Significant resources were exhausted to develop and approve the Town of Aurora’s strategic plan in 2012 A plan the Former CAO emphasized would not sit on a shelf but be a living document. To track implementation, a report card was issued back in April of 2014 and on page 2 it reads: The Strategic Plan […]Read more "I love it when a plan comes together"
With a dearth of large-scale shovel-ready projects on the horizon the crowning achievement of Mayor La de Dawe’s two terms in office will be the deplorable roll out of the Town of Aurora’s Joint O(o)ps center. From a site selection which resulted in significant soil issues, a public consultation that amassed a headcount of under 10 people. […]Read more "under a green roof"
Clr. Mrakas motion on the Repeal of Vacancy Tax Rebate Program was debated at the February 28th council meeting The motion sounds good in theory, especially if you were to take a cursory glance as to the situation in Ottawa. But the numbers here in Aurora suggest it will have little to no effect on […]Read more "Happy the people whose annals are vacant"
While the cobwebs continue to grow in the empty room that CHRA 101.5 is squatting in over at the Aurora Family Leisure Complex a real voice has broken the radio silence that we were led to believe blanketed Aurora. At the February 28th meeting of council Pickering College radio 102.7 presented to the town you can tune […]Read more "Would the real voice of Aurora please stand up, please stand up!"
Calling the LED signboard at Yonge & Aurora Heights a lemon is an insult to lemons, but it didn’t stop Clr. Thompson who raised the question as to the constant issues with that piece of equipment at the February 28th council meeting. You can catch the discussion at 3:40:50 We hear from staff that there […]Read more "Anyone for lemonade?"
Recently Chris Ballard doled out awards recognize the strength, leadership and positive example select women in Newmarket/Aurora It’s no surprise that former 1 term mayor Phyllis Morris made the list given their close political relationship, but it is the way the accomplishment is framed that sticks out, not unlike Ballard in the glaringly obvious photo-op where […]Read more "Putting others first"
On Facebook Town Clr. Kim has opened up a can of carbonated gummy worms in his attempts to firm up his position on whether the Town of Aurora should consider banning sugar from vending machines: Seeing sugary drinks in athletic/recreation centers may indeed seem paradoxical. So what? Life is full of paradoxes. I pointed one out […]Read more "blood sugar is thicker than water"