Monthly Archives: February 2014

Addendum to commentary 4-3 – re sauble parking motion of feb 18

In my commentary 4-3 of yesterday I talked about some items on the February 18 council agenda.  I neglected to comment on item 8.1 (Jackson Paid Parking at Sauble).  Here are my comments on that item:  In a December 3, … Continue reading

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Craig Gammie Commentary 4-3 Re: Council Agenda items February 18

Agenda Item 7.1 Roberta Brignall, Community Foundation Grey Bruce Mayor John Close in October 2010 promised a 17 per cent decrease in taxes, but he failed to deliver, and instead brought us a twenty per cent increase in his four … Continue reading

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Third letter to Turner regarding mail-in vote and treatment of residents

I have been having a conversation with Councillor Turner about mail-in voting and about his treatment of certain residents.  I posted the conversation to this blog because I thought readers would be interested in knowing how one sitting TSBP council … Continue reading

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Second letter to Turner re mail vote and role of a councillor

Mr. Turner:  I have received your e-mail of  February 5th which is attached below.  You say my belief that councillors are elected to serve anyone is a “misconception”, yet in the next paragraph you contradict yourself by saying that councillors … Continue reading

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Letter to Jim Turner re voting by mail

Mr. Turner: I must say that I am not at all surprised at the letter you sent to constituent John Strachan (below). It’s classic Turner. You were elected to serve the residents, not yourself, and not staff, and not council. … Continue reading

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More on mail-in voting

In my commentary 4-2 of last evening I said that council agenda item10.5/    By-law 15-2014 regarding mail-in voting was “not a real issue”. I would like to change my assessment to “moderate concern”. In her January 22 report, Clerk … Continue reading

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Regarding the Agenda of February 4 ( commentary 4-2)

Agenda Item 7.1 Chad Gale and Gabe Metron, Asset Management Plan)/8.2 FS03-2014 2013 Asset Management Plan (AMP) It is right that we are doing an asset management plan. It is long overdue. A draft asset plan is in the agenda … Continue reading

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