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Nov 18th, 2009
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Michael Gennings Stayner SunSTAYNER – Don’t know much about the County of Simcoe?Last Monday night, that would have changed if you’d been at the Clearview Township council meeting in Stayner. Simcoe County warden Tony Guergis and the county’s chief administrative officer, Mark Aitken, presented...
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Nov 17th, 2009
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David Crombie and others to urge support for Bill 32 News release from Stop dump Site 41 Supporters of the Stop Dump Site 41 movement will gather at Queens Park Thursday to rally in support of a Private Member’s Bill put forward by Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop.  Simcoe County Council voted on Sep...
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Nov 8th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchOn Friday Dr. Michael Powell of the Elmvale Foundation spoke to the Simcoe County Corporate Services committtee about how a depleted planet will not be able to support the expanding human population for much longer. He called on councillors to have the vision to start buildi...
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Nov 8th, 2009
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An attempt by Tiny Deputy Mayor George Lawrence to get Simcoe County’s corporate services committee to put the Dump Site 41 issue to bed and support revocation of the Certificate of Approval prompted an angry outburst from Adjala-Tosorontio Deputy Mayor Doug Little.Any decision has to be based on wha...
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Nov 8th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatchAny one wishing to serve on the county’s new steering committee to work with consultant Stantec on a new waste strategy for Simcoe County must file an application to the County Clerk’s office by Monday at noon (fax number (705) 725-1285). Details of how to apply are posted o...
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Nov 3rd, 2009
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Candidates for warden bandied outBy Laurie Watt Barrie Advance Simcoe County needs to begin rebuilding trust and that should start at the top with the election of warden, says Collingwood Mayor Chris Carrier and New Tecumseth Mayor Mike MacEachern.In the wake of the Site 41 controversy, the county ne...
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Nov 2nd, 2009
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Supporters of Stop Dump Site 41 are contacting MPPs to ask that they support Bill 32, a Private Member’s Bill being put forward by Simcoe North MPP Garfield Dunlop that is scheduled for second reading at the Ontario legislature on November 19.Entitled An Act to prevent the disposal of waste at ...
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Oct 30th, 2009
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New Tecumseth Free Press Online October 29, 2009Simcoe County will pay Stantec Consultants $202,206 to “assist” in the development of a plan to deal with waste management over the next 20 years.Specifically, according to the County’s press release, Stantec has been retained to ̶...
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Oct 30th, 2009
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By Laurie Watt, Alliston Herald October 29, 2009Despite retaining a specialized communications consulting firm, Simcoe County councillors are still calling on better communication to alleviate fears that Site 41 will one day be a dump.Tuesday, concerned citizens urging council to revoke the Certifica...
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Oct 30th, 2009
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By Kate Harries WaterWatch October 27 2009It’s full speed ahead for the county’s Waste Management Strategy (in sharp contradistinction to the portion of the Waste Management bylaw that has set punitive fines for behaviour like scavenging or unsatisfactory sorting of waste. The matter has been sent ba...