News • April 2012

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Water Park file political fiasco foreshadows Golf Course file fiasco

April 27, 2012

April 26, 2012 - The article regarding concerns in how the Water Park file was managed, attached below, outlines a political problem at City Hall.  I have and do not hav…

Categories: By-laws, City Hall, Development, Green Space

2012 Business Tax Bills

April 27, 2012

On Thursday April 19, 2012, Business Tax Bills will be mailed to approximately 12,200 business premises within the City of Winnipeg. 2012 Business Taxes are payable on, or befor…

Categories: City Hall, Taxes and Fees

Corydon Avenue Between Wilton Street and Rockwood Street Closed to Traffic

April 27, 2012

The catch basin on the south side of Corydon Avenue between Wilton Street and Rockwood Street, and the pipe that runs from the catch basin to the sewer manhole, collapsed yesterday…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads, Traffic

Construction Notice - Ash/Oak Street Alley

April 25, 2012

Please see the attached construction notice for the Ash/Oak Street Alley from Academy to  Wellington Crescent.   images/userfiles/Ash St-Oak St Alley - Academy - Wellin…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Wellington Crescent

Categories: City Hall, Infrastructure, Roads

Community Grant Awards for April 2012

April 24, 2012

  Councillor Orlikow is happy to announce the following Per Capita Grants have been awarded in the River Heights - Fort Garry Ward this past April 2012. Per-Capita Grant…

Neighbourhoods: Chevrier, Grant Park, Maybank, North River Heights

Categories: City Hall

Community Grant Awards for March 2012

April 24, 2012

  Councillor Orlikow is happy to announce the following Per Capita Grants have been awarded in the River Heights - Fort Garry Ward this past March 2012. Per-Capita Grant…

Neighbourhoods: Central River Heights, North River Heights, Sir John Franklin

Categories: City Hall

Investing in Queenston School/City Partnership that benefit all

April 18, 2012

April, 2012, I approved a grant to the Queenston School Parent Advisory Committee for $50,000, to assist with the cost of the Queenston School Community Gym Enhancement Campaign pr…

Neighbourhoods: North River Heights

Categories: City Hall

Councillor Orlikow says no to Public Money for the Water Park

April 18, 2012

April 18, 2012, Councillor Orlikow today asked the Executive Policy Committee to rescind the $7 million in public funding from the Water Park proposal and allocate those dollars eq…

Categories: City Hall, Community Centres, Development, Infrastructure, Public Safety, Taxes and Fees

Lane Renewal: Dorchester Avenue / McMillan Avenue Alley from Guelph Street to Harrow Street

April 17, 2012

I am happy to announce that the construction of the Dorchester/McMillan Alley will commence on April 23rd and will be completed within six to eight weeks after that time, depending…

Neighbourhoods: Crescentwood

Categories: Roads

Don't Trash Your Yard Waste! Leaf It With Us! - Spring Yard Waste Depots Now Open

April 09, 2012

  City of Winnipeg residents can recycle their yard waste by dropping it off at any of the Leaf It With Us depots, seven days a week from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. The yard was…

Categories: City Hall, Waste Removal

Fort Garry Community Centre has a brand new website

April 09, 2012

I am pleased to let you know that Fort Garry Community Centre has a brand new website design. Please check it out and see what type of programs they will be offering in the coming…

Categories: Community Centres

Councillor Orlikow's Position Regarding Lack of Dutch Elm Disease Funding in the 2012 Operating Budget

April 04, 2012

There have been previous motions made through the River Heights/Ft. Garry Ward regarding the need to address the issue of properly funding and replanting our tree stock to ensure t…

Categories: City Hall, Green Space

Councillor Orlikow's Position Regarding Arts Funding in the 2012 Operating Budget

April 04, 2012

  The lack of Vision associated with the Mayor’s 2012 Operating Budget is represented through the lack of funding to support the soul of Winnipeg, which is our Arts Com…

Categories: City Hall