1999 November News Releases
City Begins Anti-Arson Inspection Program
November 30, 1999 -On Wednesday, December 1, 1999, the City of Winnipeg will commence an anti-arson inspection program, designed to identify risks and hazards that may invite arson or contribute to the intensity of a fire in the event of arson.
Mayor's Office Launches New Holiday Tradition
November 30, 1999 - Mayor Glen Murray announced today he will donate $3,000 from his office budget to assist children and families in need. Normally at this time of year the Mayor's Office sends out hundreds of holiday cards to organizations and individuals, said Mayor Glen Murray.
Snow Route Overnight Parking Ban Commences
November 30, 1999 - The City's Snow Route Overnight Parking Ban will take effect at 00:01 a.m., December 1, 1999. The ban, in effect until March 1, 2000, prohibits parking between 02:00 a.m. and 06:00 a.m. on all streets designated as Snow Routes. These key routes, identified by Snow Route signs, receive priority status for snow clearing operations.
(updated) Public Input Encouraged for Budget Planning
November 26, 1999 - Winnipeg organizations and community groups are encouraged to prepare written briefs to present at the first budget Community Forum, which will be held Monday, January 10, 2000, from noon to 9:30 p.m. at the Museum of Man and Nature Auditorium. Five community workshops will follow during the balance of January.
City and Community Work Together to Battle Arson Neighbourhood Cleanup Having Positive Impact
November 24, 1999 - Since November 1, the City of Winnipeg has been working closely with community groups in the north end, Spence and West Broadway neighbourhoods to help address an ongoing problem with arson,says Mayor Glen Murray.
Winnipeg Transit Announces New Telebus System
November 18, 1999 - Winnipeg Transit is proud to announce the launch of our NEW Telebus System on Monday, November 22nd, 1999. The current Telebus System has been operating for 13 years and is the most successful in North America - logging approximately 10 million calls every year.
Christmas Tradition Continues at City Hall
November 4, 1999 - The City of Winnipeg's longstanding tradition of installing and decorating a citizen-donated Christmas tree at City Hall will continue this morning. This year's tree comes from the yard of Cindy Bychuk and Tom Sewchuck of 469 Smithfield Avenue.
Arson Strike Force Commended
November 4, 1999 - Winnipeg Mayor Glen Murray is commending the newly created Arson Strike Force for its quick action. The Force today announced the arrest of five people for allegedly setting seven fires between July and October of this year.
Property Assessment Department Employee Wins UBC Awards
November 2, 1999 - An Assessor in the City's Property Assessment Department has won two academic awards in the Diploma Program in Urban Land Economics at the University of British Columbia. Greg Petzold will receive the Vern J. Ferguson Award for the highest overall standing in the second year of the program and ...
Mayor Announces Executive Policy Committee
November 1, 1999 - Mayor Glen Murray is pleased to announce his appointments to Executive Policy Committee for the 1999-2000 session, effective Wednesday, November 3, 1999.
Itinerary Highlights for November 1999 Mayor Glen Murray
November 1, 1999 - Tuesday, November 2 at 8:30 to 4:30, Pointe du Bois Tour - Official start-up Winnipeg Hydro's first Straflo Turbine Generator.
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