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URGENT – ASPHALT PATCHING ON CN BRIDGE DECK ON BELMONT ON THE ARM

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT ROAD WORK – ASPHALT PATCHING ON CN BRIDGE DECK ON BELMONT ON THE ARM Thursday, June 13, 2013, (Halifax, NS) – On Friday, June 14, 2013, (weather permitting) asphalt patching will take place on the CN bridge deck on Belmont on the Arm, off of Beaufort Avenue. Monday, June 17th is the rain date. Traffic control will be in effect, however motorists can expect delays as the bridge is only one lane – read more –

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Results are in – Participatory Budgeting Voting Date Moved to July 17

Results are in – Participatory Budgeting Voting Date Moved to July 17 – District 7 Residents Help Decide How to Spend $92,000 The results of the first participatory budgeting session for Halifax District 7 are in. Fifty-five citizens gathered at Spencer House Seniors Centre on June 5 to establish community priorities for spending $92,000 in District 7 capital funds. “The meeting was very positive and people were really excited to be involved, and some strong – read more –

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Results are in – Participatory Budgeting Voting Date Moved to July 17 – District 7 Residents Help Decide How to Spend $92,000

The results of the first participatory budgeting session for Halifax District 7 are in. Fifty-five citizens gathered at Spencer House Seniors Centre on June 5 to establish community priorities for spending $92,000 in District 7 capital funds. “The meeting was very positive and people were really excited to be involved, and some strong messages were heard,” said Waye Mason, District 7 Councillor. “The number one message was that we need to take more time to – read more –

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IMPORTANT NOTICE :: RESULTS ARE IN & DATE CHANGE for SECOND MEETING

IMPORTANT NOTICE :: DATE CHANGE for SECOND MEETING We have heard a lot of feedback from our community that the timeline on this process is far too short. Too short to get a project together, too short to spread the word so people know to come out and vote. We hear you and have changed the date for the second meeting. Also, we needed a bigger venue to host the Project Fair, so we have – read more –

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Regional Plan Overview – by Councillor Watts

Councillor Watts sent this email to her email list yesterday night and I thought I would share it with you, it is a great summary of five of the key areas of concern for the regional plan review. I would urge all residents to review the draft Regional Plan www.halifax.ca/planhrm/RMPSDraft2.html   and make comments and suggestions during the public consultation phase that will end on June 28.  The Regional Plan is the guiding document for HRM – read more –

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Update #5 – participatory budgeting tomorrow, RP5, and much more

IN THIS EDITION Participatory Budgeting – FIRST MEETING TOMORROW (Wednesday) RP5: the most important piece of legislation that HRM will pass between now and the next election.​ African Nova Scotians’ Input Invited Find a Parking Spot with Spring Garden Road Business Association’s New App Help HRM Win Cash! Tunes at Noon Call for Submissions Transit seeks public art for Bridge Terminal Free Free Free! HRM’s Commuter Challenge On Now Put the Pedal to the Metal – read more –

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More about process and more who, what and where details! (note date change!)

Real money. Real projects. Real decisions – in District 7 Your city councillor has a budget of $92,000 to fund capital projects in your community. We are trying a new and different way to make decisions about how to spend public money in your neighbourhood: Community members – like YOU – will decide how to spend this money. Who CAN Apply? – not-for-profit organization with broad community benefit – PTA’s and SAC’s – daycare (if – read more –