Tag Archive | "Hydro"

Mike’s rant — “Magic” dividend continues to amaze

Ya know, there are a few hearty souls – see suffered oxygen deprivation at some point in their lives – who are still paying attention to all the goings on regarding Grimsby Energy, Grimsby Power, Niagara Power, Holdco2 (whatever their flavour of the day is). There is so much I wish I could unsee about […]

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Mullins attempts to clear up “dividend”

Editor’s Note: The following is the report promised and delivered (at Monday’s council meeting) by Alderman Carolyn Mullins in an attempt to clear up ongoing concerns of some members of council regarding a dividend from the Town’s hydro utility from 2010. The linked documents below are in pdf format. Click here for the Mullins Dividend […]

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Johnston still looking for dividend answers

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow While Grimsby Ald. Joanne Johnston is still “uncomfortable” with the Town’s decision not to collect a 2010 dividend from its hydro operation, other members of council say it was never owed. The dividend in question is valued at $122,000. As far back as Fall 2015, Ald. Carolyn Mullins, chair of the […]

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Mike’s Rant — Consider yourself slapped, Grimsby!

I am going to reach out – please picture this, good reader – and collectively slap every resident of Grimsby right now. Did you feel it? I certainly hope so because you people need to wake the heck up before you find a big “closed due to bankruptcy” sign on Grimsby town hall. Yes, on […]

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Posted in Mike's Column, Opinion

Proposed hydro re-alignment gives taxpayer short end of stick: reader

Dear Editor, On Monday, during the dog days of summer, Grimsby’s finance committee quietly convened to take care of some issues that have been plaguing the Town. First order of business is to further stack the deck of having more councillors on the six hydro boards. This is the same council that allows a direct […]

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Grimsby Energy questions answered, sort of…

(Editor’s Note: The following is a review of answer provided by James Detenbeck in an interview Friday, Nov. 6. The questions were drafted based on input gathered from a variety of Grimsby residents and aldermen on Grimsby Town Council. Not all questions were answered.) ‎ Grimsby Energy Biodigester Q&A James Detenbeck – Nov. 6/15 James, […]

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Biodigester a risk, but one worth taking, Mullins says

By Mike Williscraft NewsNow Setting ongoing concerns regarding Grimsby’s $4.5 million biodigester aside, Rob Hattin wants to know why council and hydro officials did not heed the Town’s legal counsel’s opinion. Hattin, a former chair of Grimsby Energy, says serious concerns are evident in every facet of planning for the Sobie Road facility and insufficient […]

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