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Archive for October, 2011
Thursday, October 20, 2011

Bits and PIeces

Hello Everyone,  
 
When you really like someone, tell them. Sometimes you only get  
one chance.  
 
Council Meeting, Monday, October 17/11, 7:30 pm with selected agenda  
items & correspondence since September 26/11. Complete details on the  
City of Brandon Web Site.  
 
A) Delegations:  
 
Healthy Living Brandon presentation was received from Vanessa Hamilton &  
Kris Desjarlais. Position Statement: Eat Smart Meat Smart  
 
Chief Keith Atkinson provided Crime Statistics for 2010. Two types of  
measurements; Uniform Crime Reporting Survey- Actual reported incidents  
of crime & Crime Severity Index-Measurers the seriousness of reported  
crimes.  
 
B) Committee Reports:  
 
Brandon Municipal Heritage advised that the appeal of the heritage site  
designation for 924 Rosser Avenue, known as The LaPlont Block was  
denied.  
 
C) Enquiries:  
 
Cornwallis & Balmoral Bay Walkway; Fabric Tent Garages Policy; Taxation  
Rules of Housing; McDonald Avenue Construction; Election Signs; Fall  
Clean-up; Dike Repair & Budget Process.  
 
D) Announcements:  
 
Waste reduction School Challenge & Coffee With The Mayor- October  
31/11-Library.  
 
E) General Business:  
 
Brandon Transit Fare Strategy revealed that users would embrace the  
concept of lowering base cash fares & eliminating the free transfer.  
Administration will submit the fare structure in 2012.  
 
Council agreed not to demolish the East End Water Tower.  
 
Snow Route parking bans for 9th/10th, Princess to Pacific Avenue was  
discussed & to be implemented on the west side of 10th. & east side of  
9th.  
 
Ben Wiebe Construction was chosen for the Water Treatment Facility  
Clearwell 1 Rehabilitation at a cost of $356,659.00, exclusive of GST.  
 
City of Brandon enter into the Memorandum of Collaboration with the  
Province of Manitoba to jointly participate in a Brandon Regeneration  
Strategy.  
 
F) Giving Notice:  
 
Council will deliberate the Brandon Area Planning Commercial Property  
(Fleming School) property decision on October 31/11.  
 
G) Did You Know:  
 
Canada's Entrepreneurial Cities News Release was released this  
date. Overall results had Grande Prairie with top marks of 74. Brandon  
scored 53.  
 
Next Council Meeting on Monday, October 31/11, 7:30 pm.  
 
Talk to you soon.  
 
Sincerely,  
 
Murray

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