Proposed Water and Sewer Rate Increase Lowest in Eight Years

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Environment Committee Chair Maria McRae are pleased to announce the City’s 2011 draft water and wastewater…


Budget 2011 Speech

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Fellow Council members, today we begin the 2011 budget. Establishing our fiscal framework is the single most…


City tables draft 2011 Budget under 2.5%

Ottawa – Mayor Jim Watson and Kent Kirkpatrick, City Manager, today presented a draft budget that proposes a tax increase of 2.45%,…


Speech to the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Primary tabs

Let me begin by congratulating the new chair of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Mr. David Donaldson and thanking Tim Redpath, your outgoing…


Speech to the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce

Let me begin by congratulating the new chair of the Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Mr. David Donaldson and thanking Tim Redpath, your outgoing…