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Update #45 – Participatory Budgeting vote this week, Great Gorsebrook Pick-Me-up, public meetings, more.

DISTRICT EVENTS Participatory Budgeting Community Vote THIS WEDNESDAY Wednesday, June 1 – 6:00 to 8:30 pm | Lindsay Children’s Room, Halifax Central Library Groups will present the 11 eligible projects in a “Science Fair Show-and-Tell style” event, and residents of District 7 get to vote on projects they wanted to see get funded. Each resident is provided a ballot and –more–

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HRM tax and budget indicators 1995-2016

My friend political science professor and data nerd Zack Taylor has been producing these graphs for Toronto for the last couple years.  I worked to get him the HRM data, as I like the visualization as an indicator about “how are we doing” as far as taxes, budgeting and growth. Taxes and budget size has been dropping for the first –more–

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Update #44 – Participatory Budgeting Vote Project List Is Online, Gorsebrook Park Clean Up, More

Short update today, wanted to remind folks about the Participatory Budgeting vote, and let you know the project list is now online! DISTRICT EVENTS Participatory Budgeting Community Vote Wednesday, June 1 – 6:00 to 8:30 pm | Lindsay Children’s Room, Halifax Central Library Groups will present the 11 eligible projects in a “Science Fair Show-and-Tell style” event, and residents of –more–

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Motion regarding commemoration of Edward Cornwallis

Motion for Council to Consider: Request a staff report with recommendations regarding a public engagement process to review and advise Council regarding possible changes to the commemoration of Edward Cornwallis on municipal assets, including Cornwallis Park and Cornwallis Street. Reason: The discussions around commemoration of Edward Cornwallis have been underway for some time. The question of what do we do –more–