Mar 5th, 2010
By Kate Harries WaterWatchEssa committee of adjustment members were working themselves up into a fine old lather as they considered the roadblock the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority had placed in the way of Leesa Turnbull’s application for a severance of her lot at 305 Mill St.Turnbull is t...
Dec 3rd, 2009
Barrie, Innisfil boundary battle to save New Tecumseth money in 2010New Tecumseth Free Press OnlineWhen the fight between the City of Barrie’s desire to grab thousands of acres from Innisfil, and that Town’s efforts to resist them moved to the due diligence stage, one of the key discoveri...
Dec 3rd, 2009
By Matthew Talbot Alliston Herald November 30 2009The development of a Canadian Tire in Angus could be stalled until at least January over a technicality and some misplaced documents. The Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) has filed an Ontario Municipal Board (OMB) appeal, objecting to ...
Nov 26th, 2009
By Kate Harries WaterWatchEssa’s committee of adjustment is reconsidering a severance it approved for Leesa Turnbull, the wife of Mayor David Guergis, on a Mill St. property she wants to sell to Canadian Tire.That’s because a letter from the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority objecting to Turn...
Nov 19th, 2009
New Tecumseth Free Press OnlineThe public expression of support from New Tecumseth comes after the fact since Essa mayor David Guergis has since abandoned his efforts to push dissolution of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA). Mr. Guergis’ aborted mission isn’t without it...
Nov 8th, 2009
By Matthew Talbot Alliston Herald November 05, 2009 Since withdrawing his motion to dissolve the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) last month, instead calling for an independent review, Essa Mayor David Guergis has continued seeking support from surrounding municipalities.A copy of the...
Nov 5th, 2009
Essa mayor says he’ll still pursue independent assessmentBy Matthew Talbot Alliston HeraldThe Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) is considering its own third-party review, an internal audit that would look at planning and fee policies.While members of the NVCA’s board of dir...
Oct 22nd, 2009
By Richard Blanchard Innisfil ScopeA motion proposed by Essa mayor Dave Guergis to dissolve the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority never made it to a vote recently.With the township council chambers packed with residents, Guergis asked for the motion to be withdrawn.Instead, he presented a mot...
Oct 13th, 2009
This is the amended resolution passed by Essa Township CouncilOct. 7, in place of a proposed resolution to dissolve the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority. Resolution No: C222-2009 Moved by: Sandie Macdonald, Seconded by Ron Henderson THAT the Council of the Township of Essa has identified t...
Oct 13th, 2009
Now calling for independent review of authority and feesBY Matthew Talbot, Alliston Herald October 09, 2009 As reported here first, Essa Mayor David Guergis has withdrawn a motion to dissolve the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) after getting a glimpse of the first draft of a policy t...