June 2019 – In Review

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Hello again Ward 2, As we head into the summer months there has been a lot happening at the municipal level (kind of like every month so far). Our first ever Pride Week was a great success! It was an impactful week with events at the Paris Council Chambers, our local Public Library, Paris District… Read more »

May 2019 – In Review

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Hello Ward 2, What a month! Here are some highlights: • Our motion to “Tap The Brakes” was supported at council. This motion is designed to put a pause on new residential development applications for at least the next 12 months to help us catch up to infrastructure and planning needs in the longer term…. Read more »

April 2019 – In Review

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Hello Ward 2, This month all County of Brant candidates from the last election had the financial records from their campaign released. They sit on our County website and are often missed though available. I believe strongly in not just passive transparency but active transparency and open government. Here is the direct link to my… Read more »

March 2019 – In Review

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Hello Ward 2, I am hoping to focus on a few larger happenings from this month that have a larger effect on the County of Brant as a whole and are quite complex.  I’ll just be touching on these issues and if you ever want to have a conversation about them please feel free to… Read more »

February 2019 – In Review

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Hello again Ward 2, It has been a really enlightening month with a lot to report on for this update. Budget 2019: We finalized the budget which will see a modest 2.2% increase (less than the provincial inflation rate) while enhancing many services. A number of our comparator municipalities had larger hikes while needing to… Read more »

January 2019 – Update

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Hello Ward 2, Month two on the job as one of your Ward 2 council members and it has been a whirlwind in many ways.   It has not been a sleepy post-election period partly due to a number of provincial issues that have been sent to the municipal level with tight timelines. A huge thanks… Read more »

Happy New Year and an Update

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Today we say hello to 2019. I know there will be many challenges and opportunities for our community ahead this year. In our first month of the new council we have already seen a taste of this. The first quarter of 2019 will continue on this path as we start the budget process, continue on-boarding… Read more »