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Nanaimo City Council meeting: 2/5/2018: Ron Bolin: February 6, 2018Comments from this observer: Following the Mayor’s reading of the seemingly increasingly lengthy harangue at the audience to maintain decorum, the meeting opened with a deafening silence concerning what the hell is happening at City Hall relative to what we read in the ...
More Freedom of Information re: Goldner Report: Ron Bolin: January 9, 2017 In an earlier post: “Freedom of Information????” dated October 22, 2017, I presented a history of my quest for a copy of the Goldner Report from the City of Nanaimo starting in August of that year.  Following several postponements my request was finally denied by the Ci...
Old City Hall Annex Update: Ron Bolin:  Jan. 2, 2018 Back in February of 2017 I wrote a piece in this blog entitled: City Hall and the Management of our Public Real Estate.  Council determined in 2012 that with the construction of the New Annex across the street, that 238 Franklyn Street should be sold. In December of 2012 ...
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Due Process .... A Thing Of The Past: Click image for articleGuilt by accusationthe order of the dayWe are seeing the crumbling of our justice system one step at a time. This story relates to the PC candidate that quite likely could have been the next Premier of Ontario. That career was scuttled by nothing more than two anonymous acc...
Nanaimo City Council and City Hall 2012: A Trip Down Memory LaneWhile no one would argue that this current council under Bill McKay has been a harmonious one if we want to gauge their performance with past council it's a good idea to take a look back.The following appeared in Nanaimo Info Blog in Dec. 2012 and as the title implied it wa...
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City of Nanaimo and attacks on bloggers: Unfortunately, MIN bloggers have been blocked from accessing public council meeting videos or live streaming videos on the City of Nanaimo website. This is not the first time. Ever since this council took office in 2014 Mid Island News has had a problem with being blocked. Who knew that writing a...
Selling City Land; Carving up Harewood; 7,212 signature petition: The first Nanaimo Council meeting of September is coming up on Monday —an evening jam packed with political intrigue.  Some hot topics include: selling City owned land at 2103 Bowen Road for $350,000 expanding/moving recycling depot to 2491 Kenworth Road 3240 Fieldstone Way 3 multi-unit resident...
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Termimal Nicol Re-Imagined: Over the past year we’ve had an opportunity to hear from many community members during the Terminal Nicol Re-imagined process.  Thank you to everyone who has participated so far – your input has provided valuable insights and ideas to the Project Committee for the development of the DRAFT Termina...
SECA GENERAL MEETING MINUTES Aug. 3/2016: Agenda Financial Food Forest Art in the Park Event Aug 13 Bocce in the Park Teawagon BlogOther items: Women’s Group Event Chaired by S. Larocque It is acknowledged that we meet on traditional land of the Snunymuxw First Nation FINANCIAL:General Account – $2,603.75 Picnic Account – 1,123.29 FOO...
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Council Paves The Way For Another $700,000 Down The Drain!City Council voted 6-3 (Kipp, Bestwick, McKay opposed) to grant a licence of use to a new group wanting to use the old building at 25 Victoria Rd. for their theatrical pursuits. The city taxpayer will pay the group $11,350/yr as an operati...
Nanaimo Taxes Did NOT Have To Increase!: Note: Email Subscribers may have to visit Nanaimo Info Blog to view videoThe above is a video clip of my address to city council on May 12, 2014 just before they adopted the 2014 - 2018 Financial Plan which will see taxes go up a total of 16.8%.If council had elected to use the $4million surplus ...
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Destination Earth: In a new book titled Destination Earth veteran traveler Nicos Hadjicostis elucidates his personal philosophy of travel developed after a round-the-world trip lasting six years and six months.
Working Remotely from Nanaimo: How have you found positive employment opportunities in Nanaimo or do you feel you may need to look elsewhere to advance your career?
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Results: We’ll try to find and post the results from different polls, but for now, here are the overall results posted on the city’s website. Congratulations to all successful candidates.  
Good Information: Excellent information on this site.  The questions are well-thought out and posed to all levels of leadership: mayor, council, and school board.   It’s difficult to read….just hit the button at the bottom to increase the copy size.  But well worth the time. http://www.electyourfuture.com/  
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Nanaimo City Council 2011- 2014:
The discussion continues here-- answering voters' questions: The all-candidates' meeting was a chance to hear what candidates think about four big issues....and there are many topics of concern to Nanaimo voters.That discussion continues here. We've set up two new areas on the blog for voters to pose questions and for candidates to respond to them---Voters...
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2014 Election Expenditures: This site from elections BC has all of the Nanaimo candidate expenditures.http://contributions.electionsbc.gov.bc.ca/pcs/LESearchResults.aspx?PFN=&E=(ALL)&FTK=0&FT=(ALL)&FN=(ALL)&OK=0&O=(ALL)&JTK=0&JT=(ALL)&JK=86&J=Nanaimo&EV=(ALL)
Empire Fading?: Funding for Empire Days cut by councilhttp://www.nanaimodailynews.com/news/funding-for-empire-days-cut-by-council-1.1737512Editorial: It's time to end the debate on event namehttp://www.nanaimodailynews.com/it-s-time-to-end-the-debate-on-event-name-1.1737509As most folk know I have been a staunch...

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