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 – […]

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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.

Continue Reading

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 […]

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

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

Continue Reading

EXPANSION OF TAX EXEMPT STATUS

A very interesting issue came before Council on Monday, January 6th.  The Jewish Community Centre (JCC) was asking Council to extend the tax-exempt status it was granted on its property in 1960 to include additional adjacent property the JCC was considering purchasing and turning into green

Continue Reading

BIG SHOES TO FILL

My first City Council meeting took place on Monday, December 16th.  Council chamber was packed–wall to wall–with firefighters eager to discuss the reorganization of Windsor Fire & Rescue.  It was great to see MPP Percy Hatfield stop by, offer a hearty handshake and a “good

Continue Reading

UPCOMING COFFEE CABINET

Friday, January 17th – Coffee Cabinet I will be at the Tim Horton’s on Tecumseh Road (near Banwell) at 4pm to 5pm to chat with Ward 7 residents about issues on their minds and discuss past and future council meeting items.  Bring your favourite political souvenir e.g. campaign

Continue Reading