News • December 2009

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Privitizing Water Utility Failures

December 29, 2009

I have received a lot of questions and concerns from concerned citizens like you when it comes to proposed changes for Winnipeg’s water, and setting up a “new utility&r…

Categories: City Hall

Orlikow modifies Hydro Act as example of Utility Act

December 29, 2009

 I have received a lot of questions and concerns from concerned citizens like you when it comes to proposed changes for Winnipeg’s water, and setting up a “new uti…

Categories: City Hall

Orlikow seconds alternative Utility motion

December 29, 2009

  The City Council is to voted on July 22, 2009  to change the way that your waste, water, recycling, and land drainage is managed.     The basic idea i…

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

1000 information postcards sent out about the proposed Centennial Development

December 29, 2009

  “As your City Councillor, I want you to be aware of an issue that can potentially have a significant impact on our community and ensure your voice is heard.  …

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Development

Karma Development Proposal rejected by City Centre Committee

December 29, 2009

Karma Development Proposal rejected by City Centre Committee   Centre Committee voted on Tuesday, November 3, 2009, to recommend to City Council that the application for rez…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Development

Council rejects local councillor's concerns

December 29, 2009

    December 3, 2009   Council rejects City Centre Committee (CCC) recommendation and supports an inappropriate in-fill development   It is with much regr…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Development

Over 300 People Show Up at Town Hall to discuss Parker Land Swap

December 29, 2009

July 21, 2009 Public Consultation   Thank you to the over 300 people that attended the July 21, 2009 town hall.     The residents’ views were ver…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Development

My Voting History on the Parker Land Swap

December 29, 2009

At City Council, I moved a motion for referral and lost 7-9. Seconded and supported an amendment to the motion for secondary plan and passed 15-1. Motion to do land excha…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Development

Special Development Assistant hired to support community

December 29, 2009

I have hired Mike Lennon to assist the Beaumont community engage in the secondary plan, North and Central River Heights residents engage in the Academy Road over lay and assist the…

Categories: Development, Traffic

City continues Parker Land swap negotiations

December 29, 2009

  November 24, 2009   Mike and I have been working on the Parker file including answering questions from those that have either emailed, called or talked to me about t…

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Development

Ensuring Rapid Transit is on the agenda

December 27, 2009

During Council's debate on accepting the 2010 Capital Budget, Bus Rapid Transit was supported by a majority of Councillors in principal and the future is promising. The goal was t…

Categories: Sustainability, Traffic, Transit

City Centre Committee over turned.

December 27, 2009

 WINNIPEG — City council's property committee has approved a condo development on a former rail line in River Heights -- against the wishes of the area councilor. image…

Neighbourhoods: J.B. Mitchell, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Development

Centennial Development

December 13, 2009

   December 3, 2009 The Standing Committee on Property and Development (PP&D) rejects City Centre Committee (CCC)  recommendation.   It is w…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, J.B. Mitchell, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin

Categories: Development

Parker Lands Development

December 13, 2009

Updates   November 24, 2009 Mike and I have been working on the Parker file including answering questions from those that have either emailed, called or talked to me about …

Neighbourhoods: Beaumont

Categories: Development

Orlikow declares Political membership

December 11, 2009

Ask questions, expect clear answers and ask more questions.  This is how democracy works and how the best solutions are found. Working with all stakeholders and keeping an …

Categories: City Hall