Dec 2nd, 2013
By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald ESSA – Essa council managed to shave another percentage off next year’s proposed levy during its latest round of budget talks. Earlier this month council was presented with the 2014 draft budget, which included a proposed 4.89 per cent levy increase. The incre...
Nov 25th, 2013
By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald November 25 2013 ESSA – Essa council has approved a plan that will fix an erosion problem along a portion of the Nottawasaga River close to homes on Nottawasaga Drive and Brown’s Line in Angus. The decision was made after council received an update on the eros...
Nov 18th, 2013
New Tecumseth Free Press November 18, 2013 The preferred solution to head-off future hazards to existing properties on Nottawasaga Drive and on Concessions 3 and 4, immediately north on Brown’s line in Angus, is to reconfigure the Nottawasaga River channel and floodplain so it migrates away fr...
Oct 5th, 2013
New Tecumseth Free Press October 3, 2013 The Ainley Group's draft Growth Strategy for Essa Township and presented last night to council, suggests the municipality should reach its growth allocation of 21,500 persons by 2025, six years sooner than the 2031 target date if development keeps on the pace ...
Oct 5th, 2013
By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Sep 27, 2013 ESSA - It’s getting cheaper to build a new home or business in Angus.Council has approved an updated development charges bylaw that includes significant reductions for some of the fees collected by the municipality from developers to help pay for infra...
Oct 4th, 2013
By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Sep 23, 2013 ESSA - Essa Township will be benefiting from three County of Simcoe initiated road improvement projects over the next couple of years. ...
Sep 29th, 2013
By Brad Pritchard Alliston Herald Sep 23, 2013 hESSA - Essa Township will be benefiting from three County of Simcoe initiated road improvement projects over the next couple of years. ...
Apr 18th, 2013
ByBrad Pritchard Alliston Herald April 17 2013 UTOPIA - A community’s longstanding dream of preserving an important part of their history is one big step closer to reality.The Friends of the Utopia Gristmill and Park recently learned they will be receiving a grant to the tune of $96,000 from the Onta...
Jan 26th, 2013
By Brad Pritchard Simcoe.Com Jan 22, 2013 - ESSA - A handful of rooftop solar panel projects being proposed in Essa have gotten the thumb of approval from council....
Dec 27th, 2012
By Brad Pritchard Simcoe.com Dec 20, 2012 ESSA – At the edge of Essa farmer Perry Turnbull’s property sits a tree-lined swamp full of blueberry bushes and many other kinds of plant life. The picturesque landscape attracts a wide range of wildlife, like deer, rabbits, geese and other bir...