Ward 3 Community Council (December 15, 2016 @ 6:30PM)
Come out for my first Community Council meeting in Ward 3. Everyone is welcome.Read more
The case for ending homelessness: YWCA Regina
How many people are homeless in Regina? Is homelessness a serious issue in Regina?Read more
Overview of Regina Police Service Budget Increases
In my call for feedback on the Citizen Budget tool, several residents urged Council to cut the Regina Police Service budget. Ultimately the RPS budget is approved by the Regina Board of Police Commissioners, which includes the Mayor and Council members. Between 2006 and 2016, the RPS received average annual budget increases of 5.4%, or about $3.2 million. Meanwhile, the City’s overall budget increased by an average of 6.4% over the same period.Read more
Is the City of Regina “overspending” on employees? The data says no.
Lobby groups like the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) are quick to chastise public sector employers for “overspending” on salaries and employment benefits. This chorus typically becomes louder around budget time. But is there evidence to suggest that public employers, like the City of Regina, are overstaffed and overpaid? Historical trends say no.
2016 Municipal Assessment and Levy Tax Bill: A Breakdown by Mill Class
Check out this breakdown of municipal taxes broken down by mill class.Read more
Notice of motion: 1915 Retallack Street – former Victoria Campus School Site
Please be advised that I will submit the following MOTION at the November 28, 2016 meeting of City Council.
Re: 1915 Retallack Street – former Victoria Campus School SiteRead more
Q&A with the Heritage Community Association
What will you do to ensure Heritage continues to be an inclusive, diverse community as housing costs rise?Read more
Andrew talks infrastructure with the Saskatchewan Heavy Construction Association
In terms of priorities, where would you rank the importance of continued infrastructure investment?Read more