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Russ Wyatt

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Monday, 28 December 2015

Russ Wyatt (Transcona) said he's not convinced the city won't still eventually force Winnipeggers to shovel their own walks. Wyatt challenged Lukes and Mayor Brian Bowman to raise a motion that commits not to cut city sidewalk clearing in this year's ...

Trim city and police pensions, cut costs

Monday, 21 December 2015

Coun. Russ Wyatt heard some sympathetic noises out of Mayor Brian Bowman about police pensions at city council's last meeting of the year. Mr. Wyatt believes it's time to rein in pension costs, and starting a second, less expensive plan for new hires ...

City hall pension reform crucial

Friday, 11 December 2015

Coun. Russ Wyatt (Transcona) is bang on when he says it's time for city council to rethink the Winnipeg Police Service's expensive pension plan. But why stop with the police plan? City council should be talking about reforming all pensions at city hall ...

Former city council candidate Ray Ulasy pleads guilty to trying to sell guns ...

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

A Transcona businessman who once ran for city council has pleaded guilty to trying to sell guns to an undercover police officer. Ray Ulasy was charged in 2014 with attempting to transfer firearms without authority as part of the RCMP's Project Distress.

Former city council candidate Ray Ulasy pleads guilty to selling guns to cop

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

He later ran for city council, but lost to Russ Wyatt in late October. He is now free on bail and is scheduled for a sentencing hearing in May 2016. Report Typo · Send Feedback. Comments on this story are moderated according to our Submission Guidelines.

Cop pension plan too expensive: Wyatt

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

City council approved the cost Wednesday, which will cover a letter of credit that expires in late 2016. But Coun. Russ Wyatt (Transcona) is urging council to consider offering new police hires a pension other than the current defined benefit plan ...

CentreVenture plans approved

Wednesday, 09 December 2015

Russ Wyatt (Transcona) cast the sole vote against the mandate review, alleging the report read like a "political" document. CentreVenture was meant to have a sustainable funding source since it was created in the 1990s but council never actually ...

Westwood Library plan pushed to public consult following protracted debate

Friday, 27 November 2015

The administration said there were no financial implications to the switch. But Couns. Russ Wyatt, Ross Eadie and Jason Schreyer spent two hours discussing seemingly unrelated issues of provincial funding, the relevancy of libraries, and modern amenities.

Dog club barking mad at Winnipeg bureaucrats over poopbag dispenser signs

Thursday, 12 November 2015

Undaunted, the dog club sleuthed out the appropriate contractor, completed the deal with the sponsor, convinced three area councillors (Jeff Browaty, Jason Schreyer and Russ Wyatt) to kick in some extra money and paid to have custom signs manufactured.

Waverley West recreational campus takes first step

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Russ Wyatt (Transcona), who cast the sole vote against the motion. The structure itself, which has yet to be designed or approved, could cost around $60 million, councillors have heard. Funding concerns sparked renewed calls for a growth development ...

City committee denies online bank's plan to set up promo office inside ...

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

But area councillor Russ Wyatt (Transcona) lobbied against the business over concerns this would simply be a way around paying billboard fees and taxes. Coun. John Orlikow (River Heights – Fort Garry) raised safety issues about the container's location ...

Popup bank tied up by committee

Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Russ Wyatt (Transcona) couldn't participate in the decision, as he previously voted on the proposal as part of the East Kildonan-Transcona community committee — which rejected it. Proponents of the project slated for 1555 Regent Ave. W. said its ...

Garbage complaints piling up

Sunday, 08 November 2015

Chaves forwarded his complaints and the video to Mayor Brian Bowman and city councillors Russ Wyatt (Transcona), Ross Eadie (Mynarski) and Devi Sharma (Old Kildonan). He said all but Bowman responded. “It's one issue after another with this company ...

Winnipeg councillors mull 'Flamingo Crossing' in Transcona

Friday, 06 November 2015

Russ Wyatt may not fit into the Floyd the Flamingo costume, but he unreservedly backs naming the walking trail Flamingo Crossing and is quick to defend the neighbour love affair with the pink birds. "We have so many symbols, like, our country right? We ...

Sharma reelected speaker; other committees appointed

Wednesday, 04 November 2015

Property and development, heritage and downtown development: John Orlikow (chair), Jenny Gerbasi, Russ Wyatt, Matt Allard. Protection, community services and parks: Mike Pagtakhan (chair), Ross Eadie, Jason Schreyer, Russ Wyatt. Water and waste ...

Wyatt wants backlane windrows cleared

Tuesday, 03 November 2015

Russ Wyatt (Transcona) had pushed the committee to reject the report, arguing the city could simply have bobcats follow plows and pile the windrow snow on nearby properties. Wyatt suggested it would be easy to get affected homeowners to sign a waiver ...

Letters, Oct. 29

Thursday, 29 October 2015

Russ Wyatt seems to realize this and is speaking out. Coun. Matt Allard, meanwhile, stood up to criticize the Marion Street proposal, and it effectively has been killed under the harsh light of reason. Would that Couns. Wyatt and Allard turn their ...

Russ Wyatt rejects council appointment, upset it was brought up at meeting

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Winnipeg Coun. Russ Wyatt says he believes he was caught in a political trap after a council appointment that he had turned down was brought up during a heated debate at Wednesday's council meeting. The Transcona councillor revealed that a senior city ...

Same names, new titles for EPC committee members

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Bowman also announced duties for some other members of council but no roles for two councillors – Ross Eadie and Russ Wyatt. Bowman said he had offered Wyatt the new position of council liaison project management but Wyatt turned him down. That led ...

Winnipeg council votes to increase reporting threshold to $20M for city projects

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Councillors Scott Gillingham, who's a member of the finance committee, Russ Wyatt and Ross Eadie voted against the change. All raised concerns about a lack of transparency and accountability with the new, higher threshold. "There is going to be lots of ...

No more regular reporting for city projects over $20 million in Winnipeg

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Transcona city councillor Russ Wyatt was one of the five who voted against the recommendation. He says the current council “isn't out of the woods yet” when it comes to establishing an increased sense of accountability at City Hall. Councillor Marty ...

Reports on civic projects under $20M to be waived

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

Russ Wyatt (Transcona), who was the first to go public with his concerns, said monitoring projects valued at $10 million and higher was a key recommendation of the audit into the Norwood Bridge project and should not be abandoned. Coun. Jenny Gerbasi ...

City debt ceiling increased, despite protests

Wednesday, 28 October 2015

But the majority of council approved the change, in an 11-to-5 vote, with councillors Russ Wyatt (Transcona), Ross Eadie (Mynarski), Scott Gillingham (St. James-Brooklands-Weston), Shawn Dobson (St. Charles) and Jason Schreyer (Elmwood-East Kildonan) ...

Wyatt fights move to cut oversight

Friday, 23 October 2015

Russ Wyatt is lobbying other councillors in a bid to stop a measure he believes weakens city council's responsibilities. Wyatt said he is dismayed executive policy committee sided with the administration this week in its proposal to redefine projects ...

City trying to hide project costs: Wyatt

Wednesday, 21 October 2015

Russ Wyatt (Transcona) fears that means council will have less chance to scrutinize them. "It's going in the exact opposite direction of having transparency because a whole bunch of capital projects ... (are) now technically not going to be reported ...

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