Monthly Archives: October 2010

Moving Forward

I’d like to start with a sincere Thank-You! to everyone that supported me in my bid to become Waterloo Council’s representative for Ward 4.  The campaign was a very positive experience for me and meeting with the residents was particularly enlightening … Continue reading

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Three of our biggest challenges…

SPENDING.  We need to clearly understand our costs and determine our specific needs in order to prioritize our spending.  We cannot continue to burden residents with tax increases.  Over the past 4 years, Waterloo council has hiked its total payroll costs by 38%, … Continue reading

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The LRT debate

Light Rail Transit (LRT) has been suggested as one of the more environmentally friendly and practical solutions to our increasing traffic congestion.  It is based on the assumption that there will be adequate ridership to support its operations, scheduled to … Continue reading

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Amalgamation?

I like Waterloo pretty much the way it is so I do not personally support discussions on Amalgamation.  It seems to me that our two notable cities have somewhat different backgrounds, heritage and values and each is special in its own unique way.  Both cities have distinct and well-known … Continue reading

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