Jan 26th, 2010
By Richard Blanchard Innisfil Scope January 20 2010Essa Township’s deputy mayor, Terry Dowdall, has entered the race for mayor in this fall’s municipal election. Dowdall said he had registered to run for the position on Friday. “After two terms as deputy mayor, I think that its time to step-up and ru...
Dec 4th, 2009
By Kate Harries WaterWatchLast Wednesday, Essa Council was the 15th stop for Zero Waste Simcoe members who have been taking their message to councils across the county, coinciding with the waste management strategy development process currently underway at Simcoe County.Katy Austin of Elmvale and And...
Dec 4th, 2009
By Kate Harries WaterWatchComments made by Leesa Turnbull, the wife of Essa Mayor David Guergis, are “inappropriate and unjust,” the township’s manager of planning and development says in a report received by council on Wednesday.Colleen Healey was responding to a strongly worded attack by Turnbull s...
Nov 18th, 2009
Essa Mayor declares conflict on NVCA discussionBy Matthew Talbot Alliston Herald ANGUS – It looks like the Canadian Tire deal is back on the table in Angus. The company was mentioned at a recent Essa Township council meeting.Last month, the Herald learned Canadian Tire Corp. was looking to buil...
Oct 8th, 2009
By Matthew Talbot Alliston HeraldEssa Mayor David Guergis withdrew his motion to dissolve the Nottawasaga ValleyConservation Authority (NVCA) tonight.The mayor submitted, and succeeded in passing in a unanimous vote, a revised motion.At tonight’s council meeting, Guergis instead called for staff to a...
Oct 6th, 2009
Some of the lands are owned by his wife/familyBY Matthew Talbot Alliston Herald September 24, 2009 ““I don’t care where they go, I just want them here …I’m not asking for a break for my family, or anyone else’s family.” – Essa Mayor David GuergisThe Simcoe County mayor b...