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Township wants to revisit Everett gravel pit agreement

In Adjala-Tosorontio
Apr 28th, 2019
Mayor Floyd Pinto

Company doesn’t see any deficiencies with current deal

by Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald

A meeting will be taking place in the near future between the mayor and staff from Adjala-Tosorontio and Nelson Aggregates to discuss the development agreement that was approved last year for the Everett gravel pit.

Mayor Floyd Pinto said he cannot provide specifics of what the township will be requesting of the company other than “better terms” for the municipality.

Pinto is optimistic about the meeting.for a fairer, cleaner world for everybody. A Green New Deal for Canada is how we do that.”

The site plan agreement for the pit that will operate at 5556 and 5670 County Rd. 13 was approved by the previous term of council in March 2018 after the Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) dismissed an appeal from a residents’ group to deny the company’s application.

One of the first actions made by the new council in December was to have the site plan agreement and other technical documents peer reviewed by the township’s engineering firm.

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