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By Michele Lawson Barrie Advance August 11 2010BARRIE - Despite the outspoken accusations and investigations that have plagued the current city council, a draft code of conduct policy passed without a whisper through general committee Monday....
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Jul 27th, 2010
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Barrie Examiner July 23 2010Darren Roskam has joined the race for Ward 2 councillor in Barrie. He joins Rose Romita and Lynn Strachan, current Ward 5 councillor, to contest the downtown ward in the Oct. 25 municipal election. Ward 2 is currently held by Coun. Jeff Lehman, who is seeking the mayorR...
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Jul 24th, 2010
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Barrie Examiner July 23 2010Darren Roskam has joined the race for Ward 2 councillor in Barrie. ...
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Jul 24th, 2010
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Barrie Examiner July 22 2010 Former Barrie councillor Bonnie Ainsworth is taking another crack at city politics. ...
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Jul 20th, 2010
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By Bob Bruton Barrie Examiner July 15 2010Mike Ramsay wants your trust, and your votes. The veteran city councillor announced Wednesday that he's running for Barrie mayor in the Oct. 25 municipal election. ...
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Jul 20th, 2010
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Simcoe.com July 16 2010 BARRIE - Current Ward 4 Coun. Barry Ward wants to keep his job. ...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Bruce Hain Simcoe.com March 2 2010A man well known in Alcona has entered his name to run in Ward 3 in this year’s municipal election. Rick Ellis, owner of the Adam & Eve Tanning Salon and Tattoo Emporium in the Crossroads Plaza, will be promoting job creation, especially for area youth, as th...
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Jan 29th, 2010
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BARRIE – Next year, senior Barrie staff will have to be more honest and transparent in crafting the budget, a new council directive says.As city staff presented a $424-million budget that abided by a council instruction to keep the tax increase to 2.4 per cent, they had assured council there we...
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Nov 5th, 2009
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By Laurie Watt Barrie AdvanceBarrie can’t afford to base its water and sewer rates on a system that encourages conservation, city staff say.After more than an hour of debate in general committee Monday and an array of motions that sunk, councillors finally agreed to a policy that enables the city to ...
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Oct 12th, 2009
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By Laurie Watt, Barrie Advance Oct 06, 2009City staff will have to find another way to think creatively.Barrie councillors turned down a staff idea 10-1 to spend another $300,000 American on a consultant to help city staff think outside the box.This spring, the city sole-sourced $150,000 US on a cont...