Winnipeg Free Press - ONLINE EDITION
Posted: 02/1/2013 3:22 PM | Comments: 0
The City of Winnipeg has promoted its former deputy assessor into the role of the city’s top taxman.
Mel Chambers, a 17-year veteran of the public service, is the new head of the city’s assessment and taxation department, chief administrative officer Phil Sheegl announced in an email to city department directors and members of council.
Chambers, the former deputy city assessor, was the logical choice to succeed Nelson Karpa, who left for the City of Calgary in early January. Prior to working for assessment and taxation, Chambers worked for the city’s finance department and the now-defunct ombudsman’s office. He also worked for the province and the federal human-rights commission.
He has a masters of public administration from the University of Manitoba and University of Winnipeg and an arts degree from the U of M.
Have you found an error, or know of something we’ve missed in one of our stories? Please use the form below and let us know.
Having problems with the form?Contact Us Directly
Police continue to seek info on driver; hit-and-run proves fatal
Oswald officially begins run for leadership of provincial NDP
Winnipeg trucker dies in semi-truck collision
Cloudy today, flurries likely Monday
B-Side gang gets busted for drugs
Packing up Christmas joy
Arrest in daytime robbery
Police looking for driver in hit-and-run accident
To trade or not to trade?
Sound by GARNET
Things to do
The Christmas hero OF WESTMINSTER AVENUE'S EVELYN COURT
Unproduced screenplays get a second chance
Punk-rock snail: deep-sea creature named after Clash front man
Volunteers in annual drive get those hampers out to families