Oct 19th, 2012
Springwater news release November 09, 2012The Township of Springwater Council has determined that it will not pursue the casino opportunity in Zone C7....
Sep 12th, 2012
Lawn signs, flyers distributed with the message: MSP is NOT Smart Growth! AWARE News Network September 12 2012 Yesterday, Springwater residents received a flyer in the mail with the title 'STOP the Midhurst Secondary Plan.' The glossy, full-colour publication signals the beginning of a public campaig...
Jun 27th, 2012
Farms and cities do not make good neighbours, dairy farmer tells councilBy Cheryl Browne, Barrie Examiner June 25, 2012SPRINGWATER TWP. - A spirited group of angry residents demanded answers at the Springwater Township meeting Monday night.Nearly 100 residents packed the small chambers of the town co...
Jun 4th, 2012
Letter from the SCFA to Mayor Linda Collins, Deputy Mayor Dan Mclean and Members of Springwater Council May 9 2012Executive Summary: The Midhurst Secondary Plan/Proposal The Midhurst urban expansion is a classic example of how flawed urban planning can destroy a long standing and viable agricultural ...
May 28th, 2012
Letter to the Springwater News May 24 2012As a voting resident of Midhurst, I am deeply disturbed by the limited response Springwater Township hasprovided the 1,500 citizens who signed the petition opposing the Midhurst Secondary Plan. ...
May 10th, 2012
From Springwater Township May 9 3012 The Council of the Township of Springwater would like to thank the Midhurst Ratepayers’ Association for their presentation to Council on the Midhurst Secondary Plan. During the presentation there were several questions that were posed. The following points conta...
May 2nd, 2012
Email from Springwater Township May 1 2012This email is intended to provide you with an update on the Midhurst Secondary Plan. The Township is in the process of answering questions posed by the Midhurst Ratepayers Association on April 16, 2012. It is anticipated that answers to those questions will b...
Apr 30th, 2012
Letter to Barrie Examiner April 28 2012(Re: 'Judge Midhurst growth plan on facts, not fear-mongering, in the April 20 edition of the Examiner)I read with interest the letter from Cheryl Shindruk of Geranium Corp.Ms. Shindruk rightly extols the virtues of basing judgments on facts. My dilemma emanates...
Apr 30th, 2012
Letter to the Barrie Examiner April 20, 2012.(Re: 'Growing Battle’ in the April 15, edition of the Examiner) Remarks attributed to spokespeople for the Midhurst Residents Association are without basis in fact. Specifically, the tiny hamlet of Midhurst will not be demolished and there has been no lac...
Apr 27th, 2012
Midhurst plan must be altered - MRA presidentLetter to the Barrie Examiner April 26 2012(Re: 'Growing attraction; Springwater Township officials say plan for massive growth in Midhurst made in good faith' in the April 19 edition of the Examiner)I read Springwater Township Mayor Linda Collin's comment...