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Candidate in the 2014 City of Winnipeg Mayoral race.
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Why did you decide to run in the 2014 Winnipeg Civic Election?
I decided to run for Mayor because I could see the mismanagement and waste occurring at city hall, all the while, taxes going up to pay for it. As a City Councillor, I became more frustrated and outspoken about the lack of respect citizens were receiving.
What experience will you bring to compliment your role as Mayor?
I have experience as a City Councillor. This is incredibly important because I understand and have working knowledge of every department and the people who work in them, the budget process and the status of many unfinished items. I hold an MBA and a BA and have worked in both private and public sectors. I know how to do more with less as a single mother with two boys.
What are some issues that you would like to stand for in your role as Mayor, and why are these issues important to you?
- Restore trust and confidence in City Hall by implementing the audit recommendations and cleaning up the mess. I was very vocal about the need for these audits. They showed incompetence, mismanagement and the RCMP is reviewing it.
- Fix the roads because they're a disgrace and indicative of what went in in number 1 above.
- Strive to build vibrancy and create opportunities for everyone to succeed.
What is one thing in particular that you appreciate about the City of Winnipeg?
I love our city. One thing I appreciate is that probably 90% if the City of Winnipeg workforce wants to make Winnipeg be a better place for everyone and they choose public service.
Do you have any other comments regarding your candidacy?
I am the best candidate for Mayor because I have municipal experience and I did NOT accept the status quo in my time on Council. If we are to fix what's wrong, one has to know what's going on. Being the Mayor of a city is not an entry level job. You deserve someone who will get right to work and who knows what to do to make our city be an inspiration-to those who built it, those who are deciding whether to live here and to get the best value for what citizens pay.
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News that Mentions Paula Havixbeck
Wednesday, 01 February 2012
Spotted noshing on Chef Dom's hors d'oeuvres: Flor Marcelino, Melanie Wight, Paula Havixbeck, Jenny Gerbasi, Judy Wasylycia-Leis, Sharon Blady and Free Press staffers. Canadian Ambassador to the U.S. Gary Doer's daughter Emily Doer, a Red River ...
Tuesday, 31 January 2012
Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo) said there has been no public-awareness campaign about the pending ban, and a phased-in approach will give the city time to educate snowmobilers. Havixbeck also put forward a motion that asks Winnipeg's public ...
Friday, 06 January 2012
Council's protection and community services chairwoman Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo) expressed concern the raccoon and skunk population could be on the rise and may pose a risk to children and pets. On Thursday, she asked members of ...
Friday, 02 December 2011
I would hope the person who made it public might reconsider their decision to push the send button. The message was private to individuals who knew what I was talking about. Coun. Paula Havixbeck was not on the standing committee that violated my trust ...
Wednesday, 23 November 2011
Paula Havixbeck, who sits on the executive policy committee. Fort Rouge Coun. Jenny Gerbasi, meanwhile, said she wonders why the city is spending precious funds on new roads when the city has trouble fixing a lengthy backlog of existing streets. She ...
Thursday, 17 November 2011
Jeff Browaty (North Kildonan), Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood), Thomas Steen (Elmwood), Swandel, Dan Vandal (St. Boniface), Russ Wyatt (Transcona) and Grant Nordman (St. Charles) supported the hike. Couns. Ross Eadie (Mynarski), Gerbasi, John ...
Friday, 28 October 2011
Justin Swandel (St. Norbert), Jeff Browaty (North Kildonan), Jenny Gerbasi (Fort Rouge) and Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood) -- to preserve William Milner House. "The committee may consider a building be delisted in extraordinary circumstances where it ...
Thursday, 20 October 2011
Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo) and Scott Fielding (St. James) supported the changes, just one week after they voted against the plan at council's executive policy committee. Havixbeck said the mayor did not ask her to switch her vote, and she and ...
Friday, 15 July 2011
Charleswood-Tuxedo. $31,969 spending limit. Coun. Paula Havixbeck (rookie winner): Spent $27,625. Donors included philanthropist Gail Asper, lawyer and financial executive Jason Stefanson and developers Sandy Shindleman and Arni Thorsteinson.
Wednesday, 08 June 2011
Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo) and Mike Pagtakhan (Point Douglas) heard the appeal and voted to postpone a decision until both sides have time to come to some sort of agreement. If they can't find a middle ground in 30 days, Havixbeck and ...
Thursday, 03 February 2011
Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo): The rookie councillor owns the consulting firm Havixbeck and Associates, as well as half of an Osborne Street property. Sam Katz (Mayor): Winnipeg's three-term mayor disclosed ownership of the Winnipeg Goldeyes ...
Friday, 29 October 2010
Paula Havixbeck (Charleswood-Tuxedo): The same dynamic that works for Sharma could work for Havixbeck, who has the added advantage of being a business consultant and academic. Havixbeck has also worked with Bonnie Staples-Lyon, Katz's chief of ...
Wednesday, 22 September 2010
Mike Pagtakhan: Liberal MLA Kevin Lamoureux. Charleswood. Paula Havixbeck: Tory MLA Heather Stefanson, David Filmon. Number of confirmed council candidates: 51. Number of women candidates: 11. Number whose nomination papers were rejected: 4.
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