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In Orillia
Oct 9th, 2009
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By COURTNEY WHALEN, The Orillia Packet and Times October 07, 2009A private meeting being held by former MP Doug Lewis to try and garner interest in the upcoming municipal election isn’t cause for concern according to come councillors.Close to 90 people, among them former city politicians and lo...
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In Essa
Oct 8th, 2009
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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...
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In Tiny
Oct 6th, 2009
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The Township of Tiny has sent out a notice of a public meeting regarding proposed Official Plan and Zoning Bylaw amendments to allow the Sarjeant Company to extract gravel at the end of French Road, north of Highway 27 (a few kilometres east of Site 41).The meeting will be held October 13 at 7 p.m, [...
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In Essa
Oct 6th, 2009
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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...
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In Midland
Oct 5th, 2009
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By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Oct 01, 2009 Midland councillors have removed the handcuffs that used to hinder the town from taking advantage of bargains in the purchase of goods and services.However, the discussion on amending the town’s procurement bylaw on Sept. 28 revealed not everyone on counc...
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In Barrie
Oct 5th, 2009
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By Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Oct 01, 2009A Barrie finance committee recommendation to spend a further $300,000 US on a specialized consultant highlights a problem at City Hall no one has ever discussed publicly, says Ward 8 Coun. Jerry Moore.City Hall has been slow to adopt private-sector management...
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In Barrie
Oct 4th, 2009
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Barrie Examiner Oct. 3, 2008  A common complaint to politicians from their constituents is ‘you don’t listen’ to me, to us, our group, etc.).Simcoe County councillors certainly heard this during the Site 41 debate.They heard it so often they did respond and killed county councilR...
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Oct 4th, 2009
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By Nicole Million Midland Mirror Sept. 29, 2009   The subject of garbage has been a contentious topic in these parts, but the County of Simcoe says it’s time to celebrate some good news.Tuesday marked the one-year anniversary of the launch of the county’s curbside organics program. The program, which...
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In Midland
Oct 4th, 2009
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By Travis Mealing Midland Mirror Sept. 30, 2009 A list of violations and fines under the County of Simcoe’s proposed waste-management bylaw is an “Orwellian” piece of nonsense, says a Midland councillor.“The $250,000 they’re spending on improving their image won’t be enough when people get a load of ...
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Sep 18th, 2009
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By Morgan Ian Adams Collingwood Enterprise Bulletin Sept 18, 2009 Councillors have decided not to back a bid by Tiny Township to shut down Site 41.On Monday, councillors debated a resolution from the municipality that would have been one of four in north Simcoe to send their trash to the controversia...