Tag Archives: Ratepayers Association

Painter: a symbol of Crowsnest Pass downfall

Are we in for a downfall? Essentially, we live in a society here in the Pass where WHO you know is more important than WHAT you know. What separates Pass residents into two camps is not whether or not they … Continue reading

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Ratepayers: What have they done?

What have they done? Absolutely nothing! Let me give everybody a little history lesson on my experiences with this bunch that are heading up the Ratepayers Association. Late last year I was invited to sit with the executive at their … Continue reading

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Back by popular demand

Well I hope everybody had a good rest during my hiatus… I know I did. :-) But now I’m back…. by popular demand. It seems during my absence, Dean on his blog, has been getting as one of my commenters … Continue reading

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Ratepayers Association General Meeting

General Meeting There will be a Crowsnest Ratepayers Association general meeting tomorrow evening (Thursday, June 20th) in the Bellevue Legion at 7 pm. All concerned citizens are welcome. Topics to be discussed: Russell/Farmer Associates Mayor’s Corners FOIP documentation Auction of Fire … Continue reading

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Tidbits from around Town

Tidbits Some of the interesting things being spoken about around town are… Last night’s Council Meeting: Apparently the Smokeaters (Firemen who put on TITV and are in the midst of lawsuits flying back and forth between them and our municipality) … Continue reading

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Ratepayers Contact Municipal Affairs

Over Council’s Secret Meetings A week or two back, I wrote the following post CAO’s (cloak and dagger) briefing meetings regarding municipal council’s secret meetings and lack of transparency. Now the Ratepayers Association have taken it a step further by … Continue reading

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What I Learned at the last Ratepayer Meeting

What I Learned The other day at the Ratepayers Association monthly meeting I was asked if I had been contacted by the Investigation Team from Municipal Affairs looking into the (mis)management of our municipality. I said, “no, I hadn’t”. Then … Continue reading

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Word on the Street

Word has it…. Blairmore Legion Word on the street has it the Blairmore Legion is trying to sell their building, which would allow them to get out from under while opening the way for them to get into smaller digs … Continue reading

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Rebuttal for the Mayor’s Corner Newsletter #2

Rebuttal to Mayor’s Corner Newsletter #2 The following letter to the editor from the Ratepayers Association appeared in this week’s newspapers and on their Facebook Page here. Other side of the story Dear Editor: The Ratepayers do not have access … Continue reading

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Municipal Inspection Update… and The Race

Municipal Inspection Update Just been informed by Bill Kovach of the Ratepayers Association that Chris Hutchison of Russell Farmer Associates the ones hired by Municipal Affairs to conduct an inspection into how our municipality is being run since our last … Continue reading

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