Issues

There are many difficult challenges facing both the City and the ward. Listed below are just a few on them. 

City-wide issues

Excessive and inefficient City spending

Potential merger with Waterloo

Rapid transit options 

Downtown rejuvenation 

Centre Block Redevelopment

New Consolidated Maintenance Facility 

Need for new or expanded community centres

Speeding traffic on residential streets

Failing Infrastructure (pipes, sewers & roads)

Brownfield remediation

Increasing smog days

Acquisition of City owned Green Space

Need for controlled development and “Smart Growth” 

New Storm Water Utility

Escalating property assessments

 

Ward Three Issues

Traffic Congestion: 

Traffic Calming Measures

Police and Bylaw enforcement.

Vandalism and Graffiti

Funding for Community Centres

Connectivity of trails.

Hidden Valley Development