In October of 2022 Council approved a change to how we pay for residential curbside waste removal. Here's the full report. That includes the brown (landfill garbage), blue (recycling), and green (composting) bins. Right now, garbage is paid for through general property taxes while the blue bin is tacked on to your utility bill and paid for only by users of that program. Here's what the change will mean for residents.Read more
The City of Regina's State of Infrastructure Report (October, 2022) is one of the most important documents to be presented to Council by administration. The Report will be used in the preparation of a Corporate Asset management Plan. The development of a Corporate Asset management Plan will define the activities, approaches, measures and targets to achieve service levels that are acceptable and affordable.
The Regina Public Library Board voted in favour of demolishing the existing downtown branch and rebuilding a new facility in the same location. Members of the public want access to all of the information that went into that decision, along with increased transparency and engagement. Here's what we have so far.Read more
Regina has failed to meet intensification targets it set for itself over a decade ago. The period of economic and population growth between 2001 and 2014 was a lost opportunity for our community, and we have fallen behind our closest comparison to the north (Saskatoon). It's long overdue for Council and the City leadership to do something about it. Here's what we know.Read more
In 2010, when the City of Regina was still mapping out the cost of a new waste water treatment facility (WWTF), staff received a report that they had commissioned titled Alternative Energy Study: Regina Wastewater Treatment Plan. Here is the summary of the AECOM report's findings.Read more
I’ve been asked how I would help advance the North Central Community Plan and ensure that people in that community have a voice. For starters, I have a strong track record of working closely with community associations and often use existing neighbourhood plans to guide my decisions at Council. I’ve also started working with the Downtown and Centre Square neighbourhoods to set up new community associations so that residents have a stronger voice in Regina. My track record on this is clear. But what else will I do?Read more
City Council unanimously supported a motion to advance the recommendations and Calls to Action embedded within the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report. From there, an extensive public engagement strategy was launched and Reconciliation Regina was formed. But talk is cheap and it’s time for action.Read more