Hurricane Dorian recovery update 2 Sept 9 12 noon

  A lot of the District 7 has gotten power back but there are still large areas without.  I will be touring the area with Mayor Savage and Deputy Fire Chief Bezanson at 2pm to get a better idea about the work in front of us.  NS Power will have new projected times later today (see below) Been getting a lot of calls about trees.  To be clear – municipal staff will be removing municipal (street & park) trees damaged in read more

Hurricane Dorian recovery update Sept 9 7:50pm

Hi folks, hope you and yours are doing as well as can be expected post hurricane. The municipality will come slowly back to life tomorrow but you can expect things to be late, and full of detours and unexpected delays. All cell towers have been restored so service should be improving shortly. Municipal clean-up operations are running around the clock, with the aid of extra contractors and the Canadian Armed Forces. The military is now on the ground and they read more

Back to school, participatory budgeting, Centre Plan, more.

Hi folks, hope you had a great summer! My twice yearly print newsletter is going to residents Tuesday next week, and in it I remind residents with school is starting and with students, both young and adult, returning to are streets and sidewalks that we all need to be a little more cautious when walking, biking and driving. Please remember – every corner is a crosswalk, even if no lines are painted. Plan for a little extra time to get to work read more

Centre Plan, Natal Day, summer events, more!

Just a quick update before things really slow down for August. I am very pleased to let you know Centre Plan Package A passed 1st reading and is heading toward a public hearing September 17. While I of course am keeping an open mind as we approach the hearing, I want to say I am pleased we have made it to this point! I do read in the media two things that concern me – that council gives developers whatever they want, read more

REMINDER – Public Hearings Monday July 15 and Tuesday July 16

REMINDER – PUBLIC HEARINGS NEXT WEEK AT REGIONAL COUNCIL Halifax City Hall, Council Chamber, 1841 Argyle Street, Halifax Hey all. A reminder of a couple of big public hearings next week, last couple before Centre Plan adoption. Please consider writing letters or coming to speak about what you like, what you do not like, what you would change. Send letters to before 1pm day of hearing. CORRECTED – Monday, July 15, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. Case 20218 – Amend the Halifax Municipal Planning Strategy and Halifax read more