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Jul 14th, 2010
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Simcoe.com May 27 2010The first candidate to throw his name into the race for the Ward 1 council seat in this fall’s election said he will be accountable to residents.“The general perception of politicians is they say something and do something different,” Raj Sandhu said. “I want to go there and bre...
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Jun 21st, 2010
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Letter to Bradford Times June 10 2010To the editor: I was disappointed that Doug White did not vote with the majority of Simcoe County Councillors to revoke the Certificate of Approval for dumpsite 41. Mr. White likes to point out that the residents from Tiny, Tay, Midland and Penetang have been fill...
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Jun 21st, 2010
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Comment on SDS41 website by Stephen Ogden in response to Bradford Times article – May 9 2010What an interesting perspective by Deputy Mayor Roughley and Mayor White.  I have a different view.  Please allow me to fill in the blanks.  Deputy Mayor Roughley is correct in pointing out that Site 41 ...
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Jun 21st, 2010
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By Miriam King Bradford Times May 27 2010On May 25, the County of Simcoe finally laid to rest the controversial North Simcoe Landfill site, better known as Site 41. Following the vote in September 2009 to halt construction of the new landfill, County Council has now voted to ask the province to revok...
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Jun 21st, 2010
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By Miriam King Bradford Times April 15 2010The Town must review its Official Plan every 5 years, to ensure it complies with Provincial Policy, and the Official Plan of the upper tier government – in this case the County of Simcoe. But the last time the OP came up for review in 2005, things were...
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Jun 21st, 2010
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Braford Times – May 27 2010 — The Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury and the Town of Innisfil are partners in water. BWG up-fronted both the cost of the water pipeline from Innisfil’s Lakeshore water treatment plant to the Fennell Reservoir, and the cost of the Phase 2 expansion at t...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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Letter to Bradford Times March 12 2010 I read with interest the perspective on Dump Site 41 put forward by Deputy Mayor Roughley and Mayor White. Deputy Mayor Roughley is correct in pointing out that Site 41 was selected before the County took over in 1990 and that the MOE agreed it was a good [&hell...
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Jun 13th, 2010
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By Jay Gutteridge Simcoe.com April 22 2010The numbers don’t lie: there’s a lot of building going on in Bradford West Gwillimbury.The town received more than $1.2 million in building and septic permit fees last year, a report to town council from chief building official Jack Tosta states.The report, m...
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Apr 30th, 2010
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The second in a series of grassroots meetings in preparation for the October 25 municipal election in Simcoe County is to be held this week in Bradford.EVENT:      Spring into Action public meetingTIME:       9:30am-12 noon, Saturday, May 1.PLACE:     St. John’s Presbyterian Church, 2940 SR 10,...
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Dec 10th, 2009
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Open letter to Council, on Environment CommitteeAs a “Stop Dumpsite 41” supporter and a “Zero Waste” advocate, like James Leduc I am shocked that BWG Council voted down an Environmental Advisory Committee for BWG, 5 votes to 4. Mr. Leduc is right on with the present time being...