Monthly Archives: January 2015

Shockingly high water bills still hitting some Cambridge residents by Chris Herhalt KW Record

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January 28, 2015

Another Publication by Chris Herhalt.. And this one, which didn’t go online for some reason:   Nearly four years after the City of Cambridge took over water services from the local hydro utility, residents continue to receive exorbitantly high water bills with little or no recourse. Since last year, various Cambridge residents have received water […]


Contact information for the KW Record Reporter re: Cambridge Water overbilling

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January 28, 2015

Herhalt, Chris (cherhalt@therecord.com) Debbie, Please circulate my contact information to folks who have Cambridge water billing horror stories.  I can be reached at this email address, Herhalt, Chris (cherhalt@therecord.com) 519-895-5634 (Desk) and 226-339-4755 (Cell). I’d love to hear about the difficulties people are experiencing contesting these bills. Thanks! Chris Herhalt Waterloo Region Record


Corruption at City Hall? by Scot Ferguson

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January 28, 2015

Let me get this straight. Landmark Holdings buys the Post Office and guts it with plans to open a restaurant. They gut the interior and completely destroy it so no one else wants it. The city then buys the building from Landmark and gives them an exclusive, untendered deal on the restaurant that will be […]


Development within our Protected Wetland Complex – Another Mistake?

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January 14, 2015

“The Provincial Policy Statement which came into effect March 1, 2005 contains Policy 2.1.2 which reads as follows: The diversity and connectivity of natural features in an area, and the long-term ecological function and biodiversity of natural heritage systems , should be maintained, restored or, where possible, improved, recognizing linkages between and among natural heritage features and areas, surface water features and ground […]


In-camera council meetings a challenging issue to navigate

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January 14, 2015

  Waterloo Region Record ByPaige Desmond WATERLOO REGION — Regional Chair Ken Seiling says his government is the most transparent in the region despite a lengthy closed-door council meeting Tuesday. “You find one any more transparent than this council is and you show it to me,” Seiling said. Councillors went behind closed doors to discuss […]


Cambridge Water Billing Issues by Scot Ferguson

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January 1, 2015

**note.** We have a facebook group with over 500 members who are dealing with outlandish water bills.. Some as high as $5000,00 for a 2 month period and the city demanding the resident pay or be cut off or the bill is added to your tax account.. Below is a post from the site by […]


Skyrocketing water bills mystify, anger residents ( HEADS UP CAMBRIDGE)

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January 1, 2015

Editor’s note: This report follows a four-month look into Atlanta water bill complaints conducted by CNN’s Kyra Phillips and the CNN Special Investigations Unit. Follow CNN Senior Investigative Producer Scott Zamost on Twitter. Atlanta (CNN) — Imagine paying as much for water as you do for your mortgage. PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE ENTIRE POST..


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