Audit ENWIN First

I put forward a motion at the City Council Executive Committee meeting on February 24, 2014.  The motion addressed the schedule of audits planned by the auditing firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) for the City’s agencies, boards, and committees (ABCs).  If you take a look at the Audit Schedule

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Irek’s Votes: February 24th, 2014

Item # and Description Irek Voted Council Voted Type of Item 1 – Internal audit dashboard Yay 10-0 Presentation 2a – Internal audit revised Yay 10-0 Presentation 3 – Internal audit – governance Yay 10-0 Presentation 4 – Concerned citizen hotline Yay 10-0 Presentation 2b – Motion to audit

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Irek’s Votes: February 18, 2014

Item # and Description Irek Voted Council Voted Type of Item 5 – Solar Panels on Aquatic Centre Yay 10-0 Consent 7 – Construction of Fire Hall no. 2 & 5 Yay 10-0 Delegation 10 – Closing Sandwich Street for St. Patrick’s Day Party Nay 9-1 Delegation         1 –

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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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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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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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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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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

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