Tag Archives: Municipal Government

Ratepayers deserve thanks… or do they?

Ratepayers Association In our local newspapers this week one will find the following letter to the editor… Dear Editor, Ratepayers deserve thanks With the election and the release of the Municipal Report approaching we would like to express our sincere … Continue reading

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Mediocrity and conformity will be the ruin of us all

Mediocrity and conformity The revolutionary is a doomed man. He has no personal interests, no business affairs, no emotions, no attachments, no property, and no name. Everything in him is wholly absorbed in the single thought and the single passion … Continue reading

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Its tough being a mayor

… listening to all the BS. :-) One politician listening to another politician puts a man to sleep Is this guy taking a nap in the background while our illustrious MLA Pat Stier is wooing the crowd at last week’s … Continue reading

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Poles, poles, everywhere (Ugly) poles

Power Poles A commenter on a previous post said… All of these new power poles all over the place look awful.They are ruining the views all over the place.Did council know this was going to happen? It could have been … Continue reading

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CFO has to go…

CFO Concerns Joni MacFarlane’s editorial in this week’s Crowsnest Promoter (see below) raises some SERIOUS legitimate concerns with respect to the management of our municipal finances. Municipal misstep Last month provincial Tories told Albertans they’d missed the mark on energy … Continue reading

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Lessons on Policy and Politics

Lessons to be learned For two weeks running Featured columnist for the Pass Herald John Pundyk has done an excellent job in shedding light on both property taxes and now governance… if this community is not careful, we’ll soon have … Continue reading

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Bad talk going around about ‘dissolution’

Bad Talk Lately in conversations I have been involved in there has been much talk about the unhappiness and unfairness of the Crowsnest Pass being one community. Back in 1979, when Amalgamation was sneakily (underhandedly) forced onto the people living … Continue reading

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Wanted: Change for the better

…. Received: Change for the worse. Change Wanted Prior to pompous Bruce and his band of merry men taking over our municipal government this community had suffered from stagnation for over two decades and was in desperate need and want of change. … Continue reading

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Bullying in the Pass

Bullying A friend of mine who was at last night’s council meeting for the duration said to me this morning that when the Anti-Bullying Bylaw came up for discussion and a vote, it passed. With only Mayor Bruce ‘Vernon’ Decoux … Continue reading

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A Call to Action from the Ratepayers

A Call to Action Just reading Dean Ward’s latest blog post Trying to deflect attention away from the real issues. I’m reminded of the importance of tonight’s council meeting. Besides, Councillor Andrew Saje being the star of attention (will he … Continue reading

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