Tag Archives: Municipal Affairs

I’m not impressed, and I’m sure as Hell PISSED!!!!

Municipal Inspection Report Just got back from the Municipal Inspection Report presentation at the MDM and I’m one pissed off individual! But before I get to the reason why let me just say to those who were smart enough to … Continue reading

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Election 2013 – Attention Prospective Candidates

On-location training session for prospective candidates The Society of Local Government Managers, on behalf of Alberta Municipal Affairs, will be conducting an on-location training session for prospective candidates for local government on September 4, 2013 in Lethbridge at the Lower Level … 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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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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Municipal Inspection begins in the Crowsnest Pass

Municipal Inspection begins After months of waiting patiently (sic) residents here are finally getting the inspection they requested from Municipal Affairs. For details on this developing story read the article by Joni MacFarlane from the Crowsnest Promoter here: http://www.crowsnestpasspromoter.com/2013/03/15/municipal-inspection-begins There … Continue reading

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Don’t call us, we’ll call you

Don’t call us Some of my readers here may recall the mayor in his Mayor’s Corner Newsletter #67 of December 18, 2012 giving the reason for cancellation of a Jamboree for this summer as being the fault of the Ratepayer’s … Continue reading

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City hall shakedowns, payoffs alleged in Alberta

Political Corruption Below are a few quotes from an online story by thespec.com one of my readers by way of comment and a link in a previous post gave to us that has eerily similarities to what is going on … Continue reading

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Councillors just don’t get it… or do they?

Councillors just don’t get it The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it always to be kept alive. – Thomas Jefferson The above words could never be more true than in the … Continue reading

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