Below are some updates that may be of interest to you.
Sandwich Street Development
Below are drawings and a short description of an important proposed development in Sandwich Town. There will be an open house regarding this development on February 13th from 4pm to 7pm at Mackenzie Hall. Hope to see you there.
Sandwich Town Murals
You may have noticed the Black History Murals, previously affixed to the old grocery store, have been relocated to Paterson Park. They look great! We are scheduling a press release and celebration for February 14th, time to be determined but will likely be around noon. More details forthcoming...stay tuned!
Here is a link featuring the relocation: Sandwich Town Murals 2020 City of Windsor Budget
City Council recently passed the 2020 budget. Some notable achievements for the west end include approximately $8million for sewer reconstruction for Sandwich Street, road repair of Riverside Dr. W. near Huron Church, placeholder funding for Bradley Park, cont…
I have several updates since my last blog post. Let's get to it.
Council Meeting - May 6, 2019
At our Council meeting on May 6th, 3 applications came before Council for rezoning. All three applications dealt with student housing. One on Russell St. by Brock, the second on Wyandotte W. by Rosedale, and the third on the 700 block of Rankin. These types of applications have been made and approved over the decades to accommodate student housing and affordable housing in general. All the while, we've never had a coordinated student housing strategy. For this reason, I asked that administration report back on a student housing strategy that looks at, among many things, concentrating student housing on campus (UofW and St. Clair College) and on arterial roads and streets that do not intrude on residential neighbourhoods. I also called for a review of property standards bylaws to increase enforcement and safety for all tenants. There will be more to come on this and I am excit…
Just a reminder that the Ward 2 Public Meeting is October 10th at 6:30pm at the Church of the Ascension at University and McKay. I will share an update on some progress made over the year, some challenges, and a vision for our future. Looking forward to seeing you there.
If you can't make it, no worries, it should be published on facebook via the City of Windsor page.
Bedford United Church Annual Turkey Dinner
Saturday, October 26, 2019 between 5pm and 7pm. Adults: $14.00, Children 6 to 12: $7.00. Takeout available as well.
Sandwich Community Improvement Plan
On Monday, Council passed an amendment to the Sandwich Community Improvement Plan (CIP) to allow for more incentives for the CIP. It will now go through a consultation phase and will come back to council for final approval. I've been fighting for more incentives since becoming a City Councillor to encourage more investments in residential homes and to encourage a new grocery store in our neighb…