19 Sep 2010 What is my Vision for the City of Steinbach
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My mission is to promote healthy living within a safe community by building strong partnerships and sustaining manageable growth.

Drive Sustainable, Manageable Growth

  • Build a Financial Sustainability plan to manage debt load
    o to provide public with plan to understand short and long term debt load
    o complete an accumulated financial impact study
    o provide a process of public understanding of municipal debt
  • Manage our growth rate through effective policy implementation
    o provide continuous, quality services in all areas water & sewer, parks & recreation, sanitation, streets, and administration
  • A Safer Community For All
    Review current policing options
    o Support RCMP in building proactive force
  • Support and enlarge our fire/rescue department
  • Support the Citizens on Patrol Program (COPP)

Public Health

  • Provide opportunities to participate in physical activities to lower regional health costs & promote fitness
  • Offer low cost activities like increased bike/walking pathways, community gardens, cross-country skiing and pleasure skating
  • Review opportunities for recreational activities that are cost effective

Build Strong Partnerships With Organizations

  • Steinbach Residents
    o listen to their concerns with an open mind
  • Steinbach Businesses
    o drive economy and growth in a sustainable manner
  • Hanover School Division
    o support initiatives to build schools
  • South Eastman Health
    o provide level of care required to meet the needs of our community
  • Community groups
    o cooperate with the Chamber of Commerce, Steinbach Fire Department, Steinbach Arts Council and Mennonite Heritage Museum
    o work together with sports associations, seniors groups, community resources and many other in Steinbach and area
  • Regional Partnerships with Rural Municipality of Hanover, La Broquierie and Ste Anne
    o collaborate on fire protection, sanitation services, building inspections and waterway agreements
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