Decision Making Process

Decision Making Process

 

 

YOUR INPUT on the Development Application Notification Process

YOUR INPUT on the Development Application Notification Process

The City is looking at ways to improve public NOTIFICATION of land development so processes are as open and transparent as possible. Often, small yellow signs are posted indicating there is a development application. Sometimes depending on the side of lot or...

June 13th OPEN HOUSE – YOUR Recreation and Park Priorities

June 13th OPEN HOUSE – YOUR Recreation and Park Priorities

In Southwest Winnipeg, we know there is a recreation deficit and lack of maintenance for our parks and greenspaces due to rapid growth, and a lack of proper planning for new developments. The City of Winnipeg needs to hear from you! I ENCOURAGE you to attend the June...

New Report – Tracking Illegal Rooming Houses & Enforcement

New Report – Tracking Illegal Rooming Houses & Enforcement

The community and I have worked with multiple departments in the City to reduce the number of issues related to the existence of illegal rooming houses. Residents and I believe we are seeing positive changes, but we need data to support this belief and the initiatives...

Data Driven Decision Making

Data Driven Decision Making

Over the last three years, the community has made excellent progress on understanding rental house challenges.  See Councillors Report to the Community. We’ve worked with multiple departments in the City, and over the past six months, residents believe they are seeing...

Winnipeg’s 2016-2018 Accessibility Plan

Winnipeg’s 2016-2018 Accessibility Plan

Accessibility is the complete ability to join in, participate or attend an activity or conversation.  We ALL benefit from accessibility when we and our family members, friends, neighbours and co-workers are able to fully participate and contribute in our communities...

Poor Decision Making Process at City Hall – Time to Fix

Poor Decision Making Process at City Hall – Time to Fix

Poor Decision Making Process at City Hall - Time to Fix Councillors pressured into making multi-million dollar decisions in condensed time frames Office of Councillor Lukes - Media Release - June 19, 2017   Councillor Lukes is calling to change the amount of time in...

Information Sharing – Problem Solving & The Cost to Taxpayers

Information Sharing – Problem Solving & The Cost to Taxpayers

At the May 24th meeting of City Council, I brought forward a Motion requesting the opportunity to schedule a meeting with the City's Departmental Directors if I required additional information on a report prepared for discussion at a Standing Policy Committee...

Restricting Information to Select Members of City Council

Restricting Information to Select Members of City Council

Of all the blogs I’ve been writing since being elected in 2014, please find the time to read this one in detail. It highlights how information to make informed decisions on behalf of Winnipeg tax payers is being restricted at City Hall. I welcome your questions and...

“Hard decisions” loom for City and Transit

“Hard decisions” loom for City and Transit

In the wake of an operational fiasco at Winnipeg Transit last week, the head of city hall's public works committee says Winnipeggers, and those elected to govern them, have to rethink their priorities in making ends meet. Coun. Janice Lukes (St. Norbert) said if...

Setting the Foundation to Communicate Change

Setting the Foundation to Communicate Change

I encourage you to read this excellent and accurate article Dan Lett has written (Winnipeg Free Press - July 29, 2015).   He especially hit the proverbial nail on the head with this comment: “Changing organizational culture is a difficult task.  There are many people...

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Janice Lukes
City Councillor
South Winnipeg-St.Norbert Ward
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