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City hall wars: lower budget or nicer look?

The battle for city hall is on.

Though previous councillors approved rough plans for a new city hall, debate still rages — including for two hours-plus at last week’s council meeting. 1,085 more words


City's new fraud policy points out responsibility

The City of Windsor has a new fraud policy which expands responsibility for reporting suspected wrongdoing.

“There’s a clearer definition for responsibility,” city CAO Helga Reidel said Tuesday. 202 more words


City's Integrity Commissioner annual report says little, indicates all is well

Windsor’s Integrity Commissioner handed in his annual report Monday to city council with essentially nothing to report.

University of Windsor law professor Bruce Elman was hired in 2011 by council as its watchdog for ethical conduct of elected officials and municipal employees. 605 more words


Dilkens says election promise kept: Seventh budget freeze

Windsor’s new mayor said he’s kept his biggest election promise — to squeeze out another year in the city’s record streak of freezing the overall municipal tax levy. 810 more words


Vander Doelen: Austerity binge continues

Mayor Drew Dilkens says he’d be “shocked” if Windsor’s new city council doesn’t pass the zero increase 2015 budget he and senior city administrators tabled Monday. 825 more words


Parks department takes over Dilkens campaign office

The city has purchased the former Angileri Brothers lumber yard on Howard Avenue, most recently the election headquarters for the Drew Dilkens mayoral campaign.

The 2.8-acre site, with 30,000 square feet of warehouse and building space on top of 10,000 square feet of office space, was bought for $725,000. 333 more words