Waverley West Ward

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Coyote Sightings

Coyote Sightings

I’ve been receiving many reports on coyote sightings and some confrontations where people have been chased or growled at.  I spoke with two conservation officers from the Government of Manitoba’s Conservation Department.  - here is a summary: Please read this...

Update: Waverley West Fire Station

Update: Waverley West Fire Station

I will add additional context to media articles on the Waverly West fire station (CBC: Waverley West Fire Station )  - as there are many other aspects not discussed at today’s committee meeting or included in media coverage. Media was not aware of all the factors...

Governance Update – 2022

Governance Update – 2022

The process to update the City of Winnipeg’s Governance model started in 2016 – the new Council of 2022-2023 is now tasked to finalize the City of Winnipeg Governance Review: On June 23, 2022 Council concurred in the recommendation of the Governance Committee of...

Recreation Update

Recreation Update

Young Luke, his dad and friends were having a great time dunking balls at the very busy basketball court in Bhagat Singh Park recently! That basketball court must be one of the busiest in the City! I’ve received many requests for new and upgraded recreational...

2022 Road Construction in Waverley West Ward

2022 Road Construction in Waverley West Ward

2022 is another year for record road construction! This year, $164.7 Million will be invested into regional and local streets city wide. You can check where construction is occurring in the City by viewing the 2022 Construction Map, which is updated at the start of...

Long Grass Enforcement Process

Long Grass Enforcement Process

This applies to homeowners' FRONT YARDS and BOULEVARDS. For this season, the City will be continuing with the accelerated enforcement process for long grass. Last year (2019), the City piloted a NEW ENFORCEMENT PROCESS for Section 8 of the Neighbourhood Liveability...

Hiring – Full Time Assistant General Manager

Hiring – Full Time Assistant General Manager

South Winnipeg Community Centre is hiring!  South Winnipeg Community Centre (SWCC ) has a rare and exciting opportunity for a dynamic, self-driven individual to join the team. The position is for a Full -Time, in person -  Assistant General Manager This is a one year...

Encampments (2022)

Encampments (2022)

Encampments of unsheltered citizens are increasing throughout Winnipeg. This year, so far, I am aware of three locations in the Waverley West ward. The encampments are being monitored by multiple organizations (Main Street Project, Winnipeg Fire Paramedics, Winnipeg...

Traffic Control Signal for Waverley Street and Lee Boulevard

Traffic Control Signal for Waverley Street and Lee Boulevard

Four way traffic control signals are being installed at the intersection of Waverley Street and Lee Boulevard this summer. Installation of traffic control signals are required to support the Bison Run development and the construction of two new schools. In addition to...

Status Update – Long Grass

Status Update – Long Grass

Here is the update / facts on why the city grass has not been cut. No excuses – just the facts. The grass mowing program typically starts in mid-May and continues until mid-October. This year, we had a very late spring – which meant the streets and boulevards were...

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