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Aug 22nd, 2014
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Next phase to focus on human resources and performance management From NVCA communications The NVCA Board of Directors received 26 recommendations coming from Phase I of the authority’s efficiency audit, conducted by Gazda Houlne and Associates over the spring and summer of this year. These recommend...
Aug 14th, 2014
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My view – I am pleased that Deputy Mayor McLean submitted his Letter to Editor in the July 31st edition of Springwater News. You need to have that handy to make sense of this article. Link to McLean letter. A few people phoned me and asked if his letter angered me because of his strong [&hellip...
Aug 14th, 2014
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Mayoral candidate Rob Keffer makes open campaign pledge Calls on rival candidates to join him in transparency, no developer dollars from Rob Keffer campaign BRADFORD—Mayoral candidate and current Deputy Mayor Rob Keffer wrote to his rival candidates today, encouraging them to join him in raising the ...
Jul 31st, 2014
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Letter to the Springwater News from Deputy Mayor Dan McLean The Midhurst Ratepayers Association (MRA), Bill French, and Les Stewart want the public to believe that the main election issue in the up and coming Springwater fall election is voting to stop the Midhurst Secondary Plan (MSP).  Their platfo...
Jul 26th, 2014
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My view – I attended the OMB prehearing for the rezoning of the lands in the Midhurst Mega development on July 3rd. As expected it was a lovefest with the developers, lawyers and planners singing the praises of the new proposed City of Midhurst and its potential 30,000 residents. I estimate the...
Jul 25th, 2014
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For how much longer will we be able to catch the magnificent fish that made the Nottawasaga River an angler’s mecca? Unfortunately the pressures on the watershed are increasing and the Nottawasaga needs our help.  Consider: * Walleye have all but disappeared from the river * Steelhead (rainbow ...
Jul 10th, 2014
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AWARE News Network interview with Margaret Prophet of the Modhurst Residents Associaiton – 42,000 have signed the petition – that’s getting on for ten times the previous goal of 5,000 – are you surprised?  Yes and no.  When we started the petition, we weren’t even sure i...
Jul 5th, 2014
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Email from Margaret Prophet via change.org Like so many classic Canadian farming communities, my village of Midhurst, Ontario is surrounded by forest, fresh country air and beautiful landscapes. My husband, two boys and I routinely take hikes and have picnics in the fields and forests across from our...
Jul 1st, 2014
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Midhurst resolution gives staff, chair authority to settle at OMB By Kate Harries AWARE News Network Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority board members postponed approval of a controversial efficiency audit last Friday following an outcry from citizens’  groups. They also passed a resoluti...
Jul 1st, 2014
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How members of the Nottawasaga Valley Conservation Authority board of directors voted June 27 2014 on a motion to go in-camera to discuss, inter alia, the efficiency audits being carried out by a consultant: No to behind-closed-doors discussion Mary Brett, Township of Adjala-Tosorontio Percy Way, Tow...