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When will city end obsession with Laurier?

Brantford, Ontario’s city council proposes to spend $1.43 Million to move the Brant Museum and Archives from its city owned location on 57 Charlotte St. to the Market Square, owned by Laurier-Brantford, to get more space.  The city will pay … Continue reading

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Should county pay for public rec complex in city?

Consider the building of a public sector recreation complex in a city.  Despite being fraught with questions about need, affordability and location, construction is starting soon.  Consistent with the affordability question, some of the main players seek financial help from … Continue reading

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City Budget Games: councillors’ musings, part 1

City: Corporation of The City of Brantford, Ontario, Canada The Numbers Debt (as at 31.12.13): $41,062,000 + $4,798,000 (interest & principal) Deficit: $789,000 Outstanding Fines: $13, 200,000 Preliminary 2015 operating budget: $132,200,000 (4.89% increase over 2014) Preliminary 2015 capital budget: … Continue reading

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