Provincial consultation is underway to ensure municipalities have input into how funding under the next cost-shared infrastructure program will be used.
Proposed amendments would expand the Highway Traffic Act to boost forms of active transportation and help create designated bicycle pathways on existing roads, said Local Government Minister Ron Lemieux after introducing the legislation.
Doug Dobrowolski, President of the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) is hoping tomorrow’s provincial budget at the Manitoba Legislature will acknowledge two of the lobby group’s priorities – infrastructure and housing.
The Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) is supportive of commitments to a long-term infrastructure plan, funds for community centres, and improved internet access, but disappointed in the federal government’s failure to deliver on housing in the new budget.
A recently conducted poll by the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) shows Manitobans think investing in municipal infrastructure over and above existing levels should be a top priority for the provincial government over the next four years.
The Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) wrapped up its President’s Tour of Manitoba last week with stops in Portage la Prairie and Lorette.
Two months ago, the Association of Manitoba Municipalities (AMM) launched a campaign designed to send a strong message to all parties in the days leading up to the October 4 provincial election, “Put Communities First”.
The Association of Manitoba Municipalities kicked off a comprehensive campaign designed to send a strong message to all parties in the days leading up to the October 4 provincial election: It is time to Put Communities First.
Proposed legislation would help strengthen confidence and support in municipal governments through increased transparency and accountability and would extend campaign finance practices and conflict of interest rules to all Manitoba municipalities, Intergovernmental Affairs Minister Steve Ashton said after introducing the legislation.