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Proposed city budget starts with 3.61 per cent tax levy increase

Proposed city budget starts with 3.61 per cent tax levy increase

City's budget talks to start with levy hike of $6.6 million despite total combined gross rate and tax supported budget going down.
Mayor vows to be exonerated during state of the city address

Mayor vows to be exonerated during state of the city address

Mayor Keith Hobbs, facing criminal charges of extortion and obstructing justice, uses what is expected to be his final state of the city address to reaffirm his belief that he will be cleared by "the court of law."
Future splash pad locations questioned

Future splash pad locations questioned

Council directs administration to review locations for new splash pads and update priority list that was created 10 years earlier.
Taxi bylaw one step closer to implementation

Taxi bylaw one step closer to implementation

Council passes proposed reform of vehicle for hire industry that would allow companies and operators to set their own rates; bylaw still needs to be finalized.
City wants input on council salaries

City wants input on council salaries

Survey posted to City of Thunder Bay website asks the public whether or not salaries should change and how much councillors and the mayor should be paid.
City to keep existing child care centres

City to keep existing child care centres

Council decides to continue operating Algoma, Grace Remus, Ogden and Woodcrest child care centres.
City roadways approved to be used for Highway 61 detour

City roadways approved to be used for Highway 61 detour

Council gives Ministry of Transportation the green light to use Neebing and Broadway avenues as nighttime detour routes during Highway 61 construction.
Hydro to repay $1.4M to city

Hydro to repay $1.4M to city

Council approves recommendation from administration to demand repayment of $1.4 million note payable dating back to incorporation of the Thunder Bay Hydro Corporation.