The issue of the Designated Truck Route will be discussed at the City Council meeting of the Committee of the Whole on January 14, 2019. The Chamber will be making a deputation and has prepared a memo to Council which outlines our concerns and questions under three headings: lack of evidence identifying problems with current policy; safety implications of the proposed changes; and gaps in the Designated Truck Route report.
Wondering what your Chamber had to say on your behalf about the City’s proposed 2019 budget? The full text of our deputation is here, along with links to the City’s budget information.
The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce will be making a deputation to City Council tonight regarding the 2019 City Budget. The meeting will begin at 6:30pm at City Hall.
As surely as spring follows winter, the arrival of the New Year also signals the start of City Budget deliberations. The 2019 Budget document was released on January 3rd and will be dissected, debated and discussed throughout the month with final ratification expected on February 4th…
Read the full text of the memo regarding the Designated Truck Route by-law submitted on January 3 to Mayor and Council on behalf of our Members.
Press Release: Chamber Applauds City Council Request for Services Profile to Inform Budget Deliberations
The Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce applauds City Council for their request for a City Services Profile that will help to inform the upcoming 2019 budget deliberations. The report will allow Councillors to see what services the city offers and their costs, as well as which services are mandated by the Province, and which are considered non-essential.