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146 sq metre home on 2.5 hectre lot anyone?

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1 146 sq metre home on 2.5 hectre lot anyone? on Mon Aug 09, 2010 12:22 pm

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http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/whats-upsetting-residents-and-businesses-in-the-rm-of-springfield-100245754.html?commentConfirmed=y#comments


FOR TWO PEOPLE! Paid for by mostly prov tax dollars.

WTF!?!?!?


I understand the need and reasoning behind something like this. But that amount of living space and green space FOR TWO PEOPLE... that is just WAY over the top.


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New Directions wants to set up its group home in a 146-square-metre bungalow on a 2.5-hectare property it recently purchased on Aspen Glen Road.

WTF???

Just how much do they get to look after these two people?

How many of these 'homes' does New Directions have already?

...it just seems that there's something funny about this picture.....

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A good question also being.. So.. what happens if their application is denied. They become owners of a super nice house on a grand piece of property near a golf course??,,,hmm..guess it might as well not go unused... can our CEO live there maybe?


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wow.. just google mapped the road.... WoWEE wow wow... aint no way that place went for cheap.

found it

http://www.arkadia.com/usa/real-estate/for-sale/canada/manitoba/winnipeg/ltas-t580527/

$389K USD


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Moments Away from
Birds Hill Park Golf lovers delight next to Elmhurst Golf & Country
Club. Beautifully built 1580 SF bungalow situated on 6.10 acres. This
home has recent renovations and boasts 3+ bedrooms, 2 full baths and one
ensuite. The attached garage is heated and air conditioned and the
large detached 24 x 24 shop has forced-air heat. The yard has a fenced
patio area and also features a deck. You will love the privacy and
convenience of this location. Don't miss out.

fuckin hell...


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Moments Away from Birds Hill Park Golf lovers delight next to Elmhurst Golf & Country Club. Beautifully built 1580 SF bungalow situated on 6.10 acres. This home has recent renovations and boasts 3+ bedrooms, 2 full baths and one ensuite. The attached garage is heated and air conditioned and the large detached 24 x 24 shop has forced-air heat. The yard has a fenced patio area and also features a deck.

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I reckon, if done right, this joint could hold 40 to 50 slaves making blue jeans and t-shirts.

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hmm.. you know.. once they get it rezoned.. they CAN do whatever the hell they want to the place provided it falls within the rezoning classification.


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Well, as long as the jeans sell for a cheap price eh.....Smile

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something smells EXCEEDINGLY fishy about this deal.


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http://www.newdirections.mb.ca/news/lrNewD_Ann%20Rep_10.pdf

'nuf said...





2010 2009

REVENUES

Government of Canada 532,358 413,539
Province of Manitoba (note 9) 27,351,114 24,551,919
Child and Family Services Authorities/Agencies 4,163,144 4,016,356
United Way of Winnipeg 98,450 96,550
Other 533,921 484,953
32,678,987 29,563,317

Deank

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cceeerrriissst!!!!


take a look at the expenditures


never mind staff costs well exceeding 80% of the total budget. Hell I dont think WSD1 even manages that.


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smells fishy to me.....

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ooo but they do "good things" so we should not worry about the expenditures right?


viginia fontaine centre did good things too right?


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A at quick first glance their amortization method seems to be okay, but 5 years for Computer Software? That's normally amortized over 1 year, not 5. Perhaps they did a massive software buy in one year and didn't want to take the hit over 2 years - they have $90K + in computer software.

Also - look at the locations of the houses they own - Kings Drive, Kilkenny - those aren't cheap properties!


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Why are they buying all these very expensive houses? Its crazy... unless of course...perhaps its easier to get zoning changes around more expensive houses?


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Internal and external relations $38,337 WTF is that?


Here's another interesting expense:

Memberships and subscriptions $34,276

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yeah.. compare that one to medical, dental and prescriptions at only around 5K

although to be fair most of their clients probably get those covered under a different taxpayer fund.


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Their application was denied.

The 'OB report said they were thinking of making it a human rights issue.


Ya' gotta' know that they're just a bunch of trough-sucking commie bastards for that threat.

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LOL.. so now they OWN the home and cant use it eh?

nice... thats our hard earned tax dollars at work people.

But thinking of making it a human rights issue? frick you. They should be sued for even mentioning it. Why? Because no provision exists to enforce zoning changes for human rights reasons.


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20 Re: 146 sq metre home on 2.5 hectre lot anyone? on Tue Aug 10, 2010 10:30 am

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from cjob
http://www.cjob.com/News/Local/Story.aspx?ID=1262945

The Council of the RM of Springfield turned down an application for a group home just off of Garvin Road Monday night.
The provincially funded agency 'New Directions' wanted a zoning change to set up the home.
But residents who packed the Monday meeting of council were against
the idea saying among other things such a home could slow down response
times of emergency vehicles and endanger the lives of area residents.

New Directions indicated it could still challenge the ruling with a human rights challenge.


ummm... how exactly could it slow down response times of emergency vehicles??!?!??!?!?


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21 Re: 146 sq metre home on 2.5 hectre lot anyone? on Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:04 am

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Clay Young may be just making that sh1t up.

In another interview on 'OB, the area councillor said it was strictly a zoning issue.

There is in place, some kinda bylaw stating that the area cannot be zoned anything but residential. That's what the decision was based on according to this lady.

22 Re: 146 sq metre home on 2.5 hectre lot anyone? on Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:06 am

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freep is saying it too

http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/breakingnews/RM-denies-permission-for-group-home-100346194.html


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23 Re: 146 sq metre home on 2.5 hectre lot anyone? on Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:07 am

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I dont understand why the addictions foundation removed their request tho. Seemed like a good placement to me.


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24 Re: 146 sq metre home on 2.5 hectre lot anyone? on Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:11 am

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Don't get me wrong, this is not in defense, but for a social service agency to pay out 70 to 80% of its total budget in staffing is common. I can not for the life of me figure out what their mandate is. they have a reputation for "chasing" money, rather than sticking to a fixed mandate.

As a Registered Charity, they have to file a T3010 and if you look at last years, most of their revenue is from the Provincial Government, with less than $6,000 coming from charitable gifts.

25 Re: 146 sq metre home on 2.5 hectre lot anyone? on Tue Aug 10, 2010 11:18 am

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yeah but they are paying out pretty close to 90% when you look at all the numbers.


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