager’s report. Continue Reading

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COLUMN: FRAUD POSSIBLE IN CITY HALL PURCHASING, SAYS AUDIT COMMITTEE CHAIR

COLUMN: FRAUD POSSIBLE IN CITY HALL PURCHASING, SAYS AUDIT COMMITTEE CHAIR

By Alderman Brian Pincott (WARD 11)

The “f-word”…no, not that one, the other one; fraud. It may not be an expletive but it has no less powerful or emotional an effect than our foul friend. Continue Reading

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EVENT: WARD 14 SPRING 2010 REPORT

EVENT: WARD 14 SPRING 2010 REPORT

Message from Ward 14 Alderman Linda Fox-Mellway

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