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District 7 & 8 2015-16 Participatory Budgeting

Councillors Jennifer Watts and Waye Mason are inviting the community to provide input on how to spend each district’s 2015- 2016 capital budget of $94,000. The process, which is called Participatory Budgeting, was initiated in Halifax in 2013 by Councillor Mason. He held two public sessions in summer of 2014 – the first was an open exchange of ideas on –more–

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District 7 Participatory Budgeting 2015/16 – first meeting rescheduled (date TBD)

Due to snow related delays, my print newsletter and other promotion of the scheduled Monday March 23 were delayed and the I don’t feel the awareness is really out there. THIS MEETING IS BEING RESCHEDULED.  The  new date will be announced shortly.   Real money. Real projects. Real decisions – in District 7 Each municipal councillor has a budget of $94,000 from the District –more–

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Parking info for upcoming church service, shabbat, jumu’ah and others

Halifax Regional Police provided this guidance to help members of faith communities to determine whether they can park near their place of worship this weekend. Police officers are helping with enforcement of No Parking on the streets and also blocking streets to facilitate safe and effective snow clearing and removal. As part of this effort, police are determining which vehicles may –more–

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Snow Update – 8:40 am Friday March 20

Here is a quick summary of snow removal and recovery activity after the biggest storm we have ever experienced on record in HRM. Crews are reporting significant progress in clearing and widening the streets across the Halifax region, due in part to the exceptional cooperation of residents in finding off-street parking over the past 24 hours. For more information on –more–

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UPDATE ON SNOW STORM IMPACTS (5pm)

 NO ON STREET PARKING UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Due to the serious mobility and access issues on municipal streets right now, the Halifax Regional Municipality is banning on-street parking, day and night, across the Halifax region until further notice. Halifax Regional Police will be out in full force ticketing and towing any vehicles on the streets until further notice. Staff will –more–

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Update #24 – Participatory Budgeting Dates Announced, University Ave bike lane, Cornwallis Park meeting, Friends of the Common public meeting.

Send us your events:  Email Susan at durings@halifax.ca with your District 7 events so we can place them in this newsletter! This edition: click here for news, or here to read about upcoming public hearings or community events. NEWS PARTICIPATORY BUDGETING 2016 – DATES ANNOUNCED  District 7 votes on how to spend $94,000 for a 3rd time Everyone in District 7, including children, are –more–