Sep 2nd, 2015
Should Simcoe County planning staff take over local development applications? Letter from Pamela Fulford To Ramara Mayor, Council, Clerk, Manager of Planning and County of Simcoe: Please include this letter on Ramara’s next Council agenda. I am requesting an answer from the Manager of Planning to my ...
Aug 28th, 2015
By Tom Villemaire Barrie Examiner Power struggles are nothing new in Simcoe County. Last month Ramara Township council voted to support Innergex Renewable Energy’s 600-acre solar project that is predicted to produce 60 megawatts (mW) of power. As with any power project, there is a power struggl...
Jun 16th, 2015
By Patrick Bales, The Orillia Packet & Times Accusations of impropriety levelled at township councillors over the future of Strawberry Island echoed through the Ramara Centre Monday night. Nearly 200 people packed the Atherley building for a second public meeting about the proposed official plan ...
Jun 11th, 2015
From Pam Fulford Come to the Ramara Township Council meeting at the Ramara Centre (Library), 5482 Hwy 12, Atherley on Monday June 15 at 7 pm. Strawberry Island in Lake Simcoe is threatened by a development proposal for 120 condo units and up to 500 people which could destroy the forest, wetlands, wil...
Jun 10th, 2015
By Sara Carson Orillia Today Ontario’s ombudsman will soon oversee all of Simcoe County’s councils and their hired integrity commissioners. On May 21, Ontario ombudsman André Marin announced when this oversight, under the Public Sector and MPP Accountability and Transparency Act, will come into force...