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Dec 11th, 2009
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By RAYMOND BOWE Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin  Three-term Simcoe County Warden Tony Guergis declined a nomination to attempt a fourth term, Tuesday, paving the way to Wasaga Beach Mayor Cal Patterson’s acclamation. Patterson said he was honoured to be the first warden from Wasaga Beach, but i...
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Dec 11th, 2009
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The following news release has been issued by the SDS41 groupSimcoe County to date has failed to complyELMVALE — The Information and Privacy Commissioner has issued an ultimatum to Simcoe County.The County, which has failed to comply with an August 21 IPC order, has two options.  Either Ø Compl...
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Dec 10th, 2009
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Changes at the County: Councillors select Patterson as WardenBy Miriam King Bradford West Gwillimbury TimesThe County of Simcoe elected a new Warden on December 8 – by acclamation. Current Warden Tony Guergis, after serving from 2007 to 2009, declined the nomination – leaving the position to Wasaga B...
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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...
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Dec 10th, 2009
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By Elsie MacLaren WaterWatchThere was a motion put forth by Deputy Mayor Dennis Roughley at the December 1 Bradford West Gwillimbury council meeting stating that whereas in 1990 Simcoe County agreed to purchase and be responsible for County area Municipalities’ landfill sites and transfer stations an...
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Dec 9th, 2009
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Wasaga Beach mayor acclaimed By RAYMOND BOWE Barrie ExaminerThree-term Simcoe County Warden Tony Guergis declined a nomination to attempt a fourth term, yesterday, paving the way to Wasaga Beach Mayor Cal Patterson’s acclamation. Patterson said he was honoured to be the first warden from Wasaga...
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Dec 9th, 2009
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By Laurie Watt Barrie AdvanceFor the first time ever, a Wasaga Beach mayor will lead Simcoe County – and do so during a critical time as the area struggles with growth, increasing demands for social services and tighter finances.In his second run for the county’s top job, Cal Patterson was acclaimed ...
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Dec 9th, 2009
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Nominated as warden by Bradford West Gwillimbury Mayor Doug White and seconded by Alicia Savage of Severn, former warden Tony Guergis left everyone guessing until the last minute. Then he backed down. “I do not accept this nomination,” he said. Wasaga Beach Mayor Cal Patterson, nominated ...
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Dec 9th, 2009
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Laurie Watt Barrie AdvanceSimcoe County’s municipalities want to start afresh with Barrie.In a special meeting Thursday morning, the region’s mayors and deputy mayors passed two resolutions – one that puts the Barrie-Innisfil boundary dispute in the past, another that clarifies the role they want the...
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Dec 8th, 2009
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from The Life & Times News Magazine Group – Simcoe County’s Award Winning, All Good News Newspaper©Midhurst/ December 7, 2009 – Simcoe County Council took a giant step forward last Thursday, bringing together 16 member municipalities and the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia in ...