Dec 2nd, 2011
Letter to the Orillia Packet and Times December 1 2011 Re: “Township inks agreement to save money, protect the environment” The taxpayers of Oro-Medonte deserve to know the truth about the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) recently signed with Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) and Seve...
Nov 3rd, 2011
‘This is fundamentally a decision about economic development’ By BOB BRUTON – Barrie Examiner November 3 2011 The bottom line evidently isn’t the bottom line for Lake Simcoe Regional Airport. Despite financial forecasts the Oro-Medonte Township airport will continue costing local taxpayers mone...
Oct 26th, 2011
AWARE Oro-Medonte news release October 26 2011AWARE Oro-Medonte is an organization that works for greater accountability by government. In response to the article in Orillia Today (Oct. 20/11), and to Sandy Agnew's statement to the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority (NVCA) Board, we make the ...
Oct 25th, 2011
Retained by Oro-Medonte in dispute with NVCAAWARE Simcoe October 25 2011Knox Henry has advised that a recent headline on an article on this website incorrectly described his actions as lobbying, and that in fact he is a professional mediator. ...
Oct 21st, 2011
Agnew to attend NVCA board meeting next Friday, urging rejection of requested refundClarification: the headline on the article has been changed By Kate Harries AWARE Simcoe October 21 2011 Controversy is building about the proposed Memorandum of Understanding that would result in a reduction of $29,...
Oct 20th, 2011
Hughes seeks annual levy reduction, Agnew questions huge increase to SSEA By Frank Matys Orillia Today Oct 20, 2011 ORO-MEDONTE – Public works dumped “multiple loads of fill” on a provincially significant wetland when Oro-Medonte was without a regulatory authority in its north end, a for...
Oct 17th, 2011
New date is October 27 AWARE Simcoe October 17 2011 The Nottawasaga Conservation Authority has changed the deadline for comment on the Oro-Medonte memorandum of understanding. It is now October 27, 2011. More details ...
Oct 9th, 2011
Memorandum of Understanding for Environmental Services drafted for Township of Oro-MedonteUPDATE: NVCA issued a correction to the deadline for comment, which is now October 27. The text below has been changed accordinglyNVCA news release OCTOBER 7 2011 UTOPIA – Members of the public are invited to su...
Aug 24th, 2011
Company decries excessive billing, slow communication and deposit requests By MIRANDA MINASSIAN Orillia Packet and Times August 23 2011 The cost of doing business in the Township of Oro-Medonte may be putting the development of a new recycling plant — and the 20-30 jobs it hopes to create — in jeopar...
Jul 12th, 2011
South Frontenac right to push province on producer responsibility Letter to the Barrie Examiner July 12 2011 An open letter to Mayor Harry Hughes and Oro-Medonte Township council After attending the June 22 council meeting, I was extremely disappointed that Item 13-C was not unanimously and vigorousl...