A Positive Review

It’s encouraging to read that our ‘open window’ policy of transparency and accountability on Forward 7 is being received positively in the press, but the credit in the opening paragraph of this article has to go to the folks working twelve-hour shifts to clear the roads of

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Chrysler in Windsor

Recall I voted against spending $35 million on a new City Hall until at least we know where we stand with negotiations surrounding Chrysler’s future in Windsor. Here is an interesting article in today’s National Post called Chrysler Requesting Unprecedented Government Subsidies for

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Irek’s Votes: February 3, 2014

Item # and Description Irek Voted Council Voted Type of Item 1 – Acquisition of an easement Yay 10-0 Consent 2 – Newspaper vendor boxes Yay 10-0 Delegation 5 – Asset planning work plan Yay 10-0 Consent 6 – Close portion of Twin Oaks Dr. Yay 10-0 Consent 7 – Disposal of land policy Yay […]

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Irek’s Votes January 20th, 2014

Item No. & Description IREK VOTED COUNCIL VOTED TYPE OF ITEM 1 Hard-sided containers Yay 10 – 0 Consent 2  New Bridge Plaza technical support Yay 8 – 0 Delegation 3  Security services contract Yay 10 – 0 Consent 4 Sale of surplus fire apparatus Yay 10 – 0 Consent 5 New city hall – […]

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Meeting with SALTA

We had a wonderful meeting this evening with Members of the Shores of Aspen Lake Townhome Association (SALTA) over coffee and cookies.  Many thanks to the gracious hosts and to Stacey, an engineer from the City of Windsor, who took time “after work” to answer some planning questions.

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Irek Votes January 28th 2014 – New City Hall

Item # and Description Irek Voted Council Voted Type of Item Item 1 – New City Hall Nay 9-1 Delegation At the Executive Committee Meeting, Council voted tonight 10-1 to build a new City Hall at a cost of $35-million after a two-hour discussion.  Over the last few weeks, valid arguments were put

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Fitz the Fox

I picked up my collectible Fitz the Fox plush toy from the Motor City Community Credit Union this morning with proceeds supporting young cancer patients.

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IREK’S VOTES: JANUARY 6th, 2014

Item No. & Description IREK VOTED COUNCIL VOTED TYPE OF ITEM 1 – CAO accomplishments Yay 9 – 0 Presentation 2 – Municipal accomplishments Yay 9 – 0 Consent 3 – Devonwood Trail sale of parkland NAY 8 – 1 Delegation 4 – Roseland Golf & Curling Yay 9 – 0 Consent 5 – Wyandotte […]

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UPCOMING COFFEE CABINET

Friday, January 31st – COFFEE CABINET I will be at the Riverside Sportsmen’s Club from 4:30pm until 5:30pm to chat with Ward 7 residents about their concerns, Ward 7 issues, how I voted and upcoming Council meetings.  Join me for a coffee and make sure to bring your favourite

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IREK’S VOTES: DECEMBER 16, 2013

Item No. & Description IREK VOTED COUNCIL VOTED TYPE OF ITEM 1 – Art Gallery Security System Yay 8 – 0 Consent 2 – City of Windsor homelessness program Yay 8 – 0 Presentation/Delegation 3 – Purchase of crane Yay 8 – 0 Consent 4 – Purchase of sewer vacuum Yay 8 – 0

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