Census Day In Amherstburg

Make sure and fill out your census form on Census Day today so we can get an accurate picture of the changing demographics of Amherstburg. The information we collectively supply will provide a snapshot of our beautiful Town and help inform our future debates and decisions.

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Voting Record -- April 12, 2021

I was happy to receive the presentation of community survey results from the Amherstburg Community Foundation and even happier to note that our 2021 Budget reflected many of the priorities residents expressed in the survey. Here's how I voted on April 12, 2021:

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Amherstburg's Jack Purdie Park: Sign, Sign, Everywhere A Sign

When Molly Allaire heard Council had asked Town staff to come up with different options for Jack Purdie Park, including the potential to develop a portion of it, she bought some magic markers from the Dollar Store and set to work making 150 signs that are now springing up like tulips on front lawns throughout the Monopoly subdivision.

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Fryer Street Reconstruction Public Information Centre

Amherstburg residents are welcome to attend a virtual Public Information Centre Wednesday night about the Fryer Street Reconstruction project.

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Voting Record -- February 22, 2021

I voted in favour of having Administration come up with various concepts for the highest and best uses of Jack Purdie Park and the north end of Centennial Park and to consult the public about those options. I wrote more about it in this blog post. Here's how I voted on February 22, 2021:

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Amherstburg's Libro Centre Ready To Roll As Targeted Vaccination Centre

Staff with the Town of Amherstburg have done an incredible job transforming the Libro Centre into a targeted vaccination site ready to inoculate thousands of residents against COVID-19.

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Amherstburg’s King’s Navy Yard Park, River Lights Festival Win Best Of Windsor Essex Awards

Amherstburg’s King’s Navy Yard Park and the Town’s River Lights Festival, which provided light and hope in the midst of a pandemic winter, were each named winners Wednesday in the Best of Windsor-Essex awards presented by Tourism Windsor Essex Pelee Island.

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Voting Record -- February 8, 2021

I seconded a motion to immediately begin public consultation on the replacement of aging playground equipment in Jack Purdie and Briar Ridge Parks and successfully introduce a motion to have the Town ask the school board if it could have the dirt generated by school construction to make a small hill or contoured land for, say, a BMX pump track.

Here's how I voted on February 8, 2021:

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Banner Year For Development In Amherstburg

Amherstburg is the place to be! 2020 was one of the “busiest years on record” for building activity, with 454 permits issued with an approximate construction value of $126 million.

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Buzzkill Signs Belie Potential Of Big Creek Trail At Libro Centre

I’m getting lots of questions about some buzzkill signs that have been posted by the Town near the hill at the Libro Centre and wanted to update residents and articulate a bit of a vision for the rolling landscape that exists on the sprawling property.

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