2017 AGM Wrap Up

Thank you to all who attended our AGM last week. Particularly thanks go to our Derek Walker Volunteer of the Year, seen here receiving the award from Patricia Dumais (l), Paul Marriott (r) and Maureen Kiely (far r).

Dan Lambert Volunteer of the Year 2017

Special mention must be made of the magnificent introduction given to the . . . → Read More: 2017 AGM Wrap Up

2017 Annual General Meeting Agenda

Annual General Meeting / Assemblée générale annuelle
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 / le mercredi 10 mai 2017 Victoria Hall, 7 pm / 19h
Agenda / Ordre du jour

Call to order / Ouverture de l’assemblée
Approval of the agenda / Approbation de l’ordre du jour
Approval of Minutes of previous AGM held on 18 May 2016 Approbation du procès-verbal de l’assemblée . . . → Read More: 2017 Annual General Meeting Agenda

2017 Derek Walker Volunteer of the Year Recipient

The WMA is delighted to name Lansdowne resident Dan Lambert as the recipient of the 2017 Derek Walker Volunteer of the Year award.

Dan began promoting walking and cycling in 2009 with the co-founding of the Association of Pedestrians and Cyclists of Westmount.

Dan Lambert

He is also a founding member of the Association of Pedestrians and Cyclists . . . → Read More: 2017 Derek Walker Volunteer of the Year Recipient

Christina Smith Acclaimed as Mayor of Westmount

The WMA would like to congratulate Councillor Christina Smith, who was acclaimed as Mayor today, Monday April 24th 2017, following the resignation of Mayor Peter Trent on April 13th.

Mayor Smith pledged to continue the work done by Mayor Trent with an assurance that the Westmount Conservatory would be rebuilt and a focus maintained on a sustainable . . . → Read More: Christina Smith Acclaimed as Mayor of Westmount

Process for selecting the interim mayor

There seems to be some misunderstanding as to what happens after Mayor Trent leaves office on April 13th in terms of the appointment of an interim replacement. According to Quebec’s Cities and Towns act, there can either be a full by-election or the selection of the replacement from within the ranks of the current council. This . . . → Read More: Process for selecting the interim mayor

A Tribute to Mayor Trent

After 37 years in Municipal politics, beginning with being vice-President of the WMA in 1982, Peter Trent is retiring from politics, having served as Mayor of Westmount five times, each by acclamation.

Mayor Peter Trent’s final council meeting

Trent leaves a lasting legacy on our community – from Washingtonian street lighting, through a reconstructed library to a . . . → Read More: A Tribute to Mayor Trent

WMA’s brief to the Office de consultation publique de Montréal

The WMA submitted the following brief to the Office de consultation publique de Montréal to voice our concerns about the redevelopment of the former Montreal Children’s Hospital.

Westmount
Thursday March 23, 2017

On behalf of the Westmount Municipal Association (Canada’s oldest such organization, founded in 1908), we’d like to register our concerns about the proposed redevelopment of the former . . . → Read More: WMA’s brief to the Office de consultation publique de Montréal

Call for nominations – 2017 Volunteer of the Year

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Transportation Round Table Meeting Wrap Up

Thanks to the Honorable Marc Garneau (federal transport minister), Marvin Rotrand (vice-chair of the STM), Peter McQueen (representative for NDG), Marc-André Gadoury (responsible for active transportation for the Ville de Montreal) and Catherine Blanchette-Dallaire  (founder of OnRoule) for participating in our round table on transportation event. A special thank you to Professor Ahmed El Geneidy and . . . → Read More: Transportation Round Table Meeting Wrap Up

November 7th Council Meeting Agenda

Per the protocol for releasing this upon the start of the meeting, the agenda for the November 7th meeting of Council is here: 2016-11-07_media-agenda

Please note that the agenda above has all of the background information about motions being presented, as well as minutes from the general committee meetings . . . → Read More: November 7th Council Meeting Agenda