At the beginning of the year Mayor Mrakas was all about finding efficiencies with a proposal reduce representation at the regional level to reign in $600,000 savings. Fast forward to today and we learn that theTown of Aurora recently laid off 280 workers. On the surface this looks like leadership, but I suspect none of […]Read more "When you can’t find the sunshine, be the sunshine"
Attempting to catch up on some committee meetings I went back through the town’s YouTube channel and found a rather glaring irregularity that needs to be addressed. The Town’s Committee of Adjustment held a meeting September 12th, 2019 yet there is no video of that meeting to be found: Now I fully appreciate that videos […]Read more "I’m altering the town’s committee minutes…"
There’s a pandemic going on and it looks like certain staff members at town hall are desperately seeking escapism. Yesterday they shared this facebook post: In traditional fashion instead of using an authentic photo of Aurora citizens taken by their full time Digital Strategist, they have used a stock photo: But it’s the message I […]Read more "Here you leave today and enter the world of yesterday, tomorrow, and fantasy"
Yesterday by way of email Diabetes sent out this communication: The first thing I noticed is the photo they used is from one of their locations in Aurora, a site that has a documented history of being abused. Back in January 2018 Anna wrote a post about it, then on March 4th I wrote a […]Read more "Shamed into getting things done"
Are you able to get the rapidly changing news in a timely fashion? If yes this means you are not relying on a weekly printed newspaper to do so. News is an essential service, but newspapers themselves not even close. During the covid19 pandemic having multiple papers delivered to your door isn’t just risky it […]Read more "Pulp affliction"
Last Thursday I went to open my storm door and couldn’t. The culprit, a rolled up flyer for someone selling cat parts. WTF? Someone is seriously delivering flyers door to door during the covid19 outbreak? Days go by and the news is filled with multiple levels of government pointing fingers at each other with respect […]Read more "Knock knock jokes"
Business is all about managing what you measure. If you don’t measure you are unable to manage and this is where things that should have gotten done are replaced by uneducated guesses. With all the Covid19 precautions there is a lot of speculation as to the impacts on the national and provincial economies. What about […]Read more "Stop wearing your wishbone where your backbone ought to be"