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Webcasting public meetings is a growing trend. Not in Kirkland.

In February, Île-Bizard-Ste-Geneviève borough became the first West Island municipal jurisdiction to webcast public meetings, using its own staff and equipment, and opened an archive on YouTube. A link can be found through the borough’s home page on Montreal’s web … Continue reading

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Mike, that’s transparency! – take 3

Recently I received yet another message from Mayor Gibson concerning my original demand to explain what happened to his promise to minute down the questions. Albeit with a delay, someone in the Town Hall realized that my reference to article … Continue reading

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Mike, that’s transparency! – take 2

Although sent to my private address only, I trust Mr. Gibson will agree to make his reply publicly available. It’s transparency, eh? Here it goes, followed by my comment: Good afternoon Mr. Brovkin, As you are aware the Town of … Continue reading

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Mike, that’s transparency!

An open question to Mayor Gibson   Dear Mr. Gibson, During your electoral campaign you mentioned to me and to pretty much everybody in Kirkland that your goal is to make the work of the Council transparent. In particular, you … Continue reading

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Next Council meeting is on Monday, November 11.

Let’s see the new Mayor in action!

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Two articles in the local press

Albert Kramberger, The Gazette, Dec.11, 2012: Councillor’s legal fees will stay under wraps Kevin Woodhouse, The Suburban, Dec.12, 2012: Kirkland resident seeks access to information on employee pensions As you may recall, citizens could not obtain the requested information from … Continue reading

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Meeting TONIGHT!

Come to the Council meeting, make yourself heard, be with the community! MONDAY, November 5, 2012 AT 8 P.M. More news about “the establishment of an environmental restoration program to rectify crossed sewer connections affecting certain residential immovables and of a financial assistance program to … Continue reading

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Kirkland in the news.

More about Kirkland affairs in local press. See article by Francois Lemieux on pages 4 and 5, and “Letters to the Editor” on page 6 of Aug 15 issue of The Chronicle.

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Open Letter to Mayor Meaney

Kirkland August 10, 2012 Mr. John W. Meaney Mayor Town of Kirkland 17200 boulevard Hymus Kirkland, Quebec, H9J 3Y8 Mr. Meaney: Kirkland residents who have been following developments at Kirkland Town Hall over the last couple of years have become accustomed … Continue reading

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BE PART OF YOUR COMMUNITY

Come to the Council meeting, make yourself heard, be with the community!   MONDAY, August 06, 2012 AT 8 P.M. We hope you will continue to show your support by attending the upcoming August 6th Town Council meeting (8:00pm @ … Continue reading

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