Windsor Welcomes 350 New Auto Jobs

It was a great day for Windsor. German auto parts manufacturer Kauth announced it will locate its HQ in Windsor which will generate 350 jobs. It was a total team effort from Mayor Dilkens, the Windsor Essex Economic Development Corporation and City Council. For Windsor Star Article CLICK HERE A

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New Basketball and Pickleball Courts in Forest Glade

What an amazing day in Forest Glade! Today we opened the brand new basketball courts in Forest Glade that also feature a multi-use/pickleball court. Two dozen grade five students from L.A. Desmarais Elementary were on hand to welcome the courts and say Thank You to three tremendous community

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Investment Highlights in Ward 7

If you’re pressed for time – here are some highlights of investments in Ward 7: INFRASTRUCTURE Unanimous support for a historic $89 million investment in flood mitigation, pump stations, retention basins and sewers in Ward 6 & 7 – as a direct response to flooding in 2016

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New Playground at Flora in East Riverside

Within half hour of the construction fencing being taken down – there were about 14 parents, grandparents and kids having fun around the brand new playground installed on Flora and Riverside Drive in Ward 7. City Council worked together to install 28 new playgrounds across the City

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Flags of Remembrance

I felt both proud and humbled to attend the Flags of Remembrance Ceremony at the riverfront which honoured the Canadians who served – including our Grandpa Ron – and the 128,000 Canadians who made the ultimate sacrifice so that we have the freedoms we do – including the

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Irek’s Votes – June 18, 2018

ITEM # and DESCRIPTION_ IREK VOTED COUNCIL VOTED TYPE OF ITEM 7.2 Dust on Vanderbilt/Sandpoint Yes 9-0 Correspondence 10.2 Development Charges for SSPD Yes 9-0 Presentation 10.1 Diversity and Inclusion Initiative Yes 9-0 Presentation 11.4 Digital transformation of development services Yes 9-0

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Irek’s Votes- June 4th, 2018

ITEM # and DESCRIPTION_ IREK VOTED COUNCIL VOTED TYPE OF ITEM 8.9 Playground Installation Yes 10-0 Consent 10.2 Bicycle Safety Audits Yes 10-0 Presentation 11.3 WUC AGM Report Yes 10-0 Presentation 11.1 BIA Budget Approval Yes 10-0 Consent 8.31 Road Safety Report Yes 10-0 Delegations 11.5

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Irek’s Votes – April 9, 2018

ITEM # and DESCRIPTION_ IREK VOTED COUNCIL VOTED TYPE OF ITEM 8.8 Referral of Rezoning for Dougall Avenue Medical Clinic Yes 9-0 Referral 8.7 OPA for The Gathering Windsor Inc Yes 9-0 Consent 8.10 Economic Revitalization Plan for WRA Clinic Yes 9-0 Consent 11.2 Streetlighting on Banwell Road

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Irek’s Votes – March 26, 2018

ITEM # and DESCRIPTION_ IREK VOTED COUNCIL VOTED TYPE OF ITEM 7.5 – Sewer Master Plan Project Yes 9-0 Correspondence 8.1 – Election Sign Question Yes 2-8 Referral 8.15 – Front Yard Parking at 1850 Gladstone Yes 9-0 Regular 10.2 City of Windsor Poet Laureate Yes 9-0 Presentation 10.1 Windsor

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Irek’s Votes – March 5, 2018

ITEM # and DESCRIPTION_ IREK VOTED COUNCIL VOTED TYPE OF ITEM 8.10: Downtown Windsor Enhancement Strategy Yes 7-0 Consent 11.1: Fire protection and prevention act regulations proposed Yes 7-0 Regular 11.2: Wyandotte Town Centre World Marketplace – to move forward Yes 4-7 Regular 11.2: Wyandotte

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