Tag Archives: boundary adjustment

Will city’s land purchase of 6719 acres fix current roads?

The City of Brantford-Brant County boundary adjustment, hyped to the point that it makes The Second Coming look like chopped liver, was approved last December.   The Liberal government of Ontario, in its infinite pragmatism, gave the boundary adjustment “deal” its … Continue reading

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Alas, taxpayers

Government loves to spend the people’s money for its own end. In Brantford, Ontario the budget hand-wringing goes on while $15M goes to buy and fix the Federal Building, which is plan wrong. But wait, there’s more another Athletic Complex, … Continue reading

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Brantford-Brant boundary adjustment babble, part 10

Have you read the August 31, 2016 edition of The Paris Chronicle or The St. George Lance?  You’ll find a refreshing take on the proposed Brantford-Brant boundary adjustment in an editorial by The Neptis Foundation. Neptis does research, analysis and … Continue reading

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Lorne Crescent is smoother than Colborne Street

If a city is in the business of providing and looking after essential infrastructure, such as roads, a smart city knows that that is its prime responsibility. To maintain roads a smart city follows the hierarchy of roads.  Baring an … Continue reading

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City Budget Games: councillors’ musings, part 2

With all the hand-wringing going on at Brantford City Hall over the 2015 budget, what could be on the minds of councillors? “Hey, shouldn’t us COUNCILLORS come up with better ways to administer TAXPAYERS’ dollars?” “Relying on staff for ‘the list’ is the … Continue reading

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