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Report on Council for May 8, 18 and 29, 2017

Announcements; Lions Club Donation; Deputation Re: Gravel Pit Expansion, Concession 1; Balm Beach Summer Events;
Municipal Tax Rate Set; Master Fire Plan Completed; OMB Hearing Re: Block B and Beach Lands, RP 656
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A foxy encounter

We recently received an interesting photo from one of our readers, Sandy Proudfoot.  Her nephew-in-law Michael and a friend were driving along Pennorth Dr. a few days ago when they saw a fox with a hen in its mouth. “Don’t … Continue reading

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Report on Council: April 10th and 24th, 2017

Announcements; Arboretum; Balm Beach Summer Events; Parking Machine Rates In and Near The Five Major Beach Parks; Commemorative Tree and Bench Program; Municipal Heritage Register Additions Continue reading

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Report on Council: March 13th and 27th, 2017

Announcements; Principles Established for Sale of Township Property; Update on Sewage System Reinspection Program; Concerns About The Impacts of Aggregate Extraction in Concession 1; Turtle Crossing Signs To Be Installed; Advice re: Deterring Geese; Septage; Additions to the Municipal Heritage Register; Official Plan Review & Update; Continue reading

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Report on Council: February 13th and March 2nd

Announcements; Additions to Staff; 2016 Beach Monitoring Report; Garbage Collection on Private Roads; 2016 Census Report; Budget Matters; Conversion of Open to Permit Parking Along The Western Shore; Changes to Parking at the Five Major Beach Parks; Local Aging Plan 2017 Continue reading

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Report on Council: January 9th and 30th, 2017

Annoucnements; Staff Changes; Council Representation on Committee of Adjustment; Municipal Heritage Register Expands; Support for Tiny Marsh Bioblitz; Budget; Major Beach Parks and Wayfinding Signage; Policing; Comparative Building Permit Activity 2015/2016; Management of Kitching Lane Access; Upcoming Changes to Hauled Sewage Disposal Site Approval Process; Tiny Bog Wetland Re-Evaluation; Major Site Plan Amendment Under the Aggregate Resources Act; Continue reading

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Report on Council: November 28th and December 12th, 2016

Major Beach Parks; Growth Management Strategy; Georgian Bay Snowriders Agreement; Guesthouse Shelter Loan; Phragmites Control Research; Eurasian Watermilfoil in Farlain Lake; 2017 Council Meeting Schedule; McMahan Woods; Wind Turbines; Vote by Mail; ATV Use Continue reading

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Correction

In the Fall, 2016 edition of The Tiny Cottager, the Report on Council entry on Lafontaine Beach Park Master Plan Implementation should have read: “Plans for a children’s play area in Zone 3 and bocce ball courts in Zone 2 … Continue reading

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Report on Council: November 1 & 14

Closed Meeting Investigator; Corporate Insurance RFP Results; Pilot Parking Review; Additions to the Municipal Heritage Register; Major Beach Parks; Ranked Ballots Continue reading

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Report on Council: October 12, 2016

Eurasian Watermilfoil in Farlain Lake; Town Hall HVAC System Replacement Continue reading

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